GAMMA AI Software Engineer

Location:

Perth, Sydney

Geography:

Asia Pacific

Capabilities:

Big data & advanced analytics

Industries:

Technology industries

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

GAMMA ENGINEERING

We’re looking for a passionate and talented AI Software Engineer to join our growing team and help build the next generation of analytics tools. You’ll have the chance to partner with clients across a variety of industry areas, enabling them to better search, frame and share data. With your help, GAMMA will develop a platform that fuels BCG GAMMA‘s global data and analytics offerings. Data scientists depend on easy-to-use interfaces to easily code, increase productivity, answer questions, and envision their results. 

Clients need to easily interact with our analytics applications to measure the success of their new analytics enabled organization or quickly make decisions based on what and how they see analytic output. Our clients will use our analytics solutions to derive insights around business trends. We “open the doors” to data for our clients giving them fast and trusted options to search, frame, and share data. 

WHO YOU ARE:
  • Passionate about software development, data science, large data analytics and transforming organisations into analytics led, innovative companies
  • Able to apply leading software development practices and standards into robust, maintainable software solutions
  • Actively involved in every part of the software development life cycle
  • Develops existing and implements new developments, testing, automation tools and IT infrastructure 
  • Successful at distilling complex results or processes into simple, clear visualizations and explain sophisticated data concepts in an understandable manner both verbally and written
  • First-hand experience in guiding 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
  • 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)

  • Degree in Computer Science, postgraduate experience preferred (or in a highly related area) 
  • Additional experience in Other Sciences, Mathematics or Engineering is highly valued
  • 2-5 years of experience in software development environments, data structures and algorithms
  • Analytic reasoning and complex problem solving involving mathematical programming and big data problems
  • First-hand exposure to AI applications or experience building AI tools incl. ability to deploy analytics systems and operate them at scale (incl. logging and monitoring)
  • First-hand experience working directly with the business to translate business requirements into product capabilities
  • Strong communication skills and able to work in a distributed team

TECHNOLOGIES:
  • Experience in full stack development with modern web technologies: React, Typescript, Node.js
  • Proficiency with object-oriented programming, experience with Python 
  • Unix based command line & development tools and version control (Git)
  • Experience in some of the following Tools/Languages  
- Cloud: GCP/Azure/AWS
- Data: Postgres, Redis, SQL, Rest, GraphQL, Hadoop, Spark, MongoDB
- DevOps: Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins
- Python: Pandas, Scikit-Lean, Scipy, Numpy
  • Experience with testing frameworks and test-driven development (e.g. Jest, Cypress)
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Fast-paced, intellectually intense, service-oriented environment
  • Flexibility to travel interstate and international (once COVID restrictions allow) 

LOCATION:
  • Perth or Sydney

Date Posted:

01-Jun-2021

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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