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Manager, Financial Services Solutions Architect

**Business Title:** Manager, Financial Services Solutions Architect

**Requisition Number:** 50805 - 20

**Function:** Advisory

**Area of Interest:**

**State:** DC

**City:** Washington

**Description:**

Historically, the travel requirement for this position has ranged from 80-100%. The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities, and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. For now, all KPMG business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. At some point in the future and with the safety of people as the critical factor, the travel requirement will likely increase, possibly to previous levels, but KPMG is committed to balancing client requirements with new delivery capabilities.

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager in Financial Services Solutions our Consulting practice.

Responsibilities:

+ Accountable for providing invaluable insight and architectural guidance to customers and engagement teams as they plan and build out new digital products in a client-facing technical role

+ Define target state and transition architectures and roadmaps

+ Work directly with clients and collaborate with internal teams to serve as the technical architect on digital transformation initiatives

+ Define end-to-end systems architecture and design in accordance with business and operational requirements

+ Develop component, service and interface definitions, and help define system implementation approaches and operational procedures

Qualifications:

+ A minimum of five years of experience with conceptualizing, architecting, designing and communicating enterprise class solutions

+ Bachelor's degree in math, engineering, or science from an accredited college/university or equivalent practical experience in management, technical or engineering field

+ Previous experience as an Architect who grew up the ranks of a hands-on engineer/programmer with Web 2.0 technologies, JavaScript, J2EE or .NET along with some exposure to Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure or GPC) and designing Cloud native applications; prior knowledge designing and implementing enterprise class scalable web and mobile applications leveraging modern loosely-coupled architecture patterns; knowledge of front-end frameworks (i.e. React, Angular) and relational and no-SQL databases (such as MongoDB) preferred

+ Ability to consult with clients at any level from the C-Suite to the developer and work in a fast-paced startup environment with a demonstrated ability and eagerness to learn new technical skills quickly and experience working with Agile methodologies

+ Strong communication skills, both written and verbal along with strong stakeholder management skills

+ Working knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture and APIs (REST, SOAP) and other integration patterns; strong understanding of architectural patterns, guard rails and design best practices

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, 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:** 15292

Manager, Financial Services Solutions Architect

Full time
Washington, DC

Published on 04/15/2021

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