KPMG Manager, Data Science - Tax Ignition in Charlotte, North Carolina

Manager, Data Science - Tax Ignition

Atlanta, Georgia

Requisition #: 38442

Practice Area: Tax

Location: Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager to join our Ignition practice.


  • Work closely with various KPMG's Tax functional teams and clients to incorporate cognitive and NLP models and algorithms into both KPMG and client solutions

  • Define and develop new Tax solutions leveraging approaches such as Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Linguistics, Probabilistic Decision Making, image recognition, deep learning, cognitive science and analytics, and Advanced Semantic Design

  • Design and implement cognitive computing/AI applications using some combination of the following commercial and open source platforms and libraries such as Microsoft AI, Google AI, AWS AI, IBM Watson, Tensor flow, Keras, Spark, Mahout, Torch, Caffe, ScIkit-learn, and NLTK

  • Serve as a developer and Subject Matter Expert (SME) in one or several of the above-mentioned domains and help establish a competency in those cognitive areas for KPMG

  • Serve as a thought leader in cognitive area of expertise by: developing internal and external eminence and intellectual property; supporting client-facing activities; influencing customer-facing groups (senior executives, sales, marketing and product development) to successfully define, develop and launch new cognitive products


  • Minimum of five years of relevant Analytics, Cognitive / AI, Machine Learning industry experience

  • Minimum of four years of experience in one of the following domains of interest - Natural Language Processing (NLP), Linguistics, Advanced Semantic Design, Visualization, Information Extraction, Information Retrieval, Probabilistic Decision Making, image recognition, deep learning, Machine Learning, cognitive science and analytics

  • Ph.D. or MS in Computer Science, Applied Statistics, Engineering, Science or other quantitative discipline with specialization and experience in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Cognitive Science or other related areas

  • Experience working with leading cognitive computing commercial and open source platforms and libraries such as IBM Watson, Google AI, Microsoft AI, AWS AI, or Apache Mahout

  • Demonstrated expertise with analytics and cognitive engagements across strategy, design and implementation

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work with diverse teams in a highly matrixed environment

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Thecontains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

Our Benefits


KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).


  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.