Senior Associate
PwC
ON - Ottawa
6d ago

Job Description

Achieve your full potential in an environment where there’s flexibility to cultivate your personal brand and knowledge base.

PwC Canada helps organizations and individuals create the value they’re looking for. More than 5,700 partners and staff in offices across the country are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax, consulting and deals services.

PwC Canada is a member of the PwC network of firms with more than 180,000 people in 158 countries.

Consulting & Deals :

In our Consulting & Deals (C&D) practice, you’ll work with people who have a broad range of skills and expertise. It’s a great way to learn on the job and build on a variety of business skills that will serve you throughout your career.

  • You’ll work with people who have deep subject matter expertise across a variety of industries, including : financial services;
  • retail; technology and communications; mining and energy; as well as within the public sector. Working with our professional’s means you’ll get the coaching and training you need to develop your career.

    Analytics Practice :

    PwC’s expanded Data & Analytics Practice will be growing their presence throughout 2017 and 2018 in several key areas. We are looking to appoint our future leaders people with an outstanding track record of delivering impactful results people who have the vision and foresight to take their career to the next level and be part of a winning, collaborative team.

    Do you specialize within the Big Data / Data Science / Artificial Intelligence / Behavioural Economics space?Are you looking for an opportunity to further leverage your attributes and consulting experience while developing new skills at a ferocious pace?

    If this is the case then take a look at the below opportunities below that will be hiring in 2017 and into 2018.

    Job Title : Consulting Data Scientist

    Our Data Scientists are client facing with an ability to understand complex business problems, and how to solve those problems by leveraging analytics applied on client and 3rd party data.

    The Data Scientist’s job is to also make the solution real , by integrating it into business processes. Finding in those process points for automation of decisions and process through Artificial Intelligence.

    The core consulting actions this role helps drive include :

  • Collaborating and contributing as a team member : understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members;
  • proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback.

  • Identifying and addressing client needs : building solid relationships with clients; approaching clients in an organized manner;
  • delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; communicating potential conflicts to a senior team member.

  • Prioritizing and handling multiple tasks; researching and analyzing pertinent client, industry, and technical matters;
  • utilizing problem-solving skills; and, communicating effectively in written and verbal formats to various audiences (including various levels of management and external clients) in a professional business environment.

  • Coaching and collaborating with peers who assist with this work, including providing coaching, feedback and guidance on work performance.
  • Ability to help others think critically and share complex technical solutions to non-technical audiences both orally and in writing;
  • Proven strong consensus building abilities; Proven skills to work effectively across internal functional areas in ambiguous situations.

  • The core data science and research action this role drives include :
  • Understanding client data in the context of a client engagement objective (e.g. find process efficiency, increase marketing effectiveness, predict operational volume, automation manual processes and decision points) Designing solution leveraging cloud and existing enterprise architecture (e.
  • g. leverage Google, Microsoft, and other major cloud capabilities) within the constraints of client architecture Internal research to drive Intellectual Property in key areas of focus for the analytics organization Collaborate with our major partnerships (i.

    e .with AI research centres across Canada) on research and client problem solving Technical leadership on key analytic platforms on Google and Microsoft Collaborate with cross-

    functional internal and client teams

    Requirements :

  • Ph.D. or MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, Applied Math or related topics with at least 2 years of research or work experience in AI and automation
  • Strong background in Machine Learning (Deep Learning), AI and neural network concepts, and solid foundation of statistics theory
  • Experience in SQL, relational databases, database concepts, dimensional modelling and database design
  • Python, R, and other scripting language expertise
  • Knowledge of key cloud platforms including Google Cloud Platform and Microsoft Azure
  • Bilingual is a key asset
  • Why Work for PwC

    Be part of a dynamic, inclusive workplace environment, where you are valued for the unique contribution you bring.

  • PwC is the world's largest professional services firm and is continuing to expand and move up in the industry.
  • PwC is upping the game significantly in the consulting space. We have grown from 110k+ to 180+k people in the last 9 years.
  • We have acquired some very high profile organizations as part of this growth, including strategy firms such as PRTM, Diamond, BIOND and now Booz & Co.

    We have also made a number of Canadian acquisitions and continue to look for other additions to complement our business.

  • PwC is rapidly expanding its Data & Analytics (D&A) practice with the expectation to more than double the practice in the next 2 years.
  • IM is considered among the five strategic big bets for the firm. This is an exciting place to be with innovative ideas, business models and career advancement opportunities.

  • PwC approaches D&A from a business perspective. If you have been looking for an opportunity to expand from a technical base to become a more versatile management consultant, this is a golden opportunity.
  • Our D&A business is focused on information strategy / governance and BI / analytics, in particular.

  • PwC invests in its people. We are fostering a learning culture that allows people to learn new skills and try different projects, while balancing the economics and constraints of the environments we do business in.
  • Take advantage of our comprehensive benefits, including our fitness allowance and wellness programs, which help you find better flexibility with work and other parts of your life.

  • PwC is socially responsible. We have a CSR office and a large foundation that invests in our community. We offer grant programs based on staff (volunteering) contributions to the community as well as education programs for board members of charities.
  • PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve.We encourage qualified candidates, including Aboriginals and Persons with Disabilities, to apply.

    PwC : the Opportunity of a Lifetime

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