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KPMG Associate Director, Enterprise Architect in St Louis, Missouri

Associate Director, Enterprise Architect

St Louis, Missouri

Requisition #: 43890

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Grand Rapids, MI; St Louis, MO; Dallas, TX

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today’s most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It’s also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it’s no wonder we’re consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you’re as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate Director, Enterprise Architecture to join our Digital Nexus technology organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Define strategy with respect to enterprise related standards and design goals

  • Provide technical design and architectural leadership, including documenting and diagramming the logical, physical, and process views across multiple technology domains

  • Facilitate organizational change by defining strategies for the Firm with respect to technology standards and design goals; Evaluate business requirements in the early stages of projects to determine what software, integration technologies, system architectures, and patterns should be employed to meet business objectives efficiently

  • Participate in the development of roadmaps, which include product selection, versions, upgrades, projects and milestones; Conduct research focused on identifying emerging technology solutions that reduce costs, increase efficiencies, provide more value, provide more capabilities, reduce risks, and increase security

  • Lead efforts for technology evaluations, which involve identifying a weighted feature matrix for a specific need and evaluating and scoring products against the desired features; Research activities include readings, proof-of-concepts (POCs), and lab testing

  • Collaborate with project teams to assist in delivery of the solution implementation by providing guidance as needed to application, engineering and operations teams; Communicate best practices by giving presentations, working with project teams, and authoring content aimed at educating others about standards, strategies, and otherwise defined best practices while working individually and collaboratively with team members to ensure breadth and granularity of strategies, standards and reference architectures for consistency and integration

Qualifications:

  • Minimum eight years of architecting and delivering enterprise solutions across multiple enterprise architecture domains

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university

  • Strong understanding of operating system models (Linux, Windows), hardware architectures, distributed computing architectures, storage technology (SAN/NAS/DAS), server virtualization, memory management, networking, system maintenance, disaster recovery, database failover models, database theory and design, and Security/Identity Management

  • Experience with virtualization solutions such as cloud computing (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS) across the three hyperscale providers (Azure, AwS and Google Cloud Platform) and demonstrate an applicable understanding of containerization (including RedHat, Openshift and Docker)

  • Provided support in areas covering APIs, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) best practices, and Enterprise Service Bus platforms, including Open Source application development in Linux environment (RedHat, CentOS) leveraging Eclipse, Java, Perl/Python/Ruby, and JavaScript with solid experience using and architecting on multiple database architectures including MySQL and PostgreSQL

  • US citizenship is required

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Thecontains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

Our Benefits

Health

KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).

Financial

  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.

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