KPMG Archer Developer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Archer Developer

New York, New York

Requisition #: 33366

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Kansas City, MO; Grand Rapids, MI; St Louis, MO; Montvale, NJ; Dallas, TX

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides 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 Developer to join our KPMG Technology organization.


  • Support the technical lead in providing day to day technical administration of the Archer v5.5 platform including release management, configuration, upgrade validation/testing, change control, and technical issue/problem resolution; maintenance of appropriate project technical documentation

  • Work with project manager in planning and estimating throughout the complete life cycle; identify and evaluate alternatives and present the most efficient and cost effective solution

  • Work with service management, change management, and infrastructure teams as needed on technology upgrades, maintenance, and issue resolution

  • Act as a technical resource (SME) to on-shore, off-shore, and professional services in all phases of development and implementation process; lead or participate in design and code reviews

  • May act as Technical Leader and/or may be involved in providing assistance and training to less senior developers


  • Minimum of five years of diverse work experience in systems analysis and software development with at least three years of experience in configuring and installing Archer core solutions; design and creation of on-demand applications

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

  • Experience in the configuration of data driven events, calculations, data feeds, data imports, and integrations with applications internal and external to Archer

  • Experience in design and implementation of questionnaires and questionnaire administration; ability to design custom workflows and notifications, Mail Merges and User Access Control

  • Proficient in the maintenance of non-production environments with experience in the creation of new instances, installs/upgrades to the platform and solutions

  • 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 to less experienced team members

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 or military status, genetic information, genetic disposition and or carrier status, domestic violence status, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, status with regard to public assistance, 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.

Our Benefits


KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).


  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.