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Data Scientist, Colombia - BCG X

Boston Consulting Group

Boston Consulting Group

Data Science
Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

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 help clients with total transformation-inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact.

To succeed, organizations must blend digital and human capabilities. Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting along with technology and design, corporate and digital ventures—and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, generating results that allow our clients to thrive.

We Are BCG X

We’re a diverse team of more than 3,000 tech experts united by a drive to make a difference. Working across industries and disciplines, we combine our experience and expertise to tackle the biggest challenges faced by society today. We go beyond what was once thought possible, creating new and innovative solutions to the world’s most complex problems. Leveraging BCG’s global network and partnerships with leading organizations, BCG X provides a stable ecosystem for talent to build game-changing businesses, products, and services from the ground up, all while growing their career. Together, we strive to create solutions that will positively impact the lives of millions.

What You'll Do

We’re looking for a passionate and talented Senior Data Scientist to join our rapidly growing team. In this role, you’ll have the chance to roll up your sleeves and apply data science methods and analytics to real-world business situations across a variety of industries. 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, Tokyo… Make sure your passport is ready to go!

What You'll Bring

  • Are able to lead problem solving process.
  • Are comfortable in a client-facing role with the ambition to lead teams.
  • Can distill complex results or processes into simple, clear visualizations.
  • Can 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).
  • Are comfortable managing engagements, client relationships, and acting as a “thought Leader.” Strong
    presence, strong collaborator, leadership skills and ability to operate effectively in a matrix.
  • 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 can translate this into business implications for
    our clients.
  • Have strong project management skills.
  • Love problem-solving and are intellectually curious across a breadth of industries and topics
  • PhD or a Master’s Degree with at least 4 years of relevant experience (mining for chile &
    banking for colombia) is desired. The degree should be in engineering, computer science,
    applied mathematics, statistics, economics, machine learning, or a related data centric
  • Strong record of extracurricular activity, professional accomplishment, and leadership.
  • Demonstrated deep technical and data science expertise, acute strategic and analytical
    problem-solving skills
  • Ability to independently manage your own workstream in a project-based environment.
  • Additional experience in core analytic methods such as predictive modelling, customer
    segmentation/clustering, network analysis, supply chain optimization, etc.
  • Fluency in at least one scripting language (e.g. Python preferred)
  • Fluency in English and Spanish is required

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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