Senior Data Scientist


Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi


Asia Pacific


Big data & advanced analytics


Technology industries

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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


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

  • 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.

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