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KPMG Associate Director, Software Enterprise Architect in Des Moines, Iowa

Business Title: Associate Director, Software Enterprise Architect

Requisition Number: 70577 - 29

Function: Business Support Services

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State: IA

City: Des Moines


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 an Associate Director, Enterprise Architect to join our Digital Nexus technology organization. This is a remote work opportunity.


  • Facilitate organizational change by researching technologies and defining technical strategies for the firm, supporting an ability to reduce costs, increase efficiencies, provide more value, provide more capabilities, reduce risks and increase security; support the build of reference architecture and patterns for strategic technology

  • Conduct research and participate in the development of roadmaps, which include product selection, versions, upgrades, projects and milestones

  • Communicate best practices by giving presentations and authoring content aimed at educating others about standards, strategies and otherwise defined best practices

  • Alignment of how architecture solutions are defined and delivered in conjunction with product roadmaps and business drivers to achieve transformational objectives

  • Support the continued improvement and maturity of the architecture function through modern architecture capabilities, methods of delivery and architectural definition frameworks

  • Collaborate with architecture and project teams to facilitate the long-term value proposition of the architecture function to deliver strategic value faster and with more agility


  • Minimum eight years of recent application and solution architecture experience in an enterprise context with a general understanding of the enterprise technology patterns required to implement secure enterprise scale solutions in complex enterprise environments

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Working knowledge of modern application architectures for mobile and custom solutions along with custom solutions on platforms like ServiceNow and Salesforce utilizing their low-code frameworks; General understanding of architecture frameworks like SAFE for Architecture, TOGAF or similar

  • Excellent verbal/written communication, collaboration, analytical and presentation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and teamwork; must be able to set goals and participate in strategic initiatives for a team and foster the development of high-performance teams and interface with all levels of the organization; ability to participate in development of resource plans and structures and influence organizational priorities

  • Strong understanding of strategic platforms capabilities from Salesforce, SAP and ServiceNow with respect to leveraging their built-in low-code capabilities to encapsulate new functionality within a supportable framework and augmenting them with microservice architectures from other solutions

  • Ability to define architecture capabilities that are enterprise composable and agnostic to underlying platform solutions, supporting the workplace of the future including mobile, portals, social and traditional desktop digital experiences; knowledge of processes and methods that support driving how architecture can be delivered to support agility and the speed of business

  • US Citizenship is required; This is a remote work opportunity; Candidates must be able to perform work during the Eastern or Central time zones regular business hours

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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