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KPMG Associate Director, Cloud Security Architect in Greenville, South Carolina

Business Title: Associate Director, Cloud Security Architect

Requisition Number: 57866 - 79

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest:

State: SC

City: Greenville


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 Information Technology organization.


  • The Cloud Security and Solution Architect supports the planning, quality assurance, architecture design and innovation for security services for KPMG's global cloud enablement

  • Proactive responsibility for ensuring inclusion of security standards and alignment with technical and reference architectures

  • Responsible for understanding, researching, designing and developing security solutions, technical and reference architectures and supporting 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

  • 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: ITS Global, IPG and member firms

  • 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


  • Minimum ten years of recent experience with system design and architecture with the technologies and experience implementing a wide range of solutions

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience

  • Professional certifications in information technology and cloud security -- CISSP preferred (must 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

  • In-depth knowledge of system design and architecture with the technologies and experience implementing a wide range of solutions

  • Strong understanding of identity and access management, including mitigating credential theft

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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