KPMG's Data & Analytics professionals have earned that trust with a business-first approach focused on solving complex C-level business imperatives with analytics.
We help clients address their long-term, strategic objectives. We combine our heritage of deep industry and process knowledge with innovative capabilities and proven solutions to help clients make better, faster decisions in all areas of their business to accelerate results.
Analyze and model structured data using advanced statistical methods and implement algorithms and software needed to perform analyses
Build recommendation engines, spam classifiers, sentiment analyzers and classifiers for unstructured and semi-structured data
Develop churn management, Customer Analytics, Predictive Analytics, Next Best Offer and other recommendation machine learning models and algorithms
Perform explanatory data analyses, generate and test working hypotheses, prepare and analyze historical data and identify patterns
Oversee the deployment of machine learning, natural language, and statistical analysis methods, such as classification, collaborative filtering, association rules, sentiment analysis, topic modeling, time-series analysis, regression, statistical inference, and validation methods
Design and implement cognitive computing/AI applications using some combination of the following commercial and open source platforms and libraries including Microsoft AI, Google AI, AWS AI, IBM Watson, Tensor flow, etc.
Participate in client engagements focused on big data and advanced business analytics, in diverse domains such as product development, marketing research, public policy, optimization, and risk management; communicate results and educate others through reports and presentations.
Candidate should be open to working across industry groups including financial services, consumer markets, energy and natural resources, telecoms and public sector
Supervise and build capacity of junior members of the Data & Analytics team
Must be between 28 - 35 years old.
A minimum of five years of professional experience working as a Data Scientist in a practical problem-oriented business area
Strong experience in analytics, statistics, data mining, machine learning, natural language processing and/or mathematics
Master's degree or doctorate degree in Business Analytics, Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or related fields
Minimum of second class upper in your first degree
Knowledge, Skills & Attribute
Strong knowledge in the following fields: predictive analytics and machine learning, natural language processing (NLP), Artificial intelligence (AI), data visualization, statistical modeling and data mining
Problemâ€‘solving ability through the use and/or development of algorithms, models, testing, etc.
Strong understanding and ability to deploy supervised and unsupervised learning techniques including decision trees, ensemble methods, random forests, logistic regression, neural networks, SVM, Unsupervised learning & clustering, Kâ€‘means, etc.
Strong knowledge and ability to leverage big data tools to cluster large amount of data and process data in distributed, large-scale environments. Familiarity with distributed data processing environments such as Amazon EC2, Storm, Hadoop and Spark will be an added advantage
Fluency in Python, R, Java, C++ or similar object oriented programming language
Proficiency and working experience with at least, one statistical modelling tool (such as SAS, Alteryx etc.)
Strong data cleaning and transformation skills to ensure available data is suitable for modelling
Strong communication skills – ability to explain technical concepts to the non-technical professionals/ client personnel
KPMG Professional Services and KPMG Advisory Services are the KPMG member firm in Nigeria. The partners and people have been operating in Nigeria since 1978, providing multidisciplinary professional services to both local and international organizations within the Nigerian business community. Our vision is to build and sustain our reputation as the best firm to work with by ensuring our people, clients and communities achieve their full potential. At KPMG, we are committed to working with our clients to cut through complexities of the business world– finding solutions and adding value.
Our combination of international and local market knowledge and perspective give us an edge in the professional services industry in Nigeria. This combination enables the Nigerian practice to add real value by developing strategies that give the firm’s clients a distinct edge over their competitors.
As one of the leading providers of professional services, KPMG knows that the success and growth of the firm also depends on the success and growth of the Nigerian economy. Hence, it champions progressive change and makes the future happen for its clients, people and the community, thereby enabling Nigeria’s success. The firm is involved in the formulation of economic policies for Nigeria through the Nigerian Economic Summit Group.
The firm has a full complement of 35 partners and over 1000 trained and dedicated professional staff; with deep industry skills and competencies in audit, tax and advisory services. KPMG has worked for clients in the public and private sector in Nigeria and in several other countries, helping to transform business performance and operations.