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Senior Product Engineer - McKinsey Digital

Job in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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Degree level

Bachelor

Job function

Engineering

Required languages

English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

Work experience

8 to 10 years

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent area
  • 8+ years of Software Engineering Experience
  • Strong command of the English language (both verbal and written)
  • Experience with building B2B and consumer quality products, enabling business capability and objectives through technology
  • Hands-on skills working with SQL and No-SQL databases
  • Broad experience across the following application development technologies and in-depth skills with at least one: JavaScript, NodeJS, Python, React, Elm
  • Experience with cloud infrastructures such as AWS, Azure or Google
  • Experience in container technologies like Docker / Kubernetes a plus
  • Experience in 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
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills paired with the ability to develop creative and efficient solutions
  • Able to work under competing priorities, manage expectations effectively and support the team under pressure
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and rapid changes common in early-stage product development
  • Distinct customer focus and quality mindset

WHO YOU'LL WORK WITH

You'll join a location within our Benelux Hub as part of our digital team.

McKinsey Digital combines unparalleled business knowledge with a world-class agile development process to offer distinctive support for enterprise IT enablement. Our highly skilled system architects and development managers configure software packages and build custom applications, creating the foundation for rapid and cost-effective implementation of systems that maximize value from day one.

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. 

You will be involved in agile implementation and transformation projects with our clients. In this role you will develop new products to take to our clients, leveraging cloud technologies, and micro-services architecture patterns. You will be an active learner, identifying new open source libraries, using unfamiliar technologies and learning new programming languages to meet technical requirements.

You will have a strong understanding of key agile engineering practices to guide teams and contribute to growing and improving our engineering practices. You will help your team build better engineering practices, building on our automated testing and continuous integration practices.

Initially, you may be working with a development partner team as we build out our internal engineering capability. You'll mentor engineers within the team, ensure for accurate and complete release and deployment plans by the team. You will build through consensus (when possible) a technical vision and helps the team execute and iterate on it. 

Additionally, you'll identify and escalate technical barriers, dependencies or risks, ensure technical standards and best practices are followed at all times, help manage the process by which code is delivered and its quality. You'll be busy with contributing code and participate in code reviews, facilitate breaking down user stories into technical tasks, communicating technical and delivery risk to the team and escalates to management when appropriate. 

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.

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