Software Engineering Senior Manager - X Delivery


Bengaluru, New Delhi


Asia Pacific


Technology & digital


Technology industries

Who We Are

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What You'll Do

As a part of BCG’s X Delivery team, you will work closely with consulting teams on a diverse range of advanced topics. You will have the opportunity to leverage software development methodologies to deliver value to BCG's Consulting & case teams, Product teams and Practice Areas (domain) by providing software developer subject matter expertise, and accelerated execution support.
This global business unit is an integral part of BCG’s strategy to develop new digital client service offerings in order to deliver superior value and sustained impact. The unit has responsibilities for full-life cycle of BCG proprietary data and software assets, from initial business case to roadmap delivery, launch, and ongoing support operations. All of BCG’s core product capabilities are housed within the business unit including product management, design, development, support and data analytics experts who work in deep collaboration with BCG practice areas, clients and consulting teams. This team of highly motivated and insightful colleagues will provide an opportunity to work in an entrepreneurial, start-up environment supported by a global management-consulting firm, which is the world’s leading advisor on business strategy.
You will collaborate with teams to gather requirements, specify, design, develop, deliver and support software products & solutions serving client needs. You will provide technical support through deeper understanding of relevant software solutions and processes to build high quality and efficient technology solutions. Assignments can range from short-term Proof of concepts/Minimum viable product to long-term product development assignments with enterprise-grade software development as a critical enabler.

Technical & Delivery Oversight
• Thought partnering as a trusted advisor with highly demanding stakeholders / consulting teams on software development and delivery topics, drawing conclusions on a range of external and internal issues and dependencies
• Taking ownership of technical envisioning, technical feasibility, timelines scoping and execution of enterprise grade software applications
• Participate as required in requirements gathering workshop
• Helps in establishing short and long-term objectives, plans and ensures adherence
• Identifying roadmap dependencies and collaborate with cross functional teams
• Identify and build necessary technical capabilities within the team through upskilling using trainings and/or workshops

Software Engineering Architecture & Design
• Architecting applications ensuring security, flexibility, scalability and performance
• Solve complex business problems with technical solutions
• Responsible for conducting periodic design and code reviews, and share constructive feedback with team members
• Setting best practices and standards for development, integration and testing
• Conceptualize and execute proof of concepts and drive MVPs
• Coach on (new) technologies and establish a team-wide comprehension of solution design
• Effectively balance guiding and execution; participate in coding.

People Management, Collaboration & Outreach
• Experience in managing software development teams covering all facets of people management/employee life cycle from hire to retire including forecasting, recruitment, onboarding, appraisals, learning and development, career progression and off-boarding
• Appraises team members' performances and offer continuous, realistic and constructive feedback to team members and ensure team members feel supported at all times
• Seek support when necessary, from Leadership and Career Advisor to counsel team members periodically in alignment with team vision
• Periodically conduct learning needs identification exercises and work with necessary teams to seek support on upskilling and needed technical training, and ensure they are in-line with the team’s objectives and budgets
• Ensure all team members are contributing to the best of their abilities within the guidelines prescribed by BCG
• Create a working environment where team members feel comfortable, confident and develop a free to speak culture
• Establish oneself as a technical guru for consulting/topic teams; Being the brand ambassador for software development in BCG
• Communicate insights through sophisticated synthesis and packaging of results (including PPT slides and charts) with stakeholders / consulting teams; collecting, synthesizing, learnings & inputs into new best practices and methodologies
• Contributes to team’s content & IP development
• Contribute to technical team recruiting globally
Problem Solving & Mentoring
• You should be strong in solutioning with hands-on experience in software & software product delivery, through the entire life cycle of software development.
• Strong problem-solving skills with the ability to develop and codify knowledge and provide appropriate technical advice where required
• You will coach developers and build future ready engineering teams with best in the business tools, trends and technologies
Technical Skills:
• Must have strong experience in:
    • Object-Oriented design SOLID principles and modern design patterns
    • Polyglot programming, experienced in multiple frameworks and platforms.
    • SOA & Microservices architecture implementation using REST APIs, queue-based messaging patterns, relational and NoSQL databases.
    • CD-CI through DevOps tools
    • Docker, Kubernetes, and Terraform
    • Modern Identity management with OAuth 2.0, OpenID Connect & SAML 2.0
    • Creating architectural design and deployment documents
    • Awareness of the latest security threats and mitigating them by design
    • TDD & BDD methodologies.
    • Languages – C#, TypeScript, SQL and HTML/CSS
    • Web Frameworks – ASP.NET WEB API, MVC, .Net Core
    • ORM frameworks – Entity Framework or LINQ to SQL
    • Frontend framework – Angular
    • RDBMS Database technologies – MS SQL Server
    • Build systems – MSBuild and Gulp
    • Version control – Azure DevOps, Git
    • Package managers – nuget, npm and bowerThird party visualization libraries – HighChart, Kendo UI & ag-grid
    • Mobile application platforms – Xamarin, PhoneGap and Ionic
    • IDE – Visual Studio and Visual Studio Code
    • Refactoring tools available in the IDE or as plugins
  •  And workable knowledge of
    • Data ingestion pipelines
    • Data visualization with tools like Tableau or Power BI
    • Other Front-end frameworks like React.
  • And familiar with
    • Agile/Scrum/XP/Kanban/Iterative application development methodologies
    • Automation, performance and load testing tools Knowledge of UI component libraries to produce high-quality production apps following a high-fidelity design and a specification.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • Bachelor's / Master's degree in computer science engineering/technology or equivalent
  • 10 to 13 years of software development, with at least 8-10 years in Engineering management building end to end enterprise scale projects and MVPs
  • Proven experience in managing a team of at least 20+ cross-functional resources in a geographically dispersed set up
  • Hands-on experience in development/coding in relevant technologies
  • Thorough understanding of managing people processes, culture and values in a large-scale consulting or software set up
  • Proactive and highly organized, with strong time management and planning skills
  • Credible, confident and articulate, with excellent communication, presentation skills and interpersonal skills, and deliver ideas clearly and concisely to internal and external stakeholders at all levels of seniority
  • Strong leadership, professional attitude, highly self-motivated and driven – and leading by example
  • Ability to multi-task and stay organized in a dynamic work environment; Analytical and inquisitive, with excellent attention to detail
  • Thorough understanding of program management techniques and methods, especially Agile software delivery methodologies (SCRUM, KANBAN, etc.) and experience in other software development models and life cycle
  • Good knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
  • Proven experience in consistently managing project deliveries, with a requisite level of excellence in quality, cost, and operations
  • Additional weightage for contributions made to open-source projects, blogs, forums etc. in relevant technologies

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