Senior Systems Engineer - McKinsey Solutions


  • 5+ years experience in IT
  • 2+ years experience with AWS and/or Azure cloud offerings
  • Expert level hands-on experience with SAAS architectures comprising Linux, containerization, database and distributed computation platforms
  • Strong automation skills
  • Strong security expertise
  • Good command of technologies like HTTP, SSL, load balancing, WAFs, SMP
  • Outstanding communication skills in English
  • Focused on excellent client service
  • Experience in container platforms and software defined networks is a plus

Who You'll Work With

You'll work in our San José office as part of our TechOps practice.

You'll work in small teams in a highly collaborative way, use the latest technologies and enjoy seeing the direct impact from your work. We combine Agile with expertise in cloud, big data and mobile to create custom technology solutions that help clients increase productivity and make timely decisions

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 our McKinsey Solutions engineering team to provision, optimize, and maintain its SaaS offering.

Your responsibilities will include development and implementation of IT systems and processes supporting SAAS applications and the advanced automation of provisioning, quality control, security audits and maintenance. You'll provide general system administration and support and you'll conduct reporting and follow-up of key server metrics (performance, capacity, backups & recoverability indices, etc.).

Additionally, you'll manage for the optimization of resources, the continuous improvement of efficiency of operational activities, and you'll have the opportunity to work on the development and implementation of administration and reporting tooling.

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