We’re BCG Digital Ventures. Welcome.We are an ever-growing global team of the world’s most remarkable entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, venture architects, product experts and investors. Our ventures create a strategic advantage for the most important global companies.This is BCG Digital Ventures. Adventure awaits you…Introducing our Venture Build Team.We have entered a decade of disruption of large corporate business models, driven by a step change in the power of technology and the audacity and speed of start-ups. To be fit for the future, visionary companies will deliberately re-imagine themselves by injecting or attacking established models with new ideas fueled by technology.Our team consists of world-class business leaders, product designers, engineers and technology experts. Together, we are helping corporations own the next horizon of innovation.AS A LEAD DATA SCIENTIST, YOU WILL USE YOUR SKILLS TO:Demonstrate and communicate a passion about building the data foundation, products and capabilities that drive business growthBuild innovative data products: e.g., real-time services, such as personalization; A/B testing; audience segmentation; unified profile; commerce graph; as well as a big data platform on Hadoop and Spark with real-time data ingestion and processing.Conceptualize, define, and oversee regular updates around key product metrics as the company’s challenges and data evolve.Execute descriptive analyses, ranging from identifying product opportunities to understanding user behavior.Cultivate strong collaborations with product, engineering, senior stakeholders.Share your technical solutions and product ideas with the BCG DV team through design review, pair programming, code reviews, and tech talks.Balance competing priorities while adhering to deadlines and aligning resources with value demandsAS A LEAD DATA SCIENTIST, YOU WILL NEED:Experience in statistical modeling, Machine Learning, and Natural Language Processing.Experience with a programming language like Python, Java, R and ScalaAbility to translate data insights into product decisionsEnthusiasm for learning new things and going deep into detailed data analysisWillingness to teach othersWorkflow flexibility and strong teamwork skillsMS in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or related areasExperience leading and managing a team of data scientists to apply advanced Data Mining and Machine Learning tools and techniques to create innovative solutions for business problemsHas delivered and/or managed the delivery of data science components that are part of a successful commercial productsPast experience collaborating with the engineering team to develop prototypes and software products that could be deployed in a multitude of environments (e.g.: cloud, on-premises, devices, etc…)Past experience with Big Data and Fast Data (i.e.: real time streaming)Have client facing experience; past experience working with executivesADDITIONAL VALUED CAPABILITIES INCLUDE:PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or related areas8+ years of relevant work experience, including expertise in recommendation systems, personalization, collaborative filtering and content based filteringExperience with techniques like Artificial Intelligence, Image Recognition, Name Entity Recognition, etc. Experience with distributed systems such as Hadoop/MapReduce, Spark, streaming data processing, cloud architectureExperience with Python, Unix, or statistical software packages (R, SAS) for data manipulationFamiliarity with SQL or other querying languageAbility to work with dashboard and visualization software such as Tableau, D3, Mixpanel, Flurry or Google AnalyticsConfidence with analytical tools such as Excel, R, Python, Stata,or Matlab
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