The Boston Consulting Group Chief Enterprise Architect in New York, New York

Company Information
Founded by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) in 2000 in Germany, Platinion recently expanded to the US in 2014, opening operations based in New York and serving North American clients. Currently, more than 120 Platinion employees support clients around the globe.
Platinion North America focuses on IT implementation, cybersecurity, digital and risk management services. We partner with BCG and our clients to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and implement their key initiatives. Platinion helps industry-leading companies from diverse business sectors worldwide deliver key results in terms of new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations. We are also adept at post-merger integration program management in IT-intensive industries. With tremendous growth, Platinion has begun to offer expert risk management and advisory services to clients facing critical regulatory issues.
At Platinion, we thrive on challenge, and many of our projects are characterized by special demands and unique circumstances. These may reflect the strategic or operational significance of our assignments, complexity of project content, or an accelerated execution timeline. Platinion is always aligned with the clients strategic economic objectives. We judge solutions by their contribution to the long-term success of the business from both an IT and risk compliance perspective.
Position Summary
You will collaborate with colleagues from Platinion North America and/or The Boston Consulting Group on national and international client 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.
BCG Platinion provides technology consulting services to clients on the following topics:
* Management of large-scale projects
* Restructuring of IT processes and organization
* Functional and technical support of mergers and acquisitions
* Analysis of IT and software architecture weaknesses
* Specification and implementation of IT architectures
* Product evaluation, such as core systems
* Technical concept development and design of software solutions
* Quality assurance for IT implementation
* Design and implementation of feasibility studies
* Load and performance tests
Job Responsibilities
Typical tasks include the following
* Technical Expertise in multiple specific IT subjects or products
* Long-term comprehensive experience with enterprise technologies
* Technical architecture and code reviews and performance of technical proofs of concept
* Analysis of complex IT application landscapes
* Analysis of the status quo and optimization of IT architectures
* Functional and technical online and Internet strategies
* IT project management and quality assurance
* Optimization of application development processes
* High level of credibility with business executives and in IT topics
Basic Job Requirements
The ideal candidate possesses:
* A university degree with above-average academic performance in a mathematical-scientific field, information technology, or business administration
* At least 10 years of professional experience in the field of professional software development or IT project management
* Extensive technical expertise in multiple IT subjects (overarching understanding of architecture, object-oriented programming languages, database design and systems, component technologies, XML standards, and current technology trends) with a broad knowledge of additional IT subjects
* In depth knowledge with the ability to be hands-on in work and analysis, operationally involved
* Expert in execution of tasks
* Expertise in project planning and controlling
* Overview of common development methods and tools
* Experience in requirement and configuration management
* Insight into quality and risk management processes
* Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills
* Distinct client and results orientation
* Assist in the successful acquisition and development of client relationships and in drafting project proposals
* A confident and convincing manner
* Team spirit, communication and presentation skills, and mental agility
* Flexibility, ability to work under pressure, and willingness to travel
Professional Skills
* Analytical and structured
* Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
* Excellent communication skills
* Highly professional and rigorous
* Able to think strategically/end-to-end
* Good business sense
* Results-oriented
* Driven, hard-working
* Team player, open, pleasure to work with and positive in a group dynamic
Personal Attributes
* Loyal and reliable
* Highest ethical standards
* Flexible and creative: ability to propose innovative ideas, build empathy within the firm and win the trust of the clients
* Good interpersonal skills but also judgment independency and autonomy
* Entrepreneurial, proactive, and productive
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The Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, 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, where applicable. BCG is an E-Verify Employer. Click here for more information on E-Verify. VEVRAA Federal Contractor
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