Associate - Digital Technology

Job ID: 39776
  • Geneva
  • Zurich

Who You'll Work With

You’ll work as a Digital Technology Consultant in Geneva or Zurich.  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’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 deliver breakthrough products, experiences, and businesses, both on technology and non-technology topics.
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

Working in teams of typically 3 – 5 consultants, you’ll play an active role in all aspects of a client project.
This includes gathering and analyzing information, formulating and testing hypotheses, developing and communicating recommendations, and ultimately presenting results to client management. Typically you will also work on implementing recommendations with client team members.
You’ll also gain new skills and build on the strengths you bring to the firm. Consultants receive exceptional training as well as frequent coaching and mentoring from colleagues on their teams.


  • PhD (or several years of work experience) in computer science, electrical engineering or related technical fields with outstanding record of academic achievement
  • Internships or first work experience, ideally in an area with exposure to technological topics (software engineering, cloud computing, cyber security, IT architecture, agile, digital transformation etc.)
  • Strong interest to explore the breadth of technology related topics
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Exceptional analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
  • Skills to communicate complex ideas effectively
  • Willingness to travel
  • Fluency in German (for Zurich) or French (for Geneva) and in English
  • To apply, please hand in: CV, copies of academic transcripts (from high school onward), and letters of reference/certificates from past employment, if any.
  • Next application deadlines in Switzerland: May 31, 2024 and July 31, 2024. Full details here.

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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - ASC - Associate
Function - Technology
Industry - High Tech;Telecommunications
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Fri Mar 27 00:00:00 GMT 2020
LinkedIn Posting City - Zurich
LinkedIn Posting State/Province -
LinkedIn Posting Country - Switzerland
LinkedIn Job Title - Associate - Digital Technology
LinkedIn Function - Consulting
LinkedIn Industry - Computer Software;Information Technology and Services;Internet
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Associate