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Senior Consultant Cyber Security

Posted 2 days ago

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Job Description

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

Our Cyber Security practice is growing and we are increasing our capability in Ottawa and across Regions East (Ontario & Nova Scotia). We are currently seeking a talented individual at the Senior Consultant level with a passion for Cyber Security to join KPMG's dynamic and thriving Cyber Security Practice in Ottawa.

What you will do
This role entails engaging in a diverse range of cybersecurity client projects, involving strategy, governance, transformation, defense, and response. Responsibilities may include:
  • Conducting cyber maturity and gap assessments against industry and government standards such as NIST CSF, NIST 800-53, ITSG-33, and/or CIS Critical Security Controls
  • Contributing to the development and evaluation of cyber policies, practices, and governance frameworks
  • Assisting in the deployment of cyber transformation initiatives, including identity and access management implementations
  • Assisting in the research and design of tabletop exercises, helping clients to simulate and prepare for cyber incidents
  • Working on multiple client engagements concurrently, adapting to varying sizes, scopes, and complexities
  • Delivering high-quality service, conducting research, and communicating effectively with clients and internal resources
  • Collaborating with team members to ensure successful project outcomes
  • Staying updated on emerging cybersecurity trends, threats, and best practices, continuously enhancing technical knowledge and skills
What you bring to the role
A successful candidate will possess the following skills and behaviors:
  • Knowledge in one or more of the following areas would be beneficial:
    • Security strategy & Governance
    • Cloud Security
    • Security Risk Management
    • Government of Canada Security Assessment & Authorization (SA&As)
    • Security transformation
    • Post-breach investigations or assessments
    • Tabletop Exercises
  • A bachelor's degree in business, computer science or relevant degree subject is an asset but not required, as we welcome people from all educational backgrounds if you have a passion for cybersecurity and/or technology
  • Preferably at least 2 years delivering cyber security and/or information technology (IT) related services, either in an internal- or external-facing role, including post-graduate experience.
  • Interest in completing one of or a combination of the following designations; SSCP, CISM, or CISSP
  • Interest in acquiring cloud certifications, including but not limited to Microsoft Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud
  • A good understanding of various IT infrastructure systems and components (i.e. servers, firewalls, network, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable in the evaluation of security controls in different IT environments (e.g. on-premise, cloud and hybrid environments), including an understanding of the various underlying IT infrastructure systems and components (e.g. servers, firewalls, network, etc.)
  • Ability to work both independently, with little supervision and within a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills being able to express insights, both written and orally
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail and strong organization, time management and analytical skills
  • High degree of enthusiasm and drive
  • Ideally Ottawa-based, but open to all applicants residing within Eastern Canada and Southwestern Ontario
  • Ability to obtain (or already hold) a Government of Canada security clearance

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here .


Our Values, The KPMG Way
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

Adjustments and accommodations throughout the recruitment process
At KPMG, we strive for an inclusive recruitment process that allows all candidates to Come As You Are and Thrive with Us. We aim to provide a positive experience and are ready to offer adjustments or accommodations to help you perform at your best. Adjustments (an informal request), i.e. extra preparation time or the option for micro breaks during interviews, and accommodations (a formal request), i.e. accessible communication supports or technology aids are tailored to individual needs and role requirements.

To begin a confidential conversation about adjustments or accommodations at any point throughout the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support by emailing or by calling 1-888-466-4778, Option 3.

For information about accessible employment at KPMG, please visit our accessibility page .

About KPMG

KPMG LLP is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International. We provide Audit, Tax, and Advisory services to many of the public and private business, not-for profit, and public sector organizations in Canada. Nationally, there are 40 offices and over 700 partners and 7,000 employees working together to help Canadian businesses achieve their goals. Leveraging the skills, knowledge and passion of our firm and our people allows us to serve our clients with uncompromising professionalism, cutting through complexity to provide valuable insight—in Canada and around the world. KPMG s.r.l./S.E.N.C.R.L. est le cabinet canadien membre de KPMG International Cooperative (« KPMG International »). Nous offrons des services professionnels en audit et en fiscalité ainsi que des services-conseils à une vaste clientèle composée notamment de sociétés ouvertes et fermées, d’organismes sans but lucratif et d’organisations du secteur public au Canada. KPMG compte 40 bureaux à l’échelle nationale, au sein desquels collaborent plus de 700 associés et 7 000 employés pour aider les sociétés canadiennes à atteindre leurs objectifs. Nous misons sur les compétences et le savoir-faire de notre équipe pour servir nos clients − au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde − avec rigueur et professionnalisme. Notre mission première : simplifier la complexité en proposant des perspectives éclairantes.


Banking & Finance

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-14

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