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KPMG Associate, Federal Cyber Security Services in McLean, Virginia

Business Title: Associate, Federal Cyber Security Services

Requisition Number: 50874 - 93

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Federal

State: VA

City: McLean

Description:

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate to join our Federal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze complex enterprise environments from an information security perspective across the U.S. Federal government space

  • Interface with high-level client executives and hands-on technology practitioners to bring meaningful, strategic change in the sphere of information protection, data security and privacy, and business continuity

  • Design and populate policy libraries with regulatory authority from diverse industry oversight groups such as PCI Data Security Standards, ISO 27001 and 27002, HIPAA, GLBA, NIST 800-53, FedRAMP, Cloud Security Alliance, FISMA, PIPEDA, EU Data Privacy, and state data breach laws

  • Development of Federal continuity plans and procedures (COOP)

  • Assist with the architecture, configuration, deployment and service design of network and system security monitoring and analysis tools, Identity and Access Management platforms, IT-GRC platforms, and DLP systems

  • Assist with project management for global security technology and process implementations including program oversight for global penetration testing, vendor and third party risk management, data privacy and information governance implementation, and vulnerability management program delivery

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one year of experience in information security or in a technology-related field; U.S. Federal government consulting experience preferred

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

  • Strong understanding of and ability to provide security configuration and testing of networking and operating systems including TCP/IP, WAN/LAN routing, VLAN architecture, and a wide array of large-scale environments including various major web application servers

  • Foundational level understanding and experience in Emergency Management, Business Continuity Management and/or Federal Continuity of Operations (COOP)

  • Functional certification such as MCSE, CCNA, CNE, CCIE, Archer/ArcSight/other product-certified preferred

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

  • Ability to travel as required to support firm engagements

  • Ability to obtain a U.S. Federal government security clearance within a reasonable period of time, which requires U.S. Citizenship

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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