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KPMG is currently seeking an Associate/Senior Associate in Technology Risk – Cyber Security for our KPMG Risk Consulting practice.


  • Assist with the monitoring, detection, analysis, and investigation of threat activity for clients
  • Provide support for the alert handling and investigation of events for Incident Response, including the utilization of Security Operations Center (SOC) resources and other Information Technology groups
  • Assist with Security Monitoring and Incident Response methodology
  • Configure a variety of security controls and technologies, such as Log Management (LM), Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), firewall, intrusion prevention systems, Anti-Virus (AV), and Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
  • Utilize Security Information and Event Management and Log Management tools, such as QRadar, ArcSight, Splunk, ThreatConnect, and open source solutions
  • Conduct threat assessments and write high-quality reports for management

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
  • Knowledge of Security Monitoring, Incident Response methodology, configuration of a variety of security controls and technologies, such as Log Management (LM), Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), firewall, intrusion prevention systems, Anti-Virus (AV), and Data Loss Prevention (DLP)
  • Experience with Security Information, Event Management, Log Management, Security Operations Center (SOC), and Incident Response (IR)
  • Experience in understanding threats, the current threat landscape, and intelligence gathering with an analytical mindset in order to translate threats into risks faced by clients
  • 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, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, 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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Associate/senior Associate, Cyber Security Services - Cyber Defense - Job Post By: kpmg

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