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Manager - Integration Architect - CIOA

Date: Nov 30, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID134097BR
Job TitleManager - Integration Architect - CIOA
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionManagement Consulting
Service LineMC Technology
Service Line InformationIn KPMG's Management Consulting practice, we don't limit ourselves to either strategy or implementation. Instead, we deliver both - equally well. Indeed, it's this broad capability that's seen us accelerate to become a 1000-strong team in less than five years. Since our creation, we've developed in-depth knowledge of an incredibly broad spread of sectors.

In IT Advisory we leverage technology to help achieve clients' business strategy and help deliver sustainable business benefits.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job DescriptionFinancial Service's experience would be preferred for this role however is not a must.

The Role

- Developing lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client
- Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity

You will work with KPMG architects, client architects and senior IT leaders to:

- Deliver business and technology advisory services within integration architecture
- Develop advisory assets, toolkits and thought leadership around our advisory services to contribute to market
- Contribute to our wider capability group by participating in and leading people and capability initiatives.

To do this, you will need to bring industry experience and architecture subject matter knowledge:

Client Delivery

- Deliver high quality advisory services which bring architecture rigour and insight to complex technology problems.
- Contribute to disciplined execution of advisory services by adhering to budget and schedule.
- Good stakeholder management.

Market Development:

• Contribute to business development including Requests for Proposals and new assets.
• Build strong client relationships, through high quality delivery and close attention to underlying business problems.
• Adhere to internal risk/engagement management processes.

Capability Development:

- Contribute to the development of a vibrant and profitable Technology Architecture Capability Group.
- Contribute to thought leadership.
- Collaborate with colleagues to maximise our shared knowledge and experience.

The Person

- Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listens and addresses concerns
- Builds co-operative relationships and fosters an environment in which everyone’s opinion is valued
- Provides on-going feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individuals development needs and career
- Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information.


- Subject matter expertise and experience from either industry, product or consulting background.
- The ability to deliver high quality strategy and technology architecture work.
- Good communication skills and client-facing stakeholder management experience.
- Industry awareness of integration architecture technologies and patterns, approaches to delivering enterprise solutions
and market trends.
- Understanding of data transformation, ETL framework and processes, messaging services, message buses and
service orientated architecture
- Experience of architecting integration solutions as part of an overall enterprise architecture, including between SaaS
solutions and SaaS and Non-SaaS solutions.


- Experience within Financial Services
- Practical experience in large scale, enterprise wide, complex transformations.
- A natural interest in technology, being passionate about the benefits that technology can bring.
- High energy levels, coupled with a desire to deliver to a high standard in a suitable timeframe.
- Self-motivation and ability to inspire and motivate others.
- Experience of providing several of the following: Technical reviews and assessments, IT audits, technical roadmaps, architecture and solution designs, IT sourcing, IT strategy.
- Experience of APIs, API gateways and API management
- Experience of Integration technologies such as IBM Websphere Message Queue (MQ), Microsoft Biztalk, Boomi, Mulesoft ESB, Tibco, Informatica PowerCenter or other equivalent technologies

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break

At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy

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