Principal, Tech Build

| San Francisco, CA, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 185,000 Annually
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Point B is a consulting firm that is trusted by the world’s leading organizations and specializes in business transformation and technology services. We are committed to making an impact for our customers and leveraging technology to unlock human potential. We help accelerate our customers' progress toward meaningful outcomes by bringing together cross-industry expertise, proven process, and transformative technology to activate shared potential.


Our diverse set of experts spans 13 U.S. locations, with international reach via our partnership with Nextcontinent. We're united by our desire to help our customers succeed, wherever they do business. 


Point B has been consistently recognized as one of the best places to work by Fortune® magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Consulting® magazine, BuiltIn,®, and many others. 

The Principal, Tech Build is responsible for driving the growth and delivery of Tech Build expertise, products, and solutions. The Principal, Tech Build drives Point B’s growth by exploring, developing, and enhancing products, solutions, and businesses via emerging technologies. They are responsible for evolving and commercializing the role of technology products for a more competitive, profitable, and valuable Point B. They are also responsible for evaluating technologies with an aim towards helping Point B understand the technology, why it’s important to our customers, its relevance to Point B, and how we can create competitive advantage. The job will also develop POV, identify key partners, and evaluate options for go-to-market plays.



Enables Point B to stay ahead by continually evaluating emerging technologies that apply to our customers and our business

Works with our customers and Point B leadership to develop products, solutions, and business cases that enable new delivery and operating models

Lead Applied R&D and co-creation engagements at and with customers, evaluating innovations and emerging technology in the context of high-quality customer delivery, managing communications and stakeholder expectations and delivering with excellence

Creates technology POV’s that allow Point B to view trends over time and speak to the application of technologies within the client setting

Manages communications and expectations of stakeholders (customers or other), identifies potential risks, develops mitigation strategies, and recommends key decisions for projects, and collaborates with Point B’s Industry, Solutions, Technology, IT, and Research teams to ensure Point B is delivering with excellence

Identifies and supports early test and learn opportunities and market analysis efforts

Collaborates with Services leadership to evaluate opportunities, sell, and deliver innovative solutions for customers, including generating leads, closing deals, and partnering with Sales Directors and Account Leaders to exceed customer expectations on delivery

Drives execution of the functional plan to meet expectations for KPI’s and sales growth

Provides innovative expertise that informs, shapes and improves customer engagements or solution design

Engages in community and industry organizations to drive growth for Point B, develops thought leadership and customer insight articles, and represents Point B by presenting at customer facing events

Understand our clients’ needs with an ability to offer innovative solutions enabled by emerging technologies to help solve complex challenges

Serves as a subject matter expert on key engagements, including serving as our customer’s expert leader and advisor on their most strategic projects, earning loyalty through superior service and responsiveness, and actively finding ways to demonstrate Point B's expertise

Identifies and leads engagements where Point B and clients are evaluating emerging technologies through paid/sponsored collaboration

Establishes a close partnership with IT team (to identify opportunities to test new technologies within our own organization), the product team (to develop new or enhance existing offerings), and teams across Inc to continue to evolve our capabilities

Collaborates with Tech Build leadership in strategic planning

Makes hiring, promotion, compensation and termination decisions for team members

Develops others through performance management, consistent feedback, and development opportunities that help them achieve their professional goals

Develops employees’ professional skills and provides career mentorship

Grows and develops personal leadership skills

Builds and manages a versatile team that can share information and quickly and effectively pivot to meet emerging business and operational needs

Consistently demonstrates and lives Point B leadership and cultural tenets and values, and serves as a connection point for team members to the firm and the team

Builds a positive experience for associates in the team

Actively engages in Point B’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) efforts

Participates in firm culture activities to connect regularly with other Point B’ers (e.g., account meetings, Geo Meetings, etc.)



The leadership opportunity to be part of building a key practice area within Point B

The support of a well-established consulting firm with a rich network of peers and clients

The opportunity to build and be part of a fun, dynamic and collaborative culture with teams that are as passionate about their communities and the impact they have on those communities as they are about their clients and their success



B.A. or B.S. degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field. (or equivalent work experience.)

Proven experience as a software developer with expertise in multiple programming languages (e.g., Python, Java, etc.)

Strong knowledge of software development methodologies, tools, and cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure)

Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with keen attention to details

15+ years of increasing technical work experience, with previous experience in a team leadership or senior developer role

Experience leading technology and software development teams, including onshore, nearshore, and offshore

Experience balancing competing priorities across a broad range of accounts/portfolios/practices

Strong executive presence, communication and interpersonal skills, with ability to collaborate and communicate to both technical and non-technical stakeholders

Demonstrated competency in building software/product businesses and business development


Ability to travel to client site

Ability to work from home

Ability to work non-standard work hours as necessary

Ability to travel occasionally


The estimated salary range for this role is $185,000 -$261,000 USD per year. This salary range is provided as required by local and state law as applicable. Individual salaries vary on a number of factors including but not limited to geography, skills, education, experience and unique qualifications where applicable.


Bonuses are awarded at Point B’s discretion and are based upon individual contributions and overall firm performance.


When you apply for this role, your information will be personally reviewed by our talent acquisition team (not by a robot). You can expect to hear back from us with feedback if we think there could be a fit and what next steps look like.



Our Founding Purpose and Values. Because our teams help organizations solve their greatest challenges, we've created an inclusive culture that attracts and retains the world’s best talent. Be part of a collaborative culture where we build lasting relationships with each other, our customers, and our communities.


Benefits – Point B rewards high performance with a total rewards approach that includes competitive base pay, benefits, and short-and long-term incentives — as well as flexibility, leadership development opportunities, and a culture designed to help our diverse team of individuals flourish.


Employee Ownership – We give employees a voice in directing their careers and the growth of our firm. Our Employee Stock Ownership Plan is a non-contributory retirement vehicle that grows over time from annual allocations (based on individual compensation) and the value of our company.


Award winning – We are proud to be named a Best Workplace in the US by Fortune magazine, Best Workplaces for Millennials, and Best Workplaces for Women in addition to other awards regarding our workplace inclusivity.


Point B is an equal-opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. You can read more about our commitment to diversity on our website.


Point B is committed to providing equal opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, which includes providing reasonable accommodation for in any individuals with disabilities or for religious purposes. Applicants with disabilities may contact our Accommodations team at [email protected] or 206-517-5000 to request and arrange for accommodations through the application and/or recruiting process. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability or religious observance, you may request an accommodation at any time. Please note: This mailbox is only for accommodation requests or questions. Please use the Contact Us form for any recruiting inquires.


Legal Information for Job Seekers can be accessed on our Careers Website.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. 

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