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Senior IT Architect - Finance

Location:

Amsterdam

Geography:

Europe & The Middle East

Capabilities:

Strategy, Technology & digital

Industries:

Technology industries

Who We Are

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 work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.


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’s presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America.  We achieve digital excellence for clients with sustained solutions to the most complex and time-sensitive challenge.  We guide clients into the future to push the status quo, overcome tech limitations, and enable our clients to go further in their digital journeys than what has ever been possible in the past.  At BCG Platinion, we deliver business value through the innovative use of technology at a rapid pace.  We roll up our sleeves to transform business, revolutionize approaches, satisfy customers, and change the game through Architecture, Cybersecurity, Digital Transformation, Enterprise Application and Risk functions.  We balance vision with a pragmatic path to change transforming strategies into leading-edge tech platforms, at scale.

What You'll Do

At BCG Platinion we're keen to engage with experienced, passionate and creative IT Architects who will help us unlock our client’s digital potential and ignite change. Meaningful work is at the core of everything we do. We build unique solutions to the complexities our clients face, while providing our people with opportunities to explore and grow. A community of leading experts, BCG Platinion team members have a natural springboard for professional growth and deeper opportunities to excel.

- As a Senior IT Architect, you will work alongside a bold, energetic and collaborative team. You will evaluate and coach our clients' technology teams, define technology strategies, architecture solutions and help us design the future. You will develop and grow by being exposed to new and complex challenges daily. Together with our clients, you will develop superior digital and technology 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.
- As you acquire experience, you will be responsible for owning the delivery for a specific project “module” and help develop technical concepts for that “module”. You will be supported by an extensive training curriculum, plus technology-specific training and mentoring to help you build your technical skills.
- You will also help guide junior members of the team, help with project proposals, client care, building relationships with peers and identifying new business opportunities.
- Finally, as a Senior IT Architect you will contribute to the Practice Area development and help to build the BCG brand as a key member of the case team.


What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

• 4 to 10 years’ IT Architecture experience working in a software development, technical project management, digital delivery, or technology consulting environment.
• Prior IT Consulting experience is a must.
• Experience working in FI/FS or Banking industry.
• Experience across different products like implementation of a coding system, post/merge integration, among others, front end architecture (i.e. customer engagement platform).
• Experience in Data concept (management, security, governance, database, integration, quality)
• Experience around cloud solutions, AI and microservices.
• Have experience with, and understand how to lead, legacy integration and remediation (facades, strangler approaches, et. al.).
• Management of work packages/modules in critical IT implementation projects.
• Technical architecture, code reviews & performance of technical proofs of concepts.
• Analysis of complex IT Application landscapes, optimization of development processes and Solution Architecture.
• Ability to work under pressure and willingness to travel to client sites.
• University degree with above-average academic performance in a computer science, information technology, engineering, or something alike.
• Fluent English





How You Can Grow With Us

We guarantee constant new development incentives in an open and rewarding work environment. You'll face challenges every day together with a dedicated team of talented colleagues. Individual training offers and a culture of open feedback will provide the framework you need to explore and perfect your own strengths. Our modern structures enable you to stay focused. This includes easy travel booking, our excellent back-office support and a comprehensive Knowledge Center. With our regular office Fridays and legendary events, we cultivate a strong and close team network from which you will also profit beyond your case work.

Date Posted:

18-Aug-2023

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under national, provincial, or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.
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