Sensor Network Engineer


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 6+ years of professional experience
  • Deep understanding of wireless protocols such as 802.11, ZigBee, Lora, Bluetooth, cellular, RFID
  • Deep understanding of wired protocols such as I2C, SMBus, 1-wire, USB, RS-232, PCI
  • Knowledgeable with messaging protocols such as MQTT, AMQP
  • Knowledge of MTConnect, Kepware, and OPC standards a strong plus
  • Knowledge of IoT gateway products a strong plus
  • Experience with security protocols
  • Knowledge of Matlab and Simulink

Who You'll Work With

You will work with the Internet of Things (IoT) team in one of our North American offices. You will have the ability to leverage other areas of Digital McKinsey including the agile prototyping as well as the data engineering experts and digital design specialists to provide a differentiating and distinctive service. You will be a core member of the McKinsey consulting team with responsibilities that range from shaping and implementing strategic technology products to ensuring that McKinsey's craft stays on the leading edge of technology.

Digital McKinsey brings together the best of McKinsey's digital capabilities—drawing from our Business Technology Office, McKinsey Digital Labs, and our digital functions and combining them in one cohesive organization. Digital McKinsey not only advises but also builds, operates, and transfers capabilities to help our clients use digital technology to transform their businesses.

McKinsey's IoT Digital aims to help clients unlock the enormous potential of the Internet of Things. Our value proposition spans the full product life cycle, ranging from data diagnostic to pilot, strategy, solution implementation, and ongoing operation. We view IoT as a transformative opportunity for clients across almost all sectors. Our goal is to collaborate with clients to define and deliver on this transformation. This requires a hand on approach and practical understanding of the challenges and opportunities involved in IoT. We are building capability that spans strategy, product design, digital design, hw and sw design, analytics, business planning and implementation.

What You'll Do

You will be responsible for designing and developing innovative wireless networking solutions and help develop embedded software for wireless sensor networks.

You will conduct performance analysis using simulations and analytical modeling and also closely monitor state-of-the-art developments in academia and industry regarding standardizing wireless network protocols, like Bluetooth, ZigBee, and others.

You will be knowledgeable and passionate about cutting-edge technologies on the topics of sensor and communication technologies, including MEMS integration and RF applications, as well as communication systems for industrial applications.

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