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PwC Data Scientist - TMT Senior Associate in Chicago, Illinois

Line of Service: Advisory

Specialty/Competency: Analytics

Industry/Sector: TMT X-Sector

Time Type: Full time

Government Clearance Required: No

Available for Work Sponsorship: Yes

Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

A career in our Analytics practice will provide you with the opportunity to combine consulting and industry expertise with data science capabilities. We use descriptive and predictive analytical techniques to incorporate client, third-party, and proprietary data to help answer questions and design solutions to our clients most pressing business issues.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.

  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.

  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.

  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.

  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.

  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.

  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.

  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success executing various aspects of the business involving information technology-related client engagements and/or projects within a professional services environment, including knowledge of an industry or functional domain and specialization in at least two of the following areas:

  • Operational Research and Statistical techniques;

  • Customer, Product, and Pricing Analysis; or,

  • Business and Operations Analysis within marketing, operations, or risk analysis using quantitative techniques.

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success working with analytical models and the following technical tools:

  • Visualization techniques and tools;

  • Advanced analytics techniques (regression,simulation, etc.);

  • Applicable sources of external, internal, or new data sources to support analytic methods and visualization techniques; and,

  • Healthcare, Insurance, Financial Services, Customer and Industrial Products and Services, Manufacturing or Telecom Industries.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success participating in consulting-related projects within a professional services environment that utilize creative thinking skills and individual initiative, including the following areas:

  • Analyzing large and complex data sets, including a demonstrated thorough aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis;

  • Collaborating and contributing as a team member by understanding personal and team roles, contributing to a positive working environment, building solid relationships with team members, and proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs, building relationships with clients, developing requests for information, demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks, and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor;

  • Prioritizing and handling multiple tasks, researching and analyzing pertinent client, industry and technical matters, utilizing problem-solving skills, and communicating effectively in written and verbal formats to various audiences (including various levels of management and external clients) in a professional business environment;

  • Coaching and collaborating with associates who assist with this work, including providing coaching, feedback, and guidance on work performance;

  • Understanding how the application of analytical techniques correlate to business values; and,

  • Selecting the appropriate analytical techniques for the problem at hand.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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