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R/ RShiny Software Engineer

Company: Analysis Group
Location: Boston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


Make an impact at Analysis Group, where we provide our clients with thoughtful, pragmatic solutions to their most challenging business and litigation problems. Analysis Group is one of the largest economics consulting firms, with more than 1,000 professionals across 14 offices in North America, Europe, and Asia. Since 1981, we have provided expertise in economics, finance, health care analytics, and strategy to top law firms, Fortune Global 500 companies, and government agencies worldwide. Our internal experts, together with our network of affiliated experts from academia, industry, and government, offer our clients exceptional breadth and depth of expertise.

About the R/R Shiny Software Engineer Position:

R/R-Shiny Software Engineers at Analysis Group help design, implement and maintain advanced analytics tools used in high-profile business challenges in finance, economics and health care across multiple industries. This includes collaborating across the entire spectrum of projects from ETL, data analysis, statistical modeling, application and package development, deployment and maintenance. To this end, R/R-Shiny Software Engineers are responsible for staying abreast of new developments in technology and data science, and communicating within the firm to help identify opportunities for cutting-edge tools, applications and data sources. Career development at Analysis Group include opportunities for growth in technical skills as well as in project management, analytical strategy and collaborative business development, depending on individual skills and interests, and with support and mentorship from senior staff.

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing and driving all technical aspects of software development to solve data science/advanced analytics challenges
  • Acting as an expert in R and R-Shiny development
  • Collaborating with project team by contributing to software design ideas, leading and mentoring more junior colleagues, providing software engineering best practices and mentoring a team of analysts
  • Acting as a resource and participating in client engagements and research as part of the case team
  • Identifying opportunities for technology to enhance service offerings
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of computing tools, providing technical training and helping to grow the in-house knowledge base of the full stack data science landscape Activities
    • Building data-centric platforms for advanced analytics (interactive analytics portals, data visualizations and others) Developing, deploying, and maintaining data science and data visualization on-prem and on-cloud infrastructures (e.g., R-Shiny, CI/CD tools, docker, databases)
    • Developing and reviewing software and packages in R, Python and other Object Oriented Languages
    • Developing end-to-end data engineering and machine learning production systems for full stack data science projects
    • Collaborating with internal consultants or external clients to identify and evaluate new products and / or functionality Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree with three years of relevant work experience required or an advanced degree, ideally in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or other relevant scientific degree
      • 2 to 3 years of relevant R development and/or full stack development experience
      • Experience driving software development best practices across the complete software lifecycle including product definition, development, unit testing, integration and deployment
      • Ability to write robust, maintainable, and scalable code in an object-oriented language, e.g., R, Python
      • Experience building interactive portals and data visualizations using R-Shiny
      • Proficiency with the storage, manipulation and management of databases is preferred
      • Experience with cloud services (Azure, AWS), containerization (docker) and CI/CD pipelines is preferred
      • Experience working within a Linux environment is preferred
      • Demonstrated experience working on project teams and collaborating with others
      • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills Analysis Group embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a deep and meaningful way. We are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We provide equal opportunities across all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, races, colors, ethnicities, mental and physical abilities and characteristics, ages, socioeconomic statuses, and religions, and we encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply.
        • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
        • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
        • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Analysis Group, Boston , R/ RShiny Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Boston, Massachusetts

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