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Manager, Global Cloud Security Guardrails (GCSG) Assessment

United States, Virginia, Alexandria
October 16, 2022

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KPMG is currently seeking a Manager, Global Cloud Security Guardrails (GCSG) to join our Global Cloud Security Guardrails (GCSG) which is part of KPMG International.


  • Plan, execute and report on assessments of cloud platforms against the Global Cloud Security Guardrails (GCSG)
  • Provide feedback for risk treatment planning and remediation progress for gaps identified during the assessments, monitor and report on remediation progress
  • Prepare management reporting on assessment results and potential risks
  • Develop training and awareness materials and collaborate with other global, regional and local groups to raise awareness for the GCSG and deliver training
  • Contribute to the development, maintenance and enhancement of the GCSG program framework, materials, process and procedures and the supporting technology solutions
  • Provide SME input to overall efforts for GCSG automation (including deployment, monitoring and assessment)


  • Minimum 6 overall years of experience, with 4 years in information protection & cloud security experience within a corporate environment (global companies preferred)
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience
  • Cloud technology and security certifications for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Azure a plus, e.g. Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert, Azure Security Engineer Associate, Microsoft DevOps Engineer Expert, CCSK, CISSP, CCSP, CISA, CEH, OSCP
  • Good understanding of industry leading practices and standards on information technology and cloud security, including NIST 800-53, ISO 27001 and 27017, and cloud platform governance tools for Azure (e.g. Azure Policy, Blueprints, Azure Resource Graph etc.) and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Practical experience with ServiceNow Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Integrated Risk Management (IRM) administration and /or use: Strong experience planning, executing, managing and reporting skills for information security assessments of cloud platforms
  • Good understanding of cloud security governance (preferably Amazon Web Services / AWS and Azure), cloud automation, infrastructure as code (ARM, Bicep, terraform etc.) and policy as code leveraging tools such as Azure Policy, Blueprints, Azure Resource Graph etc

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