Data Scientist (Chicago)

Chicago, Illinois, United States


QuantumBlack teams work in multi-disciplinary environments harnessing data to provide real-world impact. We bring together the brightest data scientists, engineers and designers to take on the biggest problems facing the world’s most influential organisations. Our projects range from helping pharmaceutical companies bring lifesaving drugs to market quicker to optimising a Formula1 car’s performance. At QuantumBlack you have the best of both worlds; all the benefits of being part of one of the leading management consultancies globally and the autonomy to thrive in a fast growth tech culture:

What we do

We guide global companies through data science solutions to transform their businesses and enhance performance across industries including healthcare, automotive, energy and elite sport.

Who you are

A core value at QuantumBlack is fusion and at the heart of our multi-disciplinary teams is the belief that the sum of individual parts will always be less than the impact of the entire team. You are a highly collaborative individual who is capable of laying aside your own agenda, listening to and learning from colleagues, challenging thoughtfully and prioritising impact. You search for ways to improve things and work collaboratively with colleagues. You believe in iterative change, experimenting with new approaches, learning and improving to move forward quickly. Trust between colleagues is paramount here – you are an individual who can always be trusted to work in the best interests of all colleagues and to achieve the best outcome for QuantumBlack and our clients. You are naturally enthusiastic and enjoy sharing your passion with others.

What you’ll learn

As part of a team at QuantumBlack, you will be working on the frameworks and libraries that our teams of Data Scientists and Data Engineers use to progress from data to impact. We are passionate about life-long learning and professional development individual to each of our employees. Whilst here, you will:

The role

As a Data Scientist at QuantumBlack, you will drive the analytical scope and method for projects using Maths, Stats and Machine Learning to derive structure and knowledge from raw data across various industry sectors. You will influence many of the recommendations our clients need to positively change their businesses and enhance performance.



Interview process

1. Recruiter screen

2. Online HackerRank test (2 hour coding and modelling challenge)

3. First round technical video conference with a Data Scientist

4. Final rounds: Half day - Onsite includes tech round, case study, meet with guild lead and managing director

As an equal opportunity employer, QuantumBlack encourages applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, disability, pregnancy, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief. We maintain a sense of community rooted in respect and consideration for all employees where any evaluation is based simply upon individual work and team performance.

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