Senior Director- IoT Platform Architect, Data and Technology Transformation

FTI Consulting
New York, United States of America
Job Type
Hybrid Working Opportunity

Who We Are

FTI Consulting is the world’s leading expert-driven consulting firm. Over the last 40 years, FTI Consulting experts have served as the trusted advisor to Fortune 500 companies and the world’s leading law and private equity firms when they are facing their greatest opportunities and challenges. Our strong performance and continued success are a direct reflection of the ambition, energy, and commitment of our talented professionals across the globe to make a positive impact for our clients and communities.

At FTI Consulting, you’ll be inspired and empowered to make an impact on headline matters that change history. Working side by side with the world’s leading experts in your field, you’ll be surrounded by an open collaborative culture that embraces diversity, recognition, professional development and most importantly, you.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join FTI Consulting and this is where you will do the most exciting and fulfilling work of your career.

Are you ready to make an impact?

About the Role

Our Digital Transformation Practice helps corporates, private equity firms and other constituencies build long term competitive advantage, accelerate revenue growth and drive investment valuations while optimizing cost. We bring together lean, fast-moving teams of expert technologists, digital specialists and data scientists to advise our clients on their digital transformation agendas and transaction needs.

We work with clients to understand the impact of rapidly evolving digital paradigms and emerging technologies on the future of their business, translating that into an executable strategy and blueprint that combines business model innovation, customer experience strategy, modern technology and data architectures with a rigorous focus on planning and execution.  We assist clients on their high stakes transactions needs ranging from acquisition and divestment strategy to technology and digital due diligence, merger and acquisition (M&A) integration planning and carve outs.

What You’ll Do

The Senior Solutions Architect – IoT Platform Architectures candidate should have subject matter expertise in designing and implementing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, including end-to-end architectures, managing high volumes and velocity of data, and implementing robust security controls from cloud to edge. They should have a strong understanding of the relevant AWS and Azure IoT services suites, IoT hardware ecosystems, and their applicable use cases, best practices, implementation, and support considerations. 

The candidate will be accountable for providing enterprise IoT architecture recommendations, including defining and documenting processes that solve a range of business issues from saving costs to growing revenue, or both.  They must have knowledge and experience with a full range of commercial and industrial IoT solutions, with the ability to advise on suitable protocols and architectures based on client requirements, including both low and high-mobility use cases, low-latency transmission, edge compute, streaming data, and related engineering best practices.

The candidate should have the ability to create rich and scalable architectural designs and develop connected commercial and industrial solutions in a variety of industries, tailoring communications to effectively fit and influence the targeted audience.  This includes communicating architecture vision, technical strategies, and trade-offs across various levels in the organization to gain buy-in from stakeholders.  The candidate must have demonstrated success in developing IoT architecture strategies and be able to make short-term recommendations in the context of a long-term technology direction.  They should have a passion for continually researching current and emerging technologies and understanding how the elements fit together.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, information systems or related field
  • 6+ years of post-graduate experience
  • Ability to travel to clients and to FTI offices as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience in IoT design, deployment, support, and management of large, complex systems
  • Experience in a consulting environment
  • Proven experience in IoT solution engineering and enterprise data architectures
  • An Internet of Things Foundation Certification from CCC, or an equivalent credential
  • Data engineering experience – including streaming, NoSQL, EDW, ETL/ELT, BI Analytics
  • Experience building and deploying solutions integrating with IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS environments
  • Understanding of industry standard system architecture and system management concepts and tools

Our Benefits 
Our goal is to support the well-being of you and your families—physically, emotionally, and financially. We offer comprehensive benefits such as the following:    

  • Competitive total compensation, including bonus earning potential   
  • Full package of benefits plans, including medical, dental, and vision coverage along with life and disability insurance  
  • Generous paid time off   
  • Company matched 401(k) retirement savings plan 
  • Potential for flexible work arrangements  
  • Generous paid parental leave and flex return support   
  • Family care benefits, including back-up child/elder care   
  • Employee wellness platform  
  • Employee recognition programs  
  • Paid time off for volunteering in your community
  • Corporate matching for charitable donations most important to you  
  • Make an impact in our communities through company sponsored pro bono work  
  • Professional development and certification programs  
  • Free in-office snacks and drinks  
  • Free smartphone and cellular plan (if applicable)
  • FTI Perks & Discounts at retailers and businesses 
  • Upscale offices close to public transportation 

About FTI Consulting   

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping clients with their most significant opportunities and challenges. With more than 8,000 employees located in 31 countries, our broad and diverse bench of award–winning experts advise their clients when they are facing their most significant opportunities and challenges. At FTI Consulting, we embrace, cultivate and maintain a culture of diversity, inclusion & belonging, which are fundamental components to our core values. FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been named the #1 Professional Services Firm on Forbes List of America’s Best Employers and the best firm to work for by Consulting Magazine. For more information, visit and connect with us on Instagram and LinkedIn

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Additional Information

  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Exempt or Non-Exempt?: Exempt
  • Job Family/Level: Op Level 4 - Sr Director
  • Payroll Expense Type: Direct (Billable)


  • Minimum Pay: 120000
  • Maximum Pay: 275000


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