KPMG Manager, IT Security Monitor and Response in Seal Beach, California

Business Title: Manager, IT Security Monitor and Response

Requisition Number: 67488

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: CA

City: Seal Beach

Description:

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 Manager, IT Security Monitor and Response to join our KPMG Technology Organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Proactively seek, monitor for and respond to security incidents, as well as perform personnel investigations

  • Exercise all phases of incident response life cycle: analysis, containment, eradication, remediation, recovery

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

  • Evaluate external threat intelligence sources related to zero day attacks, exploit kits and malware to determine organizational risk and improve threat detection

  • Conduct host based forensics and analysis to determine root cause and impact; define, document, test and manage incident response processes; mature and integrate processes and technologies, with the objective of the continued development of a 'single plane of glass' for monitoring and comprehensive incident response process

  • Stay abreast of the latest information security controls, practices, techniques and capabilities in the marketplace; lead internal skills development activities for information security personnel on the topic of security monitoring and incident response, by providing mentoring and by conducting knowledge sharing sessions

Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years of progressive security monitoring experience, security operations, and incident response activities; preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to understand complex problems while formally presenting them simplistically

  • Ability to lead meetings, divide responsibilities, and influence people to take action to assist in the resolution of security incidents

  • Understanding of network and system intrusion and detection methods; examples of related technologies include Splunk, Next Generation Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP), Security information and event management (SIEM)

  • Experience with malware analysis, endpoint lateral movement detection methodologies and host forensic 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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