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Azure Application Architect

Posted 6 days ago

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Job Description

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

KPMG is looking for a highly motivated and passionate Azure Application Architect to support and modernize our portfolio of internally developed applications and help establish application development best practices throughout the Canadian member firm. You will be consulting with senior business managers on application requirements, incorporating desired functionalities into application development plans. and supervising application development stages. This role is responsible for the overall vision of the online applications for the firm.

What you will do
  • Responsible for the portfolio of internally developed applications in use by KPMG practitioners.
  • Ownership of the Application Portfolio Management tool driving adoption while maintaining and optimizing integrations to collect information from various data sources for compliance purposes.
  • Collaborate and consult with the solution architecture team on all new application architectures being developed /adopted by the Canadian member firm.
  • Drive the modernization of legacy applications to the cloud.
  • Collaborate and provide leadership to a small team of in-house developers and contractors.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with application development practitioners in other KPMG business groups and within the KPMG International organization.
  • Partner with Client Cloud Foundation team to establish and continuously evolve application development best practices.
  • Manage and maintain strong vendor relationships to ensure fast and cost-effective access to additional development capacity as required.
  • Reduce code debt and continuously seek opportunities to optimize applications as new best practices and standards are established.
  • Work with our technical teams to design and implement new services in the most cost-efficient way.
  • Represent the application development team in senior leadership meetings and effectively convey technical terms and strategy to business and IT executives.
  • Strong understanding of security principals related to cloud native technologies and application development.
What you bring to the role
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, application development, related STEM field or work experience.
  • 3+ years application architect experience, preferably in a related industry.
  • Significant experience working in Microsoft Azure. Experience working with AWS and GCP is a plus.
  • Proficiency in .NET 6 and above, Blazor, C#, JavaScript, React.js and Node.js
  • Understanding and experience in API development and Accessibility best practices an asset
  • Familiar with Infrastructure-as-Code such as Terraform, container-based development, code scanning toolsets and open source governance
  • Experience with Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Continuous Deployment pipelines, in particular GitHub and Azure DevOps.
  • Certifications such as the Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Certified Professional for Software Architecture (CPSA), or similar is a plus.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here .

Our Values, The KPMG Way
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

Adjustments and accommodations throughout the recruitment process
At KPMG, we strive for an inclusive recruitment process that allows all candidates to Come As You Are and Thrive with Us. We aim to provide a positive experience and are ready to offer adjustments or accommodations to help you perform at your best. Adjustments (an informal request), i.e. extra preparation time or the option for micro breaks during interviews, and accommodations (a formal request), i.e. accessible communication supports or technology aids are tailored to individual needs and role requirements.

To begin a confidential conversation about adjustments or accommodations at any point throughout the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support by emailing or by calling 1-888-466-4778, Option 3.

For information about accessible employment at KPMG, please visit our accessibility page .

About KPMG

KPMG LLP is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International. We provide Audit, Tax, and Advisory services to many of the public and private business, not-for profit, and public sector organizations in Canada. Nationally, there are 40 offices and over 700 partners and 7,000 employees working together to help Canadian businesses achieve their goals. Leveraging the skills, knowledge and passion of our firm and our people allows us to serve our clients with uncompromising professionalism, cutting through complexity to provide valuable insight—in Canada and around the world. KPMG s.r.l./S.E.N.C.R.L. est le cabinet canadien membre de KPMG International Cooperative (« KPMG International »). Nous offrons des services professionnels en audit et en fiscalité ainsi que des services-conseils à une vaste clientèle composée notamment de sociétés ouvertes et fermées, d’organismes sans but lucratif et d’organisations du secteur public au Canada. KPMG compte 40 bureaux à l’échelle nationale, au sein desquels collaborent plus de 700 associés et 7 000 employés pour aider les sociétés canadiennes à atteindre leurs objectifs. Nous misons sur les compétences et le savoir-faire de notre équipe pour servir nos clients − au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde − avec rigueur et professionnalisme. Notre mission première : simplifier la complexité en proposant des perspectives éclairantes.


Banking & Finance

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-17

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