Lead Solutions Architect

KPMG AG — Zurich
03.07. | Employee | 100%

Are you looking for a new professional challenge? The digital world is your home base and you are a cloud native or do you want to become one?
Then you have the opportunity with us. With your winning and dedicated personality as well as your customer-oriented mindset, as part of KPMG's internal IT services, you will continue to shape the development of cloud-based solutions for our all our internal customers

Lead Solutions Architect


  • Developing and maintaining KPMGs Service Now Solution Architecture (ServiceNow Platform, Service Now Modules, in-house developments as well as integration of third-party systems) in accordance with the IT strategy, with special consideration of corporate strategy, enterprise architecture paradigms and profitability
  • Conceptualizing, implementing and continuous improving the agile software development process with the goal of effective and efficient scaling by nearshore development teams supported by Microsoft Team Foundation Server
  • Taking responsibility of the extended workbenches for two strategic platforms (Service Now, Sharepoint) including near-shoring, conceptual work and from conception to the daily business respecting the continuously improving Application Lifecycle Management process
  • Having good knowledge of Service Catalogue, CMDB, Project Module too
  • Supporting the conception and planning of the "Automated Testing" work stream as part of KPMG's test strategy
  • Leading on a functional and technical level of internal and external teams for software development, testing, deployment and maintenance purposes

  • Completed apprenticeship in computer science and / or bachelor's degree in computer science
  • Several years of experience designing and implementing configuration and customizations in Service Now, CypherCloud, Sharepoint and other IaaS / PaaS / SaaS technologies
  • Proven knowledge and experience in agile practices (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, DevOps and Testing) as well as technologies such as Web Services (REST)
  • Well-founded skills to understand complex business requirements and to translate them into technical requirements
  • Ability to quickly familiarize yourself with new technologies, you are highly motivated and enjoy innovation
  • You are fluent in German and English and communicate very well

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.

To apply for this vacancy, please provide your cover letter, CV and all relevant certificates. We look forward to receiving your application.