10 days agoKpmg

Sr. Associate, Data Engineer

  • Seattle (King)

Job description

Business Title:

Sr. Associate, Data Engineer

Requisition Number:

47060 - 97



Area of Interest:

Data Analytics






Innovate. Collaborate. Shine. Digital Lighthouse houses KPMG's specialized capabilities across the digital landscape: applied data science, AI, data engineering and insights, software engineering, automation, and big data. Here, you'll work with a sophisticated team of professionals to explore solutions for clients in a multiplatform 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, unique, fast-paced, and innovative culture that delivers with the agility of a tech startup and the backing of a leading global consulting firm. In this particular role, you'll work specifically in the AI Analytics & Engineering Community within the Digital Lighthouse, on a wide range of projects. From applied AI to optimization to big data platform engineering, your analytical and technical skills will drive real impact in the business world. So, bring your ingenuity and pioneering spirit to KPMG Digital Lighthouse.

KPMG is currently seeking a Sr. Associate to join ourKPMG Lighthouse - Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics.


·  Rapidly architect, design, prototype, implement, and optimize architectures to tackle the Big Data and Data Science needs for a variety of Fortune 1000 corporations and other major organizations; Develop modular code base to solve “real” world problems and conduct regular peer code reviews to ensure code quality and compliance following best practices in the industry
·  Work in cross-disciplinary teams with KPMG industry professionals to understand client needs and skilled level ability to ingest rich data sources such as social media, news, internal/external documents, emails, financial data and operational data
·  Design, develop, and maintain D&A solutions on premise, cloud, KPMG-hosted or hybrid infrastructure; be the team champion of some mainstream BI/EDW/Big Data toolsets (Tableau, Alteryx, Informatica, Pentaho, Er-Win, and Power Designer)
·  Build logical and physical data models by playing a data owner role in cross disciplinary teams; Discover, profile, acquire, process, model, and own data for the solutions; Implement data processing pipelines, data mining/science algorithms, and visualization engineering to help clients distill insights from rich data sources
·  Help in research and experiment of leading and emerging BI/EDW/Big Data methodologies (serverless data lake, AWS Redshift, Athena, Glue, GCP Bigquery, and MS PowerBI) and apply them in solving real world client problems
·  Help drive the process for pursuing innovations, target solutions, and extendable platforms for Lighthouse, KPMG, and client; participate in developing and presenting thought leadership, and help in ensuring that the Lighthouse technology stack incorporates and is optimized for using specific technologies


·  Minimum of four years of big data experience with multiple programming languages and technologies; two or more years of experience related to professional services is preferred; Experience with object-oriented design, coding and testing patterns as well as experience in engineering (commercial or open source) software platforms and large-scale data infrastructures
·  Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree or PhD from an accredited college/ university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field
·  Ability to pick up and learn new technologies quickly; Experience or knowledge of RDBMS design, data modeling, MPP EDW system implementation; Hands-on experience and knowledge in distributed computing architecture, massive-parallel processing big data platforms (such as Hadoop, MapReduce, HDFS, Spark, Hive/Impala, H-Base/MongoDB/Casandra, Teradata/Netezza/Redshift)
·  Hands-on experience and knowledge in: BI/EDW/Big Data toolsets (Tableau, Alteryx, Informatica, Pentaho, Er-Win, Power Designer); Mainstream cloud infrastructures (AWS, MS Azure and GCP including their D&A related Microservices); and the ability to implement data lake and serverless data lake
·  Professional-level fluency of SQL; Hands-on experience of Linux/Unix/Windows/.NET. Market-leading fluency in several programming languages (Bash/ksh/Powershell; Python/Perl/R); strong knowledge with programming methodologies (version control, testing, QA); Development methodologies (Waterfall and Agile); Different architecture patterns of development (Event Driven, SOA, micro services, functional programming, Lambda, etc.); Full-stack development capability is preferred
·  Ability to travel up to eighty percent of the time; Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

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. Theattached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.