GAMMA - Principal Analytics Software Architect


Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Montreal, New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, Washington, D.C.


North America


Big data & advanced analytics, Technology & digital


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

Practice Area Profile

BCG GAMMA combines innovative skills in computer science, artificial intelligence, statistics, and machine learning with deep industry expertise. The BCG GAMMA team is comprised of world-class data scientists and business consultants who specialize in the use of advanced analytics to get breakthrough business results. Our teams own the full analytics value-chain end to end: framing new business challenges, building fact-bases, designing innovative algorithms, creating scale through designing tools and apps, and training colleagues and clients in new solutions. Here at BCG GAMMA, you’ll have the chance to work with clients in every BCG region and every industry area. We are also a core member of a rapidly growing analytics enterprise at BCG - a constellation of teams focused on driving practical results for BCG clients by applying leading edge analytics approaches, data, and technology.

Role Profile


The BCG GAMMA Engineering team is building the next generation of analytics tools. With your help, BCG GAMMA will develop a platform that fuels BCG GAMMA‘s global data and analytics offerings. Data scientists depend on easy to use interfaces to easily code, increase productivity, answer questions, and envision their results. Clients need to easily interact with our analytics applications to measure the success of their new analytics enabled organization or quickly make decisions based on what and how they see analytic output. Our clients will use our analytics solutions to derive insights around business trends. We “open the doors“ to data for our clients giving them fast and trusted options to search, frame, and share data.  BCG GAMMA‘s goal is to help our clients understand what their data means and provide them the tools to share its narrative with various audiences.   


As an expert and valuable asset to our own case teams and to our clients, you’ll be helping BCG and its clients move forward while helping them solve difficult technology problems. You will help clients define what platform means to them, design their ideal solution and be the lead on the implementation while inspiring and guiding engineers (BCG and client engineers) to make the platform a reality. 


Support organizational changes in regards to capability development, restructuring toward product-centric team models, and transitioning to modern agile SDLC practices

Communicate technical decisions to non-technical audiences and build consensus around them

Articulate the value of foundational technology approaches to business executives (e.g. the pros & cons of microservices architectures in a given context)

Build strong stakeholder relationships and foster interaction at different levels

Manage priorities and make decisions in high stakes scenarios

Your Qualifications

Advanced degree preferred and preference on CS degree Cloud native architecture principles
9+ years of relevant industry experience with a focus on providing architectural and platform solutions
Containerization and PaaS approaches and tools (e.g., Docker EE, OpenShift, Kubernetes)
Domain-driven factoring of service interfaces using domain modeling, event storming, and other techniques
Delivery infrastructure buildout (e.g. CI, deployment orchestration, observability, and A/B test infrastructure)
Modern security practices
Modern API platform design
Modern data architectures (e.g. event driven architectures, stream processing, and integrating real time analytics into customer applications)
Travel  requirements : Expected 40% - 75%

Experience guiding teams in addressing the technical and delivery challenges in migrating away from monolithic systems to a modern services architecture
Ability to provide hands-on guidance to teams with an emphasis on strong layering and isolation practices and effective test strategies
Proven success supporting the implementation of delivery pipelines with modern delivery technologies
Hands on leadership; you get the importance of taking people with you along the journey and are able to influence and coach those around you to orchestrate team success.
Client service; you understand that not every client can effectively utilize sophisticated new technologies tools and prefer to choose solutions that are appropriate for an organization’s capability, cost-sensitivity, and risk tolerance.
Experience working with global and remote teams
Certified AWS Architect.
Experience with Open Source tools such as github, circleci, and terraform 
5+ years of experience with Linux, server automation and scripting.
3+ years of experience with Container technology using Docker.
3+ years of experience with OOP concepts and 3+ years of experience with modern scripting languages and frameworks.
2+ years of experience with monitoring tools such as Splunk or SumoLogic.
Team lead experience – working with global and remote teams

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