KPMG Manager, Visualization Software Engineer in McLean, Virginia
Business Title: Manager, Visualization Software Engineer
Requisition Number: 64204 - 93
Area of Interest:
Innovate. Collaborate. Build. Create. Solve. The KPMG Digital Lighthouse is KPMG's award-winning Analytics & AI Center of Excellence recognized by clients and leading analyst firms in the US and globally. The KPMG Lighthouse is a curation of specialized technical capabilities and domain experts working across the digital landscape: applied data science, AI, data engineering and insights, software engineering, automation, and big data. Here, you'll work with a diverse team of professionals to explore and build solutions for clients in a multiplatform environment.
You'll be an important part of our high-energy, unique, fast-paced, and innovative culture that delivers with the agility of a tech startup and the backing of a leading global consulting firm. In this particular role, you'll work specifically in the AI Analytics & Engineering Community within the Digital Lighthouse, on a wide range of projects. From applied AI to optimization to big data platform engineering, your analytical and technical skills will drive real impact in the business world. At KPMG, our commitment to your career development helps to set us apart as an employer. We want to enhance your potential, both for yourself and as a contributor to our firm. That's why we provide every opportunity to expand your skills, knowledge and experiences through formal education and training programs, leadership development opportunities, and, as well as informal one-on-one coaching and mentoring from your KPMG colleagues.
KPMG is currently seeking a Manager, Data Management and Visualization Engineer to join our KPMG Lighthouse (https://home.kpmg.com/us/en/home/insights/2015/01/data-and-analytics.html?location=us) - Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics.
Work in cross-disciplinary teams with KPMG industry experts, client, user focus group, data scientist to gauge client ideation and business requirement into effective high quality professional visualization for consuming analytics, understand user profiles, competencies, and priorities
Provide User experience inputs to D&A team on report / screen / dashboard design
Able to create a structured storyboard / presentation from discussions, white-boarding, workshops
Utilize interactive drill-downs, movements, and highlights to add layers of insight, and engage users to explore data
Utilize analytics to explore data, and identify key trends and insights from multi-faceted, and high-dimensional data, and work with data scientists to create diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive insights
Rapidly iterate, prototype, and implement visualizations that meet client visualization needs, considering composition, color, texture, and optimizing the depth and information density for the target user
Proficient in using visualization technology (such as Tableau, Power BI, Qlik) from data discovery, dashboard prototyping, to productionize large scale visual analytics platform implementation, performance tuning and optimization.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Information Design, Interaction Design, User Experience, Human Computer Interaction, Informatics, Data Science, Computer Science or a similar field with five years of experience; or a Master's degree or PhD with seven years of experience.
Solid analytical skills and basic understanding of statistical and machine learning models.
Proficient with data management and integration, data engineering concept, design and development
Ability to perform data tasks using a variety of SQL, and preparing data for visualization using ETL tools (such as informatica, Alteryx, Tableau Prep)
Familiar with cutting edge cloud data technology (such as Redshift, Snowflake, Azure DW, BigQuery)
Solid understanding of visual composition and visualizations; familiarity with ethnographic research preferred
Experience with one or more of the following data visualization software (such as Tableau, Power BI or Qlik)
Ability to travel up to 80% of the time; Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future
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 ( https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/us/pdf/2018/09/eeo.pdf) contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.