KPMG Executive Director, Business Technology Resiliency in Montvale, New Jersey

Business Title: Executive Director, Business Technology Resiliency

Requisition Number: 68715

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 an Executive Director, Business Technology Resiliency to join our KPMG Technology Organization.


  • Reporting directly to KPMG Technology's CIO, this role will provide strategic and proactive delivery of the plans and actions that will ensure the security and integrity of data, databases and technology and minimization of business disruption risks

  • Executive level escalation point ensuring business expectations, goals and objects are met for all clients

  • Continuously assess productivity and operational excellence in all areas of BTR; identify potential business interruptions, develop safeguards against them, and implement recovery procedures; ensure the BCP plans are monitored and routinely tested, providing rapid response and recovery to business events

  • Partner with colleagues within IT leadership to ensure alignment, adoption, communication, and support of HA/BCP/DR initiatives and to coordinate technical plans and actions with the reciprocal business DR functions

  • Organize, direct and guide the teams with the goals of continual analysis of essential business functions to identify acceptable recovery time periods, data loss potential and overall enterprise potential risk issues

  • Coordinate Technology Operations Leadership Team to effectively and efficiently plan, respond and recover for all phases of BTR program management; establish service level recovery standards and agreements internally and with vendors, becoming the key trusted advisor with leaders and stakeholders to proactively support business objectives


  • Minimum fifteen years of progressive experience in a large IT organization

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; Master's degree from an accredited college or university is preferred; ITIL, CBCI, CBCP, EDRP Certification or comparable operations delivery experience required

  • Proven track record of leading, identifying and addressing BCP/DR domain, Server, Storage and Data Center operations in a large IT organization

  • Strong leadership abilities with a business process and change management mindset combined with technical aptitude

  • In depth experience in service delivery on a 24x7x52 basis to a regulated customer base

  • Outstanding verbal/written communication, facilitation, influencing and negotiation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and team work; must be able to set and execute strategic initiatives for team; creative thinker with ability to identify innovative business solutions; ability to develop strategic organization and resource plans, defining next generation business and leadership needs

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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