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Infosys Consulting, the management and technology consulting unit of Infosys Ltd, is seeking Data Scientists at a Principal Consultant Level. Consulting managers seeking long-term growth and career-enhancing opportunities will find both as part of their team of front-runners in the AI Space. They are looking for the best talent out there to help them deliver cutting edge solutions to their clients. They believe that the only way to lead the market is by creating sustainable value and maximizing impact towards their clients.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 7-9 years’ experience in the Management Consulting industry with a focus in the AI & Automation Space working across Industry verticals.

About Infosys Consulting

They offer you great opportunities within a dynamically growing consultancy. Their teams drive innovation through pragmatic strategies and solutions that are defining the future of business by harnessing the power of technology. As part of global technology leader Infosys, their consulting firm offers:

  • Ability to design and implement end-to-end solutions at scale
  • A flat organization structure with direct access to their senior-most leaders
  • An entrepreneurial environment full of bright, highly-motivated consultants
  • Opportunities for motivated consultants to impact local communities
  • The ability to design your career and drive your professional learning and development
  • A truly global culture

Their hub offices are located in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, New York, Seattle and Palo Alto. Visit or reach us at for more information.

About The Role

As a Principal, you will lead and manage delivery of engagements aimed at designing and executing business strategies for their clients, being responsible for quality, budget and staffing, working closely with senior client stakeholders. You will contribute to the firm’s development by guiding and mentoring teams and sharing knowledge. You will be recognized as an expert in your respective domain and contribute to advancing Infosys Consulting’s thought leadership in the industry.

  • Lead the design and delivery of AI and automation solutions and advisory engagements
  • Lead the development of value offerings targeted at the C-suite executive community that exploit emerging technologies and approaches, leading practices, and/or changes in industry trends
  • Demonstrate thought leadership to advise clients on both AI and automation strategy and detailed use cases by leveraging established insight and industry leading practices
  • Develop the intellectual capital of the practice by publication of domain-relevant white papers and points of view
  • Actively contribute to the creation of client proposals for consulting and/or transformation engagements
  • Actively participate in the AI and automation design board to select appropriate technologies and vendors to support their offer

Consulting Delivery

  • Lead the design and delivery of client advisory, solution delivery and organizational transformation engagements in standalone projects or as part of wider client programmes
  • Advise clients on strategy and detailed use cases by leveraging insights from industry best practices
  • Lead and manage a team of consultants to develop concise and practical strategies, roadmap and/or re-engineering program recommendations with a clear implementation path
  • Direct teams of global consulting, IT professionals & subject matter experts in establishing comprehensive business and functional requirements, then translating those requirements into actionable project initiatives with associated metrics
  • Play a key liaison and coordinator between the business, product, technology, senior management, vendor teams and other members of the change programs

Practice Development

  • Provide insights on new and emerging best practices in consumer products and retail, contribute to the development of service offerings
  • Work with other practice members to support Infosys Consulting thought leadership activities and develop innovative assets, including differentiated points of view and methodologies
  • Build social networks that enable knowledge and information flow and stay abreast of market trends and how banks need to respond
  • Prepare thought papers and participate in industry conferences and forums
  • Contribute to practice growth and vitality through roles such as recruitment, training and retention

Business Development

  • Lead small, medium sized sales pursuits and business development activities ranging from creation of client proposals to formulating commercial constructs / contracts
  • Formulate and present Infosys Consulting propositions and service offerings

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent required
  • Minimum 7-9 years of relevant experience with at least 2-3 years of management consulting experience at a top-tier consulting firm
  • Demonstrated ability in defining, mobilising and delivering complex change programs in large organisations
  • Strong background of leading teams, comprising both client stakeholders, operations, business and technology specialists
  • A demonstrable ability to translate business objectives into operational and technology requirements with the commercial acumen to create supporting business cases
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills with ability to build relationships at senior management and CXO levels
  • Successful business development history including exposure to each of the various aspects of a typical sales cycle
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 80%, (weekly travel) depending on client requirements
  • U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. They are unable to sponsor at this time
  • Live to within 2 hours’ drive time or be willing to relocate to one of the following Infosys hub offices – Atlanta, GA; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; Houston, TX; Phoenix, AZ; Basking Ridge NJ; New York City, NY; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Leading the design and delivery of AI and automation solutions and advisory engagements
  • Acting as data scientist on various consulting and solution developing projects, managing the full lifecycle of model builds
  • Discovering and communicating meaningful patterns from large data sets
  • 2+ years of experience in statistical analysis, data mining, machine learning algorithms and their application in various industries
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical and quantitative problem-solving ability
  • Ideally some expertise in R or MATLAB or equivalent
  • Experience in Python, Pandas, Numpy, Scikit-Learn, Tensorflow or other machine learning platform
  • Experience in cloud platforms such as GCP ML, AWS, Azure ML
  • Experience in Ruby or Java programming.
  • Familiar with one of the following databases: SQL Server, Oracle, Netezza, Teradata, MySQL
  • Experience in one of the Big Data platforms (Cloudera, BigInsights, MapR, HortonWorks)
  • Experience in NLP (Natural Language Processing)
  • Experience in a combination of the following modeling methods:
  • Linear Regression / Partial Least Square Regression / Logistics Regression / Survival analysis / Repeated measures analysis / Principle component analysis / Decision tree / Support Vector Machine / k-means clustering / Neural Networks

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State / Region / Province
California, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Texas, Washington
Work Location
Atlanta, GA, Basking Ridge, NJ, Boston, MA, Dallas, TX, Houston, TX, Lisle, IL, New York, NY, Palo Alto, CA, Seattle, WA
Interest Group
Infosys Limited

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