US/Canada - Platinion - Digital & Technology - Enterprise Solutions - Senior Manager

Location:

Mountain View/Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Seattle

Geography:

North America

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

Senior Managers 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:

  • Developing Architecture assessments and technology modernization POVs
  • Improving technology efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Implementing change management and executive education (i.e. Agile coaching)
  • Restructuring technology organization and core processes
  • Leading technology product management and quality assurance
  • Delivering IT due diligence, assessments, recommendations, and future-state designs
  • Mentoring and leading team members to develop talent, provide direction, and oversee output and projects
  • Designing and developing IT target architectures in an enterprise environment with familiarity of component technologies, microservices and API architectures
  • Managing requirements and configuration of large-scale system implementations
  • Managing stakeholder expectations and mitigating situations when they escalate
  • Leading large, complex projects:
    • Developing and managing client relationships
    • Drafting and writing project proposals
    • Proactively advancing our business through a functioning network
    • Managing team processes and project framework
    • Communicating with steering committee members
    • Developing content within project frameworks

Your Qualifications

You’ll Bring:

  • BA/BS or Master’s degree in information technology, business administration, computer science, business management, or system controls or a related field
  • 8+ years of relevant practical experience in consulting and in the execution of operational and strategic IT implementation projects
  • Management experience as a responsible project leader of (client) teams
  • Experience in resource planning and employee management
  • Experience in IT organization and process development
  • Well-versed experience in Agile practices
  • Knowledge of DevOps, test-driven development, and cloud-based architectures
  • Business-fluent written and spoken English language skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • The ability to perform in high pressure situations
  • The ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment—proposing innovative ideas, building empathy within the firm, and winning the trust of the clients
  • A highly professional and driven mindset, with the ability to think strategically and end-to-end
  • Entrepreneurial know-how, proactiveness, and productiveness
  • A distinct client and results-oriented mindset
  • Good interpersonal skills, but also judgment independency and autonomy
  • The highest ethical standards
  • Willingness to travel around the globe to work with clients and BCG teams. At times, this role involves significant travel to client sites. The amount of travel will depend on client needs and nature of projects

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 digital and 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.


Date Posted:

15-Apr-2019

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