KPMG Manager, Big Data Software Engineer in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Manager, Big Data Software Engineer

Requisition Number: 67029

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Data Analytics

State: IL

City: Chicago


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 a Manager, Big Data Software Engineer, to join our Data & Analytics Team.


  • Develop a variety of user-centric applications based on business objectives and requirements in intuitive and innovative ways, by leveraging existing and emerging technologies

  • Work in cross-disciplinary teams with KPMG industry specialists to understand the business needs, current state processes use cases for leading corporations and organizations

  • Translate advanced business requirements into technical architectural design that support future state business processes

  • Work with KPMG industry specialists to apply new/emerging/disruptive technologies in the development of relevant business use cases and proof of concept/ development in diverse domains such Financial services, Insurance, supply chain and healthcare

  • Develop, build, test, and deploy applications on-premises or on the cloud using iterative, and agile-like development processes; work with Project management team to define technical steps from design to deployment

  • Communicate results and educate others through insightful visualizations, presentations, and demonstrations


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field and minimum seven years of big data experience with multiple programming languages and technologies; Master's with five years of relevant experience; or PhD with two years of relevant experience

  • Ability to work with team members and clients to assess needs, provide assistance, and resolve problems, using excellent problem-solving skills, verbal/written communication, and the ability to explain technical concepts to business audiences

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage development projects including proposal development, project scoping, project management and monitoring from requirements through deployment with working knowledge of knowledge of SDLC and Agile Development methodologies

  • Fluency in several programming languages such as Python, C#, Ruby, Java, or Javascript, and functional languages such Scala, Clojure, Elixir, PureScript, with the ability to pick up new languages and technologies quickly; proficiency in Web-front end, back-end (full stack development experience), .NET, or Linux-based development

  • Working knowledge and hands-on experience with distributed systems and distributed ledger technologies / blockchain platforms such as ethereum and hyperledger

  • Experience with programming smart contracts and knowledge of solidity programming language

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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