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Engineering Lead - Venture CTO

Austin, TX
  • Expired: October 18, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.
Digital Ventures is now part of BCG X, home to the world's best tech-build and design talent.

We are an ever-growing global team of the world's most remarkable entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, venture architects, and product experts. Our ventures create a strategic advantage for the most important global companies.

Since our founding in 2014, we've partnered closely with 400+ clients - most of which are Fortune 500 organizations - to invent, launch, and scale innovative businesses that leverage and reinforce their core capabilities. The ventures we build with them are inclusive of both new, standalone companies, as well as those developed within the framework of the client organization. The growth and value realized through our corporate venturing work has even led clients to collaborate with us to build and launch multiple businesses.

Engineering at BCG Digital Ventures

Our multidisciplinary engineering team tackles challenges at their core. From full stack engineers to data scientists and mobile developers, our venture builders share a passion for innovation and emerging digital solutions. Working in collaboration with our Product and Design cohorts, we use cutting-edge technologies to ideate, build and launch breakthrough businesses that disrupt markets and bring value to our clients and their customers alike.

Lead Engineers - Venture CTO's at BCG Digital Ventures play a critical role in managing client relationships, leading the building and development of new technologies, as well as managing and mentoring Senior and Associate members of the team. You will have the opportunity to spearhead new innovations across an exciting array of globally recognized organizations across green energy, consumer goods, transportation and logistics, healthcare, finance, insurance, and more.

We are looking for creative problem solvers and solutions-driven leaders who are excited about emerging technologies to join our growing teams in New York City, Manhattan Beach, and Chicago.

As a Lead Engineer - Venture CTO with BCGDV, you will:
  • Oversee all elements of the Engineering team within respective ventures including:
    • Defining strategy and technical blueprint
    • Selecting the best tech stacks for each unique project/client
    • Managing all dedicated engineering talent, which includes internal teams as well as any external vendors & contractors
    • Providing expert technical guidance to all functional areas including strategy, operations, sales and product
    • Manage the end-to-end technology execution
  • Participate in your venture's strategic planning process, coordinating with Product Management to align engineering and business priorities
  • Identify risks and opportunities for each project, taking into account the unique needs of each client in performance, scalability, and security
  • Lead sprint planning, delivery, and release management processes
  • Coach, mentor and develop more junior members of the team, supporting our culture of curiosity, entrepreneurship, and excellence
  • Participate in interview processes for candidates within engineering and across other teams

As a Lead Engineer - VCTO at BCGDV you have:

Technical Skills:
  • 8+ years professional experience in software development
  • 3+ years overseeing engineering teams, and/or project or process management experience
  • Experience with industry leading technologies including but not limited to Javascript, python, node.js, Java, C#, Go, nosql, React etc.
  • Knowledge of DevOps and cloud infrastructure services (Containerization based deployments on either AWS or Azure preferred)
  • Experience with building service-based architecture including use of micro services frameworks
  • Experience in establishing product reliability (e.g. disaster recovery, business continuity plan, scalability planning etc.)
  • Experience with building service-based architecture including use of micro services frameworks
  • Proven ability to set technical vision and build the technical product roadmap from launch to scale
  • Drive continuous product improvement
  • Effectively align resources to achieve key business priorities, including appropriate scope, high quality and timely product releases

Qualitative Skills:
  • Executive level stakeholder management experience - you will be working with technical and non technical external partners, and the ability to translate complex technical concepts into easily understood language for non-engineering audiences is critical.
  • Dynamic storytellers with excellent written, verbal and social communication skills
  • Ability to identify opportunities and challenges in the marketplace, with constant evaluation of technological advancements and innovation to cut costs, mitigate impediments and drive success
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills - including requirements analysis, debugging and risk assessment

What'll make you stand out as a candidate:
  • Deep interest in emerging technologies such as Blockchain, Augmented/Virtual Reality, IoT, AI, Web3 etc.
  • Industry expertise (i.e. healthcare, energy, industrial goods, financial services, insurance, consumer packaged goods, telecom, logistics )
  • Experience with application security and regulatory compliance statutes (i.e. HIPAA, PCI, PII, AML)
  • BA/Masters degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience

Benefits at BCGDV

At BCG Digital Ventures we are committed to offering a competitive compensation package and benefits that contribute to our employee's quality of life. We offer a base salary, annual bonus, and fully vested retirement plan with annual contributions. We pay the full cost of medical, dental, and vision coverage for our employees and their eligible loved ones. We offer reimbursement for gym memberships and other fitness activities and paid time off including vacation, 12 paid holidays, unlimited personal days off, and sick time.

Diversity & Inclusion at BCGDV

BCG Digital Ventures facilitates a sense of belonging where all employees, particularly those historically at the margins of society, can unapologetically bring authenticity to their work. Check out our commitments , progress and areas we are working on to bring our DEI vision to life.

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Interested applicants may apply through the careers section of the website at . Interviews will take place after resumes have been screened for minimum requirements. Please note that this position is not restricted solely to the responsibilities listed above and that the job scope and responsibilities are subject to change .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.

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.



Austin, TX
78716 USA



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