Senior IT Architect

Location:

Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi

Geography:

Asia Pacific

Capabilities:

Technology & digital

Industries:

Technology industries

About Us

Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with more than 90 offices in 50 countries. For more information, please visit bcg.com

Role Profile

We are looking for an experienced Solutions/Technology Architects ideally with experience in Data Analytics, Artificial intelligence or Machine Learning, or alternatively within Cloud, API, Infrastructure, Cyber/Information Security domains.

Responsibilities: You will be part of BCG Platinion and collaborate with our colleagues from BCG Strategy Consulting, Digital Ventures and Gamma to work on UK and international client projects. You will assess and coach our clients' IT teams, define IT strategies and architecture solutions, establish and manage delivery teams and roll up your sleeves to build proof of concepts and MVPs, applying your technical know-how, your understanding of business contexts and your analytical and conceptual skills.

Typical tasks include:

  • Management of work packages/modules in critical IT implementation projects
  • Technical architecture, code reviews & performance of technical proofs of concept
  • Analysis of complex IT application landscapes, optimization of development processes and Solution Architecture 
  • Functional and technical online and Internet strategies
  • IT project management and quality assurance

Your Qualifications

Qualifications, Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Full understanding of interdependencies between her/his own work stream and the overall project context, being able to scope and design a work stream autonomously and take responsibility for it 
  • Can run a workshop at peer level: effectively facilitating client meetings, preparing CTMs, co-leading a content topic as well as coaching other project members and able to generate trust, to be perceived by the client as a potential partner
  • A university degree with above-average academic performance in a STEM related field 
  • Significant professional experience in the field of professional software development or IT project management using Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Extensive technical expertise (overarching understanding of architecture, object-oriented programming languages, database design and systems, component technologies, XML standards, and current technology trends) of digital solutions on mobile devices as well as legacy environments
  • Extensive experience in the assessment of IT target architectures in an enterprise environment, component technologies, and service-oriented architectures
  • Experience with No-SQL and SQL DBs, also exposure to big data environments (e.g., Hadoop, Redshift)
  • Technical experience of PaaS/IaaS platforms such as Pivotal, Heroku, AWS, Azure
  • Role is located in India
  • We are looking for career-minded professionals with experience in one or more of the following:
-IT consulting on complex digital and analytics transformations
-Digital Strategy & Transformation, IT Modernization
-Solution and Enterprise Architecture
-DevOps, Agile & Bimodal IT
-Cloud, Infrastructure & Operations
-Robotic Process Automation, AI and Cognitive Computing
-Web, Mobile, IoT and Blockchain Application Development 
-Data Architecture, Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning
-Cyber Security & Risk Consulting

Date Posted:

30-Aug-2018

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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