KPMG Linux Systems Engineer in Montvale, New Jersey

Linux Systems Engineer

Montvale, New Jersey

Requisition #: 34695

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Montvale, NJ

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 Associate, Linux Systems Administrator to join ourorganization.


  • Manage production and development of Linux environment and platform services 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 full CI/CD pipeline services, including version control, automated build and scripted deployments

  • Install, configure and manage container services, Hadoop cluster, relational databases and non-relational databases

  • Research and experiment with Linux based open source solutions and architectures; Engineer and implement services that meet specifications and security requirements

  • Work closely with architects, software engineers, data scientists and domain consultants to understand client needs and expectations


  • Minimum of five years of Linux systems administration experience in scalable applications platforms

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

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

  • Experience installing, configuring, monitoring, and administering large Hadoop clusters, RHEL platforms and PostgreSQL/MongoDB/HBase, Nginx or Apache, and familiarity with CI/CD and version control system (GIT, BitBucket)

  • Strong disaster recovery techniques including replication and backup

  • Willingness to learn 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, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, 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.