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Lead IT Architect - Platinion

Company: Boston Consulting Group
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Locations: Atlanta - Austin - Boston - Chicago - Dallas - Denver - Houston - Miami - Nashville - Summit - New York - Philadelphia - Pittsburgh - Durham - Toronto - Washington Who We Are Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we help clients with total transformation-inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact.

To succeed, organizations must blend digital and human capabilities. Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting along with technology and design, corporate and digital ventures-and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, generating results that allow our clients to thrive. About BCG Platinion BCG Platinion's presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America. We achieve digital excellence for clients with sustained solutions to the most complex and time-sensitive challenge. We guide clients into the future to push the status quo, overcome tech limitations, and enable our clients to go further in their digital journeys than what has ever been possible in the past. At BCG Platinion, we deliver business value through the innovative use of technology at a rapid pace. We roll up our sleeves to transform business, revolutionize approaches, satisfy customers, and change the game through Architecture, Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Application and Risk functions. We balance vision with a pragmatic path to change transforming strategies into leading-edge tech platforms, at scale. What You'll Do As an IT Consultant at BCG Platinion, you will collaborate on interdisciplinary teams of designers, engineers, researchers, technical experts, and consultants to develop leading IT concepts and architectural solutions. In this role, you will apply your sound technical know-how, understanding of business contexts, and analytical skills to enable organizations to technically transform. IT Architects at BCG Platinion are: Collaborative. They are interdisciplinary team players who seek alignment and establish relationships ranging from cross-functional stakeholder groups to existing teams.

  • Comfortable with ambiguity. They know the path forward isn't always well-defined. They are comfortable and confident working through the unknown.
  • Technical experts. They are critical thinkers and have extensive IT expertise that drives novel solutions routed in complexity.
  • Generalists. They have a solid technical foundation and wide range of experience to guide any client on any challenge, agnostic of industry.
  • Change agents. They know how to make change happen across an organization. They can align and onboard teams to implement new processes and toolsets. They embrace complex challenges and guide an organization to optimize IT best practices. You're Good At:
    • Solution and application architecture and evaluation of alternative approaches
    • Restructuring IT processes and organization
    • Supporting IT functions during mergers and acquisitions, including the functional and technical transformation of an organization's IT department
    • Evaluating an organization's IT and software architecture
    • Assessing and implementing IT architectures
    • Evaluating products, such as core systems
    • Developing technical concepts development and designing of software solutions
    • Assessing quality assurance for IT implementation
    • Designing and implementing feasibility studies
    • Designing work packages/modules in IT implementation projects
    • Reviewing technical architecture and code
    • Executing technical proofs of concept
    • Analyzing complex IT application landscapes and status quo for IT architecture optimization
    • Developing functional and technical online and Internet strategies
    • Optimizing the application development processes
    • Contribute to BCG Platinion's consulting business by:
      • Assisting with business development through writing proposals, scoping projects
      • Contributing to our thought leadership through written publications and speaking at events and conferences What You'll Bring You bring:
        • Bachelor's Degree in information technology, business administration, computer science, business management, or system controls & engineering or a related field (Masters is a plus)
        • 6+ years of practical experience in software engineering with more than 4 years in architecture discipline
        • Superior technical knowledge, engineering rigor, and creative problem-solving
        • Ability to explain complex technology topics to executives
        • Extensive technical expertise and knowledge of:
          • Various technology stacks
          • Cloud native applications and cloud services architecture
          • Integration methodologies and tools
          • Ability to explain complex technology topics to executives Extensive technical expertise and knowledge of:
            • API and Microservices architecture
            • Structured and unstructured databases and usage patterns
                • Data analytics architecture (e.g. Data Lake)
                • Programming paradigms and approaches (e.g. object-oriented)
                • Process automation approaches and tooling (e.g. DevOps, AIOps)
                • Mainframe architecture (nice to have, but not must)
                • Experience in agile engineering and tooling support
                • An agile mindset that moves past blockers and a vision to iteratively migrate to the next/modern set of architecture capabilities with a lens of business benefits/value Purposeful travel based on client and business needs. Expect 30-50% travel Additional info What We Offer: At BCG, we care about our people, and offer best in class benefits to support you personally and professionally throughout your different life experiences including:
                  • An opportunity to work organically across disciplines and across BCG, we offer a unified and unrivaled opportunity that combines strategic thinking with hands-on applications.
                  • A unique experience to work alongside a team of passionate and driven problem-solvers with a mission to deliver innovative and valuable digital solutions in a supportive environment. BCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago, and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We offer multiple career paths for the world's best talent to have a real impact on business and society. As part of our team, you will benefit from the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we are headed next. We count on your authenticity, exceptional work, and strong integrity. In return we are committed to supporting you in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possible-and unlocking your potential to advance the world. FOR U.S. APPLICANTS: The first year base compensation for this role is $180,000 in USD. In addition to your base salary, you will also be eligible for an annual discretionary performance bonus and BCG's Profit Sharing and Retirement Fund (PSRF) contribution. BCG also provides a market leading benefits package described below. At BCG, we are committed to offering a comprehensive benefit program that includes everything our employees and their families need to be well and live life to the fullest. We pay the full cost of medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees - and their eligible family members. That's zero dollars in premiums taken from employee paychecks.
                    • All our plans provide best in class coverage:
                    • Zero dollar ($0) health insurance premiums for BCG employees, spouses, and children
                    • $10 (USD) copays for trips to the doctor, urgent care visits and prescriptions for generic drugs
                    • Dental coverage, including up to $5,000 (USD) in orthodontia benefits
                    • Vision insurance with coverage for both glasses and contact lenses annually
                    • Reimbursement for gym memberships and other fitness activities
                    • Fully vested retirement contributions made annually, whether you contribute or not
                    • Generous paid time off including vacation, holidays, and annual office closure between Christmas and New Years
                    • Paid Parental Leave and other family benefits such as elective egg freezing, surrogacy, and adoption reimbursement
                    • Employees, spouses, and children are covered at no cost. Employees share in the cost of domestic partner coverage. To learn more about our employee benefit please check our BCG Benefits page. Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under national, provincial, or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.

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