McKinsey & Company is seeking exceptional professionals with experience in and passion for software and/or online services to join the Boston office. Working with some of the largest, most innovative software and online services companies in the world, you will help clients achieve impact through counseling them on marketing & sales, operations and strategy, and corporate finance.
As an Associate, your primary role will be to lead problem-solving efforts on a portion of a client engagement. You will be a thought leader in formulating overall market positioning and developing go-to-market plans. Specifically, you will be responsible for identifying issues, forming hypotheses, designing and conducting analysis, synthesizing conclusions into recommendations and helping to implement change with our clients. Throughout an engagement, you will be involved in discussions and presentations with senior client leadership. You will work on engagement teams typically consisting of three to six consultants.
We look for candidates who excel at solving problems that require logical reasoning, creative thinking, strong analytics and the ability to untangle complex issues. The ideal candidate has:
- Exceptional problem solving skills
- Demonstrated leadership ability and experience
- Superb communications skills
- Strong personal drive and motivation
- High-value personal qualities, including resourcefulness, responsibility, tenacity, independence, self-confidence, and high-energy
- Exemplary professional behavior and values
- 3 or more years of work experience with a software or online service provider including enterprise developers, business and consumer applications, application development tools, systems infrastructure software, embedded applications and service providers
- In-depth knowledge of high-tech product development or product marketing such as bringing high tech products to market to businesses or consumers
- Exemplary work experience that includes a progressive career trajectory, and outstanding professional achievement and impact
- An advanced degree, and strong graduate and undergraduate academic accomplishment