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AccentureStage - Soccer Robot Analytics

Application deadline 20-10-2016
Placement type Placements
Duration in months
5
to
Duration in months max: 
6
Category

IT

Techniek

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Level
HBO & WO
Location
Heerlen
Deadline:
20-10-2016 (For Past)
Category:

IT

,

Techniek

Level:
HBO & WO
Location:
Heerlen
Duration in months:
5
Start date:
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20-10-2016
Deadline
Past
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Job description

Accenture entered a partnership with a student robotics team to develop a team of soccer robots for the Robot Soccer World Cup the goal of which is to promote robotics and AI research, by offering a publicly appealing, but formidable challenge. Accenture will support this endeavor by supporting the team with its advanced data analytics capabilities.

 

The student will work on this project to help mine and interpret the data that is generated by these robots during the world cup. The goal is to use advanced analytics to find patterns in the data to help identify opportunities for improvement both within the robot itself as well as how these autonomous robots cooperate (e.g. play tactics, decision making, etc).

 

The exact hypotheses you want to test based on this data will be discussed with the responsible leads. We have some ideas, but of course your creative inputs are appreciated as well!

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Place in the organization

Accenture is one of the world's largest independent providers of technology services. Our Technology professionals lead and implement highly complex technology projects. Working with clients, they design, develop and deliver a wide range of challenging and global IT and Analytics projects. These professionals build, test, install and maintain solutions across a variety of industries working with leading enterprise software vendors such as SAP, Siebel, PeopleSoft and Oracle and with custom-built applications and platforms in the field of Analytics, Mobile, Cloud / SaaS and IoT.

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Are you the perfect candidate?

We are looking for motivated students who would like to perform in a team to show their skills in data science and analytics. The data will be delivered by Accenture and the student will work independently on identifying topics of interest. In order to fulfill this role you will need experience with some advanced analytics tools (i.e. Matlab, or Python/R, other statistical analysis tool)

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What can we offer you?

Within Accenture we offer you a work environment with a focus on your personal development, in which you will receive a lot of responsibility. You work together with talented colleagues from all over the world on challenging projects for the highest ranked international businesses.

  • You will be guided by a team of experienced consultants;
  • You will receive an compensation and a laptop;
  • You will gain knowledge and expertise of Accenture;
  • You will gain experience within a large international consulting firm;
  • You will expand your professional network.
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Additional information

  • Period:                      5 months
  • Hours per week:      40
  • Location:                  Heerlen: Flexible workplace (work among our colleagues)
  • Startdate:                 Immediately (September 2016)
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Working at Accenture

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Consultancy
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