Senior IT Architect

Location:

Singapore

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

Position Profile:

You will collaborate with colleagues from Platinion North America and/or Boston Consulting Group on national and international client projects.

Together with our clients, you will develop superior IT concepts and architecture solutions as well as support technical implementations actively and on site, applying your sound technical know-how, your understanding of business contexts, and your analytical and conceptual skills.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Typical tasks include the following:
  • Management of work packages/modules in critical IT implementation projects
  • Technical architecture and code reviews and performance of technical proofs of concept
  • Analysis of complex IT application landscapes
  • Analysis of the status quo and optimization of IT architectures
  • Functional and technical online and Internet strategies
  • IT project management and quality assurance
  • Optimization of application development processes 

Your Qualifications

The ideal candidate possesses:

  • A university degree with above-average academic performance in a mathematical-scientific field, information technology, or business administration
  • At least 4 years of professional experience in the field of professional software development or IT project management
  • Extensive technical expertise (overarching understanding of architecture, object-oriented programming languages, database design and systems, component technologies, XML standards, and current technology trends)
  • Expertise in project planning and controlling
  • Overview of common development methods and tools
  • Experience in requirement and configuration management
  • Insight into quality and risk management processes
  • Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills
  • Distinct client and results orientation
  • A confident and convincing manner
  • Team spirit, communication and presentation skills, and mental agility
  • Flexibility, ability to work under pressure, and willingness to travel 

Professional Skills:

  • Analytical and structured
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly professional and rigorous
  • Able to think strategically/end-to-end
  • Good business sense
  • Results-oriented
  • Driven, hard-working
  • Team player, open, pleasure to work with and positive in a group dynamic

Personal Attributes:

  • Loyal and reliable
  • Highest ethical standards
  • Flexible and creative: ability to propose innovative ideas, build empathy within the firm and win the trust of the clients
  • Good interpersonal skills but also judgment independency and autonomy
  • Entrepreneurial, proactive, and productive
Role Located in Singapore

Date Posted:

05-Sep-2018

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