IBM Watson Senior Consultant in AMSTERDAM, Netherlands

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is the world’s leading and largest consulting organization. Our consultants bring together all of IBM’s capabilities to provide end-to-end, transformative solutions with unmatched expertise. IBM Watson is ushering in the next phase of Cognitive Computing and in doing so is tackling some of humanity's most challenging problems ­ like revolutionizing many aspects of the medical and pharmaceutical industries, changing how doctors view their patients, or transforming how businesses engage with their customers.The GBS Watson Senior Watson Consultant role is a GBS consulting position working closely with IBM clients to address their business problems with cognitive solutions using the IBM Watson platform. The Senior Watson Consultant will:

  • Establish compelling points of view about how artificial intelligence can be used to transform customer engagement and/or various aspects of business operations within companies

  • Collaborating with clients to help develop use case-specific assets and accelerators to drive combined analytics and cognitive solutions for clients

  • Hands-on development of deliverables utilizing emerging cognitive computing implementation methodologies

  • While prior experience implementing cognitive solutions is not required, having prior experience implementing analytics or artificial intelligence solutions that have impacted business processes is a significant plus as the primary objective of Watson Cognitive Solutions is to actually change the way business is done.

This is a consultant role, with focus on the application and adoption of business analytics and artificial intelligence in client settings, where both creating value out of structured and unstructured data is important. The candidate is expected to possess hands-on analytics expertise, client-facing consulting experience, and acumen for solving business problems using quantitative methods like statistical modeling, deep learning or visualization. The responsibilities include demonstration of thought leadership during consulting engagements as part of either pre-sales initiative or delivery project The qualified candidate will have experience with the following:

  • Master's Degree or PhD in a field like Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics, Psychology and similar

  • Hands-on analytic skills, yet also a strategic thinker who can see the 'big picture' while handling the details.

  • Experience in hands-on use of statistical packages (i.e. SPSS, SAS, R, Python)

  • Knowledge and experience with visualization tools such as Tableau, D3.js, JavaScript/Node.js

  • API Design and development

  • Big Data: Spark, Hadoop, MapReduce

  • Experience in identifying and defining requirements and turning functional requirements into a cognitive solution that address difficult business solutions

  • Experience in solving clients' analytics or cognitive problems and effectively communicating results and methodologies

  • Experience in leading teams

The qualified candidate will have experience with the following:

  • Master's Degree or PhD in a field like Artificial Intelligence, Linguistics, Psychology and similar

  • Hands-on analytic skills, yet also a strategic thinker who can see the 'big picture' while handling the details.

  • Experience in hands-on use of statistical packages (i.e. SPSS, SAS, R, Python)

  • Knowledge and experience with visualization tools such as Tableau, D3.js, JavaScript/Node.js

  • API Design and development

  • Big Data: Spark, Hadoop, MapReduce

  • Experience in identifying and defining requirements and turning functional requirements into a cognitive solution that address difficult business solutions

  • Experience in solving clients' analytics or cognitive problems and effectively communicating results and methodologies

  • Experience in leading teams

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.