GeoAnalytics Analyst - X Delivery

4 days left

Boston Consulting Group
Chicago, Illinois
May 10, 2024
May 27, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Consulting
Who We Are

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Practice Area Profile

What You'll Do

BCG X is BCG's premier data science and advanced analytics capability with 1000+ data scientists, engineers, and analysts globally. Within BCG X, our X.Delivery Teams are our hybrid client-facing/consulting-support that leverages available tools and code bases to deliver powerful and specialized insights that help our clients tackle their most pressing business problems. We partner with BCG case teams across the full analytics value chain: framing new business challenges and problems, designing and executing innovative analytical solutions, and interpreting findings for our clients. GeoAnalytics is a sub-team in X.Delivery with expertise in geospatial data, analytics and technology.

Our 35+ member team is a global resource, working with clients in every BCG region and in every industry area. It is a core member of BCG X - a rapidly growing analytics enterprise at BCG deploying a constellation of teams focused on driving practical results for BCG clients by applying leading edge technologies.

As an Analyst in GeoAnalytics, you will be solving a variety of location-based analytical problems for our clients. You will utilize your knowledge of geospatial data and analytics while using tools such as Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Python, and visualization/analytical platforms (ex. Tableau, Alteryx). You will leverage a range of techniques such as geospatial clustering, network analysis, location-based optimization and predictive analytics/modeling. You will be expected to distill insights from your analysis and link them to business objectives. You will contribute to IP development, content development, and support internal marketing

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience in GeoAnalytics with advanced degree preferred
  • Relevant degree in geospatial related field such as: Geography, Geology, Environmental Science, Remote Sensing, Urban Planning, Statistics/GeoStatistics, Applied Mathematics, or Computer Science
  • Previous experience working in a global organization or professional services firm is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in the following:
  • GIS software such as ESRI ArcGIS or QGIS
  • Descriptive statistics and statistical methods (e.g. correlation, regression, clustering, etc.) with applications in machine learning
  • Data management skills (e.g. data modeling, data integrity QA/QC, querying, analysis)
  • Data science programming/coding in Python and/or R including use of spatial libraries/packages (eg GeoPandas, Rasterio, GDAL/OGR, Terra )
  • Business Intelligence/data visualization platforms such as Tableau, Power BI, etc.
  • Conducting web-based research for open data sources; handling, understanding, and assessing new datasets; and stitching together disparate datasets to conduct custom analyses
  • Applying use geospatial data, tools, and technology to solve problems for businesses across multiple topics
FOR U.S. APPLICANTS: Boston Consulting Company ("BCG") is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

In addition to your base salary, you will also be eligible for an annual discretionary performance bonus and BCG's Profit Sharing and Retirement Fund (PSRF) contribution. BCG also provides a market leading benefits package described below.

At BCG, we are committed to offering a comprehensive benefit program that includes everything our employees and their families need to be well and live life to the fullest. We pay the full cost of medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees - and their eligible family members. That's zero dollars in premiums taken from employee paychecks. All our plans provide best in class coverage:
Zero dollar ($0) health insurance premiums for BCG employees, spouses, and children
Low $10 (USD) copays for trips to the doctor, urgent care visits and prescriptions for generic drugs
Dental coverage, including up to $5,000 in orthodontia benefits
Vision insurance with coverage for both glasses and contact lenses annually
Reimbursement for gym memberships and other fitness activities
Fully vested Profit Sharing Retirement Fund contributions made annually, whether you contribute or not, plus the option for employees to make personal contributions to a 401(k) plan
Paid Parental Leave and other family benefits such as elective egg freezing, surrogacy, and adoption reimbursement
Generous paid time off including 12 holidays per year, an annual office closure between Christmas and New Years, and 15 vacation days per year (earned at 1.25 days per month)
Paid sick time on an as needed basis
Employees, spouses, and children are covered at no cost. Employees share in the cost of domestic partner coverage.

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