KPMG Director, Financial Services, Infrastructure & Cloud Strategy in New York, New York

Business Title: Director, Financial Services, Infrastructure & Cloud Strategy

Requisition Number: 67466

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Information Technology, Financial Services, Project Management, Strategy, Technology Enablement

State: NY

City: New York

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 Director in Financial Services for our Management Consulting practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead business development activities such as buyer and opportunity identification, sales and value proposition material creation, proposal development, pricing and profitability modelling, and statement of work creation in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

  • Manage engagements according to KPMG's financial and cost management policies and support delivery of advisory services, primarily with services related to Infrastructure and Cloud strategy, such as Private, Public, Hybrid Cloud, Network, Server, Storage, Database, Application Server Architecture, Automation, Orchestration, Service Management Tools, and Organization Impact and Design within financial services firms

  • Develop, maintain, and manage client relationships with CIO, CTO, Head of Infrastructure, Head of Architecture, Head of IT Operations, Head of Production Support, Head of Distributed Computing, and other KPMG account stakeholders to proactively inform of solution capabilities and learn of account opportunities

  • Manage, recruit, train, and mentor Advisory staff and adhere to professional practice requirements

  • Define and build solution collateral around Infrastructure and Cloud Strategy

  • Clearly and persuasively communicate recommendations to key project stakeholders, including client board members and senior management

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of eight years of experience as a technical lead or architect responsible for large scale infrastructure/cloud design and architecture for large financial services (Capital Markets or Banking preferred) or in high-tech/telecoms environment

  • Bachelor's degree in either Computer Science, Electrical or Electronic Engineering, or a related field from a top tier college; Master's degree preferred

  • Experience in designing, developing, testing, deploying, and supporting new data center computing infrastructures including network, server virtualization, mainframe, storage, databases, java application servers, web servers, and virtual desktop infrastructure

  • Experience with infrastructure automation/orchestration technologies e.g. Chef, Puppet, BladeLogic, vRealize

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, Visio, and PowerPoint

  • Fundamental understanding of full lifecycle management of infrastructure technologies and an ability to script to automate most manual tasks, travel may be up to 80-100%

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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