Senior Enterprise Architect, Platinion (DigitalBCG)

Location:

Sao Paulo

Geography:

Central & South America

Capabilities:

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.

What You'll Do

As a Senior Enterprise Architect, you will work closely with clients to understand their issues, define IT strategies, architecture solutions, win buy-in for your recommendations, and collaborate with fellow BCGers to transform client potential into performance.

You will have operational architecture project responsibility, you will participate in project team (s) in a large, complex enterprise environment, drive operational and client service excellence.
You will assess solution architecture and landscape, define target state, and develop roadmaps. Define and drive implementation of technical architectures and proof of concepts, building unique solutions to the complexities our clients face.
Work cohesively with hybrid case teams consisting of BCG Team on IT/technology transformation projects. Align business and technology strategies to deliver impactful insights and outcomes jointly with client management.

Design innovative technology solutions across various projects/clients to solve complex business problems.
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.

YOU’RE GOOD AT

Developing & Designing
• Analyzing complex IT application landscapes
• Analyzing the status quo and optimization of IT architectures
• Identifying non-trivial technology decisions facing a client
• Storytelling about architectural building blocks and their importance
• Road mapping and business case development

Controlling & Managing
• Reviewing vendor proposals and/or in-flight technical work
• IT project management and quality assurance
• Optimizing application development processes

Building community
• Advising internal colleagues on core technical concepts and frameworks
• Advising fellow architects on areas relevant to an area you have depth in
• Developing a network in the BCG technical community and leveraging it for our clients

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • 06+ years’ experience in software development, technical project management, digital delivery, or technology consulting.
  • University degree with above average academic performance in information technology, computer science, computer engineering or related areas.
  • Ability to bring unique tech perspectives from outside the consulting industry into BCG's typical engagements, requiring:
           v  Consulting experience is required.
           v  Strategic mindset (hypothesis driven, 80:20 mindset, iterative approach, activist stance).
           v  Self-managed. 
  • Understanding and exposure of enterprise architecture (Enterprise, Solutions or Applications).  principles and exposure to architecting modern data platforms at an enterprise scale.
  • Ability to articulate trade-offs and drive high-impact technology decisions on topics including (but not limited to) IaaS/PaaS providers, container orchestration, service mesh, API gateways, and commercial vs. open-source software.
  • Enterprise architectural frameworks and methods including TOGAF and/or related certifications.
  • Approaches to managing Architectural debt, Architecture governance and evolution in practice.
  • Micro services topologies, including operational concerns such as resiliency, observability, discovery and routing, security etc.
  • Have experience with, and understand how to lead, legacy integration and remediation (facades, strangler approaches, et. al.)
  • Deep understanding of different integration patterns and best practices such as events, synchronous vs. asynchronous.
  • Fluent English, Spanish is a plus.


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



You'll be based in:
Sao Paulo

You`ll be traveling
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.


NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT FOR USE OUTSIDE US
The Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.




Date Posted:

09-Nov-2023

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