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KPMG Associate Director, Cyber Security Network Penetration Testing Lead in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Associate Director, Cyber Security Network Penetration Testing Lead

Requisition Number: 51214 - 31

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: IL

City: Chicago


Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides 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 an Associate Director, IT Risk Assessment to join our KPMG Technology organization.


  • Develop, design, manage and implement the network penetration testing program by applying world class penetration testing practices

  • Function as the subject matter expert on penetration testing and threat modeling for systems and applications

  • Contribute to the security strategy of the firm, including planning, execution and controlling responsibilities

  • Liaise with IT and other representatives of assigned business functions to ensure that project pipelines are understood and that project priorities are reflected in IT Risk & Securities resource planning

  • Act as a subject matter expert in several IT security domains (e.g. access control, cryptography, monitoring)

  • Continuously improve the security aspects of operating processes


  • Minimum of eight years of work experience in penetration testing, scripting languages (Python, PowerShell, Java, Perl), and offensive tools such as Metaspolit Framework, Cobalt Strike, Rapid 7

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university; CISSP certification- CISM, CISA, CRISC, CIPP, CGEIT, GPEN, GIAC or ITIL certifications is preferred

  • Working knowledge of RSA's archer vendor management

  • Strong knowledge and experience with Cloud Security, AWS and Azure

  • Ability to participate in development of resource plans and structures

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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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