Platinion Lead/Principal IT Consultant, Enterprise Solutions


Mountain View/Silicon Valley, New York, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Seattle, Toronto, Washington, D.C.


North America


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 launched in Germany in 2000 to add deep technical expertise to the Boston Consulting Group’s existing capabilities. Today, our presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America. Our New York-based North American team began in 2014 and in 2017 acquired MAYA Design, a Pittsburgh-based digital design and innovation lab, to grow our capabilities around technology and design. We support our clients’ total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities. And together with BCG, BCG Platinion’s interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.

What You'll Do

At BCG Platinion we’re bringing design to the front line of business challenges, creating work that solves problems in novel and feasible ways. Our Enterprise Solutions team helps clients solve some of their most challenging problems through the development of superior IT/ERP concepts and architecture solutions. We are looking for team members who bring implementation expertise in core systems and major vendor solutions across functional domains – specifically ERP and packaged software. The ideal candidate is both passionate as a consultant and technologist, and can bring their applications expertise to help develop customized, innovative client solutions. 

 Lead/Principal IT Consultants, Enterprise Solutions at BCG Platinion are:
  • Collaborative. They are interdisciplinary team players who seek alignment and establish relationships ranging from cross-functional stakeholder groups to existing teams.
  • Agile advocates. They are well-versed in Agile methodologies and use their expertise to strategically tackle difficult challenges and implement change.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity. They know the path forward isn’t always well-defined. They are comfortable and confident working through the unknown.
  • Technical experts. They are critical thinkers and have extensive IT expertise that drives novel solutions routed in complexity.
  • Change agents. They know how to make change happen across an organization. They can align and onboard teams to implement new processes and toolsets. They embrace complex challenges and guide an organization to optimize IT best practices.
  • Influencers. They build strong relationships to build trust and influence stakeholders.
You’re Good At:
  • Managing large-scale ERP projects
  • Restructuring business and IT processes and organization within an ERP construct
  • Supporting IT functions during mergers and acquisitions, including the functional and technical transformation of an organization’s IT department
  • Evaluating an organization’s  IT and ERP architecture
  • Developing road maps and current state assessments
  • Designing and implementing feasibility studies for ERP strategy
  • Defining global and local deployment strategy
  • Developing infrastructure approach and high-level design of ERP solutions (cloud, on-prem, hybrid)
  • Considering data and integration related to ERP platforms
  • Optimizing depth of value added in ERP
  • Restructuring core ERP processes (functional and/or technical)
  • Managing IT projects and quality assurance
  • Analyzing and evaluating ERP architectures
  • Recommending ERP software and ERP platforms, requirements, and configuration
  • Developing IT/ERP target architectures in an enterprise environment, component technologies, and service-oriented architectures (SOA)
  • Using procedural models for professional software development
  • Managing projects and expectations and maintaining control of situations when they escalate
  • Developing team’s talent by providing direction and facilitating technical architectural discussions
  • Assisting with business development through writing proposals, scoping projects
  • Contributing to our thought leadership through written publications and speaking at events and conferences

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

You Bring:
  • Bachelors or Master degree in mathematics, natural sciences, information technology, business management, or relevant field
  • 6+ years of practical experience in IT/ERP consulting, professional software development, or IT project management with a focus on one or more of the following:
    • SAP
    • Salesforce
    • Oracle (Financials, NetSuite, Fusion, JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, etc.)
    • Workday
  • Experience in business process design and configuration
  • Previous experience in a management role in two or more end-to-end ERP implementations in a waterfall or agile setting
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills
  • Experience with the management of decision processes at large organizations
  • Strong customer and results orientation
  • Confidence and persuasiveness
  • Experience planning and managing medium to large-sized projects
  • Willingness 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
BCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago, and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We offer multiple career paths for the world’s best talent to have a real impact on business and society. As part of our team, you will benefit from the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we are headed next. We count on your authenticity, exceptional work, and strong integrity. In return we are committed to supporting you in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possible—and unlocking your potential to advance the world.

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