KPMG Manager, Automation Admin in Stamford, Connecticut

Business Title: Manager, Automation Admin

Requisition Number: 68053

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: CT

City: Stamford

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 Manager, Automation Admin to join our KPMG Technology Group.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop infrastructure designs and automation technologies to align with development and business needs

  • Craft technical requirements from business requirements and projects, providing direction and blueprint for operational teams to deploy modern infrastructure components

  • Direct teams in a matrix organization with regard to improving platform delivery as it relates to infrastructure management

  • Continually improve infrastructure designs through research and adoption of new products and automation technologies for the purpose of lowering cost, easing management burden, increasing consistency, or providing performance improvements

  • Automate provisioning, configuration, and ongoing support tasks for the following: Intel based server hardware - Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS);Hypervisors - VMWare ESX, Hyper-V, KVM; Operating Systems - RedHat Linux, Microsoft Windows Server; Network devices - Cisco, F5, IBM

  • Automate Build-Test-Deploy process in support of application development

Qualifications:

  • Eight years of senior level systems administrator experience; preferably in enterprise level data centers with production environments over 1000 servers

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Experience operating in a large enterprise environment and understanding of implementation of systems at scale, along with hardware experience including rackmount and blade chassis including server infrastructure installation, integration, and ongoing operational support

  • Technical skills in various editions of ESX/VSphere platform administration, Windows Server operating systems including Administration, Clustering and Powershell with knowledge of enterprise datacenter automation technologies such as Puppet, Chef, Saltstack , SCCM

  • Advanced scripting knowledge with Python, Powershell, Bash, VBScript or equivalent and working knowledge of modern software stack implementations, ESB, SOA

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

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.

GL: 4

GF: 15310