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Manager, Security Assessment - Remote

United States, Virginia, Richmond
October 04, 2022

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides 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, Security Assessment to join our Digital Nexus Technology organization. This is a remote work opportunity.


  • Liaise with IT and other representatives of assigned business functions to ensure that project pipelines are understood and that project priorities are reflected in IT Risk & Security's resource planning
  • Function as a subject matter expert in several IT security domains including but not limited to access control, cryptography, and monitoring
  • Continuously improve the security aspects of operating processes; perform information security risk assessments of technology enabled projects
  • Manage activities including vendor reviews, security requirement definition, facilitation of security testing and management of residual risk
  • Advise and assist project teams regarding compensating control alternatives where security requirements cannot be met
  • Act as the primary point of contact between IT project teams and IT Security groups to ensure that appropriate security resources are scheduled, and that security-related project objectives and timelines are met


  • Minimum five years of recent experience performing IT security risk assessments, Information Security and Third-Party Security Assessments
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required; CISSP Certification is required
  • Understanding of security principles, IT security controls and related technologies and products
  • Strong verbal/written communication, with ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of responsibility and authority; ability to prioritize, delegate and foster the development of high-performance teams to lead/support an environment driven by customer service and teamwork
  • Exceptional trouble-shooting and organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; ability to participate in resource planning processes based on defined organizational plans

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, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The 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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