Global IT Director – Technical Area Lead - Legal

WHAT YOU'LL DOBe part of a team that is transforming BCG into a bionic company! We are seeking a senior leader to bring our Agile vision to reality in partnership with our Legal function. As Technical Area Lead, you will be responsible for the technology strategy and implementation for a suite of products enabling our Legal team to scale to meet the needs of a rapidly growing firm. Leading an Agile team, you will be responsible for defining and overseeing the technology tools, architecture and roadmap supporting our growing suite of Legal services. You will leverage industry best practices to design and implement secure, performant and scalable solutions to meet the evolving needs of the business. You will lead a group of engineers and architects embedded in agile delivery teams and be responsible for their growth, upskilling and ongoing development. You will work closely with peers to align to an enterprise vision for IT services across BCG’s internal business functions. The Technical Area Lead will oversee development and operations activities as well as perform all other related tasks, such as: Partner with the Legal team lead to define roadmaps and priorities for the Legal technology portfolioManage the Legal technology budget and lead the creation of business cases necessary to secure funding for future initiativesLead the ongoing development of the team of engineers and architects, introducing new technologies and practices as neededLead technical analysis of both packaged software solutions and custom-built applicationsEnsure release management best practices are followed during each initiative or small enhancement updateEnsure proper root cause analysis and remediation is executed during any incidents or outagesWork with vendors to augment team capacity and knowledgeYOU'RE GOOD ATThinking strategically and developing executable plans to achieve business needsApplying Agile software development methodologies and principles, including work estimation techniquesOverseeing technical architecture, tooling, platforms & systems in coordination with Enterprise Architecture, and ensuring compliance with standards and guardrailsLeading a group of agile teams to deliver on defined roadmapsWorking closely with key stakeholders to understand business problems and surfacing technology options to address those problems – including experimenting with emerging technologiesLeveraging strong analytical abilities and creative problem solving Learning new tools and technologies with a high degree of technical competenceOperating with a transparency mindset, communicating clearly and openly both above and below Committing to deliver high quality work by collaborating cross-functionally to achieve the best results for the organizationWorking with a multicultural, distributed team located in different time zones and having the capacity to work on multiple projects concurrentlyYOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)College degree and 12+ years of experience in the delivery of business applications in a commercial IT setting, or in consultingLeadership of technical teams and vendors during significant implementation programsHands-on implementation experience with business applications solutions, both custom and off-the-shelfExperience in agile development environments with all aspects of SDLCAbility to lead/perform software platform assessments, as well as make architectural recommendations pertinent to business needs and related dependenciesGood understanding of security best practices from development and deployment perspectiveStrong technical competence, with the ability to rapidly learn new tools and technologiesFinancial literacy and an understanding of budget and funding processesFlexibility and entrepreneurial spirit to adapt easily to changing requirements and prioritiesYOU'LL WORK WITHYou don’t have to fit into a mould at BCG—there isn’t one. We seek people with strong drive, relentless curiosity, desire to create their own path, ability to work collaboratively, and the passion and leadership to make an impact. You’ll collaborate on challenging projects with team members from many backgrounds and disciplines, increasing your understanding of complex business problems from diverse perspectives and developing new skills and experience to help you at every stage of your career. You’ll be able to experience business on a genuinely global scale and learn how to bring together people from different cultures to uncover insights that challenge the status quo. You will work closely with a cross functional team that is collaborative, passionate and that holds themselves to a high standard. Your stakeholders are incredibly intelligent and analytical, and make business decisions with a global lens.

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