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Chief IT Architect

New York, NY, USA | Boston Consulting Group

  • Industry:
    Management Consulting
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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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.


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


YOU'RE GOOD AT


Typical tasks include the following:

Technical Expertise in 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


YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)


The ideal candidate possesses:

A university degree with above-average academic performance in a mathematical-scientific field, information technology, or business administration

At least 6 years of professional experience in solution design, enterprise architecture and implementation

Extensive technical expertise (overarching understanding of architecture, object-oriented programming languages, database design and systems, component technologies, XML standards, and current technology trends)

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

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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