Development Engineer at Boston Consulting Group in Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

WHAT YOU'LL DO
We re seeking a dedicated and highly skilled candidate to join our team as a full stack Software Engineer for Gamma Retail Catalyst, BCG s advanced analytics platform for Retail clients and case teams. BCG is investing significantly into building digital products to support enablement and new ways of working which complement our consulting offerings. The ideal candidate has worked on cloud-based data platforms and developed a number of analytical applications in Python Flask, and is deeply versed in Python script coding and orchestration. This candidate will work on the front end and back end of our application, primarily focusing on application development. Knowledge/experience working with SparkSQL / Spark clusters, Tableau servers, PowerBI, and PostgreSQL databases is strongly preferred.

YOU'RE GOOD AT

* Python + Flask

* Being a technology jack of all trades , frequently shifting between challenging tasks

* Working with an 80/20 mindset, delivering 80% of the value in 20% of the time, and then cleaning up the details later

* Solving tricky full stack problems, including data architecture, performance optimization, and end user experience

* Picking up new tools/components quickly and building in a microservices environment

* Working with Google Cloud and/or Microsoft Azure

* Developing and deploying containerized web applications, leveraging Kubernetes & Docker

* Building high-performing advanced analytics platforms from the ground up and continuously improving their performance

* Writing high quality and scalable code in Python, ideally in a Retail or very-large-dataset environment (hundreds of millions /billions of rows)

* Incorporating third party or open source tools and packages into your code, such as canvas.js or echarts, Datatables + Datatables Editor, etc.

* Using standard Python packages and components (e.g. Numpy, Pandas, SciPY, SciKitLearn, SQLAlchemy, Bokeh, etc)

* Collaborating with other developers and product managers to execute on product features

* Writing unit, integration, acceptance, and other relevant automated testing

* Creating and consuming web APIs

* Transferring cloud, platform, frontend, data science and other knowledge to clients

* Ability to explain technical concepts to business users, aka understanding business logic and reasoning behind your code, not just the tech

YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)

YOU'LL WORK WITH
Our technology consultants and specialists partner with our clients and colleagues to build and implement digital solutions through a broad spectrum of activities. Technology jobs and engineering jobs include design of IT architectures, large-scale transformation, agile development, software engineering, cybersecurity consulting, and risk management.

WHO WE ARE
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. BCG was founded in 1963 and is a privately owned firm with more than 14,000 employees across 85 offices in 48 countries. Integrity, respect for the individual, delivering value, and making an impact on society are just some of BCGu0027s core values. BCGu0027s commitment to both our clientsu0027 success and our own standards is what sets BCG apart as a world-class professional services organization. Join BCG - start your career at a company that is consistently ranked as the leader in its field, and is acknowledged as one of the best places to work.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. BCG was founded in 1963 and is a privately owned firm with more than 14,000 employees across 85 offices in 48 countries. Integrity, respect for the individual, delivering value, and making an impact on society are just some of BCGu0027s core values. BCGu0027s commitment to both our clientsu0027 success and our own standards is what sets BCG apart as a world-class professional services organization. Join BCG - start your career at a company that is consistently ranked as the leader in its field, and is acknowledged as one of the best places to work..