KPMG Senior Associate, CIO Advisory - Data Center Computing in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Senior Associate, CIO Advisory - Data Center Computing

Requisition Number: 67405

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: IL

City: Chicago

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 a Senior Associate in CIO Advisory for our Management Consulting practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Help assess clients data center and IT infrastructure, evaluate rationalization opportunities, sourcing options (including cloud)/ economic models, and recommend strategic direction

  • Support clients in implementing and migrating to new IT infrastructure services including internal technology and external services (including cloud)

  • Liaise with client stakeholders and subject matter professionals

  • Lead portions of engagements under the supervision of the engagement manager

  • Assist in the creation of proposals and other business development efforts

  • Assist with developing or updating firm data center computing consulting and transformation methodologies

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two years of experience in a technology management, architecture or datacenter computing role with experience in system administration, storage administration and system engineering

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in Computer Sciences; Master of Business Administration (MBA) preferred

  • Technology experience, including but not limited to server (Wintel, Unix), storage (SAN / NAS), virtualization technology (VMware, KVM, LPAR, LDOM), automation, high availability architecture, and data center computing transformation

  • Experience in cloud services (IaaS), infrastructure automation and instrumentation (openstack), Unified Communications, Collaboration, Database/ application server architecture (Oracle-Weblogic / DB2 - WebSphere), network and information security

  • Certifications in Microsoft MCSA/ MCSE, Cisco CCNA/ CCNP, VMware VCA/ VCP

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as technical, analytical and problem solving ability

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

  • 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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