KPMG Manager, Security Analyst in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Manager, Security Analyst

St Louis, Missouri

Requisition #: 28137

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Grand Rapids, MI; St Louis, MO; Montvale, NJ; New York, NY; Dallas, TX

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KPMG is currently seeking a Manager, Security Analyst to join our KPMG Technology Organization.


  • Monitor for threats and vulnerabilities through a combination of automated and manual processes and respond accordingly. As a continuous feedback loop, incorporate learnings into additional preventive and detective controls

  • Research and develop risk mitigating approaches and drive response and remediation

  • Expand the usage of security monitoring tools to improve the security of the environment, including detection, prevention and policy enforcement; Define security configuration for monitoring tools, including alerts, correlation rules, and reporting. Leverage a combination of vendor products and services, open source and custom developed utilities

  • Serve as a subject matter expert for security monitoring and incident response related knowledge domain and tools

  • Stay abreast of the latest information security controls, practices, techniques and capabilities in the marketplace; Lead internal skills development activities for information security personnel on the topic of security monitoring and incident response, by providing mentoring and by conducting knowledge sharing sessions

  • Perform all phases of incident response life cycle: analysis, containment, eradication, remediation, recovery; Conduct forensics (e.g. host based disk and memory, as well as network) and analysis to determine root cause and impact


  • Minimum five years security monitoring experience and incident response activities; preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Experience in security monitoring, security operations, and incident response activities; Experience defining security monitoring rules, monitoring events, assessing risk, responding to incidents and providing security oversight related to the security features of IT tools supported by the IT operations teams; Strong trouble-shooting and organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Understanding of network and system intrusion and detection methods; Examples of related technologies include Splunk, Next Generation Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP), Security information and event management (SIEM), hacking tools techniques and procedures

  • Experience with malware analysis, endpoint lateral movement detection methodologies and host forensic tools; Understanding of network protocol analysis

  • US Citizenship required

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service or military status, genetic information, genetic disposition and or carrier status, domestic violence status, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, status with regard to public assistance, or other legally protected status. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.

Our Benefits


KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).


  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.