Principal Data Scientist

Short Description

McKinsey is looking for Principal Data Scientist who has experience in statistical modeling and machine learning techniques.

Job Description

Role Responsibilities:
  • Work on complex and extremely varied data sets from some of the worldâ??s largest organizations to solve real-world problems.
  • Develop data science products and solutions for clients as well as for our data science team.
  • Write highly optimized code to advance our internal Data Science Toolbox.
  • Work in a multi-disciplinary environment with specialists in machine learning, engineering, and design.
  • Add real-world impact to your academic expertise, as you are encouraged to write "black" papers and present at meetings and conferences should you wish.
  • Attend conferences such as NIPS and ICML as one global team as well as Data Science retrospectives where you will have the opportunity to share and learn from your co-workers.
  • Work within one of the largest and most advanced data science teams in London, support the Lead Data Scientists to develop data science products.

Required Knowledge:
  • A Ph.D. level in the field of Computer Science, Machine Learning, Applied Statistics, Mathematics.
  • Programming experience in at least two of the following languages: R, Python, Scala, SQL.
  • Experience in applying advanced analytical and statistical methods in the commercial world.
  • Good presentation and communication skills, with the ability to explain complex analytical concepts to people from other fields.
  • Experience in applying data science methods to business problems.
  • Experience in statistical modeling and machine learning techniques.

Principal Data Scientist
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McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. We are the trusted advisor to the world's leading businesses, governments, and institutions. 

We work with leading organizations across the private, public and social sectors. Our scale, scope, and knowledge allow us to address problems that no one else can. We have deep functional and industry expertise as well as breadth of geographical reach. We are passionate about taking on immense challenges that matter to our clients and, often, to the world. 

We work with our clients as we do with our colleagues. We build their capabilities and leadership skills at every level and every opportunity. We do this to help build internal support, get to real issues, and reach practical recommendations. We bring out the capabilities of clients to fully participate in the process and lead the ongoing work.