KPMG Associate Director, Cloud Application Architect in Saint Louis, Missouri

Business Title: Associate Director, Cloud Application Architect

Requisition Number: 65962

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: MO

City: Saint Louis

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 Director, Cloud Application Architect to join our KPMG Technology Organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development of roadmaps and participate in the standard process for systems, storage, network, and cloud solutions

  • Partner with architecture teams to develop solution designs

  • Maintain deep technical and business knowledge of industry directions and trends in the area of systems and cloud engineering

  • Deliver technology and products on schedule and with the highest quality

  • Provide advice, guidance, and direction to carry out plans and procedures, helping to ensure schedule attainment, product development process adherence performance, and budget targets are met

  • Provide last tier support for operations and support teams, including root cause analysis and preventative analysis; create documentation required to support deployed solutions

Qualifications:

  • Minimum eight years progressive experience in an IT environment with experience managing and supporting projects

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Experience in Systems and Application design and engineering with three years in IT architecture and / or IT R&D and minimum three years of experience in managing and supporting in large scale engineering and operational roles

  • Expert understanding and experience in development and troubleshooting various technologies including Cloud and Systems automation, enterprise network communications/protocols, Windows and Linux authentication and authorization, Virtualization technologies (AWS, Azure, VMWare), enterprise networking, and encryption standards technologies; expertise in Platform and Infrastructure as a service elements

  • Understanding and alignment of business strategies and needs with technology directions and trends; excellent oral / written communication and interpersonal skills, with an ability to develop and present technology solutions to various audiences including engineering, operations, and technology leadership teams

  • Expert level understanding of Networking: LAN, WAN, Network Filtering, Network & Application firewalls; deep understanding and knowledge of upper level protocols such as SSL, LDAP, RADIUS, TACACS; good understanding of various infrastructure and data security processes, procedures, approaches, tools and design patterns and CISSP, CCSP, AWS / Azure certifications preferred.

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, pregnancy, veteran status, 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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