Senior Associate/Assistant Manager – Blockchain Innovator

  • Competitive
  • Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KPMG PLT
  • 24 Apr 19

Senior Associate/Assistant Manager – Blockchain Innovator

KPMG strives to gain a thorough understanding of our clients' business goals to help ensure the way technology is used drives growth, and improves business performance whilst retaining operational integrity. We help some of the world's largest organizations identify and secure the maximum benefit from their technology enabled programmes. By operating as integrated teams of business and technical specialists, we reflect the high degree of interdependency between the performance of our clients' business functions and the underlying technology. By doing this we capture the business benefits, rather than providing a purely technical solution.

Responsibilities :
• Understanding of the cryptographic principles underpinning Blockchain technologies
• Identify and develop new propositions specifically related to blockchain technology
• Work closely with corporate clients to understand and priorities their challenges, craft new business strategies and identify new propositions and use cases supported by blockchain
• Translate business requirements into solution requirements via process flow diagrams, articulation of key functionalities and defined feature roadmap
• Bring the proposition to life by crafting user personas, journeys and to-be experience
• Work closely with global KPMG teams, technology providers and other partners
• Support creation of technology architecture for blockchain-related solutions
• Scout for potential start-ups or solution providers that we can partner to design and develop new business propositions
• Manage the co-innovation process between our corporate clients, our in-house designers and external partners (i.e. start-ups and/or solution providers). This includes overseeing the following activities:
o Conceptualization, design and development of propositions
o Testing and validation
o Refinement
o Final showcase

Requirements :
• A/BS in Computer Science or Engineering
• Experience in software development
• In-depth experience in oriented programming languages such as Java, C++, Ruby, Phyton, JavaScript (strong knowledge of Node.js preferred)
• Experience in working with cryptographic protocols
• Understanding of distributed consensus methodologies
• Ideally some practical experience of using Hyperledger, Ethereum, Corda etc., a plus.