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Enterprise Architect - long-Term Contract

For our direct client we seek an Enterprise Architect with strong Microsoft & Azure application architecture experience to join  their global team on a long-term (12-24 months) basis.   


Create architecture documents to verify qualities such as performance, availability, survivability and modifiability (such as Technology Architecture Proposal, Technology Architecture Document etc.)

Provide technology insight, direction and peripheral vision of technology impact across KPMG technology and business groups with an emphasis on Application and Data Architecture

Support project teams when applying Enterprise Architecture (EA) principles, roadmaps, technology, standards, patterns and best practices, frameworks and tools, solutions, reuse across functional boundaries and provide consistent approaches to common technology problems.

Perform hands-on development for proof-of-concept solutions, architectures, and frameworks.

Evaluate architectures and identify risks and best practices.

Present findings, recommendations, and insights to diverse audiences, as needed.

Provide technical support and guidance. Conduct product and vendor evaluations; research may be paper based or applied research in a lab environment; formally documents findings and presents them to internal customers

Participate in the development, specification, implementation, and communication of the goals for the firm's technology architecture.

Skills and Experience Desired:

Strong architecture, design and development background and a minimum of six years of relevant Information Technology (IT) experience

Solid problem solving skills with excellent interpersonal, verbal, negotiation, writing, presentation and communications skills

Strong understanding of the tools and methodologies to design and architect business solutions

Broad technology background (i.e. generalist), with an understanding of both Internet and non-Internet application technologies and related infrastructure in which technologies exist

Experience with project management, full project life cycle, and a project-based advisory firm

Practical experience integrating secure applications with Identity Management Technologies (IBM Tivoli Identity, Access, Federated Identity Manager)

Knowledge of: Windows Server and Applications Technologies (.NET, Active Directory, IIS, etc.) and Microsoft Server family (W2008R2, W2012) Database technologies (e.g. SQLServer, Oracle)
Application Servers and Runtimes (e.g. .NET, WebSphere, J2EE etc.) Desktop productivity technologies (e.g. Microsoft Office suite applications and MS Office)
Collaboration Technologies such as SharePoint 2007/2010/2013 (a strong plus)
Mobile Technologies (MDM, MAM, MEAP etc.) DR/BC concepts and designs
High availability technologies (e.g. clustering, replication)
Networking technologies Network/protocol analysis (e.g. Wireshark, Fiddler) Networking protocols and interfaces (e.g. TCP, DNS, DHCP, HTTP, etc.)
Servers, storage, thin client and virtualization technologies (HP, CISCO, EMC, VMWare, Hyper-V etc.)
Remote access technologies (e.g. VPN) Infrastructure monitoring technologies
Public & private Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure etc.)
Broad understanding of Emerging technologies Linux and other Open Source Technologies

Immediate Interview and Hire – send resume today for immediate consideration!

Job ID: 4664

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