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Senior Software Engineer, Platinion (Digital BCG)

Posted 21 Sep 2022
Work experience
4 to 6 years
Full-time / part-time
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English (Fluent)

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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 help clients with total transformation-inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact.

To succeed, organizations must blend digital and human capabilities. Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting along with technology and design, corporate and digital ventures—and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, generating results that allow our clients to thrive.

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

What You'll Do

At BCG Platinion we're keen to engage with experienced, passionate and creative Software Engineers who will help us unlock our client’s digital potential and ignite change. Meaningful work is at the core of everything we do. We build unique solutions to the complexities our clients face, while providing our people with opportunities to explore and grow. A community of leading experts, BCG Platinion team members have a natural springboard for professional growth and deeper opportunities to excel.

Senior Software Engineers at BCG Platinion:

• Iterative: They are excited to prototype at all levels of fidelity

• Collaborative: They have the ability and enthusiasm to work with researchers, engineers, business consultants, and other designers who will all challenge and support each other.

• Comfortable with ambiguity: They know projects and businesses move fast. That means the path forward isn’t always well-defined. They are comfortable and collaborative through our process.

You're Good At

• Working closely with case team members to assess and coach digital teams in order to define technical strategies, architecture & engineering solutions

• Applying your technical know-how and understanding of business contexts

• Building digital apps, APIs and data solutions to drive digital transformation projects

• Owning the delivery of specific software modules and helping to develop architecture technical solutions

• Integrating front-end and back-end technologies and understanding how your team’s output fits within the overall client environment

• Coaching other project members and helping to lead other consultants in their own workstreams when possible

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

• 4 to 8 years of professional software development experience ideally in digital delivery or technology consulting

• A bachelors degree in computer science or related field

• Experience with software engineering standards, unit testing, code reviews, and design documentation

• Full stack experience in creating solutions for mobile and desktop

• Development skills in front-end or back-end programming languages

• Agile/Scrum development methods and tools; modern web & mobile frameworks and languages

• Ability to deliver on user stories, fix bugs and reuse code and platforms

• Strong interpersonal skills, analytical skills, combined with intellectual curiosity, and a desire and ability to "get things done"

Experience in at least one or more of the following:

• Web technology and JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS and ReactJS

• Scripting and object-oriented languages, e.g. Java, Python, and C#

• Web services and message formats such as JSON, XML

• Cloud platforms such as AWS and Azure as well as managed services on those platforms such as Beanstalk, Lambda, etc.

• Mobile languages and frameworks such as Objective-C, ReactNative, and Java

• Relational and noSQL databases

• Data science and visualization applications such as Hadoop, Databricks, Spark, d3.js

Who You'll Work With

  • BCG Managing Directors and Partners (MDP’s)
  • PLA Managing Directors (MD’s)
  • BCG Consultants at all levels
  • PLA Consultants at all levels
  • Clients, vendors, partners

Since its inception in 1963, BCG has been at the forefront of business management. Many of our ideas and concepts—such as time-based competition, the growth/share matrix, capabilities-based competition, and the experience curve—have had such a fundamental impact on the success of corporations that they have become central to the business lexicon. BCG continues to lead the way on issues at the vanguard of management thinking and practice.

Management consulting
Active in 50 countries
250 employees
Average age is 30 years

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