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New Ventures Office of CTO - Security Analyst - Americas - Costa Rica
Who you’ll work with

You’ll work in San Jose, Costa Rica with our McKinsey Solutions Security Compliance Team which is part of the McKinsey New Ventures Technology Office.
The New Ventures Technology office provides Security, Support and Hosting Services to McKinsey Solutions. This includes Helpdesk (first-level support and configuration operations) and hosting services.  New Venture Technology office is currently supporting 40+ SaaS products and 40000+ end users.

New Ventures is a recently formed part of McKinsey focused on fostering innovations driven by analytics, design thinking, mobile, social and other technologies and integrating them into our client work. It is a foundation for—and expands our investment in—our entrepreneurial culture. 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.  

McKinsey Solutions is a core part of New Ventures and offers practical tools that help people at all levels of an organization generate insights they need to address both strategic and day-to-day decisions. These solutions complement McKinsey's traditional client service and are delivered in many ways, including subscriptions, workshops, training programs and project-based engagements. We work closely with clients to embed our tools, analytics and expertise, and provide on-going support to help them build the capabilities they need to revolutionize how decisions are made. Innovation and excellence are at the heart of McKinsey Solutions therefore we need talented and ambitious people who inspire and deliver change.

What you’ll do

As a Security Analyst at McKinsey Solutions, you’ll work within the McKinsey TechOps team to maintain security compliance and drive security implementation.

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

  • Expert level hands-on experience with IT infrastructure comprising various OSes, database security and distributed computation platforms
  • Strong security expertise
  • Good command of technologies like Access management, Encryption, Logging software, Webservers
  • Outstanding project and process management skills 
  • Exceptional English verbal and written communication skills
  • Superb client service skills with both creative and analytical mind-set
  • Highly collaborative, yet able to function well independently 
  • Creative problem solver and natural entrepreneur; comfort with ambiguity
  • Can handle both technical and business aspects of hosting and support
  • Pragmatic approach / Solution minded
  • Top notch security and confidentiality standards

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