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Manager - Solution Architect

Date: Mar 12, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID142892BR
Job TitleManager - Solution Architect
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 DescriptionJob Title: Manager – Solutions Architect
Location: London

Job Description

Technology is now driving innovation across every industry and changing at a rapid pace. For businesses these changes present new opportunities but also bring challenges to the increased complexity of change involved. Within KPMG’s Technology Consulting business, we leverage technology to help achieve clients' business strategy and help deliver sustainable business benefits.

Role and Responsibilities

- As a manager focused on solution architecture and design, we expect you to work directly with client stakeholders to build strategic solutions that provide business value, ensuring longevity and efficient total cost of ownership. You will be working or leading small teams of your KPMG colleagues, the client and their business partners. You will understand their design approach and have the ability to challenge and suggest improvements.
- You will be expected to build strong client relationships and, when needed, appropriately challenge client practices, ensuring the overall client objective is met as efficiently as possible.
- As a part of our community you will be expected to contribute to proposition development, thought leadership and, contribute to business development initiatives and contribute to the drafting of bid responses. You will strive to grow our talent and ensure they have the correct environment, skills and knowledge to succeed.

The skills, qualifications and experience required for the job:

- Proven Delivery experience as a Solution Architect with a focus on the implementation of complex technology solutions across software such as FNZ or Guidewire.
- Proven Experience with SQL and REST the integration Technology.
- Proven experience with Agile development tools (JIRA and Confluence)


- A track record of delivering high quality and successful IT projects, preferably in a consulting environment
- Extensive knowledge/experience of the industry, current and anticipated future trends, with the ability to respond to unprecedented periods of change and the impacts these have on our clients
- Experience of system selection and implementation, with some knowledge of existing technology products available in the market
- An Understanding of Data Governance, Data Strategy and Data Analytics

Opening Date for Applications:18/03/2019
Closing Date for Applications:17/04/2019
Competitive salary plus negotiable benefits
multiple roles available
Location: London

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