Sr. Associate, Advanced Analytics Modeler, Machine Learning

Kpmg Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 3 months ago

Innovate. Collaborate. Shine. Digital Lighthouse houses KPMG's specialized capabilities across the digital landscape: applied data science, AI, data engineering and insights, software engineering, automation, and big data. Here, you'll work with a sophisticated team of professionals to explore solutions for clients in a multiplatform environment. This means your ability to find answers is limited only by your creativity in leveraging a vast array of techniques and tools. Be a part of a high-energy, unique, fast-paced, and innovative culture that delivers with the agility of a tech startup and the backing of a leading global consulting firm. In this particular role, you'll work specifically in the AI Analytics & Engineering Community within the Digital Lighthouse, on a wide range of projects. From applied AI to optimization to big data platform engineering, your analytical and technical skills will drive real impact in the business world. So, bring your ingenuity and pioneering spirit to KPMG Digital Lighthouse.

KPMG is currently seeking a Sr. Associate to join our KPMG Lighthouse - Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics.


  • D&A Modelers help to bridge the gap between technical modeling needs (i.e., data science) and business issues skewing toward data science but also bring big data engineering capabilities playing an important utility role helping to manage overall solutioning

  • Assess, capture, and translate complex business issues and requirements into structured analytics use case, including rapid learning of industry/domain/client dynamics and development of effective work stream plans while managing KPMG resources to drive engagements to successful closure

  • Research and communicate sector or process-specific data and D&A solution design requirements, including building such design requirements into targeted visualizations

  • Build analytics solution modeling logic within a variety of analytics tools and on a variety of big data platforms as required by the client, creating robust documentation of solutions and underlying design decisions

  • Deliver client project modeling work stream through direct ownership of data integration, validation, mining, and modeling, as well as client communication deliverables

  • Utilize a hypothesis-driven problem-solving approach to design, construct, and rapidly test/iterate exploratory models that will reveal insight and opportunities for the client


  • Minimum three years of data analytics experience with a professional services firm, an internal strategy/analytics group, or similar environment with previous experience in strategy and/or analytics consulting highly regarded

  • Bachelor's degree or MS from an accredited college in a Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Engineering or a related field with a focus on analytics with working knowledge of modelling (regression, machine learning, feature selection, dimension reduction, validation), data (extracting, preparing, munging, validating), and building analytics pipelines

  • Proficiency with sophisticated analytics tools and programming languages such as SAS, R, Python, Alteryx, SQL, working independently with minimal supervision as well as collaborating effectively as part of a team

  • Strong communication skills, able to explain technical concepts to business audiences, and to explain business concepts to technical resources across both client and KPMG teams

  • Demonstrated ability of understanding engagement objective, to include an understanding of the clients' business problem and how the engagement helps address it; knowledge of or strong aptitude for understanding business, operational, process, delivery and revenue models

  • Broad, versatile knowledge of analytics landscape, with demonstrated solution design and build expertise, work stream management skills, and business consulting acumen in applying advanced analytics to solve business issues

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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