KPMG Director, Federal Practice Security Program in Washington, District Of Columbia

Business Title: Director, Federal Practice Security Program

Requisition Number: 67998

Function: Audit

Area of Interest: Security Clearance

State: DC

City: Washington


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 Director, to join our Government Audit Organization.


  • Lead the Federal Practice security program to help ensure compliance with the Department of Defense (DOD) National Industrial Security Program (NISP) policies and maintain a high state of security awareness across the security-cleared practice population

  • Act as senior strategic security advisor to Federal practice engagement partners and practice leadership

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the Federal practice security team

  • Manage the Insider Threat Program alongside the program senior official

  • Develop robust and effective processes to govern the security clearance program

  • Establish security clearance Service Level Agreements to help ensure high-quality and responsive support to engagement teams


  • Minimum eight years of federal security clearance experience with the DOD NISP Operating Manual requirements and/or U.S. government security background investigations and insider threat/counterintelligence

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Ability to obtain Top Secret (TS) clearance with SCI level and polygraph

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Proven track record of process engineering, relationship building and influencing skills

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

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.

GL: 2

GF: 15312