Associate Director, Cloud Architecture in Montvale, NJ

KPMG   •  

Montvale, NJ 07645

Industry: Finance & Insurance


11 - 15 years

Posted 56 days ago

Innovate. Collaborate. Shine. Lighthouse – KPMG's Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics – has both applied data science, AI, and big data architecture capabilities. Here, you'll work with a diverse team of sophisticated data and analytics professionals to explore the solutions for clients in a platform-diverse environment. This means your ability to find answers is limited only by your creativity in leveraging a vast array of techniques and tools. Be a part of a high-energy, diverse, fast-paced, and innovative culture that delivers with the agility of a tech startup and the backing of a leading global consulting firm. For you, that translates into the chance to work on a wide range of projects – covering technologies and solutions from AI to optimization – and the power to have a real impact in the business world. So, bring your creativity and pioneering spirit to KPMG Lighthouse.


  • Partner with technology architecture and engagement teams to develop solution designs for on-Prem and Cloud hosting (AWS, Azure, and GCP)
  • Provide deep technological understanding of cloud infrastructures, capabilities and security models, and architect cloud-hosted solutions and integrations
  • Maintain deep technical and business knowledge of industry directions and trends in the area of systems and cloud engineering
  • Deliver advice, guidance, and direct oversight of teams to carry out plans and procedures, responsible for schedule attainment, product development process adherence performance and meeting budget targets
  • Provide last tier support for operations and support teams, including root cause analysis and preventative analysis; Create documentation required to support deployed solutions


  • Minimum of twelve years progressive IT experience with at least ten years of managing and supporting projects and minimum five years of cloud strategy and architecture initiative experience
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university, Master's degree from an accredited college/university is a plus
  • Demonstrated experience defining engineering approaches for various public and hybrid cloud initiatives; proven leadership of teams of at least three direct reports, including performance management, coaching and training
  • Strong working knowledge of Linux and Windows operating systems, Containerization platforms including Kubernetes/Openshift, CI/CD tools, cloud IaC, big data technologies (Hadoop, Spark), cloud security and familiarity with CAIQ
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, analytical, and presentation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and team work; experience supporting a professional services organization is a plus
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

Valid Through: 2019-11-12