(Chief) Enterprise Architect

Advanced degree
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Company overview

BCG Platinion is a rapidly growing company of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) with over 330 employees worldwide. 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.

BCG is a global management consulting firm and a world leading advisor on business strategy and transformation.  We serve clients in the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors around the world, including more than two-thirds of the Fortune 500.  Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with 15,000 staff globally in 90 offices in 50 countries. In 2017, BCG was ranked 3rd in Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For".  BCG was ranked #1 in Consulting Magazine's 2016 "Best Firms to Work for" ranking, and for the last six years we have been ranked as a "Best Company" by Working Mothers magazine.  

Position: (Chief) Enterprise Architect
Location: London

We are looking for an Enterprise Architect ideally with experience in Data Analytics, Artificial intelligence or Machine Learning, or alternatively within Cloud, API, Infrastructure, Cyber/Information Security domains.

Roles & Responsibilities: You will be part of BCG Platinion and work jointly with BCG and client teams on UK and international projects. Together with our clients, you will develop superior IT 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.

Positioned as team lead, the Enterprise Architect takes over intellectual leadership and operational architecture project responsibility, leads the project team (s) in a large, complex enterprise environments and drives operational and client service excellence.

Qualifications, Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Executing activities and tasks of a Chief IT Architect –produce and implement the work plan to assess, articulate, iterate, finalise and implement the overall architecture
  • Extensive technical knowledge (breadth and width)
  • Proven experience in creation and maintenance of infrastructure and application development and deployment in a digital environment on mobiles devices and legacy environment
  • Able to present different architecture models to the clients, develop MVP architectures and IT landscape modernisation roadmaps
  • Drives content topics at client side and project result’s alignment with clients
  • Extensive experience in the assessment of IT target architectures in an enterprise environment, component technologies, and service-oriented architectures incl. tools (SOA, API, Docker)
  • 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
  • Expertise in project planning and controlling
  • Overview of common development methods and tools (incl. Agile, Jira, Jenkins, Rally, Confluence)
  • Deep experience with modern toolsets in Agile environments
  • A university degree with above-average academic performance in a STEM related field 
  • Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills, distinct client and results orientation, mental agility
  • A strategic thinker, entrepreneurial, able to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Excellent communication skills, highly professional and rigorous, results-oriented, driven and hard-working

BCG Platinion Western Europe has offices in London, Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam and our ambition for 2018 is to grow rapidly therefore we are looking for career-minded professionals with experience in one or more of the following:

  • IT consulting on complex digital and analytics transformations
  • 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

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and your letter of application to PLALONRecruiting@bcg.com.

Job information

Firm: BCG Platinion

Location: London

Education: Advanced degree

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