Senior Data Scientist

Location:

Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi

Geography:

Asia Pacific

Capabilities:

Big data & advanced analytics

Industries:

Technology industries

About Us

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with more than 90 offices in 50 countries. For more information, please visit bcg.com

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 PROFILE:

We are seeking a strong candidate with advanced analytics experience to fill an exciting Senior Data
Scientist (SDS) position within BCG Gamma. The SDS is a valuable expert in Data Science and Analytics
and will design and build analytics methodologies, solutions, and products to deliver value to BCG's clients
in collaboration with case teams. Exceptional candidates will also show an analytical curiosity, going
beyond the immediate requirements of the project to find deep insights that others have missed. They will
ask questions about outliers, seek to understand the fundamental drivers of advantage and look for clues
that may change the basis of competition.

As a Senior Data Scientist you design and build analytics solutions for our clients where data and
analytics are at the heart of the question. The team interaction centers on use of statistical programs and
others tools to conduct intensive analysis of objective data and open discussion, complemented by
objective research into the competitive environment. Responsibilities / duties to include: understand
problems from the client’s point of view, build and execute solid analytics work plans, gather and organize
large and complex data assets, perform relevant analyses (data exploration and statistical modeling),
manage priorities and deadlines, foster teamwork in interactions, develop client relationships with client
counterparts, and communicate hypotheses and findings in a structured way.

As the field of advanced analytics is rapidly evolving, the SDS is responsible for staying current on
leading-edge business applications, tools and approaches, proactively working with the Analytics
Leadership to enhance offerings that deliver competitive advantage to BCG.

Your Qualifications

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • PhD and 1-2 years of relevant industry work experience or a Masters Degree with significant relevant experience providing advanced analytics solutions is required. The degree should be in computer science, applied mathematics, statistics, machine learning, or a related data centric field.
  • Looking for individuals with deep technical and data science expertise, acute strategic and analytical skills, ability to lead and persuade, drive and energy, and desire to work in a project based environment on strategic issues.
  • Strong record of professional accomplishment and leadership.

Date Posted:

13-Feb-2019

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under national, provincial, or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.
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