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Marketing & Client Team Technical Area Lead - Director

Atlanta, Georgia
Job Type
30 Jul 2022


Be 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 Marketing & Client Team functions.

As Technical Area Lead, you will be responsible for defining and overseeing the technology tools, architecture and roadmap supporting our growing suite of Marketing Technology (MarTech) services and tools that will enable the Marketing & Client Team Tribe to scale to meet the needs of a rapidly growing firm. You will develop a close working relationship with the Tribe Lead to ensure alignment of technical resources and business priorities. You will inform key stakeholders about the state and direction of the tech strategy adopted by Product Owners, Chapter Leads, and other stakeholders. You will leverage industry best practices to design and implement secure, performant and scalable solutions to meet the evolving needs of the business.

Additionally, you will be integral in the decision of technical tooling and carry out regular reviews of performance metrics. 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. You will mentor the people around you and drive collaboration and knowledge sharing to benefit your area and the broader organization.

This role will oversee development and operations activities as well as perform all other related tasks, such as:
  • Partnering with the Marketing & Client Team lead to define roadmaps and priorities for the technology portfolio
  • Managing the Marketing technology budget and lead the creation of business cases necessary to secure funding for future initiatives
  • Coaching the team of engineers, technical specialists, and architects -- and introducing new technologies and practices as needed
  • Ensuring adherence to firm-wide technology standards, and adapting them to suit Tribe's needs
  • Leading technical analysis of both packaged software solutions and custom-built applications
  • Advocating for release management and automation best practices
  • Ensuring proper root cause analysis and remediation is executed during any incidents or outages
  • Working with vendors to augment team capacity and knowledge


  • Thinking strategically and developing executable plans to achieve business needs
  • Applying Agile software development methodologies and principles, including work estimation techniques
  • Overseeing technical architecture, tooling, platforms & systems in coordination with Enterprise Architecture, and ensuring compliance with standards and guardrails
  • Leading a group of agile teams to deliver on defined roadmaps
  • Working closely with key stakeholders to understand business problems and surfacing technology options to address those problems - including experimenting with emerging technologies
  • Leveraging strong analytical abilities and creative problem solving
  • Learning new tools and technologies with a high degree of technical competence
  • Operating 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 organization
  • Working with a multicultural, distributed team located in different time zones and having the capacity to work on multiple projects concurrently


  • College degree and 15+ years of experience in the delivery of business applications in a commercial IT setting, or in consulting
  • Leadership of technical teams and vendors during significant implementation programs
  • Hands-on implementation experience with business applications solutions, both custom and off-the-shelf
  • Experience in agile development environments with all aspects of SDLC
  • Ability to lead/perform software platform assessments, as well as make architectural recommendations pertinent to business needs and related dependencies
  • Good understanding of security best practices from development and deployment perspective
  • Strong technical competence, with the ability to rapidly learn new tools and technologies
  • Financial literacy and an understanding of budget and funding processes
  • Flexibility and entrepreneurial spirit to adapt easily to changing requirements and priorities


You don't have to fit into a mold 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.


Candidates should be aware that BCG currently maintains a policy requiring all US & Canada based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. BCG is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under applicable federal, state, provincial and local law.
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  • Job Reference: 671986347-2
  • Date Posted: 30 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Boston Consulting Group
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent