Frontend Software Engineer – Orpheus 32 views1 application


Orpheus, a McKinsey company, is McKinsey’s service line that brings technology and services to our clients to drive spend transparency, spend and cost analytics, and value-capture management.
Orpheus infuses best-in-class technology and AI-based analytics with deep supply-market and category-sourcing expertise. You’ll be part of a team that is a core element of the digitally-enabled procurement function of the future. This will involve all business value chain activities from product development to distribution and playing a strategic role in managing budgets and costs, anticipating and mitigating supply risk, driving compliance, and generating transparency to external Spend in an organization.
You will be based in our Wroclaw, Poland office or Lisbon, Portugal office. You’ll be working with our global Orpheus team of software, analytics and procurement experts and collaborate closely with product managers, solution leaders, architects and product design team members. You will be joining a fast-growing team in the procurement arena and taking cutting edge technology solutions to clients.

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You’ll be part of an agile/scrum team developing software in a cloud native tech stack with a React frontend.
In this role, you will develop a strong understanding of the user story and how to best deliver the appropriate functionality. Your work will expand into Cloud technologies, automated testing and microservices domains. You will be an active learner, identifying new open source libraries, using unfamiliar technologies and learning new programming languages to meet technical requirements and modern software development best practices.
We are developing our solutions in a SCRUM/Agile set-up and you will be actively participating in the grooming and scoping of new features. In a test-driven set-up you will spend time on validation of product quality and on writing test code including unit tests and automated test cases.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent area
  • 2-3 years of experience, but graduates who have done significant work during studies will be also considered
  • Experience with NodeJS, React, Tech Stack and associated developer’s tools
  • Comfortable with test driven development, and written unit tests, experience with browser and integration testing in a plus
  • Proficiency in automated unit tests and working knowledge of fundamental CS concepts
  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure such as AWS, Azure or Google and container technologies like Docker, Kubernetes is a plus
  • Solid problem-solving capabilities and analytical skills including the ability to disaggregate issues, identify root causes and recommend solutions
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with desire to work in fast-paced, start-up environment
  • Global mindset; able to appreciate differences in market needs, competitive environment and cultural norms across multiple countries and sectors
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to navigate complex situations with various levels of uncertainty
  • Willingness to travel (20-40% of time)

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