Solution Builder - IoT - Digital McKinsey


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 7+ years of experience with architecture creation and delivery by formulating design and building the architecture
  • Ability to scope, define and drive deployment of a solution
  • Good understanding of embedded device programming and device protocols
  • Solid knowledge of web services technologies, like JSON, REST, SOAP and others
  • Experience with cloud and microservices architectures
  • Experience on any IoT platform like Axeda, Thingworx, AWS or similar
  • Strong knowledge of IP-based wireless technology, public wireless networks and IP networking

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 appropriate end-to-end IoT solutions, establishing performance metrics and leveraging existing tools to ensure a highly scalable, high-performance solution for our clients.

You will be testing end-to-end system performance and will apply sound technical judgment to identify the right execution plan for solid system improvements.

You will be highly knowledgeable and passionate about designing, delivering and optimizing very innovative, highly robust, and scalable IoT solutions and frameworks that meet and exceed performance and business expectations. You will develop practices and processes to ensure end-to-end solution quality.

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