Lead Data Engineer, Platinion (Digital BCG)




Europe & The Middle East


Strategy, 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.

What You'll Do

At BCG Platinion, we are thinkers, makers and doers who love solving hard problems. We aren’t afraid to roll up our sleeves and dive into the weeds of complexity—in fact, that’s our job. When companies are tasked with understanding and managing their data, we come in and develop the products, tools, and platforms they need to harness that information for real impact.

Lead Data Engineers at BCG Platinion:
• Iterative. They are excited to prototype at all levels of fidelity 
• Collaborative. They have the ability and enthusiasm to work with researchers, engineers, business consultants, and other designers who will challenge and support one another.
• Comfortable with ambiguity. They know projects and businesses move fast. That means the path forward isn’t always well-defined. They are comfortable and collaborative through our process.
• Interdisciplinary. They deliver data products for digital solutions, deploy analytical models into production, fix existing data platforms, or coach and enable other teams in best practices depending on need.

You're Good At

• Working with a diverse set of clients across domains and industries
• Implement data orchestration pipelines, data sourcing, cleansing, and augmentation and quality control processes
• Deploying machine learning models in production
• Leading data architects in designing data architectures
• Mentoring data engineers to further their personal and professional growth
• Leading other engineering staff on projects
• Developing team's talent by providing direction and facilitating technical architectural discussions
• Contribute to the running of BCG Platinion's consulting business by:
o Assisting with business development through writing proposals, scoping projects
o Contributing to our thought leadership through written publications and speaking at events and conferences
• Translating business needs into solutions
• Contribution to overall solution, integration, and enterprise architectures

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

• 10+ years of experience working on large scale, full lifecycle data implementation projects
• BS/BA in data engineering, software engineering, data science, computer science, applied mathematics, or equivalent experience
• 2+ years professional development experience with some of the AWS/Azure/GCP data stack:
o S3
o Redshift
o AWS glue
o Azure Data Warehouse
o Azure Blob Store
o Google Big Query
• 2+ years of experience in a client facing role
• Subject matter expert in at least one area related to data management
o An RDBMS technology
o a Big Data technology
o Enterprise Data Management
• A deep knowledge of performant SQL and understanding of relational database technology
• Hands-on RDBMS experience (data modeling, analysis, programming, stored procedures)
• Expertise in developing ETL/ELT workflows with one or more of the following:
o Python
o Scala
o Java
• Deployment of data pipelines in the Cloud in at least AWS, Azure, or GCP
• A deep understanding of relational and warehousing database technology, working with at least one of the major databases platforms (Oracle, SQLServer, Teradata, MySQL, Postgres)

Who You'll Work With

  • BCG Managing Directors and Partners (MDP’s)
  • PLA Managing Directors (MD’s)
  • BCG Consultants at all levels
  • PLA Consultants at all levels
  • Clients, vendors, partners
At BCG Platinion you will have the opportunity 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

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