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Associate - Digital Technology

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

Baku, Azerbaijan
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Associate - Digital Technology

  • Baku

Who You'll Work With

You will work with McKinsey Digital at our Baku office. This group 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 will join a global team working on everything from IT modernization and strategy to agile, cloud, cybersecurity and digital transformation. You will typically work on projects across all industries and functions and will be fully integrated with the rest of our global firm. You will also work with colleagues from across McKinsey & Company to help our clients deliver breakthrough products, experiences and businesses, both on technology and non-technology topics.

What You'll Do

You will work in teams of 3-5 consultants to help clients achieve new performance highs. As an associate you will make an important contribution to the analysis, design and implementation of business performance approaches, developing tailor-made solutions and working closely with clients to ensure positive impact and sustainable results. This includes gathering and analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses and developing recommendations for presentation to client management. From there, you will implement those recommendations with client team members.
You will gain new skills and build on the strengths you bring to the firm. You will receive exceptional training as well as frequent coaching and mentoring from colleagues on their teams.


  • 5+ years of relevant experience and professional success in an IT strategy consulting firm, a high performing IT department, a technology company, a technology-leveraged business, or managing large IT projects 
  • History of strong academic performance; advanced degree preferred
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills; analytic/quantitative comfort; demonstrated ability to identify business issues, form hypotheses, design and conduct analyses, and synthesize conclusions into recommendations
  • Strong general business acumen; broad understanding of current IT trends and technologies, their impact on business strategy, and implications for senior managers in creating and sustaining competitive advantage and transforming business processes
  • Distinctive functional experience in strategy, technology, operations, products, general management, consulting and/or deep industry knowledge in industries such as financial services, high tech, energy/utilities, telecom, retail, etc.
  • Strong IT generalist skills with a demonstrated depth and breadth of knowledge in at least one of core capabilities
  • IT Management skills including Business IT strategy and digital user experience; experience managing the IT function in an organization; experience aligning IT investments with business strategies and determining IT investment priorities; high-level program/project management experience; experience with any of the following IT-related functions: functional business requirements, customer needs analyses/satisfaction, architecture, planning, utilization, organization, integration, migration, design, process etc.
  • IT Architecture and technology delivery skills including Agile and DevOps experience in software delivery and business and technology architecture (open architecture, micro-services, APIs): understands the critical components of and can develop technology infrastructure and architecture; has the ability to build applications, computing platforms, infrastructure, etc.
  • Technology-enabled operations and foundation skills, including next generation infrastructure services (e.g. cloud, end-to-end automation, No-Ops, PaaS), data architecture and advanced analytics and cyber-security and IT defenses (e.g. cyber security, data privacy)

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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - ASC - Associate
Function - Technology
Industry - High Tech
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Thu Nov 09 00:00:00 GMT 2023
LinkedIn Posting City - Istanbul
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - Turkey
LinkedIn Job Title - Associate - Digital Technology
LinkedIn Function - Consulting;Information Technology
LinkedIn Industry - Information Technology and Services;Management Consulting
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level