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McKinsey Digital Labs - Digital Specialist- Southeast Asia - Kuala Lumpur
Who you’ll work with

You’ll be working in Kuala Lumpur as part of our Digital McKinsey team. You will work in small teams in a highly collaborative way, use the latest technologies and enjoy seeing the direct impact from your work.

Digital McKinsey works with the world’s largest organizations to accelerate the impact of digital transformation. Partnering closely with our clients, we prototype ideas, test them with real customers, and quickly adapt the solution. Combining data science, human-centered design, and the latest rapid-development techniques—such as agile coaching, concept sprints, and DevOps—we help our clients deliver breakthrough products, experiences, and businesses. 

What you’ll do

You will be a core member of the McKinsey consulting team with responsibilities that range from shaping and implementing strategic products to ensuring that McKinsey’s craft stays on the leading edge of technology. 

We create both rapid prototypes, usually in 2 to 3 weeks, as well as full-scale applications typically within 2 to 3 months, by working collaboratively and iteractively through design and development to deliver fully functioning web-based and mobile applications that meet business goals. As Software Engineer, you will contribute to the development across the technology stack, from database to native apps.
As a Software Architect at McKinsey Digital Labs, you will be involved in leading agile implementation and transformation projects at Fortune 500 companies.

Our development teams are small, flexible and employ agile methodologies to quickly provide our consultants with the solutions they need. We combine the latest open source technologies together with traditional Enterprise software products.

Our office culture is casual, fun and social, with an emphasis on education and innovation. We have the freedom to try new ideas, experiment and are expected to be constantly learning and growing. There is also a strong emphasis on mentoring others in the group, enabling them to grow and learn.  

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
  • Minimum of 7-10 years’ experience in software development
  • Strong application development knowledge of any of the following technologies: XML, Javascript, Oracle, MySQL, Ruby on Rails, .Net, Java, UNIX, HTML, CSS, Perl, or PHP
  • Experience of engineering practices such as code refactoring, design patterns, design-driven development, continuous integration, building highly scalable applications, application security
  • Knowledge of Agile software development process
  • Familiarty with testing frameworks such as RSpec, JUnit or Selenium
  • Outstanding record of academic achievement
  • Demonstrated aptitude for analytics
  • Proven record of leadership in a work setting and/or through extracurricular activities
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Ability to work effectively with people at all levels in an organization
  • Skills to communicate complex ideas effectively in English

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