Platinion (Senior) Data Engineer

Boston Consulting Group
Washington, DC
Jan 15, 2022
Jan 17, 2022
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Who We AreBoston 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"A cents € 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.BCG PlatinionAs a seamlessly integrated part of the BCG network, we provide consulting services focused on the development and implementation of business-critical IT architecture and digital solutions. We create technology platforms and deliver exceptionally customized solutions of the future for our clients, from data strategies to next-generation customer journey solutions and transformational business models. We solve the most daunting challenges that companies face today and envision for tomorrow. Our style is entrepreneurial - nimble and innovative, with multifaceted, cross-functional teams and completely vendor-independent. Our unique selling proposition is technology expertise and delivery excellence.Platinion was founded in 2000. Since then, we have grown continuously and successfully. Today we have offices in Europe, North and South America, Asia Pacific and Africa.Practice Area ProfileBCG Platinion launched in Germany in 2000 to add deep technical expertise to the Boston Consulting Group's existing capabilities. Today, our presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America. Our New York-based North American team began in 2014 and in 2017 acquired MAYA Design, a Pittsburgh-based digital design and innovation lab, to grow our capabilities around technology and design. We support our clients' total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities. And together with BCG, BCG Platinion's interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.What You'll DoAt BCG Platinion, we are thinkers, makers, and doers who love solving hard problems. We aren't afraid to roll up our sleeves and dive into the weeds of complexity"A cents € in fact, that's our job. When companies are tasked with understanding and managing their data, we come in and develop the products, tools, and platforms they need to harness that information for real impact.Platinion (Senior) Data Engineers are:Iterative. They are excited to prototype at all levels of fidelity"A cents € and have the humility to walk away from ideas when they fail.Collaborative. They have the ability and enthusiasm to work with researchers, engineers, business consultants, and other designers who will challenge and support one another.Comfortable with ambiguity. They know projects and businesses move fast. That means the path forward isn't always well-defined. They are comfortable and collaborative through our process.Interdisciplinary. They deliver data products for digital solutions, deploy analytical models into production, fix existing data platforms, or coach and enable other teams in best practices depending on need.You're Good At:Working with a diverse set of clients across domains and industriesImplementing data orchestration pipelines, data sourcing, cleansing, and augmentation and quality control processesDeploying machine learning models in productionSupporting data architects in designing data architecturesAssisting in mentoring data engineers to further their personal and professional growthSupporting project management operations of a projectTranslating business needs into solutionsContributing to overall solution, integration, and enterprise architectureWhat You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)You'll Bring:2+ years of experience working on large scale, full lifecycle data implementation projectsBS/BA in data engineering, software engineering, data science, computer science, applied mathematics, or equivalent experience2+ years professional development experience with some of the AWS/Azure/GCP data stack:S3RedshiftAWS glueEMRAzure Data WarehouseAzure Blob StoreGoogle Big QueryA deep knowledge of performant SQL and understanding of relational database technologyHands-on RDBMS experience (data modeling, analysis, programming, stored procedures)Expertise in developing ETL/ELT workflows with one or more of the following:PythonScalaJavaDeployment of data pipelines in the Cloud in at least AWS, Azure, or GCPA deep understanding of relational and warehousing database technology, working with at least one of the major databases platforms (Oracle, SQLServer, Teradata, MySQL, Postgres)Additional consideration to candidates who possess some of the following criteria:Experience working with Big Data technologies such as Spark, Hive, Impala, Druid, or PrestoA solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and OO Design with fundamentally strong programming skillsProven success working in and promoting a rapidly changing, collaborative, and iterative product development environmentStrong interpersonal and analytical skillsIntellectual curiosity and an ability to execute projectsAn understanding of "big picture"A' business requirements that drive architecture and design decisionsDevOps and DataOps skills including "infrastructure as code"A' systems like CloudFormation or TerraformData system performance tuningImplementation of predictive analytics and machine learning models (MLlib, scikit-learn, etc)Willingness to travel around the globe to work with clients and BCG teams. At times, this role involves significant travel to client sites. The amount of travel will depend on client needs and nature of projectsWhat to include in your application:A link to your portfolio that demonstrates your affinity for data engineering and shows how you approach digital challengesBCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago, and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We offer multiple career paths for the world's best talent to have a real impact on business and society. As part of our team, you will benefit from the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we are headed next. We count on your authenticity, exceptional work, and strong integrity. In return we are committed to supporting you in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possible"A cents € and unlocking your potential to advance the world.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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