KPMG IT Security Monitoring and Response Analyst in Montvale, New Jersey

Business Title: IT Security Monitoring and Response Analyst

Requisition Number: 67392

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: NJ

City: Montvale


The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide 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 an IT Security Monitoring and Response Analyst, to join our KPMG Technology Organization.


  • Perform some or all phases of incident response life cycle: analysis, containment, eradication, remediation, recovery

  • Monitor for external threats, assessing risk to the KPMG environment and support risk mitigation and response activities

  • Conduct forensics (e.g. host based disk and memory, as well as network) and analysis

  • Stay abreast of the latest information security controls, practices, techniques and capabilities in the marketplace

  • Participate in internal skills development activities for information security personnel on the topic of security monitoring and incident response; providing mentoring to junior team members


  • Minimum of three years of security monitoring experience, security operations, and incident response activities in an enterprise environment

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Strong verbal/written communication, with ability to effectively interact with individuals at different levels of responsibility and authority; strong trouble-shooting and organizational skills and ability to work on multiple activities simultaneously

  • Understanding of network and system intrusion and detection methods

  • Experience with technologies such as Splunk, Next Generation Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP), Security information and event management (SIEM), hacking tools techniques and procedures

  • Experience with malware analysis or endpoint lateral movement detection methodologies or host forensic tools; Scripting skills (Python, Shell/BASH) and use of open source Linux security tools; US citizenship required

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, or other legally protected status. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.

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