Lead Software Engineer

Location:

Barcelona, Berlin, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Munich, Oslo, Paris, Stockholm, Warsaw, Zurich

Geography:

Europe & The Middle East

Capabilities:

Big data & advanced analytics, Innovation & product development, Technology & digital

Industries:

Automotive & Mobility, Biopharmaceuticals, Consumer products, Education, Energy & environment, Engineered products & infrastructure, Financial institutions, Health care payers & providers, Insurance, Media & entertainment, Medical devices & technology, Metals & mining, Private equity and principal investment, Process industries & building materials, Public sector, Retail, Social sector, Technology industries, Telecommunications, Transportation, travel & tourism

About Us

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we help clients with total transformation-inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact.

To succeed, organizations must blend digital and human capabilities. Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting along with technology and design, corporate and digital ventures—and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, generating results that allow our clients to thrive.

Practice Area Profile

BCG GAMMA combines innovative skills in computer science, artificial intelligence, statistics, and machine learning with deep industry expertise. The BCG GAMMA team is comprised of world-class data scientists and business consultants who specialize in the use of advanced analytics to get breakthrough business results. Our teams own the full analytics value-chain end to end: framing new business challenges, building fact-bases, designing innovative algorithms, creating scale through designing tools and apps, and training colleagues and clients in new solutions. Here at BCG GAMMA, you’ll have the chance to work with clients in every BCG region and every industry area. We are also a core member of a rapidly growing analytics enterprise at BCG - a constellation of teams focused on driving practical results for BCG clients by applying leading edge analytics approaches, data, and technology.

Role Profile

POSITION SUMMARY:

As a Lead Analytics Software Engineer, you will be responsible for advancing software solutions and analytics to support BCG Gamma’s analytics platform and clients.  Your strong analytical skills and ability to develop innovative problem solving solutions will support mission critical decision analytics for our clients.  Additional responsibilities will include developing feature enhancements to our platform, developing industry-leading analytics software solutions and methodologies and provide talks and papers in industry leading conferences on behalf of BCG Gamma. We are looking for talented individuals with a serious commitment to software development, data science, large data analytics and transforming organizations into analytics led innovative companies. As a new division in process of creating an innovative platform, we have many opportunities available throughout our GAMMA team. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

            Apply software development practices and standards to develop robust and maintainable software

            Develop abstract analytic models to solve complex problems for decision analysis

            Maintain an active role in every part of the software development life cycle

            Help mentor and guide junior developers

            Guide non-technical teams and consultants in understanding analytics at scale, infrastructure as code and best practices for robust software development

            Optimize and enhance computational efficiency of algorithms and software design

            Design data structures and visualization of results to provide users actionable intelligence and situational awareness of supporting data

            Interact directly with clients on new features for future product releases

            Provide thought leadership to software design and solutions


Your Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS:

            Masters Degree or PhD in Computer Research Science, Statistics, Operations Research, or related field

            8+ years of experience in a software development environment, previous consulting experience and/or strong leadership positions

            Experience with Hashicorp Vault, Terraform & Consul

            Exposure to analytics applications or experience building analytics tools

            Familiarity with data science methods and scaling data science methods

            Proficiency with infrastructure as code principles

            Familiarity with the storage, manipulation and management of relational, non-relational and streaming data structures

            Analytic reasoning and complex problem solving involving mathematical programming and big data problems

            Understanding of parallel computing           

TECHNOLOGIES:

            Languages programming: Python, GO, C++, Java, Scala, JavaScript, TypeScript

            DevOps: Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD, Terraform, unix-based command line

            Full stack development: GraphQL, React

            Data: SQL, Spark, Hadoop

            Data Science and machine learning (Pandas, Scikit learn)

            Deep learning (Tensorflow, Keras etc.)

            Cloud: AWS/Azure/Google


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

            Fast-paced, intellectually intense, service-oriented environment

            Position is located in Gamma European hubs (Paris, London, Germany, Nordics etc.)

            Fluency in local language and English are required

            Expect up time spent traveling



Date Posted:

01-Jun-2019

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