DigitalBCG | Platinion Principal Engineer


Bengaluru, Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi


Asia Pacific


Technology & digital


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

  • Iterating: You are excited to prototype at all levels of fidelity—and have the humility to walk away from ideas when they fail.
  • Collaborating: You have the ability and enthusiasm to work with researchers, engineers, business consultants, and other designers who will all challenge and support each other.
  • Working with ambiguity: You know projects and businesses move fast. That means the path forward isn’t always well-defined. You are comfortable and collaborative through our process.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • [10+] years’ experience in software development, ideally in digital delivery or technology consulting
  • Expertise in key aspects of software engineering such as architecture, security, scalability, performance, and usability
  • A combination of consulting experience and/or client facing experience with, solutions architecture, and core engineering experience
  • Experience with software engineering standards, unit testing, code reviews, design documentation, and continuous integration
  • Full stack proficiency, experience in creating and consuming solutions for mobile and desktop
  • Development skills in front-end and back-end programming languages (e.g. Java, PHP, Python, Golang, JavaScript, CSS, HTML)
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment and analytical skills and problem-solving ability, including the ability to research and trouble-shoot application issues
  • Demonstrable experience in instrumenting applications & acting on the outputs
  • Consistent record of evaluating and designing scalable web, API and Windows Services
  • Expert understanding of how web applications work
  • Excellent knowledge of database systems and programming patterns & standards - especially related to web development
  • Strong collaboration skills across small and large project teams (QA, outside vendors, project managers, business sponsors, design teams) as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated personal ownership of tasks and tenacious approach to finding and fixing the root cause of issues
  • Experience in shaping an engineering community focused on sharing and growing knowledge
  • Experienced working closely with DevOps engineers.
  • An understanding of data science and visualization applications such as Hadoop, Databricks, Spark, d3.js
  • Strong understanding of technical project leadership, with specific focus on systems thinking and Agile methods and principles
  • Experience working with both technical and non-technical colleagues in a cross-functional, interdisciplinary environment, including strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Passion and interest in researching new technologies and developing prototypes, POCs, and MVPs
  • Knowledge around AI/machine learning, cognitive computing, NLP/speech recognition
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and OO design with strong programming skills
  • Experience leading groups of engineers, evaluating performance, and providing feedback
  • Ability to lead ideation and brainstorming sessions to devise creative and disruptive digital solutions, demonstrate work to executive stakeholders, transfer knowledge and product support to client development teams
  • Ability to bring unique tech perspectives from outside the consulting industry into BCG's typical engagements, requiring:
  • Consulting experience [Desirable]
  • Strategic mindset (hypothesis driven, 80:20 mindset, iterative approach, activist stance)
  • Self-management
  • Leadership potential to transform the consulting industry in particular around interaction with designers, architects and product owners
  • Progressing thought leadership in deep tech
  • New (but proven) methodologies or ways of working
  • Experience working with both technical and non-technical colleagues in a cross-functional, interdisciplinary environment, including strong written and verbal communication skills
  • University degree with above-average academic performance in a mathematical-scientific field, information technology, or business administration
  • Passion and interest in researching new technologies and developing prototypes, POCs, and MVPs

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