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Associate Director, Data Strategy Execution - Dev Ops

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Associate Director, Data Strategy Execution - Dev Ops

Requisition #: 83289

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Orlando, FL; Pittsburgh, PA; Nashville, TN; Houston, TX; McLean, VA

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today’s most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It’s also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it’s no wonder we’re consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you’re as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate Director, Data Strategy Execution-DevOps to join our Data Strategy & Operations organization.


  • Define and implement a business operations strategy with operational processes that align with the overall information handling and protection strategy, including planning, execution and monitoring responsibilities
  • Document process owners and create a decision tree which maps troubleshooting steps for key processes
  • Oversee the implementation and documentation of the appropriate governance structure to prescribe data handling, protection, and user provisioning controls
  • Monitor the movement of data between zone-based containers to include raw, harmonized, enriched, curated, analytic and training zones
  • Administer operational activities related to data management such as metadata capture, data quality, data security, data lineage, and data inventory
  • Collaborate with DSO Risk Council to Define, develop, and monitor Risk & Controls processes and procedures for the Data Lake


  • Minimum eight years of experience working in a data operations environment with strong understanding of the data product lifecycle
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Strong understanding of Azure and its services including but not limited to ADLS, Data Factory, Databricks and SQL MI, and the enterprise tools Azure integrates with such as Salesforce and Informatica
  • Background working in a data operations environment and understands the data product lifecycle
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, collaboration, analytical and presentation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and teamwork; US Citizenship is required; Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

At KPMG, any partner or employee must be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to any KPMG office, client site or KPMG event. In some circumstances, individuals who are not fully vaccinated may also be required to have a reasonable accommodation to not be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. 

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