GAMMA - Lead AI Software Engineer

Location:

Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Washington, D.C.

Geography:

North America

Capabilities:

Big data & advanced analytics, Technology & digital

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

We’re looking for a passionate and talented Lead AI Software Engineer to join our rapidly growing team and help build the next generation of analytics tools. You’ll have the chance to partner with clients across a variety of BCG regions and industry areas, enabling them to better search, frame and share data. As a core member of BCG GAMMA, you will also have the opportunity to work seamlessly with other specialty teams within DigitalBCG—a constellation of digital teams focused on driving practical results for our clients by applying leading edge analytics approaches, data, and technology.

WHO YOU ARE
  • Passionate about software development, data science, large data analytics and transforming organizations into analytics led, innovative companies
  • Able to apply leading software development practices and standards into robust, maintainable software solutions
  • Can develop abstract analytics models to solve complex problems for decision analysis 
  • Actively involved in every part of the software development life cycle
  • Successful at distilling complex results or processes into simple, clear visualizations and explain sophisticated data concepts in an understandable manner both verbally and written
  • Experienced at 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)

YOU BRING
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant field and 7+ years of experience in engineering or a related field.   Advanced degrees may be weighted towards years of experience
  • Experience in a software development environment and working with global and remote teams  
  • Proficiency with analytic software programming ideally in python, C++, or SCALA
  • Fluency with scaling data science methods 
  • Proficiency with infrastructure as code principles
  • Familiarity with the storage, manipulation and management of relational, non-relational and streaming data structures
  • Analytic reasoning and complex problem solving involving mathematical programming and big data problems
  • Understanding of parallel computing
  • Ability to travel based on client and business needs.  This could range from 40-75%.
NICE TO HAVE
  • Experience in GO, Java, Scala, JavaScript, TypeScript
  • DevOps: Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD, Terraform, unix-based command line 
  • Full stack development: GraphQL, React  
  • Data: SQL, Spark, Hadoop 
  • Data Science and machine learning (Pandas, Scikit learn)  
  • Deep learning (Tensorflow, Keras etc.) 
  • Cloud: AWS/Azure/Google

The BCG GAMMA team is a community of world-class data scientists and business consultants who specialize in the use of advanced analytics to get breakthrough business results. Your colleagues will combine innovative skillsets in computer science, artificial intelligence, statistics and machine learning with deep industry expertise. You will work with teams to 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.

WHAT WE OFFER YOU 

At BCG, we care about our people, and offer best in class benefits to support you personally and professionally throughout your different life experiences including:
  • Attractive insurance package covering 100% of the premiums for medical, dental and vision coverage.
  • Access to affordable medical and behavioral health care via phone, online video and mobile visits as a partner of Teladoc, the largest provider of telehealth consultations in the US
  • Generous parental leave and family planning and support benefits throughout your journey to grow your family including coverage of elective egg freezing and in-vitro-fertilization, as well as surrogacy and adoption reimbursement programs.  We also partner with Bright Horizons to offer emergency back-care programs. 
  • Growing presence in the tech community and ability to expand your network by participating in large industry conferences including Grace Hopper, SXSW, Women Who Code and more! 
  • Health perks like free access to Headspace, fitness reimbursements, and more 
  • A best in class workplace ranked multiple years in the top 10 of “Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to work for,” recognized as the #1 company where women are happiest by Fairygodboss and ranked by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) as one the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”
*Benefits listed may vary depending on the country where you work.

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Date Posted:

30-Apr-2021

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