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Technical Manager, Big Data Engineering

**Business Title:** Technical Manager, Big Data Engineering

**Requisition Number:** 61847 - 31

**Function:** Business Support Services

**Area of Interest:** Information Technology

**State:** IL

**City:** Chicago


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 Technical Manager, Big Data Engineering to join our Digital Nexus technology organization.


+ Provide technical management for all phases of the system development and implementation process including analysis, design, development, testing and ongoing support for the client area application systems in an environment of diverse and complex development platforms

+ Research and evaluate alternative solutions and recommend the most efficient and cost-effective solutions for the systems design, while providing a solution that meets the business' strategic objectives; include the integration of existing code-sets and/or components as part of the overall design solutions where practical; continually optimize the data pipe with automation and tools with the latest DevOps and Agile methodologies to improve cycle times, consistency and quality

+ Design and develop multiple, diversified data applications using big data platform leveraging hybrid clouds; applications are primarily consumed for parsing, analyzing, discovering and visualizing the potential business insights

+ Work with critical data stakeholders and technical teams for optimal solutions and service delivery; provide strategic, tactical direction in the delivery of big data solutions; work with various cross functional teams such as infrastructure, data and enterprise architects to build scalable, optimal, self-service analytics solutions, both on premise and in the cloud

+ Conduct data profiling, cataloging and mapping for technical design and construction of technical data flows and apply such methods to solve business problems using one or more Azure Data and Analytics services in combination with building data pipelines, data streams and system integration

+ Provide end to end technical ownership and delivery for data supply chain, which includes, Enterprise Data Lake (on-prem & cloud), Data quality and Enterprise Data Warehouse


+ Minimum five years of recent experience in application development, integration and support including leadership roles as a Developer and/or a Project Manager

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

+ Previous experience should include responsibility for other developers (both onshore and offshore), interfacing with clients and vendors, creation of project schedules and project status reporting

+ Hands on experience in architecting and implementing end to end Azure cloud big data solutions, as well as with implementing Real-time Solutions and data integrations; Big Data Management Tool (Zaloni) is a plus; experience in large scale data warehousing implementations and high performance ETL tools is required

+ Prior knowledge with building, optimizing the data pipe - CI/CD, integrated - build and deployment automation, configuration management, test automation solutions; in-depth experience with Hadoop, HIVE, HBase, Spark, Kafka, Snowflake, Python, R, SQL, Java, Scala, Zeppelin, RStudio, Spark RDDs and Data Frames, Ambari, Ranger, Kerberos, Atlas and Collibra

+ Strong understanding of Azure Cloud Stack including ADF Data flows, Event Hub, Databricks, HDInsight, SQL Server, Azure DevOps; professional training and certifications in various big data solutions is preferred

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

**GL:** 4

**GF:** 15310

Technical Manager, Big Data Engineering

Full time
Chicago, IL

Published on 05/15/2021

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