Data Scientist, Healthcare Practice

Location:

Berlin, Frankfurt, London, Munich, Paris, Zurich

Geography:

Europe & The Middle East

Capabilities:

Big data & advanced analytics, Innovation & product development, Operations, Pricing, Technology & digital, Transformation and BCG TURN

Industries:

Biopharmaceuticals, Health care payers & providers, Medical devices & technology, Public sector

About Us

The 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 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 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 candidates with strong advanced analytics experience to fill an exciting Data Scientist position dedicated to executing advanced analytics projects for health care clients and building BCG Gamma’s business and capabilities in this area. Successful candidates are intellectually curious builders who are biased toward action, scrappy, and communicative. You will also get the chance to travel: we have clients in New York, Paris, Stockholm, Peru… Make sure your passport is ready to go!

WHO YOU ARE. YOU:

  • Are comfortable in a client-facing role with the ambition to lead teams
  • Can distill complex results or processes into simple, clear visualizations
  • Are able to explain sophisticated data science concepts in an understandable manner
  • Love building things and are comfortable working with modern development tools and writing code collaboratively (bonus points if you have a software development or DevOps experience)
  • Have significant experience applying advanced analytics to a variety of business situations and a proven ability to synthesize complex data; as well as a deep understanding of modern machine learning techniques and their mathematical underpinnings, and are able to translate this into business implications for our clients
  • Have strong project management skills

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Fast-paced, intellectually intense, service- oriented environment
  • Position is located in London, Zurich, or any of our Gamma Hubs in Europe
  • Expect up to 40 - 75% of time spent traveling

Your Qualifications

  • Recent PhD or Master’s Degree in pharmacoepidemiology, genomics/bioinformatics or other related advanced degree in a field linked to computer science, applied mathematics, statistics, machine learning, or other data centric disciplines 
  • Relevant internship or up to 5 years of relevant industry work experience in the healthcare sector providing advanced analytics solutions
  • Strong record of extracurricular activity, professional accomplishment, and leadership
  • Additional experience in core analytic methods such as predictive modeling, customer segmentation/clustering, network analysis, supply chain optimization, etc.
  • Fluency in at least one scripting language (e.g. Python, R)
  • Fluency in English and local office language is required

Date Posted:

13-Jul-2018

The 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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