Intern Software Engineer – Young Leaders Programme at McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that serves private and public companies, governments, not-for-profits and non-governmental organizations. We have 30 industry and functional practices and six new client service areas, including McKinsey Solutions and McKinsey Implementation.

Our more than 9,000 consultants and 2,000 knowledge professionals speak nearly 130 languages and work in 107 locations in more than 60 countries. They hail from all backgrounds including medicine, engineering, civil service, entrepreneurship, science, business, professional athletics, art, and linguistics.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Intern Software Engineer – Young Leaders Programme

Location: Lagos

Who You’ll Work With

  • You will join our Lagos office as part of a community of developers, Agile coaches, designers, and business strategists within McKinsey Digital. Together, we’ll design and create industry-shaping products and tools for our clients. 

What you’ll do:

  • You will work collaboratively in small teams and iteratively through design and development to deliver fully functioning web-based and mobile applications.
  • You will be flexible and adaptive in your work, effectively communicating across a broad range of stakeholder groups from engineers to business users while leading a project workstream.
  • In this role, you will employ agile methodologies to quickly provide our clients with the solutions they need.
  • You will help combine the latest open-source technologies together with traditional enterprise software products. 
  • As a software engineer, you will be a core member of the team with responsibilities that range from driving the architecture design and technology decisions for shaping the next-generation products for various internal teams to ensuring that we stay on the leading edge of technology.
  • You will also be responsible for leading multiple development teams while delivering best-in-class enterprise-grade software solutions across a breadth of different platforms and technologies.


  • Undergraduate or Master’s Degree; or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years of experience developing full-stack applications by writing code that is readable, testable, maintainable, and scalable
  • Demonstrated experience working collaboratively with other developers, as well as technical and non-technical people within software teams
  • Demonstrated knowledge and hands-on experience across the full application stack with some of the following languages/frameworks: UI, JavaScript, TypeScript, React.js, Angular.js, Next.js, Vue.js, Java, Sprint, C#, Node.js, SQL, MongoDB, cloud-native databases, AWS, Azure, GCP, Jenkins, Docker, Circle CI, Travis, and Python
  • Experience working in Agile teams, including active participation in sprint ceremonies
  • Experience pair programming collaboratively with other developers

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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