Bain & Company Inc

Low Code Team Leader

Job Location US-IL-Chicago
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Next-Generation Software Solutions
Regular Full-Time
Location : Location



Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future. Across 59 offices in 37 countries, we work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition and redefine industries. We complement our tailored, integrated expertise with a vibrant ecosystem of digital innovators to deliver better, faster and more enduring outcomes. Our 10-year commitment to invest over $1 billion in pro bono services brings our talent, expertise and insight to organizations tackling today’s urgent challenges in education, racial and social equity, economic development and the environment. Since our founding in 1973, we have measured our success by the success of our clients. We proudly maintain the highest level of client advocacy in the industry, and our clients have outperformed the stock market 4-to-1.


Bain's Next-Generation Software Solutions (NGSS) team has been set up to help Industry and Capability Practices digitize their Intellectual Property through a diversified suite of digital tools, technologies, services, and support capabilities The team supports practices, case teams, and clients through various product delivery models including best-in-class partnerships with leading SaaS vendors, new product development using industry-leading low code and business engineering platforms, and developing highly complex full-stack custom software.

In addition to core product development, the team fills critical gaps through a growing technical services catalog including technical architecture assessments, full-stack code reviews, architecture consulting, business automation and workflows, data and system integration, data visualization, and infrastructure hosting and support.

Underlying these products and services is Next Gen’s Customer Success Program, ensuring the tools are setup and configured according to the case team and client’s needs, end-users are on-boarded and trained properly, and a global support structure is in-place to quickly answer any questions or address issues.

The results of these efforts are a greater ability to sell cases effectively, serve clients efficiently, and drive capability transfer. In short, it is about better results that enhance our clients' and our own competitiveness.

This role isn't currently live but is something that we will be recruiting later in the year. To express your interest please apply to this vacancy and we will be back in touch when we are recruiting.



At the intersection of business and technology, the rapidly growing Next Gen team is seeking a Low Code Engineer Team Lead to join our team.


Working under the guidance of the Senior Manager of Engineering and Innovation, and alongside the team’s Product Managers, Project Managers, Software Architects, Technical Analysts, Business Engineers, and Tools Specialists, this dynamic hands-on position will play a leading role in the ideation, validation, design, creation, and support of Next Gen tools and products.


These reusable products and services will be built using a diverse set of innovative tools and technologies including, but certainly not limited to, areas such as data ingestion and transformation, analytics, visualization, low code web and mobile engineering, system integration, business automation, and more.


In addition to core engineering, this role will also play a critical role in leading and participating in hands-on discovery, research, development, and proof-of-concepts using new tools and services to enable continuous innovation and improvement.


The role is based in Chicago, local candidates or those willing to relocate only.



  • Understand, document, and guide teams in long-term product vision and planning, including advising of trade-offs between Next Gen’s core delivery models
  • Define and document core system non-functional requirements including security, scalability, maintainability, extensibility, and deployment
  • Lead in estimation, planning, and costing of new projects and initiatives across multiple metrics


  • Serve as a subject matter expert on low code engineering within Next Gen and more broadly at Bain, including advising on strong use cases, considerations, limitations, integration capabilities, and how low code could fit a business’ short-term requirements as well as be extended for their long-term roadmap
  • Establish best practices and standards to support scaling low code tools and technologies 
  • Own and manage relationships with key strategic vendor and technology partners


  • Hands-on development and leading the development of new tools and services through a variety of low code engineering platforms including data ingestion, web application development, analytics, visualizations, automation, and integration
  • Build and maintain a library of high-quality reusable low code widgets and modules, ranging from UI elements, mid-tier business logic workflows, and backend connectors and integrations 
  • Implement best practices and capabilities for ensuring the overall quality and scalability of low code products including automated testing frameworks, monitoring, and performance testing


  • Drive innovation through out-of-the-box thinking to solve critical business challenges and demands
  • Keep up-to-date with industry tools, technologies, platforms, and services that may add value
  • Conduct market research and hands-on proof of concepts of new tools and technologies 
  • Deliver results to senior members of the team through live demos and presentations


  • Support the rollout and implementation of software to clients, provide end-user support as needed
  • Lead in time and cost estimates of system enhancements, advise on trade-offs of features and options


  • Experience with software or product delivery in an Agile cross-functional team environment
  • Experience as a full-stack software developer 
  • Experience with common software development technologies and platforms: HTML/CSS, JavaScript (ReactJS/AngularJS), NET Core, C#/Java, relational databases (SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • A desire to learn and work with low code platforms, Mendix in particular
  • Willingness and desire to be hands-on and code alongside the development teams  
  • Flexibility to change direction, iterate, and adopt new technologies to solution requirements 
  • Ability to travel as needed, including internationally, up to 25% of the time




We are proud to be consistently recognized as one of the world's best places to work, a champion of diversity and a model of social responsibility. We are currently ranked the #1 consulting firm on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list, and we have maintained a spot in the top four on Glassdoor's list for the last 12 years. We believe that diversity, inclusion and collaboration is key to building extraordinary teams. We hire people with exceptional talents, abilities and potential, then create an environment where you can become the best version of yourself and thrive both professionally and personally. We are publicly recognized by external parties such as Fortune, Vault, Mogul, Working Mother, Glassdoor and the Human Rights Campaign for being a great place to work for diversity and inclusion, women, LGBTQ and parents.


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