Senior Data Scientist - Journey Analytics


  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., applied mathematics, statistics, computer science, econometrics, operations research)
  • Advanced analytics experience
  • Experience with distributed computing (e.g., Hive, Spark) and data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau)
  • Passion for solving big puzzles using the latest analytic tools
  • Experience working with Python or R and a working knowledge of statistics
  • Ability to drive exploration and draw conclusions from multiple data sources
  • Willingness to travel internationally

Who You'll Work With

You'll work with our Journey Analytics team in Wrocław. Journey Analytics is part of McKinsey Solutions and McKinsey's New Ventures.

Journey Analytics helps business leaders answer critical questions related to customer journey mapping, digital adoption, customer experience, and multi-channel acquisition among others. Through diagnostics and analytics, tracking and automatic, capability building and value capture programs, we help clients achieve tangible improvements across the customer journey.

McKinsey New Ventures fosters innovation driven by analytics, design thinking, mobile and social by developing new products/services and integrating them into our client work. It is helping to shift our model toward asset-based consulting and is a foundation for –and expands our investment in –our entrepreneurial culture. Through innovative software as a service solutions, strategic acquisitions, and a vibrant ecosystem of alliances, we are redefining what it means to work with McKinsey.

As one of the fastest-growing parts of our firm, New Ventures has more than 1,500 dedicated professionals (including more than 800 analysts and data scientists) and we're hiring more mathematicians, data scientists, designers, software engineers, product managers, client development managers and general managers.

What You'll Do

You will tackle the most challenging analytics problems faced by our clients, rotating on to new engagements roughly every 3 months.

As an Senior Data Scientist you will be responsible for all operations, client engagements, relationships and client development in Europe. You will deliver large client projects from inception to completion.

Your will work with clients and McKinsey leadership in joint problem-solving sessions. You will facilitate the definition of project goals, tasks, and resource requirements. You'll be involved in leading the analytics thinking on engagements and the delivery of the corresponding analyses with your team (e.g., training predictive models, building smart dashboards or visualization tools). You'll coach senior clients to drive sustainable impact in customer experience and operations using Journey Analytics.

You'll build a personal brand as an analytics expert within the firm and as well as outside through the publishing of articles, attending and speaking at conferences, conducting research on the latest industry trends, and experimenting with the latest applicable analytical developments.

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