KPMG Associate/Senior Associate, Cyber Security Services in New York, New York

Business Title: Associate/Senior Associate, Cyber Security Services

Requisition Number: 68614

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Information Protection

State: NY

City: New York


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KPMG is currently seeking an Associate/Senior Associate in IT Advisory (ITAS) -Cyber Security Services for our KPMG Risk Consulting practice.


  • Support Information Security projects involving strategy, implementation, technical delivery, software/hardware optimization related to IT operations, business processes, business resiliency, security, and data integrity

  • Assist with planning, designing, implementing, testing and operating cyber security processes and systems

  • Evaluate current threat landscape and mitigations

  • Facilitate business process design, as it relates to identities and access privileges, such as architecture, delegated administration models, workflow models, and access control models

  • Utilize Cyber technologies, such as RSA NetWitness, Damballa, FireEye, Mandiant MIR, HBGary Responder Pro, EnCase, MITRE CRITS, ThreatStream, ThreatConnect, home-grown intelligence or collection management systems

  • Assist with security configuration and testing of networking and operating systems, such as TCP/IP, WAN/LAN routing, VLAN architecture, and a wide array of large-scale environments, including various major web application servers

Additional Responsibilities for Senior Associate:

  • Articulate business risks of technical vulnerabilities to client personnel

  • Assist with scoping prospective engagements and developing proposals

  • Demonstrate integrity within a professional environment, provide guidance to team members, and participate in performing project procedures


  • A minimum of one year of experience in Information Security or in a technology related field

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in an appropriate field

  • Functional certification such as MCSE, CCNA, CNE, CCIE, Archer, ArcSight is preferred

  • CISSP, CEH, CPT, CISM, CISA, CIPP, GIAC, GSEC, and/or GCFW certifications is preferred

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%, work in a fast paced, results driven environment, grasp new technology, and contribute at a rapid pace

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

Additional Qualifications for Senior Associate:

  • A minimum of three years of experience with Information Security or in a technology related field

  • Strong knowledge base in operations, enterprise networking, systems evaluation, and architecture

  • Strong analytic skills for problem analysis and resolution

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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