Forward-deployed Senior Software Engineer

Location:

Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Cologne, Copenhagen, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Helsinki, London, Madrid, Milan, Munich, Oslo, Paris, Sao Paulo, Stockholm, Vienna, Warsaw, Zurich

Geography:

Central & South America, Europe & The Middle East

Capabilities:

Big data & advanced analytics, Innovation & product development, Pricing, Strategy, 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

Who We Are

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 work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.

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.

What You'll Do

As a forward-deployed Senior Software Engineer you’ll be part of our rapidly growing engineering team and help to build the next generation of AI solutions. You’ll have the chance to partner with clients in a variety of BCG regions and industries, and on key topics like climate change, enabling them to design, build, and deploy new and innovative solutions. Additional responsibilities will include developing and delivering thought leadership in scientific communities and papers as well as leading conferences on behalf of BCG GAMMA
  • Apply software development practices and standards to develop robust and maintainable software
  • Actively involved in every part of the software development life cycle
  • Experienced at guiding non-technical teams and consultants in and best practices for robust software development
  • Optimize and enhance computational efficiency of algorithms and software design
  • Motivated by a fast-paced, service-oriented environment and interacting directly with clients on new features for future product releases
  • Enjoy collaborating in teams to share software design and solution ideas
  • A natural problem-solver and intellectually curious across a breadth of industries and topics

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • Master’s Degree with 5-8 years of significant work experience, or PhD in computer science or relevant field
  • Experience in software development and working with global and remote agile squads
  • Proficiency with analytic software programming ideally in python, C++, or SCALA
  • Familiarity with the storage, manipulation, and management of relational, non-relational and streaming data structures
  • Understanding of parallel computing   
  • Experience working on AWS, Azure, or Google cloud infrastructure

NICE TO HAVE

  • Full stack development: GraphQL, React, JavaScript, TypeScript
  • DevOps: Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD, Terraform  
  • Data: SQL, Spark, Hadoop 
  • Data Science and machine learning (Pandas, Scikit learn)  

WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • Fast-paced, intellectually intense, service-oriented environment
  • Fluency in English is required as well as fluency in the local language for most locations
  • Ability to travel based on client and business needs. Expect 30-50%

Date Posted:

05-Jul-2018

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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