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IT Lead Software Engineer II - Legal

London, England,
Company: Boston Consulting Group
Category: Computer and Mathematical Occupations
Published 19 hours ago

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The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing custom software solutions for various BCG initiatives and web applications supporting the firm’s Legal function, including but not limited to: a tool to enable firm-wide elections, client contracting, compliance tracking tools and productivity tools for our Legal team. Working in an Agile squad environment, the candidate will be a hands-on contributor to all aspects of the project delivery cycle. As a key technical resource, you will work closely with other groups in building new functionality, assisting with architectural designs, helping to define sprints, and partnering with members of the functional team and product analysts to define requirements. The candidate will provide operational support within the squad as well as perform all other related tasks, such as:
  • Lead development efforts, including new functionality or customization of existing objects
  • Work with vendors on interface modifications, customizations, technical support issues and future software upgrades
  • Use industry standards to ensure code version controls are followed during each project or small enhancement updates (e.g., update web apps, Java API etc.)
  • Lead technical analysis of both packaged software solutions and custom-built applications
  • Assist and provide technical support on issues, to ensure proper root cause analysis and quick remediation
  • Write concise and clear Technical Systems Design documents, based on analysis of business requirements
  • Work with developers from vendors in assigning and coordinating development, and in providing quality assurance as needed
  • Work collaboratively with team in supporting the current application environment


  • Applying Agile software development methodologies and principles, including work estimation techniques
  • Working closely with key stakeholders and providing a high level of customer service in a friendly, professional manner
  • Leveraging strong analytical abilities and creative problem solving
  • Learning new tools and technologies with a high degree of technical competence
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
  • Showing a commitment to deliver high quality work on time
  • Expert problem-solving skills, with the ability to determine issue root causes and produce creative solutions
  • Working with multicultural distributed team located in different time zones and have the capacity to work on multiple projects concurrently.
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Working independently with limited direction


  • College degree and 7-9 years of experience in the development of business applications in a commercial IT setting, or in consulting
  • Full Stack development skills with expertise in the Microsoft development stack (ASP.NET/MVC, C#, .NET Core)
  • Strong knowledge of Web tools, technologies and protocols, with experience developing standards-compliant sites using React, Angular, HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, XML and related technologies and frameworks
  • Experience working in an Agile team on critical line-of-business applications
  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks such as ReactJS or Angular preferred
  • Experience in cloud-based development environments (Azure/AWS)
  • Experience with ETL language such as SQL is preferred
  • Experience building secure modern application with modern architectures
  • Good understanding of security best practices from development perspective
  • Good to have some knowledge of mobile application development experience, especially with iOS
  • Strong technical competence, with the ability to rapidly learn new tools and technologies
  • Able to adapt easily to changing requirements and priorities


BCG’s information technology group collaboratively delivers the latest digital technologies that enable our consultants to lead and our business to grow. For our IT jobs, we seek individuals with expertise in the areas of IT infrastructure, application development, business systems, collaborative and social technologies, information security, and project leadership.

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