KPMG Associate, Big Data Software Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia

Business Title: Associate, Big Data Software Engineer

Requisition Number: 67989

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Data Analytics, Healthcare

State: GA

City: Atlanta

Description:

The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide 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, to join our Advanced Analytics Organization with a focus on Health Care Solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Rapidly architect, design, prototype, and implement architectures to tackle the Big Data and Data Science needs for a variety of Health Care related client engagements

  • Work in cross-disciplinary teams with KPMG Health Care experts to understand client needs and ingest rich data sources such as social media, news, internal/external documents, emails financial data, and operational data

  • Research, experiment, and utilize leading Big Data methodologies, such as Hadoop, Spark, Redshift, Netezza, SAP HANA, and Microsoft Azure

  • Architect, implement and test data processing pipelines, and data mining / data science algorithms on a variety of hosted settings, such as AWS, Azure, client technology stacks, and KPMG's own clusters

  • Translate advanced business analytics problems into technical approaches that yield actionable recommendations, in the Health Care industry; communicate results and educate others through insightful visualizations, reports and presentations

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Engineering or a related field with two years of experience; a Master's degree or PhD is preferred

  • Fluency in several programming languages such as Python, Scala, or Java, with the ability to pick up new languages and technologies quickly

  • Understanding of cloud, and distributed systems principles, including load balancing, networks, scaling, in-memory vs. disk

  • Experience with Large Scale/ Big Data methods, such as MapReduce, Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Impala, or Storm

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, or other legally protected status. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.

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