Senior IT Architect

Posted: Feb 25, 2019

BCG Platinion WESA is a rapidly growing company of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) with over 400 employees worldwide. We currently have offices in London, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, São Paulo, Santiago and Johannesburg. Working collaboratively with our colleagues in strategy consulting, digital ventures and data science we bring client decisions to life in complex environments and short time frames by providing best-in-class technology consulting, architecture, design and engineering capabilities: * Digital Strategy & Transformation, IT Modernization * Solution and Enterprise Architecture * DevOps, Agile & Bimodal IT * Cloud, Infrastructure & Operations * Robotic Process Automation, AI and Cognitive Computing * Web, Mobile, IoT and Blockchain Application Development * Data Architecture, Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning * Cyber Security & Risk Consulting Position: Senior IT Architect Location: London We are looking for a Senior IT Architect ideally with experience in a couple, or more, of the following: Data (Analytics, Warehouse, Data Management, Big Data), SAP/SFA, Cloud (NoSQL or SQL Azure), API, DevOps, Data Centre, Cyber/Information Security, Infrastructure, Application Data, AI/Machine Learning, RPA. Responsibilities: You will be part of BCG Platinion and collaborate with our colleagues from BCG Strategy Consulting, Digital Ventures and Gamma to work on UK and international client projects. You will assess and coach our clients' IT teams, define IT strategies and architecture solutions, establish and manage delivery teams and roll up your sleeves to build proof of concepts and MVPs, applying your technical know-how, your understanding of business contexts and your analytical and conceptual skills. Typical tasks include: * Management of work packages/modules in critical IT implementation projects * Technical architecture, code reviews & performance of technical proofs of concept * Analysis of complex IT application landscapes, optimization of development processes and Solution Architecture * Functional and technical online and Internet strategies * IT project management and quality assurance Desired Skills, Experience and Qualifications: * A university degree with above-average academic performance in a STEM related field Full understanding of interdependencies between her/his own work stream and the overall project context, being able to scope and design a work stream autonomously and take responsibility for it * Can run a workshop at peer level: effectively facilitating client meetings, preparing CTMs, co-leading a content topic as well as coaching other project members and able to generate trust, to be perceived by the client as a potential partner * Significant professional experience in the field of professional software development or IT project management using Waterfall and Agile methodologies * Extensive technical expertise (overarching understanding of architecture, object-oriented programming languages, database design and systems, component technologies, XML standards, and current technology trends) of digital solutions on mobile devices as well as legacy environments * Experience in the assessment of IT target architectures in an enterprise environment, component technologies, and service-oriented architectures * Experience with No-SQL and SQL DBs, also exposure to big data environments (e.g. Hadoop, Redshift) * Technical experience of PaaS/IaaS platforms such as Pivotal, Heroku, AWS, Azure

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