You’ll work in one of our North American offices as part of our Travel Transport & Logistics practice and be close to our firm-wide analytics teams.
Our Travel Transport & Logistics practice works with clients in the travel and tourism space as well as freight and passenger transportation sectors – be it via ocean, air, roads, rail. The majority of our clients are airlines, airports, hotels, cruise lines, rental car providers, tour operators, railways, urban transit operators, postal, parcel and express services, trucking companies, port operators, shipping lines, and others in the distribution value chain.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
You'll work closely with senior client stakeholders on challenging problems and aiding strategic decision-making using analytics, modeling/simulation, and optimization.
You will apply innovative thinking, strong technical skills and leverage knowledge from relevant industries and academics.
Additionally, you will plan and execute high-quality methods that are practically grounded and unlock important value for business insights and decision making.
This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in critical high-impact areas for cutting edge Advanced Analytics and Data Science.
MS/PhD in Computer Science, Operations Research, Mathematics, Statistics or related subject
3-10 years of experience in modeling and simulation – areas of experience can include monte-carlo methods, discrete event simulation, agent-based models, system dynamics, information flow systems, manufacturing and operations simulations, passenger/people/transport traffic simulation
Experience with simulation packages such as AnyLogic, ExtendSim, Arena, MATSIM, VISSIM, SUMO, Vensim
Programming languages such as SQL, Python, Java, R, MATLAB highly preferred
Fluency and ease in basic data manipulation, exploratory analysis and data engineering (e.g., feature creation, parameter estimation)
Experience working with aviation, travel, hospitality, transportation/ transit or distribution/ logistics industry and associated datasets and solutions or technology stack
About McKinsey & Company
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm. We are the trusted advisor to the world's leading businesses, governments, and institutions.
We work with leading organizations across the private, public and social sectors. Our scale, scope, and knowledge allow us to address problems that no one else can. We have deep functional and industry expertise as well as breadth of geographical reach. We are passionate about taking on immense challenges that matter to our clients and, often, to the world.
We work with our clients as we do with our colleagues. We build their capabilities and leadership skills at every level and every opportunity. We do this to help build internal support, get to real issues, and reach practical recommendations. We bring out the capabilities of clients to fully participate in the process and lead the ongoing work.
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