Analyst, Predictive Modelling, Statistics & Machine Learning в Boston Consulting Group

Analyst, Predictive Modelling, Statistics & Machine Learning в Boston Consulting Group


BCG's Advanced Analytics group GAMMA Services & Solutions delivers powerful analytics-based insights designed to help our clients tackle their most pressing business problems. We partner with BCG case teams and practices across the full analytics value chain: Framing new business challenges, building fact-bases, designing innovative analytics workflows, training colleagues in new methodologies and interpreting findings for our clients. The GAMMA Services & Solutions team is a global resource, working with clients in every BCG region and in every industry area. It is 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.


BCG has established GAMMA Services & Solutions to support case teams in managing and realizing insight and opportunity by application of advanced analytics to our clients' problems. Data Engineers, Data Scientists, Scientific Modellers, Scientific Programmers, Data Visualization Specialists as well as Geospatial Analysts are the core of the GAMMA Services & Solutions team. They work closely with case teams to provide both consultation on analytics topics and hands-on support, focusing on data engineering, advanced analytics tools, modelling, visualization, and bespoke client-facing analytics deliverables.

The Analyst – Predictive Modelling, Statistics & Machine Learning will join a growing team with a global presence, and will work with both clients and case teams worldwide. Successful candidates shall possess analytical technical expertise, strong collaborative and execution capabilities, excellent communication skills, a practical and flexible mindset and high attention to detail and work quality.

Job Responsibilities 

Work with case teams

  • Design data bases and provide customized (statistical) analyses for client work
  • Prepare accurate, well developed and tested models and develop analytical tools
  • Conduct tests on the deliverables and create testing documentation
  • Collaborate with case teams to identify and accurately address client needs
  • Perform quality assurance according to standards and guidelines for client projects
  • Work on site or remote with case teams and clients
  • Work as an individual contributor directly with a case team or as a team member in larger case team settings

Provide training, assistance and support to clients

  • Provide quick-response support to case teams on subject matter expertise
  • Deliver highest-quality work both within team and to case teams / clients
  • Train clients, consultants and team members on the use of data tools and methods


  • Perform internal team projects and duties as required
  • Travel depending on project requirements
  • Basic Job Requirements Education & Experience:Undergraduate degree related to data science, statistics, machine learning, mathematics, computer science, engineering or economics is required, advanced degree is preferred
  • 1-2+ years of industry experience focused on statistics & machine learning or related areas
  • Analytical expertise, including the ability to synthesize complex data, effectively manage complex analyses, technical understanding of system capabilities and constraints
  • Previous experience working on applied artificial intelligence, internet of things analytics, real time decisions systems, customer omnichannel strategy in a global organization or professional services company is preferred
  • Experience with collaboration tools & ticketing systems (e.g. JIRA, Confluence, GitHub) is preferred
  • Fluent written and spoken English (other languages desirable)

Key Competencies

 Professional capabilities

  • Problem solving, communication, interpersonal and teaming skills​Ability to effectively handle difficult and stressful situations with poise, tact and patience
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, and solve critical problems
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to give and receive honest, balanced feedback
  • Ability to act as thought partner and expert with stakeholders at different levels
  • ​Work management, organization and planning​Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, efficient time management
  • Proactive communication of issues, priorities and objectives
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, demanding environment
  • ​Customer and business focusStrong collaborative skills and ability to adjust approach to effectively interact with clients
  • Focus on excellent client service and close attention to client needs
  • Values and ethicsDemonstrates competence and character that inspires trust
  • Flexible, self-motivated, and proactive out-of-the-box and critical thinker
  • Able to respect all BCG and client information as personal and confidential

Technical expertise

  • Experience in data modelling and statistics tools and methods:​Data modelling (variable transformation & summarization, algorithm development, ...)
  • Statistical methods (regression analysis, factor analysis, decision trees etc.)
  • Experience with R, Python
  • Experience with SPSS, Alteryx, SAS preferred
  • Machine learning algorithms (NLP, deep learning etc.)
  • Survey Analytics (Conjoint analysis, MaxDiff, etc.) preferred
  • Experience with Sawtooth, Dataiku, Clarabridge, Mahout preferred
  • ​Experience in core data visualization tasks and tools (one or more of the following):​Design visually compelling reports
  • Build interactive dashboards and data exploration tools
  • Experience with Tableau, QlikView, R shiny, D3 or other visualisation tools
  • ​Programming and/or scripting experience a plus: SQL, C#, Perl, Spark, VBA
  • Experience with big data environments a plus: Amazon Redshift, Hadoop/HIVE, Teradata