Senior Solution Analyst - Wave


  • Bachelor's degree; Master's degree is a plus
  • 4-7 years of experience in data analysis
  • Experience with data manipulation as well as advanced Excel skills
  • Visual Basics and Macro-writing knowledge is a plus
  • Strong sense of leadership and previous experience working with external clients and client facing roles
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to act autonomously, bring structure and organization to work
  • Sound problem-solving skills
  • Previous experience working with multi-geographic teams
  • Solid communication skills in English; Portuguese is a plus

Who You'll Work With

You'll work with our Wave team in Sao Paulo. Wave is part of McKinsey Solutions and McKinsey's New Ventures.

Wave equips clients to successfully manage improvement programs and transformations. Focused on business impact, Wave allows clients to track the impact of individual initiatives and understand how they affect longer term goals. Its mix of an intuitive interface and McKinsey business expertise givens clients a simple and insightful picture of what can otherwise be a complex process by allowing them to track the progress and performance of initiatives against business goals, budget, and time frames

New Ventures fosters innovation driven by analytics, design thinking, mobile and social by developing new products/services and integrating them into our client work. It is helping to shift our model toward asset-based consulting and is a foundation for –and expands our investment in –our entrepreneurial culture. Through innovative software as a service solutions, strategic acquisitions, and a vibrant ecosystem of alliances, we are redefining what it means to work with McKinsey.

As one of the fastest-growing parts of our firm, New Ventures has more than 1,000 dedicated professionals (including more than 800 analysts and data scientists) and we're hiring more mathematicians, data scientists, designers, software engineers, product managers, client development managers and general managers.

What You'll Do

You will work within the data services team to perform data transformation, modeling and validation activities in addition to configuring applications to client context.

In your role you'll work with client representatives and McKinsey consultants in joint problem-solving sessions while driving the process of converting raw client date sources into high added value datamart.

You will often work remotely, but in close collaboration, with the service management team. You will participate in the continuous development and improvement of configuration tools.

Additionally you will validate raw data quality and transform the data using Excel, performing quality checks on the data, and suggesting improvements for data quality.

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