IntroductionAs a Strategy Consultant at IBM, you will help reinvent businesses and industries by developing and utilizing specialized knowledge of industry-specific and cross-industry competitive strategies. You'll manage complex components of an engagement, working closely with clients and their customers to understand their pain points. Your strategic recommendations will drive change in a digitally-enabled era and give you the opportunity to collaborate with highly talented IBMers. Are you ready?Your Role and ResponsibilitiesAt 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 Strategy Consultant role is in our Worldwide Advanced Analytics Center of Competency (CoC). This position is for subject matter experts who are able to apply strategy consulting and advanced analytics to our globally dispersed clients. The responsibilities include working with client executives (often at C-suite levels), defining key business problems, formulating mathematical approaches, gathering and analyzing data to solve problems, collaborating as part of a consulting team in implementing the recommended solution and finally developing analyzing/drawing conclusions and presenting findings and recommendations to clients.The Data Scientist and Managing Strategy Consultant will have the opportunity to contribute right away to top-tier clients in collaboration with smart people in a dynamic team environment. The Data Scientist and Managing Strategy Consultant will work on projects that help clients integrate strategy and technology to increase effectiveness, reduce costs and improve profit and shareholder value. The Data Scientist and Managing Strategy Consultant will have an opportunity to build a powerful portfolio of interesting and rewarding experiences. The ideal consultant will be strong in at least one of the following, with the opportunity to develop and strengthen his/her abilities in the others: data analytics and modeling, data visualization, business acumen and strategy. He/she 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 tackling the grand challenges that affect our societyRequired Technical and Professional ExpertiseBachelor's degreeAt least 3 years of experience in analytical role applying data mining, text analytics, visualizations or optimization modelingAt least 1 year of experience in project management of consulting engagementWillingness to travel up to 4 days a week (home on weekends, based on project requirements)Fluent in EnglishPreferred Technical and Professional ExpertiseAdvanced degreeAt least 5 years of experience in strategy consulting, and applying data mining, text analytics, visualizations and optimization modelingAt least 2 years of experience in project management of consulting engagementIT consulting work experienceAbout Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.Location StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.