KPMG Manager, Cloud Security Engineer in Saint Louis, Missouri

Business Title: Manager, Cloud Security Engineer

Requisition Number: 67359

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology, Information Protection

State: MO

City: Saint Louis


The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide 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 Manager, Cloud Security Engineer to join our KPMG Technology Organization.


  • Responsible for architecture, engineering, operations, and cross-platform integration of a range of on-prem and cloud security tools; provide hands-on operational support; maintain up to date documentation of designs and configurations

  • Oversee cloud monitoring systems and processes, recommend improvements, perform optimization and tuning, as well as ongoing capacity monitoring

  • Develop cloud monitoring and response use cases and supporting content to augment existing monitoring processes (e.g. dashboards, alerts, reports, correlation rules)

  • Provide engineering of cloud security monitoring implementations

  • As needed assist analysts with detection and response to IT security incidents

  • Maintain relationships with vendors, stay abreast of security trends, related services and technologies


  • Minimum five years of progressive cloud security engineering and operations experience; preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Strong familiarity with cloud computing concepts, top-tier cloud providers, and associated technologies; hands-on experience designing, configuring, maintaining and monitoring cloud-centric security platforms and tools in large multi-tier enterprise environments

  • Strong working knowledge of networking technologies and tools (e.g. NGFW, IDS/IPS, SIEM, proxies etc.)

  • Hands on network and systems administration experience, including Linux and Windows Active Directory competence

  • Familiarity with attack vectors, hacking techniques and tools; basic knowledge in shell/bash scripting and/or Python

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, genetic information, 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.

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