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McKinsey Solutions - Senior System Engineer - Europe - Prague
Who you’ll work with

You'll work with our TechOps team in Prague. TechOps is part of McKinsey Solutions and McKinsey’s New Ventures. Technology Operations Hosting Architecture and Management provides hosting management services in Cloud and in Datacenter, second-line incident troubleshooting, 24x7 monitoring and support.

McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that advises the world's leading businesses, governments and institutions. With more than 95 offices in over 50 countries, we have a truly global reach and serve more than eight in ten of Fortune magazine's Most Admired Companies. 
McKinsey Solutions is a new suite of services that combines 85 years of McKinsey industry and functional expertise with data, proprietary analytics, and software tools to help organizations get greater clarity in decision making and gain significant long-term performance improvement. Solutions are complementary to McKinsey consulting and offer a variety of support models to ensure our clients get exactly what they need. We work closely with client organizations to embed the tools and build their capabilities to sustain impact over time.
McKinsey Solutions is a fast growing office within McKinsey. Having developed and deployed some 15 solutions to more than 400 companies over the last 5 years, this dynamic team has continued to double its size every year, and now numbers more than 500 full-time professionals.
Innovation and smart client service practices are at the heart of McKinsey Solutions where we are dedicated to creating an outstanding organization. To help us achieve this, we need talented and ambitious people who inspire and deliver change.

McKinsey is building a DevOps team that will be in charge of design, Build, Operate SaaS solutions and platforms. You'll be defining continuous integration and deployment  process and tools, responsible for technical operations on production environment, development and operation of monitoring and troubleshooting tools and infrastructure advisory and project

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.

What you’ll do

You’ll work within the McKinsey Solutions engineering team to provision, optimize, and maintain its SaaS offering as well as develop and implement IT systems and processes that support SaaS applications.

Together with your team you’ll be responsible for the advance automation of provisioning, quality control, security audits and maintenance. You’ll be busy with the administration and support of McKinsey Solutions’ cloud based infrastructure. You’ll have your impact in optimizing our internal resources, continuous improvement of efficiency of operational activities. You’ll develop and implement of administration and reporting tools.
As Sr. DevOps Engineer you will play a key team role in troubleshooting and automating our environment, building resilient systems, and creating repeatable processes. Being smart is a given, what we are really looking for is a highly driven, solutions oriented technical pro that has the ability to see problems before they happen, can communicate at all levels, and who knows how to figure it out. 

It is an exciting opportunity to work with new technologies and helps the team to achieve our goal of continuous delivery.  
We are looking for a highly technical, hands-on role supporting our corporate infrastructure, which consists of both Private and Public Cloud.

  • At least 5 years of experience in the field of IT, experience in DevOps
  • 2 years’ of experience with AWS and/or Azure cloud offerings
  • Experience with container platforms (Kubernetes, Mesos, Docker Swarm)
  • Able to work well in highly entrepreneurial environment with teams and with sponsor on a regular basis
  • Expertise in designing medium-large high availability and scalable system architectures in GNU/Linux environment
  • Expert level hands-on experience with SaaS architectures comprising Linux containerization database and distributed computation platforms
  • Strong scripting (Bash, Python, Terraform, Ansible) and automation skills
  • Good knowledge of technologies like HTTP, SSL, load balancing, WAFs, SMTP
  • Outstanding communication skills in English
  • Client focused attitude
  • Experience with software defined networks is a big advantage 

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