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New Ventures Technology - Security Specialist - Americas - Chicago
Who you’ll work with

You’ll work with our McKinsey Solutions Security Compliance Team which is part of the McKinsey New Ventures Technology Solutions in our New York 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 Information Security Analyst at McKinsey Solutions you’ll be responsible for project management of security projects, implementation of documentation and information security management systems for MSO Solutions.  

This includes preparation and launch of ISAE3000/SOC2 security attestation for McKinsey Solutions. You'll also support internal and external security audits, perform risk assessments and create remediation plans.  Additionally, you'll define and implement security and data privacy controls based on SOC2/ISO 27002 standards and you'll support security operations readiness of Solution infrastructure in the Cloud.

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in IT
  • Expert knowledge of managed hosting and cloud delivery models
  • Strong security, solution architecture and data expertise
  • Outstanding project and process management skills; PMP or PRINCE2 certification is desirable
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Superb client service skills with both creative and analytical mind-set
  • Be of mature disposition and personable, and able to work well within teams across continents/time zones
  • 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

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