Senior IT Architect

Location:

Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai

Geography:

Asia Pacific

Capabilities:

Technology & digital

Industries:

Technology industries

About Us

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.

Practice Area Profile

BCG Platinion launched in Germany in 2000 to add deep technical expertise to the Boston Consulting Group’s existing capabilities. Today, our presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America. Our New York-based North American team began in 2014 and in 2017 acquired MAYA Design, a Pittsburgh-based digital design and innovation lab, to grow our capabilities around technology and design. We support our clients’ total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities. And together with BCG, BCG Platinion’s interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.

Role Profile

We are looking for experienced IT Architects/Technology Consultants to further grow our team within BCG Platinion helping us to work on thought leadership, deep digital capabilities and client enablement. These are exciting opportunities for IT Architects/Technology Consultants with the ability to consult clients on large scale and complex environments. 

BCG Platinion is our home for experienced and innovative technologists within Digital BCG. We will help you grow your leadership capabilities and skills across a range of architecture disciplines. 

Key responsibilities include: 
  • Work cohesively with hybrid case teams consisting of BCG/BCG Digital on IT/technology transformation projects. 
  • Assess solution architecture and landscape, define target state and develop roadmaps. 
  • Assist define and drive implementation of technical architectures and proof of concepts. 
  • Align business and technology strategies to deliver impactful insights and outcomes jointly with client management. 
  • Design innovative technology solutions across various projects/clients to solve complex business problems. 
  • Analyze complex and high-risk IT solutions, often coupled with optimization of the full software delivery lifecycle. 
  • Drive innovation for our clients by leveraging cross-industry views on technology trends. 
  • Actively network, manage and influence multiple client and stakeholder relationship groups including senior executives. 

Your Qualifications

  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in an IT strategy, technology consulting firm and/or within a large corporate environment. 
  • Exposure to working within an Architecture area (Enterprise, Solutions or Applications). 
  • Knowledge and exposure to architecting solutions at an enterprise scale. 
  • Understanding of enterprise architecture principles and exposure to architecting modern data platforms. 
  • Broad generalist Digital/Technology skills and knowledge. 
  • Excellent communication, client facing and consulting skills. 
  • Ability to communicate to target audience including storylining.   
  • Strategic mindset, presence and gravitas. 
  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree, preferably in an IT/Computer Science or related discipline. 
  • Enterprise architectural frameworks and methods including TOGAF and/or related certifications 
  • Flexibility to travel interstate or international as required. 

Date Posted:

14-Feb-2019

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.
BCG is an E-Verify Employer. Click here for more information on E-Verify.