Senior Software Engineer, Platinion (DigitalBCG)




Europe & The Middle East


Big data & advanced analytics, Technology & digital


Engineered products & infrastructure, 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


As a Senior Software Engineer, you will work closely with case team members to assess and coach our clients' digital teams, define technical strategies, architecture & engineering solutions and apply your technical know-how and understanding of business contexts. You will conduct research into emerging technologies, build proof of concepts as well as build digital apps, APIs and data solutions to drive digital transformation projects. You will be responsible for owning the delivery of specific software modules and help develop architect technical solutions. You will integrate front-end and back-end technologies and understand how your team’s output fits within the overall client environment. You will collaborate closely with other Platinion disciplines (design, product and architecture) as well as coach other project members and help lead other consultants in their own work stream when possible.

As part of our BCG Platinion consulting team, you will work on a variety of technology topics, applying your engineering consulting skills to strategic technology challenges.  You’ll be supported by an extensive training curriculum (the same programme as all BCG consultants), plus technology-specific training and mentoring to build your skills.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)


        [4+] years’ experience in software development, ideally in digital delivery or technology consulting

        A combination of consulting and/or client facing experience with solutions architecture and core engineering experience

        Experience with software engineering standards, unit testing, code reviews, and design documentation

        Full stack experience in creating solutions for mobile and desktop

        Development skills in front-end with strong knowledge in React, Redux and Angular and back-end with strong knowledge on at least one or more of the following (e.g. Python, APIs, Node.js, Spring boot, Node.js, Golang)

        Knowledge of Cloud Computing platforms (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud). Ability to deploy and run code on cloud native components.

        Experienced with DevOps and production coding

        Experience working in Agile development environments working in collaboration with design and / or architecture teams

        Experience in instrumenting applications & acting on the outputs

        Ability to deliver on user stories, fix bugs and reuse code and platforms

        Solid understanding of how web applications work including security and best practices

        Adequate 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

·       Ability to bring unique tech perspectives from outside the consulting industry into BCG's typical engagements, requiring:

v  Consulting experience desirable

v  Strategic mindset (hypothesis driven, 80:20 mindset, iterative approach, activist stance)

v  Self-management

        Leadership potential to transform the consulting industry in particular around interaction with designers, architects and product owners

v  Progressing thought leadership in deep tech

v  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

        Passion and interest in researching new technologies and developing prototypes, POCs, and MVPs


        Personal or professional work in the world (GitHub, App Stores, Websites)

        Mobile development experience (iOS, Android)

        AD authentication/authorization

        Experience with asynchronous distributed systems

        Experience or interest in user interface design, hardware/firmware, or new technology areas (e.g., AI/ML, Big Data, Blockchain, IoT, AR/VR)

        Familiarity with agile and human-centered design processes


        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

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