KPMG Director, Client Systems Development in Montvale, New Jersey

Business Title: Director, Client Systems Development

Requisition Number: 67184

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: NJ

City: Montvale


The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide 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 Director, Client Systems Development to join our KPMG Technology Organization.


  • Provide strategic and proactive direction to ensure long term technology delivery of business objectives aligned with the KPMG technology strategy; Understand the business strategy, processes and decision makers, and foster participation in solution fiscal planning, scope, prioritization, delivery, and enhancement of solutions

  • Steer overall business expectations, perceptions and support ongoing two way communication of technology strategies, priorities and governance; Partner closely with business stakeholders to outline technology fiscal planning and be accountable for overall technology spend

  • Establish product roadmaps in alignment with IT technology initiatives

  • Effectively communicate relevant issues to senior management, operate as the escalation point, and suggest and evaluate alternative implementations as needed

  • Execute and deliver the portfolio of commercial off the shelf and custom developed software solutions; Manage, plan, and administer all phases of the software development lifecycle for Agile and Waterfall projects

  • Champion change and effectively manage the implementation of new ideas; continuously assess productivity and operational excellence


  • Minimum ten years of relevant business experience in technology software development, operations, and business processes

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university; Master's Degree from an accredited college/university preferred

  • In-depth knowledge of the application development life cycle with ability to identify innovative application development alternatives; Possess expert level knowledge in project management and the establishment of standards related to the application development life cycle and Agile application development

  • Must have strong leadership qualities with proven ability to lead and motivate geographically-dispersed technical teams with the ability to work effectively with clients, senior management, and other team members

  • Strong negotiation, facilitation and influencing skills, with ability to build strong relationships

  • Understand IT infrastructure, security, networking; leverages critical thinking in the management of technical issue escalations; Understands code management, branching and labeling strategies, continuous integration, testing automation, and automated deployment

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, genetic information, 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.

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