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Advisory Associate, Cyber Security - Summer/Fall 2023

Company: KPMG LLP
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job 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 Advisory Associate for our Cyber Security Services practice in Consulting.
Responsibilities:
Produce high quality deliverables and thorough documentation including process flow charts, presentations, policies and/or procedural documents

Perform quantitative and qualitative analysis leveraging client, firm and/or industry data

Support project management activities by assessing and reporting status, tracking deliverables, coordinating action items and capturing meeting minutes
Support client facing presentations and meetings by preparing meeting materials, speaking to all or some of the agenda topics and capturing outcomes
Research and understand cyber security related topics, concepts, tools and processes to support client delivery
Support the advancement of customer facing service offerings through prototyping industry leading tools and processes, refining frameworks and approaches and standardization of delivery
Qualifications:
Must be pursuing and have obtained by the start date or have completed the following degrees/majors in the past 12 months: Bachelors or Masters degree in Information Systems and Technology, Computer Science, System Analysis, Applied Technology Management, Business & Computer Information, Technology Marketing, Cyber Security or equivalent program from an accredited college or university

Coursework or knowledge of common Cyber Security related technologies such as desktop and server operating systems (Windows, Linux, UNIX), Active Directory, cloud computing platforms (AWS, Azure, GCS), fundamental networking concepts (TCPIP suite of protocols, firewalls, routing and switching), virtualization platforms (VMWare) and development (.Net and Java in particular)

Basic experience or familiarity with Cyber security principles, technologies and common risk mitigation approaches such as identity and access management, privileged access management, GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) and IT General Controls (ITGC)
Must have a current/most recent GPA of 3.00 or above
Strong technical aptitude, demonstrated quality service mindset, critical thinking skills and ability to navigate MS Office applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook with a general understanding of data analysis techniques
Excellent communication, time management and leadership skills; flexible and adaptable team player; and resourceful in delivering high quality work
Work location may be in the office, at client sites, or virtual/remote depending on business need. You must be located within the U.S. when working remotely. Client site locations may require travel and overnight/extended stay
Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future. KPMG LLP will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work visa status for this opportunity (no sponsorship is available for H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, E-3, H-1B1, F-1, J-1, OPT, CPT or any other employment-based visa).
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, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).

Keywords: KPMG LLP, Los Angeles , Advisory Associate, Cyber Security - Summer/Fall 2023, Other , Los Angeles, California

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