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KPMG Director, Cyber Security Incident Response Team in Saint Louis, Missouri

Business Title: Director, Cyber Security Incident Response Team

Requisition Number: 51166 - 46

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: MO

City: Saint Louis


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 Director, Digital Management (Computer Security Incident Response Team) to join our Digital Nexus technology organization.


  • Perform as the service owner for related technologies and services; lead and direct the daily operational responsibility of security monitoring and incident response resources, tools and processes; identify opportunities for efficiencies, as well as for improvements in security controls; lead the design and implementation of related improvement

  • Accountable for managing an effective team dedicated to fulfilling the organization's mission through highly successful program implementation, team engagement, and continuous improvement; and creating a culture of transparency and communication throughout the organization

  • Optimize performance, quality and cost of the delivery function by defining and implementing proper resourcing, offshoring scope and utilization, increasing automation and process efficiency

  • Interact regularly with delivery partners and/or department leaders while proactively initiating ideas to improve client service for a specific work product within a department; contribute to department or group objectives, strategy and priority

  • Accountable for global resource center partnership (i.e., outsource/captive providers) and to achieve project or service success metrics; including all vendor contractual obligations, i.e. SLA management, work product and review/revisions and acceptance/sign-off, phase gate approvals, payment and penalty approvals

  • Become a trusted advisor to clients and others within the firm to achieve the required goals and objectives while Integrating new team members and connect them to the resources and opportunities to help further their development and career goals


  • Minimum ten years of daily operations in cyber security threat monitoring and response, as well as significant contributions to the security monitoring and response strategy

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university required; Master's degree preferred

  • Knowledge of common operating systems (Windows, Linux), endpoint security principles, networking services and protocols; understanding of security technologies (IDS, firewalls, SIEM), cloud security monitoring technologies and the desire to remain technically hands-on, but also operate on a strategic level

  • Subject matter experience obtained by performing or leading activities such as: full incident response life cycle (i.e. preparation, detection and analysis; containment, eradication and recovery, as well as post-incident activity); cyber threat monitoring and incident response, on premise and in cloud environments; Computer forensics; Threat analysis and threat hunting; Threat intelligence collection, curation and implementation; defining Security Operations Center (SOC) Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Outstanding verbal/written communication, collaboration, presentation and negotiation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and teamwork

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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