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Associate Director, Cloud Security Architect

Amherst, MA

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Requisition #: 41672

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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, Cloud Security Architect to join our Global Technology organization.


  • Research, design, understand and develop security solutions, technical and reference architectures, and support security strategies tailored to KPMG’s business needs, with a focus towards Cloud Central services and Microsoft’s Office365
  • Lead, develop and contribute to service deliverables with a security focus on IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS services, emphasizing Microsoft technologies (Azure and 0365) that requires partnership with Global Application/Product/Solution owners and project teams to deliver reliable and scalable security capabilities and strategies optimizing confidentiality, integrity, availability, functionality, performance, and financial costs; support ongoing business stakeholder dialog of security strategies, priorities and governance
  • Align and translate business requirements into secure solutions, designs and reference architectures for applications and products that can be leveraged by all professionals across KPMG’s member firms
  • Perform as a subject matter professional on cloud technologies (and cloud technology security) with responsibilities to coach cloud central members and facilitate knowledge transfer within the greater Cloud Central groups
  • Participate and act as a promoter and guardian of global standards and standard infrastructure services and solutions, while supporting audit processes for security and compliance strategies
  • Align and translate business requirements and architectures into secure solutions and designs for applications and products that can be leveraged by all professionals across KPMG’s member firms


  • Minimum of seven years’ experience system design and architecture with the technologies and experience implementing a wide range of solutions
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field; Master’s degree is preferred
  • Professional certifications in information technology and cloud security -- CISSP preferred (obtain within 180-days), CCSP (optional), CISA (optional), CEH (optional), OSCP (optional); Azure Solutions Architect Certification (preferred but not required with demonstrated professional work experience)
  • Microsoft Azure Architect Certification and Microsoft Azure Architect Technologies knowledge
  • Strong understanding of Windows 2003/2008/2012 Server/AD Domain Infrastructure; MCITP / MCSE Certifications in Windows Server 

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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