KPMG

IT Architect

You are an experienced IT Architect and ready for the next career step?
Within this challenging role, you will be part of the IT Services team (ITS), responsible for managing the technical delivery of solutions such as ECM (Enterprise Content Management). HR, etc. Additionally, the IT Architect also leads internal and external developers that develop and add functionality, such as Self Service Portal and various interfaces.
 
Location: Zurich
Start date: By arrangement

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Responsibilities & Profile

Your responsibilities

  • Responsible for input on strategy, technology and solutions such as ECM, HR and more; to improve overall customer experience
  • Assist in ensuring solutions and services meet business needs and requirements and, in partnership with business analysts, other IT Services (ITS) and business units, continually evolve to meet emerging requirements
  • Vendor management
  • Responsible for solution technical roadmap
  • Resource planning of engineering staff and developer activities
  • Ensure engineered solutions are properly documented, tested, and operate efficiently and effectively
  • Ensure compatibility with ISO requirements (especially in regard to source code management and testing)
  • Monitors production availability and performance of systems and services (includes high availability and disaster recovery) in conjunction with IT Infrastructure
  • Assist in ensuring internal and external Information Security requirements are met for solutions and services
  • Support the continual improvement of ITS internally, with the goal of being viewed as partner of choice by our supported businesses
 

Your profile

  • 4 to 6 years of professional experience as IT architect or equivalent, preferably within the financial industry
  • University degree in computer science or equivalent
  • Proven practical experiences in programming/developing (Microsoft Stack)
  • Very good knowledge and programming ability in T-SQL (MS SQL) and in PowerShell
  • Experienced in various Application Programming Interfaces (API), especially REST API
  • Profound knowledge of Web services (WCF, SOAP)
  • Good knowledge about Application Lifecycle Management (ALM), especially source code management
  • Good knowledge about MS Team Foundation Server and Git
  • Knowledge about ISO standards (ISO 27001)
  • Excellent spoken and written in English is required, German knowledge is a plus

Why KPMG

Benefits

Targeted career development and internal and external attractive training and further education options
Targeted career development and internal and external attractive training and further education options
 
Possibilities for global and Switzerland-wide mobility across all sectors and locations
Possibilities for global and Switzerland-wide mobility across all sectors and locations
 
 
 
25-30 days of leave, option for compensation of overtime (with the exception of management staff); management staff receive an additional 4 to 6 days of leave
25-30 days of leave, option for compensation of overtime (with the exception of management staff); management staff receive an additional 4 to 6 days of leave
 
Maternity leave of 16 weeks, paternity leave of 5 days and free advice from the external family service
Maternity leave of 16 weeks, paternity leave of 5 days and free advice from the external family service
 
 
 
Ancillary benefits may apply to certain positions (e.g. fixed-contract positions).

KPMG as an employer

Your future team

IT Services is KPMG's internal IT organization and it employs more than 50 managers and staff in Switzerland in addition to outsourced services. The role is to support individual – and internal business units – productivity with the use of information technology. You would be a part of the internal IT's project team, which is leading various digital transformation projects within KPMG Switzerland. You will be working with internal and external IT specialists and our business lines. You can expect a success-oriented working environment in an entrepreneurial, international and multicultural company.
 

About KPMG

KPMG is known for providing clear and consistent solutions in the areas of auditing and advisory services. The broad palette of services across many subject matters and industries allows the provision of multidisciplinary services from a single source for our clients on the one hand and diverse careers and development options for our employees on the other hand. Our dealings are fair and frank and we strive to always look at the results of our work through the eyes of our clients. At KPMG, we are aware that if we add value for our clients, we also do the same for ourselves.

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Contact person

Simon Reiser

Human Resources
+41 58 249 79 62
kpmg.ch/careers
Simon Reiser
 
To apply for this vacancy, please provide your cover letter, CV and all relevant certificates. We look forward to receiving your application.