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KPMG is currently seeking a Manager, IT Risk Assessment to join our Digital Nexus organization. This opportunity is open to internal candidates from all KPMG US locations and external candidates interested in being based in one of the cities listed within this posting.
* Perform information security risk assessments of technology enabled projects; activities include vendor reviews, security requirement definition, and facilitation of security testing and management of residual risk
* Advise and guide 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 help ensure that appropriate security resources are scheduled and that security-related project objectives and timelines are met
* Perform Vendor Security assessments activities include evaluation of vendor controls and practices, process enhancements, performing on site assessments, reviewing security test reports, and analyzing and developing security requirements
* Communicate and track remediation plans with vendors and IT teams and where applicable recommend mitigating/compensating controls
* Minimum of five years of experience performing IT security risk assessments and experience in Information Security
* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; CISSP and CCSP certifications is preferred
* Demonstrated experience understanding of security principles, IT security controls, and related technologies and products
* Prior experience in conducting Information Security risk assessments
* Strong verbal/written communication, with ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of responsibility and authority; able to prioritize, delegate, and foster the development of high performance teams to lead/support an environment driven by customer service and team work
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