KPMG Big Data Solutions Architect in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Big Data Solutions Architect
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Requisition #: 28977
Practice Area: Advisory
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 a Big Data Solutions Architect in Technology Enablement for ourpractice.
Rapidly architect, design, prototype, and implement architectures to tackle the Big Data and Data Science needs for a variety of Fortune 1000 corporations and other major organizations
Work in cross-disciplinary teams with KPMG industry experts to understand client needs and ingest rich data sources such as social media, news, internal/external documents, emails financial data, and operational data
Research, experiment, and utilize leading Big Data methodologies, such as Hadoop, Spark, Redshift, Netezza, SAP HANA, and Microsoft Azure
Architect, implement and test data processing pipelines, and data mining / data science algorithms on a variety of hosted settings, such as AWS, Azure, client technology stacks, and KPMG's own clusters
Translate advanced business analytics problems into technical approaches that yield actionable recommendations, across multiple, diverse domains; communicate results and educate others through design and build of insightful visualizations, reports, and presentations
Develop skills in business requirement capture and translation, hypothesis-driven consulting, work stream and project management, and client relationship development
A minimum of five years of data analytics experience within an internal strategy/analytics group, or similar environment
Bachelor's degree in a technical field from an accredited college or university (master's or MBA degree preferred) with expertise in programming languages and a working knowledge of topics such as Data Exploration, Profiling, Quality, Transformation and Mining
Proficient in designing efficient and robust ETL/ELT workflows, schedulers, and event-based triggers
Ability to quickly learn, adapt, and implement Open Source technologies and desire to learn new skills and techniques
Ability to work independently with limited supervision as well as contribute to team efforts is and ability to support multiple projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced environment
Excellent verbal/written communication skills, including communicating technical issues to non-technical audiences and strong critical thinking, decision making, troubleshooting, attention to detail and problem solving skills
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.
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).
401(k) and Pension Plans
Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
Health Care Flexible Spending Account
Mortgage Assistance Program
Hyatt Legal Plan
Benefits vary by employment status.