KPMG Sr. Associate, Technical Security Compliance in Montvale, New Jersey

Business Title: Sr. Associate, Technical Security Compliance

Requisition Number: 67641

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 a Sr. Associate, Technical Security Compliance to join our KPMG Technology Organization.


  • Provide support in the research and mitigation of security risks identified by different IT management platforms in use; leverage multiple IT management tools to assess adherence of the environment to established security standards

  • Provide support in the automation and streamlining of compliance for alerting on anomalous behavior or deviations in expected configuration: user access audits, security settings of OSes, network equipment, virtualization platforms, firewalls, and other IT components hosted both internally and in cloud environments

  • Help with the review of reports generated by multiple IT management platforms and recommend remediation tasks

  • Provide support in the creation of executive level reporting that correctly reflects criticality of identified vulnerabilities and risks, to appropriately support decisions about risk mitigation strategies and competing priorities

  • Provide hands-on administration and reporting configuration of technical platforms and systems related to compliance tasks (such as Tufin, Splunk, SCCM, Symantec Control Compliance Suite, Solarwinds, Panorama and other firewall consoles, Symantec SEP, MBAM, CarbonBlack)

  • Create and maintain documentation of supported platforms; provide security subject matter expertise to the product teams including developers and system administrators


  • Minimum three years of experience working in IT security; experience in security engineering, security operations, IT Audit, or incident response activities; preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; CISSP preferred

  • Working knowledge of security hardening guides, vulnerability remediation, systems administration and providing guidance related to the security features of IT tools supported by the IT operations teams

  • Working knowledge of IT best practices and regulatory requirements such as ITIL, Cobit, ISO 27000, PCI, NIST standards

  • Strong verbal/written communication, problem solving, analytical and independent judgment skills to support an environment driven by customer service and team work; ability to positively influence, mentor and be a credible source of knowledge to less experienced team members

  • 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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