Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

Forward-Deployed Senior Data Engineer

Job description

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



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.



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 Data Engineer, you’ll be part of our rapidly growing engineering team and help 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.


Who You Are



We are looking for talented individuals with a passion for data engineering, software development and transforming organizations into AI led innovative companies.


  • Apply data engineering practices and standards to develop robust and maintainable solutions
  • Actively involved in every part of the software development life cycle
  • Experienced at guiding non-technical teams and consultants in best practices for large-scale data engineering
  • 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


  • Degree in Computer Science or relevant field with at least 5 years of experience. Advanced degrees may be weighted towards years of experience
  • Experience in data engineering and working with global and remote agile squads
  • Proficiency with analytic software programming ideally in python, C++, or SCALA
  • Fluency with the storage, manipulation, and management of relational, non-relational and streaming data structures, specifically SQL, Spark, and Hadoop
  • Proficiency with infrastructure as code principles
  • Experience working on AWS, Azure, or Google cloud infrastructure


NICE TO HAVE


  • DevOps: Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD, Terraform
  • Understanding of parallel computing
  • Full stack development: GraphQL, React, JavaScript, TypeScript
  • Data Science and machine learning (Pandas, Scikit learn)



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.


WORK ENVIRONMENT


  • Fluency in English is required as well as fluency in the local language for some locations
  • Ability to travel based on client and business needs. Expect 30-50%


Candidates should be aware that BCG currently maintains a policy requiring all US & Canada based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. BCG is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under applicable federal, state, provincial and local law.

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