Lead Solution Architect

We’re BCG Digital Ventures. Welcome.
 
We are an ever-growing global team of the world’s most remarkable entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, venture architects, product experts and investors. Our ventures create an unfair advantage for the most important global companies.
 
This is BCG Digital Ventures. Adventure awaits you…

Introducing our Engineering Team.
 
We have entered a decade of disruption of large corporate business models, driven by a step change in the power of technology and the audacity and speed of start-ups. To be fit for the future, visionary companies will deliberately re-imagine themselves by injecting or attacking established models with new ideas fuelled by technology.
 
Our Engineering Team consists of world-class business leaders, product designers, engineers and technology experts. Together, we are helping corporations own the next horizon of innovation.
 
As a Solution Architect, you will use your skills to:
 
Demonstrate and communicate a passion for digital products and services
Apply your knowledge of online, cloud and mobile platforms (Windows Azure, Google App Engine, Amazon Cloud, OS X, Android are essential)
Drive analysis of how business requirements can be technically implemented
Integrate large and complex system integration projects and collaborate with cross-functional teams
Design complex bespoke solutions that require creative and complex investigations and evaluations of alternative architectural solutions
Utilize proactive problem-solving to address challenges and functional concerns
Demonstrate initiative, self-motivation, creative problem-solving and effective interpersonal/communication skills that support the process of building collaborative teams
Institute superior technology capabilities with diligence, attention to detail and technical intuition
Implement advanced organizational and planning skills to developmental projects
Maintain confidentiality about new ventures, products and services
Balance competing priorities while adhering to deadlines and aligning resources with value demands
Serve as a thought leader in digital platforms and solution architecture, regardless of the screen, device or deployment environment
Design bespoke online and mobile IT architecture, drawing on knowledge of open source and/or commercially available platforms
Apply industry best practices and design patterns to create scalable and secure solutions that have superior technical performance
Develop system implementation plans/processes and oversee the development, integration, testing and launch stages of new digital products and solutions
Drive the implementation of key processes related to digital businesses
Evaluate third-party suppliers, products and solutions and engage in/leading collaborative discussions
Design and establish an accredited third-party supplier network of IT/digital delivery partners
Assist with the hiring, development and management of a team of system analysts
 
As a Solution Architect, you will need:
 
A bachelor’s degree or master’s degree(s) in a related field of study (e.g., Comp. Sci.) preferred
5-10 years of relevant experience in solution/enterprise architecture, preferably within a top-tier consulting and industry setting
A strong track record of dealing with complex bespoke solutions that require creative and complex investigations and evaluations of alternative architectural solutions
A working knowledge of online, cloud and mobile platforms (e.g., Windows Azure, Google App Engine, Amazon Cloud, OS X, Android)
Experience with large or complex system integration projects
An IT architecture background in retail, media and/or telecommunications industries is a plus
The ability to find fulfillment in building innovative products and thrive in a fast-paced, intellectually-demanding and service-oriented environment
The capability to interpret rules and guidelines flexibly to enhance business thinking and adhere to the performance culture within BCG Digital Ventures
Knowledge of how to work within a complex matrix structured organization
An understanding of how to manage complex reporting relationships and incorporate multiple labor laws and cultures
The ability to approach tasks with a service-oriented, flexible and positive demeanor
 
To learn more, visit us at BCGDV.com.
 
Interested applicants may apply through the careers section of the website at https://www.bcgdv.com/. Interviews will take place after resumes have been screened for minimum requirements. Please note that this position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above and that the job scope and responsibilities are subject to change.
 

 

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