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KPMG Sr. Associate, Java Development in Saint Louis, Missouri

Business Title: Sr. Associate, Java Development

Requisition Number: 54732 - 46

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: MO

City: Saint Louis


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 a Senior Associate, Backend Platform Development to join our Digital Nexus Technology organization.


  • Participate in projects and operational activities using the Platform Configuration & Development Processes; lead smaller efforts from initiation to completion; participate in auditing the process to ensure compliance to policy and standards

  • Take direction from the Development Manager/SCRUM master on assignments, scheduling and development activities

  • Design, implement, unit test, deliver and support of demands deployed on the platform; collaborate with other team members to implement and deliver results; provide operational support of the platform

  • ​Analyze processes, identify improvement opportunities and manage the work necessary to implement related improvements

  • Maintain skills within the profession; stay abreast of the latest technology, trends, practices, techniques and capabilities in the market

  • Participate in internal skills development activities and provide mentoring to junior team members; produce operating metrics and key performance indicators


  • Minimum three years of recent backend platform configuration and development experience with functional and technical knowledge

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience; ITIL certification with work experience in a mature service management environment is a plus

  • Ability to deliver quality results to satisfy demand; good troubleshooting skills and knowledge of when to appropriately escalate issues

  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and planning skills; ability to multitask to manage work demands

  • Understanding of Agile development practice; experience with Java 11+, Spring, Gradle, REST API and OAuth, Docker, Kubernetes, Azure, Agile Methodology, Jenkins, Python, Kafka preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, problem solving, analytical and independent judgment skills to support an environment driven by customer service and teamwork; ability to positively influence, mentor and be a credible source of knowledge to less experienced team members

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, 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.

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