Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Waltham



You’ll work with our Cyber Solutions team and will be based in either Waltham, Massachusetts or Wroclaw, Poland. Members of this team also sit in New York, Washington, D.C., Chicago, Silicon Valley and Dallas. Cyber Solutions is part of McKinsey Solutions and McKinsey’s New Ventures.

Cyber Solutions helps leading companies improve digital resilience, identification and prioritization of key information assets, prepare for cyber breaches, and make informed build vs. buy’ decisions when it comes to building cyber capabilities. Cyber Solutions’ combination of software, tailored services, and expertise provides our clients with a granular view of their cyber and information risk and breach preparedness. Clients leverage our solutions to work with business leaders to have a material impact on their institutions’ cybersecurity.

McKinsey New Ventures fosters innovation driven by analytics, design thinking, mobile and social by developing new products/services and integrating them into our client work. It is helping to shift our model toward asset-based consulting and is a foundation for –and expands our investment in –our entrepreneurial culture. Through innovative software as a service solutions, strategic acquisitions, and a vibrant ecosystem of alliances, we are redefining what it means to work with McKinsey.

As one of the fastest-growing parts of our firm, New Ventures has more than 1,500 dedicated professionals (including more than 800 analysts and data scientists) and we’re hiring more mathematicians, data scientists, designers, software engineers, product managers, client development managers and general managers. 


Bachelor’s degree; Master's Degree is a plus1 - 2 years experience in the field of cybersecurityBasic knowledge of analytic (Excel, Alteryx) and presentation (PowerPoint) toolsExcellent time management skills and sound problem-solving skillsGood communication skills in English; Skills in other languages is advantageousStrong interpersonal skillsAbility to cope with pressure and demonstrate a reasonable level of flexibility/adaptabilityAbility to act autonomously, bringing structure and organization to workUnderstanding of basic financial and business terminologyCreative and action-oriented mindsetAbility to travel abroad for working sessions

You will perform data transformation, modeling and validation activities for our core solutions including Digital Risk Assessment, Cyber Risk Insights, Executive Cyber Solutions, and the Cyber Market Map.

You will also work with delivery, client and internal McKinsey teams to get our solutions approved for use within the client environment. You'll validate raw data quality and transform the data using Excel and/or Alteryx. You'll then load the transformed data to Excel using manual uploads, perform quality checks on the data and suggest improvements to improve overall data quality.

Additionally, you'll develop algorithms in Excel based on discussions with Delivery and Product Development teams to analyze data and generate actionable results. You'll also drive completion of client-required security approval questionnaires for Digital Risk Assessment, Cyber Risk Insights, Executive Cyber Solutions, and the Cyber Market Map.

About the company

McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that serves leading businesses, governments, non governmental organizations, and not-for-profits. We help our clients make lasting improvements to their performance and realize their most important goals. Over nearly a century, we’ve built a firm uniquely equipped to this task.

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