McKinsey Data Scientist TEI Technical Interview

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Anonymous B asked on Dec 20, 2017

Hi,

Does anyone know what kind of case interview will be asked in the TEI - Technical round of the Mckinsey case interview? This is different from the PEI. This is for the role of a Data Scientist.

Any leads would be much appreciated.


Thanks!

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Vlad
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replied on Dec 21, 2017
McKinsey / Accenture Alum / Got all BIG3 offers / Harvard Business School

Hi,

I know about 2 different cases:

  1. Applying to McKinsey in-house data science company that they bought recently - QuantumBlack as an experienced data scientist. They tested the SQL requests a bit, but more thoroughly they tested the skills in Python programming and data architecture.
  2. Applying to McKinsey as a data scientist to R&I department as a PHD hire. The process was very similar to the standard R&I process at McKinsey. They usually ask the cases and PEI, but PEI is less structured (have 5-6 stories in mind and adapt them quickly). They also tested the specific knowledge of the industry in the PHD thesis for this candidate.

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Clara
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replied on May 15, 2020
McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut

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Anonymous C replied on Oct 24, 2017

I have the same interview in 5 days with the Analytics group as well. Could you tell me what was part of the interview?

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