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Technical Lead

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

Riyadh Saudi Arabia
Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2023

Technical Lead

  • Riyadh

Who You'll Work With

McKinsey Digital brings together the best of McKinsey’s digital capabilities to help our clients use digital technology to transform their businesses. As
part of this group, you’ll join a global team (based in Riyadh) working on everything from IT modernization and strategy to agile, cloud, cybersecurity and digital transformation.
You’ll typically work on projects across all industries and functions and will be fully integrated with the rest of our global firm. You will collaborate with consultants to deliver breakthrough products, experiences and businesses, both on technology and non-technology topics. You will engage with a broad range of stakeholder groups from engineers to business users.
When you join McKinsey, you are joining a firm whose culture is distinctive and inclusive. We will accelerate your development as a leader to create
positive, enduring change in the world.

What You'll Do

You will typically lead a team of 3–5 consultants to architect, design and help deliver software products with high levels of value, usability, quality,
and predictability for our clients globally.
In this role, you will employ agile methodologies to quickly provide our clients with the solutions they need. You will help combine the latest open-
source technologies together with traditional enterprise software products. You will be a core member of the team with responsibilities that range
from driving the architecture design and technology decisions for shaping the next generation products for various internal teams to ensuring that we
stay on the leading edge of technology. You will also be responsible for leading multiple development teams and project workstreams while delivering best in class enterprise grade software solutions across a breadth of different platforms and technologies.


  • Postgraduate, master’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 6+ years of professional experience and solid knowledge of software development including leading a team and a project workstream
  • Strong application development knowledge in any of the following technologies: JavaScript, React, Android (Kotlin/Java), Swift, MySQL, Ruby on Rails, Java, .Net core, HTML, CSS
  • 4+ years' engineering practice experience such as code refactoring, design patterns, design-driven development, continuous integration, building highly scalable applications, application security, secure coding practice
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully understanding the business requirements and designing realistic and effective solutions
  • Knowledge of Agile software development process
  • 2+ years of proven experience in leading cross-functional teams
  • Knowledge of agile testing approaches such as unit, integration and end-to-end testing
  • Familiarity with testing frameworks such as RSpec, JUnit or Selenium
  • Good working knowledge of at least one cloud-based hosting platform such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud
  • Working knowledge of continuous integration and delivery/deployment tools like CircleCI, Jenkins, Azure DevOps Services, Bamboo or Solid experience in leading a team
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and effectively with people at all levels in an organization
  • Skills to communicate complex ideas effectively
  • Fluent in English; additional languages is a plus
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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - DET1 - Digital Expert (1)
Function - Technology;Transformation
Industry - High Tech
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Tue Aug 22 00:00:00 GMT 2023
LinkedIn Posting City - Riyadh
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - Saudi Arabia
LinkedIn Job Title - Technical Lead
LinkedIn Function - Consulting;Information Technology
LinkedIn Industry - Computer Software
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Director