Principal IT Architect


Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi


Asia Pacific


Technology & digital


Technology industries

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BCG Platinion

As a seamlessly integrated part of the BCG network, we provide consulting services focused on the development and implementation of business-critical IT architecture and digital solutions. We create technology platforms and deliver exceptionally customized solutions of the future for our clients, from data strategies to next-generation customer journey solutions and transformational business models. We solve the most daunting challenges that companies face today and envision for tomorrow. Our style is entrepreneurial – nimble and innovative, with multifaceted, cross-functional teams and completely vendor-independent. Our unique selling proposition is technology expertise and delivery excellence.

Platinion was founded in 2000. Since then, we have grown continuously and successfully. Today we have offices in Europe, North and South America, Asia Pacific and Africa.

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.

What You'll Do

The Data Architect is a thought leader responsible for setting the technical vision for data modeling, data persistence and messaging structures within the commerce applications, including online commerce, in-store commerce and administration tools. In this role, your responsibility is to recommend and develop data persistence and access architectures that support secure, highly scalable, high-performance, reliable and maintainable commerce applications.Leadership

  • Be the thought leader for data modeling processes and techniques, and data persistence and access architectures for commerce applications, driving the evolution of the infrastructure by convincing decision makers
  • Establish data standards in terms of nomenclature, persistence technology selection, design and deployments
  • Explain and educate on data aspects of commerce applications to all levels of the organization
  • Educate the organization on available and emerging toolsets

  • Set the technical vision and target architecture for data persistence and access within commerce applications
  • Responsible for data architecture decisions for commerce application, to ensure well thought out design and conceptualization
  • Contribute to and influence the wider commerce architecture as an advocate for data persistence technology concerns
  • Contribute to and influence the wider DevOps architecture and process as an advocate for data persistence technology concerns
  • Create and maintain accurate documentation of the commerce domain and data models, and information architecture
  • Develop, mentor, train, and support the team of developers on the implementation of efficient data persistence and access within commerce applications
  • Work closely with the development team to ensure they are effectively and efficiently developing the data persistence and access aspects of commerce solutions
  • Work closely with the Support and Database Administration teams to ensure availability, supportability and performance is implemented within the of data persistence aspects of commerce applications
  • Work closely with the Business Intelligence team to ensure commerce domain models are integrated and efficiently ingested into the enterprise information management platform
  • Work closely with the Information Security team to ensure the data persistence and access aspects of commerce solutions are secure and compliant

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • Rapidly prototype new ideas and concepts
  • Estimate the duration of design and development tasks
  • Work with business teams and technical analysts to understand business requirements
  • Lead the design and development of highly scalable and optimized data models
  • Take a technical and development leadership role on architecturally significant projects
  • Take responsibility for the data persistence aspect of commerce applications through to production support, including participating on incident calls and in root cause analysis processes as needed

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