Site Reliability Engineer - Defense Analytics
Posted on: June 8, 2021
You will be based in one of our North America offices as a
member of the product team, (together with a solution leader, tech
lead, product engineers, designers, data scientist) shaping and
building a new analytics hub to create and deploy analytics
solutions across our defense and security clients on some of their
toughest issues, in a fast-paced, non-hierarchical and caring
You will have exposure to the client leadership team serving
defense and national security clients, senior McKinsey leaders and
consultants, as the solution is developed and brought to new
In addition to the defense analytics product team, you will work
with our broader ecosystem of data and analytics experts within the
Social, Healthcare and Public Entities (SHaPE) practice. The team
has grown to 300+ colleagues globally over the last four years. It
is a unique mix of public sector and healthcare experts,
statisticians, engineers, data scientists and more.
We are redefining what it means for clients to work with
McKinsey by driving innovation through advanced analytics, user
experience design thinking, and new product development.
You will help the product team in shaping and building a new
analytics hub to create and deploy analytics solutions across
defense and security clients.
In this role, you will have the chance to shape the
solutions/assets you build, working closing with your teammates.
You will work with product engineering to ensure the reliability
and maintainability of new and modified installations in the
Defense Analytics Domain (DAD) - a suite of analytical tools built
to serve clients within the defense space. You will be responsible
for adhering to the life cycle asset management process throughout
the entire life cycle of new assets within DAD.
You will participate in the development of design and
installation specifications along with commissioning plans. You
will participate in the development of criteria for and evaluation
of equipment and technical MRO suppliers and technical maintenance
service providers as well as develop acceptance tests and
inspection criteria. You will participate in the final check-out of
new installations including site acceptance testing that will
assure adherence to functional specifications. You will guide
efforts to ensure reliability and maintainability of equipment,
processes, utilities, facilities, controls and safety/security
You will assist in the development of preventative maintenance,
predictive maintenance and station maintenance plans that are in
support of any safety initiatives of the operating departments.
This role requires US citizenship and the ability to obtain a
certain level of security clearance mandated by the relevant U.S.
government branch or agency.
- Degree in computer science, engineering or related field
- 3-5 years of experience in IT preferably in client-server
virtual systems engineering and architecture with a focus on
security and high availability
- 3+ years of experience with DevOps practices and toolset (e.g.
Bash, Python, Terraform, Ansible, Packer, git, Lambda, CodeDeploy,
CircleCI, Vault, Jenkins/Travis, CI/CD delivery models)
- 3+ years of experience with Amazon web services (e.g. VPC, ELB,
RDS, S3, Route53, Auto-Scaling, EKS, User Data Analytics a plus
(Redshift, EMR, etc.)
- 3+ years of experience managing Linux based environment
- 2+ years of experience with docker containerization platforms
and Kubernetes or other orchestration product (Docker, Helm,
- Experience working with Multi-Cloud Platforms and Services
(AWS, Azure), Docker, Kubernetes and microservices
- Experience in automation of provisioning, quality controls,
security auditing and maintenance
- Experience with Networking, SSL, load balancing, WAFs, SMTP,
- Knowledge of data platforms (ETL) and distributed computation
- FedRAMP / FISMA exposure and experience is a plus
- Experience working in Agile teams
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- SECRET or TS/SCI clearance is a plus
- US Citizenship
Keywords: McKinsey, Waltham , Site Reliability Engineer - Defense Analytics, Other , Waltham, Massachusetts
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