Solution Architect - Mckinsey Technology

Mckinsey Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 3 weeks ago

You'll work in our New York, Boston or Chicago office as part of the McKinsey Technology. McKinsey Technology is a service line within McKinsey Digital that brings together the best of McKinsey's technical capabilities to help our clients use technology to transform their businesses.

As part of this group, you'll join a global team 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'll also work with colleagues from across McKinsey & Company to help our clients build scalable and secured solutions.

You'll 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.

Our office culture is casual 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.

You will engage with our world-class consulting, engineering and program teams to lead large scale ERP implementations for external clients.

You will operate cross-functionally in ERP initiatives and translate client business needs to an ERP and business systems architecture while running diagnostics of ERP environments to make recommendations of the optimal enterprise systems architecture.

Using best practices, you will architect SAP solutions for deployment, configuration, and operations that are simple and have scalability, maintainability, and resiliency. Similarly, you will create scripts, tools and services for clients. You will also facilitate the design of the client's overall system landscape including: evaluation of business needs and which technology solutions meet those needs, developing integration plans using API and other tools fit for purpose, assessing network and hardware requirements to deliver the target architecture and establishing standards and sustainability plans for the design.

You will focus on business drivers and system functionality to influence senior firm and client stakeholders while providing architecture and delivery of the full ERP and business system vision.

You will be the certified architect on ERP and API/integrated solutions including on-premise and cloud (SAP). You will work side-by-side with McKinsey strategic consultants, leveraging and learning the McKinsey best practices in client service, issue synthesis and problem resolution. The scope will include the transactional core, analytics hubs, and reporting and visualization layers.

Additionally, you will be a core member of the McKinsey consulting team with responsibilities that range from shaping and implementing strategic products and solutions to ensuring that McKinsey's craft stays on the leading edge of technology and industry best practices.

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent area

  • 7+ years of experience with full lifecycle ERP implementations

  • Expertise with API's and designing enterprise wide systems to meet the needs of the business

  • Deep knowledge of SAP systems and in particular S/4 HANA (ie: SAP Business Suite, SAP HANA, SAP Business Objects, SAP Mobility) and their architecture and infrastructure needs

  • Experience in SAP Sizing, SAP Installation, SAP Backup and Recovery, SAP High Availability architecture, and integration of related business systems and reporting tools

  • Subject matter expertise in multiple ERP solutions across various industries

  • Proven track record of applying expertise to deliver business impact and influencing executives to set strategic directions

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills paired with the ability to develop creative and efficient solutions

  • Ability to collaborate effectively at all levels of an organization and to work both independently and in various team settings

  • Ability to work under pressure and manage client expectations effectively

  • Flexibility to travel ~80% of the time

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