KPMG Senior Associate, Data and Analytics Linux Support in Montvale, New Jersey

Business Title: Senior Associate, Data and Analytics Linux Support

Requisition Number: 66847

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology, Data Analytics

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 Senior Associate, Data and Analytics Linux Support, to join our Data and Analytics Organization.


  • Production and development Linux environment setup, configuration and management

  • Work within the full systems lifecycle, including tasks which go beyond basic setup, including tuning, performance optimization, and advanced troubleshooting of system health issues

  • Design and implement version control system

  • Install, configure and manage Hadoop cluster, relational databases and non relational databases

  • Research and experiment with Linux based open source solutions and architectures

  • Work closely with software engineers, data scientist and domain consultants to understand client needs and expectations, then engineer and implement them


  • Five years of Linux systems administration experience in scalable applications platforms

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related fields from an accredited college/university

  • Strong knowledge of Linux, OS level file system and network troubleshooting in an enterprise environment

  • Experience installing, configuring, monitoring, and administering large Hadoop clusters, RHEL platforms and PostgreSQL/MongoDB/HBase servers, and prior experience of setting up web server with Nginx or Apache, and familiar with version control system (GIT preferred)

  • Strong disaster recovery techniques including replication and backup

  • A passion for learning new technologies and concepts

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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