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Director Engineering, Cloud Services

Business Title:Director Engineering, Cloud ServicesRequisition Number:65978Function:Business Support Services
Area of Interest:Information Technology

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 Director Engineering, Cloud Services to join our KPMG Technology Organization.


  • Manage teams of architects and engineers who provide technical design and architectural leadership to multiple teams, and projects to help ensure applications are integrated and adhere to stated architectural and design principles and standards
  • Partner and collaborate with other technology groups, acting as a thought leader and strategist for new technology, technology roadmaps, and next generation technology direction
  • Drive the selection of services, technologies, development of standards, and reference architectures; focus on solutions that reduce costs, increase efficiencies, provide more value and capabilities, reduce risks, and increase security
  • Demonstrate accountability for functional, business, and broad firm objectives by integrating and developing processes that meet business needs across the entire firm
  • Lead architectural review forums and governance initiatives; facilitate organizational change by defining strategies for the Firm with respect to technology standards and design goals
  • Implement approved engineering budgets and monitor actual expenses to ensure they fall within budgets, analyzing out-of-budget expenses and ensuring they are offset in other areas of the project, unless fully justified; and communicate best practices by giving presentations, working with project teams, and authoring content aimed at educating others about standards, strategies, and otherwise defined best practices


  • Ten years of progressive technology experience Technology experience which include managing and supporting projects
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university; Master's degree from an accredited college/university preferred
  • Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations
  • Ability to translate business needs into solution architecture requirements and ability to estimate the financial impact of solution architecture alternatives
  • Ability to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies; ability to develop strategic organization and resource plans, defining next generation business and leadership needs
  • Outstanding verbal/written communication, collaboration, presentation and negotiation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and team work; ability to foster the development of high performance team; capable of building strong professional relationships with ability to influence all levels across the organization; must be able to set and execute strategic initiatives for team; creative thinker with ability to identify innovative business solutions

KPMG offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG, an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran. 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.