EY Distributed Application, Senior Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Distributed Application, Senior Manager


Requisition # CAM000IA

Post Date Jul 23, 2018


Job Summary:

As part of the Tax Emerging Technology Lab and Global Blockchain Lab this role will drive the creation of products or assets built on Blockchain technologies to enable high-value offerings in our Tax Service Lines. Many offerings, solutions or enablement tools based on Blockchain technologies will require modifications to existing or net new, business models to monetize the value provided. The incumbent in this position will support the design and implementation of appropriate new models.

Essential Functions of the Job:

Building relationships is the key. You will be a high-profile contact when it comes to motivating client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds by fostering an innovative and inclusive team-orientated work environment. As you build knowledge and experience, you’ll become a credible advisor to junior consultants within the organization as well as the clients.

You will lead work flows and teams of developers to design and develop applications in different blockchain platforms such as Hyperledger, Ethereum, Bitcoin and other distributed computing environments.

You will develop business opportunities, working with subject matter experts from Advisory, Assurance, and Tax service lines and across our various technology teams.

Development Responsibilities:

  • Lead the specification and functional design of applications and solutions developed by the Blockchain team. Senior manager will need to work with end clients to define overall requirements, matching business requirements to functional requirements, and prioritize functionality.

  • In collaboration with service line and account teams, develop collateral materials and other sale assets, meet with account teams and clients, align technical support with account and engagement teams, generally support and enable sales to ‘charter’ accounts.

  • For successful prototypes, develop MVP requirements with domain experts; collaborate with Blockchain specialists, engineers and solution development leadership and shepherd the development

  • Keep up to date on emerging capabilities in this fast-growing area and identify where and how new capabilities can be applied.

  • Contribute to EY’s internal knowledge base on best practices in this emerging technology area. Develop thought leadership content representing EY’s POV on Blockchain applications to internal and external stakeholders.

  • Drive the process to mature promising concepts into prototypes which can be leveraged in the marketplace.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • 6-10 years of experience in application development, preferably on immature platforms and with emerging technologies.

  • Previous development experience in Agile teams, ideally with knowledge of TDD environments which are remotely led.

  • Interest in Blockchain and associated concepts such as smart contracts.

  • Understanding of web-scale application development architectures such as SOA and SaaS/PaaS.

  • Previous experience of container technologies such as Docker is desirable but not essential.

  • Previous experience of tools, deploying and configuring environment in Microsoft Azure is desirable but not essential.

  • Passionate about technology and applying it to business solutions.

  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity and a changing environment.

  • Self-starter-able to work on his/her own initiative.

  • Candidate must be interested in working in a collaborative environment and possess good client interfacing skills, good communication skills and able to work in both a team environment as well as individually.

Job Requirements:


  • Mandatory: BE/ B.Tech or MCA or demonstrable equivalent knowledge


  • 6-10 years of industry with experience leading teams in application development

  • Product manager experience in a technology-oriented enterprise.

  • Proven track record of excellent project management skills demonstrated for challenging client, complex interrelated or technically oriented projects

EY, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.