Senior Manager, Blockchain
Toronto, ON, Canada
1d ago

Senior Manager, Blockchain

Overview of the opportunity :

Are you passionate about helping businesses use distributed ledger technologies to solve enterprise-level problems? Do you have experience applying blockchain in real-

world use cases, from strategy and use-case through to proof of concept and implementation? Are you skilled in using blockchain capabilities to create new solutions -

from increasing transparency to reducing costs and improving customer experience? If answered yes to these qualties, then you might be the person we are searching for.

We're looking for an experienced Senior Manager with an entrepreneurial spirit, who can help our clients understand what blockchain really means to them and can help identify and deploy enterprise blockchain solutions for their business.

What you will do :

  • Help clients to build their enterprise blockchain strategies and identify relevant, impactful and novel real-world use cases for their business
  • Provide solutions to complex business problems where analysis of situations requires an in depth knowledge of organizational objectives
  • Work with stakeholders to qualify use-cases and design proof of concepts, which will involve exploring a variety of blockchain platforms, including permissioned and private platforms, identifying the platform most adapted to the client's needs
  • Advise clients on the integration of blockchain-based solutions into existing front and back-end systems.
  • Help clients to set up governance, processes, tools and methods to provide insight and control over a blockchain system
  • Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility.
  • Interacts with senior management levels at a client and / or within KPMG which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters.
  • Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments.
  • Ability to present, as a subject matter expert, on blockchain initiatives and solutions at conferences or networking events.
  • It is our intention for our people to live where they work and work where they live. However, in the context of our profession and serving our clients there may be times when you will need to travel.
  • What you bring to the role :

  • Minimum of an undergraduate degree in a relevant field, including technology, engineering, mathematics, applied economics
  • 3+ years experience working with Blockchain technologies with a further 5+ years of experience in scoping and delivering technology innovation services.
  • Extensive experience with Distributed Ledger Technology and other technologies.
  • Experience with a variety of blockchain platforms, which can include Ethereum, Hyperledger Fabric, Hyperledger Sawtooth Lake, Corda, Quorum, or others.
  • Excellent project management and time management skills under tight deadlines
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders including clients and program alliances.
  • Comfortable discussing related concepts including crypto-security, cybersecurity, and smart contracts
  • Passion for other technology trends and how they play a role in blockchain ecosystem e.g. IoT
  • ScrumMaster certification an asset
  • Coding experience (e.g. Javascript, C++, C#) an asset.
  • Keys to your success :

  • Excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to anticipate, understand and respond to client needs shaping the behavior in accordance to the situation
  • Proven success in building and developing high - performing teams taking ownership of developing others in Collaboration, team orientation and stewardship
  • Blockchain functional expertise with developing use cases, and building / leading Proofs of Concept.
  • Why Choose KPMG? Making the right career choice is important, finding the right company is essential. Watch this video to see the type of people that thrive at KPMG.

    Location Toronto, ON ,Our Values, The KPMG Way

    We lead by example We work together We respect the individual

    We seek the facts and provide insight We are open and honest in our communication

    We are committed to our communities Above all, we act with integrity

    KPMG is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. KPMG encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' disability-

    related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

    If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process , please contact the HR Shared Service Centre by email at cafmcdnhrsthotline kpmg.

    ca or by phone at 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778 (Option 1). KPMG will consult with all applicants with disabilities who request accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant's individual accessibility needs.

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