IT Finance Senior Software Engineer

Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

This job listing expired on May 17, 2021, 9:07 p.m.
Location: Boston, United States


The candidate will have a hands-on role for all technical activities relating to the support and future growth of the Hyperion Planning platform within BCG. Responsibilities will cover future system design and configuration changes, business rule and web form development, data integration design, as well as play a critical role on future version upgrades or cloud migration. The candidate will provide operational support within the Planning applications group as well as perform all other related tasks, such as:
  • Assist the EPM version upgrade project as a technical subject matter expert
  • Lead team dev tasks with road map activities and be a contributing participant during the decision-making process
  • Lead small and medium size projects as a technical subject matter expert. Be responsible for the full delivery of the solution including but not limited to architecting design, development and go live activities
  • Enhance / update the backup and recovery strategy and also ensure the current processes is dependable
  • Provide technical oversight during the monthly Planning process
  • Assist with updates / maintenance of existing ETL process utilizing various tool such as ODI / FDMEE as well as updating SQL queries
  • Enhance and support automation activities utilizing existing technical capabilities and third party tools
  • Use industry standards to ensure code version controls are followed during object updates / code correction (e.g. web forms, business rules and calc scripts)
  • Work collaboratively with team in supporting the monthly Hierarchy update process
  • Assist and provide technical support on issues, to ensure proper root cause analysis and quick remediation
  • Provide third tier guidance and support to the team on Hyperion Financial Reports as well as be the technical subject matter expert on new report development
  • Support and assist Hyperion Smart View related issues


  • Ability to work closely with users and provide a high level of customer service in a friendly, professional manner
  • Strong analytical abilities and creative problem solving
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Ability to work independently with general direction
  • Excellent communication skills across cultures in English
  • Integrity and a positive attitude
  • Reliability and being a cooperative team player; consideration and respect for others
  • Tact, patience, and the ability to handle stressful situations with aplomb
  • High flexibility and commitment to personal goals and directions
  • Attention to detail, well organized, able to prioritize
  • Some travel might be needed for this role


  • College degree and experience in the development and support of business applications in a commercial IT setting, or in consulting
  • 2-3 years of IT/Finance experience, previous analytic or business analysis experience required
  • 2- 3 years of combined experience in application design and development, including Oracle Essbase and Hyperion Planning (Essbase Cube design, maxL/mdx scripting etc).
  • Experience using EAS/Calculation Manager and good conceptual understanding of
  • Essbase ASO models
  • Database background in Oracle, including PL/SQL, ODI (preferred)
  • Experience working with Hyperion Planning application (version 11.1.2.x or higher preferred)
  • Experience working with PBCS or EPBCS (preferred)
  • Experience with Hyperion Financial Reports, SmartView and Hyperion Shared Services (preferred)
  • Experience with MAXL and other scripting languages (preferred)
  • Diverse experience in application tools, languages and frameworks


You 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. The person will be working closely with the internal Finance support team and Service Owner. They will be responsible for the day to day support which will require interaction with colleagues in the Finance Systems Group, the Database Services (DBA) Group, and the Ops Team (IT Infrastructure) to provide high quality service, which respond to and meets the business needs of the entire BCG organization.

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