Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Join KPMG Lighthouse as Data Scientist

Join KPMG Lighthouse as Data Scientist

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Lighthouse – KPMG’s cutting-edge data & analytics team is growing!

Are you looking for a place to harness your technical skills? Our journey has only just begun, and we are looking for people who are passionate about creating scalable cutting-edge solutions to further build our international center of excellence in Riga to support clients across Latvia, Lithuania and Sweden, as well as global clients. We are now hiring data engineers, data scientists, BI developers and Azure cloud engineers. 

About us

KPMG is creating a highly specialized technical team called the KPMG Lighthouse. KPMG Lighthouse, a Center of Excellence for Data, AI & Emerging Technologies, is a curation of specialized technical capabilities and domain experts working across the digital landscape. Here, you'll be an important part of our high-energy, unique, fast-paced, and innovative culture that delivers with the agility of a tech startup and the backing of a leading global consulting firm. Our technology-agnostic approach enables us to scale up or down and integrate across leading platforms.

We are an organization of ambitious individuals with broad experience, varied backgrounds and technical skills such as full stack developers, data scientists, azure cloud developers, product owners, scrum masters and much more. KPMG Lighthouse stretches across the globe and consists of the very best and brightest technology minds that are ready to challenge the status quo.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate / Senior Associate Data Scientist to internal function at KPMG Lighthouse. 

The Role

The role will have the responsibility for the digital architecture, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence solutions in client engagements including but not limited to: architectural design for advanced analytics solutions, digital development, data mining, mathematical and statistical analytics and presales engagements with pilot solutions and/or PoC:s.

The role will require the ability to network internally and externally and drive deep technical architecture discussions with senior client executives, enterprise architects, IT management and developers in different kinds of digital transformation engagements, and will support to manage and develop advanced analytics and artificial intelligence solutions.

The role is client -facing – internal as well as external – facing role. You will be responsible for managing innovative digital business development projects for new services and products, owning the overall technical relationship between the clients’ needs and the specific digital data platform and solutions based on advanced analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Be part of understanding the clients’ overall data estate, IT and business priorities and success measures to help with designing, implementation architectures and solutions using advanced analytics
  • Leading respective project work with involvement in the design of the project
  • Mentor more junior members with technical and KPMG specific ways of working
  • Be active in the team and department activities with participation in and leading initiatives
  • Maintain and advance personal and team technical skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights, and share within the technical community
  • Be a Voice of Client to share insights and best practices with KPMG specialists in Audit, Tax and Advisory

What are we looking for?


  • You have an academic technical degree (minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or adjacent fields) as a prerequisite, but we highly value your experience in data related field.
  • 1-2 years of experience in data related position
  • Deep understanding of machine learning & AI, with working knowledge of data platform technologies and BI visualization tools
  • The technical aptitude and experience to learn new technologies and understand relevant digital and advanced analytical trends
  • Breadth of technical experience and knowledge, with depth in two or more of the following areas: Digital Strategy and Transformation
  • Business Intelligence, Big Data, Data Governance, Data Science, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Experience in consultative technical sales and deployment projects
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences (Senior Executives, IT management and developers)
  • Good proficiency on coding within Python with experience in other programming languages


  • You enjoy solving complex problems and getting any job well done
  • You are passioned about technology and data and analytics challenges
  • You are a great team player and collaborate flawlessly
  • You have sustained attention to detail and have ability to describe complex technical issues in a clear non-technical way
  • You are fluent in spoken and written English
  • You demonstrate a positive approach towards problem solving under pressure, you are a self-motivated, emotionally intelligent and pro-active person, who demonstrates good communication skills, critical thinking, problem solving skills and eagerness to learn and grow.
  • You have sustained attention to detail and have ability to describe complex technical issues in a clear non-technical way

What do we offer?

A lot of exciting things are happening within Data & Analytics around the world and KPMG is determined to be in the very forefront. As a team member within KPMG Lighthouse, you will be placed and work in-house but participate in both internal and external projects for new services and products to create great business value every day to our three business areas: Advisory, Audit and Tax. You will support with specific digital data platform and solutions based on advanced analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence solutions.

You will be given a high degree of freedom and will be a central part of our delivery teams towards building scalable and robust services. Apart from technical knowledge, all our services are based on our domain expertise, creating maximum value for our clients. 


  • Base salary from 2000 up to 4000 EUR gross/monthly (based on your profile and experience) and to be reviewed annually
  • Year-end bonus
  • Referral program
  • A fast paced, dynamic and international environment
  • Professional team
  • Professional training and Career development
  • International opportunities
  • Health and Life insurance from day one
  • Sports activities
  • Offer a choice of work remotely from your current location, or work from office in Riga.
  • Ongoing support from Performance Manager
  • Extra days off
  • Buddy programme
  • Mobile phone and allowance for calls

Want to make a difference together with us?

Warmly welcome with your application as soon as possible! Apply here!

If you have any questions regarding the position, you are welcome to contact responsible Recruiting Manager Edvins Elferts at or our Talent Manager at !



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