KPMG Associate Director, Data Scientist/Architect in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Associate Director, Data Scientist/Architect

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Requisition #: 28494

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides 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, Cognitive Architect to join our KPMG Technology Organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical design and architectural leadership to multiple teams and projects to help ensure applications are integrated and adhere to stated architectural and design principles and standards

  • Analyze and model big data (structured and unstructured data) using advanced statistical methods and implement algorithms and software needed to perform analyses

  • Processing complex, large scale data sets used for modeling, data mining, and research

  • Design and implement the service-oriented architecture to support the firm's application portfolio including the existing and new solutions

  • Research, analyze, recommend and implement new technologies, standard processes, tools and techniques to further the firm's software solutions offerings to support the business

  • Review business process and technical solution designs to help ensure selection of appropriate technology, efficient use of resources and integration of multiple systems and technologies

Qualifications:

  • Minimum ten years of progressive experience in technology, application and information architectures and the delivery of applications in distributed processing environments, including eight years of relevant architecture experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Experience in application and software engineering, architecture and tools training or certification

  • Deep knowledge in cognitive, machine learning, natural language, and statistical analysis methods, such as classification, collaborative filtering, association rules, sentiment analysis, topic modeling, time-series analysis, regression, statistical inference, and validation methods; In-depth cross-domain understanding of the applicability of software solutions and off-the-shelf software

  • Excellent verbal/written communication, collaboration, analytical and presentation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and team work; must be able to set goals and participate in strategic initiatives for a team

  • Foster the development of high performance teams and interface with all levels of the organization ;ability to participate in development of resource plans and structures and influence organizational priorities

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 or military status, genetic information, genetic disposition and or carrier status, domestic violence status, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, status with regard to public assistance, 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.

Our Benefits

Health

KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).

Financial

  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.