IBM Data Scientist and Managing Consultant - Advanced Analytics in St Louis, Missouri

Job Description

At IBM Global Business Services (GBS), we partner with Fortune 1000 clients to deliver real business value by bringing together the world’s largest consulting practice with industry-leading research capability, enriching business consulting with advanced research, analytics and technology, and teaming on all phases of engagement to plan, build, and implement advanced business solutions. We establish new, flexible and iterative approaches that only IBM can offer through our unique combination of skills, experience and capabilities, leveraging the proven roadmaps and frameworks we have developed across our 17 industries. Additionally, we apply IBM’s global expertise and local capabilities through our unique global delivery network combined with our teams in over 170 countries to provide our clients with an integrated approach to business design and execution, and turning strategies into actions.

The Data Scientist and Managing Consultant role is in our Advanced Analytics practice. This position is for experts with documented success applying advanced analytics for our globally dispersed clients.


  • Manage and coordinate teams to deploy data analytics projects using innovative solutions and to provide analytics-driven insights

  • Solve business challenges and support business decisions by using advanced analytics techniques and deep learning algorithms

  • Create new and innovative intellectual property to drive first of kind solutions for client business problems

  • Demonstrate expertise in three or more domains (i.e. optimizations, deep learning, queueing theory)

  • Illustrate eminence in the technical community (i.e. thought leadership, articles, talks, competitions, certifications)

  • Educate and coach both clients and team members on machine learning knowledge, practical mathematical modeling, simulation and optimization in multiple analytics platform

The Data Scientist and Managing Consultant will have the opportunity to contribute right away to top-tier clients in collaboration with consultants in a dynamic team environment. This includes work on projects that help clients integrate analytics-driven strategy to increase effectiveness, reduce costs and improve profit and shareholder value.

This role provides an opportunity to build a powerful portfolio of interesting and rewarding experiences in many sectors. The ideal consultant will have strong experiences in the following areas with the opportunity to develop and strengthen abilities in the others: data analytics and modeling, data visualization, business acumen and strategy. You can take advantage of opportunities to master new skills, work across different disciplines and move into new challenges… all at IBM, a company that is at the forefront of taking on the grand challenges that affect our society


Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family Planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support and guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.




Our goal is to be essential to the world, which starts with our people. Company wide we kicked off an internal strategy program called Go Organic. At our core, we are committed to believing and investing in our workforce through:

  • Skill development: helping our employees grow their foundational skills and promoting internally

  • Finding the dream job at IBM: navigating our company with the potential for many careers by channeling an employee's strength and career aspirations

  • Diversity of people: Diversity of thought driving collective innovation


With an employee population of 375,000 in over 170 countries, amazingly we connect, collaborate, and care. IBMers drive a corporate culture of shared responsibility. We love grand challenges and everyday improvements for our company and for the world. We care about each other, our clients and the communities we live, work, and play in!



No Visa sponsorship opportunities exist for this position.


Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Master's Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or related STEM fields

  • At least 5 years of documented, provable experience in strategy consulting, application of data science, text analytics, visualizations and optimization modeling

  • At least 5 years of experience in advanced analytics tools such as R, SPSS, Python, SAS

  • At least 5 years of experience in data management and coding such as DB2, SQL, Hadoop

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • PhD in Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or related STEM fields

  • Applied knowledge on simulation and optimization

  • Experience in visualization such as d3, Javascript, HTML, CSS

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.