KPMG Senior Associate, Cloud Administrator in Montvale, New Jersey

Business Title: Senior Associate, Cloud Administrator

Requisition Number: 68234

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: NJ

City: Montvale

Description:

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 Sr. Associate, Cloud Administrator to join our KPMG Technology Organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Automate provisioning, configuration, and ongoing support tasks for Cloud Environments, Operating Systems - RedHat Linux, Microsoft Windows Server, Network devices - Cisco, F5, IBM

  • Design, deploy, manage and operate scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS/Azure and traditional private cloud virtual environments

  • Work closely with other individuals and groups in the execution of technology proof of concepts, deployment, and adoption

  • Work directly with users to prioritize requests and frequently update users to make certain that they are informed of progress and estimated delivery timeframe

  • Effectively coordinate support escalation communication; participate in the development and maintenance of appropriate project technical documentation including design, configuration, installation

  • Interface with business clients and technology staff to implement solutions that meet business needs and addresses impact of new or revised applications on existing infrastructure

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of Senior level systems administrator experience; preferably in large Enterprise Level Data Centers

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience

  • Experience operating in a large enterprise environment and understanding of implementation of systems at scale; One+ years working with Cloud orchestration and automation; Two+ years working with different Cloud platforms (Software as a Service (SaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)) and environments (Public, Private, Hybrid); Two+ years working knowledge with Cloud service provider technologies e.g., Amazon AWS, Google Compute, Microsoft Azure; technical skills in Windows Server operating systems including Administration, Clustering and Powershell

  • Knowledge of datacenter automation technologies such as Puppet, Chef, Saltstack and advanced scripting knowledge with Python, Powershell, Bash, VBScript or equivalent

  • Technical knowledge across various disciplines to resolve complex infrastructure integration issues and problems and interface with multiple vendors to coordinate resolution of issues

  • Strong verbal/written communication, problem solving, analytical and independent judgment skills to support an environment driven by customer service and team work; ability to positively influence, mentor and be a credible source of knowledge

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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