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KPMG Manager, Cyber Security - AppSec Defense in Saint Louis, Missouri

Business Title: Manager, Cyber Security - AppSec Defense

Requisition Number: 53182 - 46

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Tech Enablement

State: MO

City: Saint Louis


Historically, the travel requirement for this position has ranged from 80-100%. The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities, and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. For now, all KPMG business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. At some point in the future and with the safety of people as the critical factor, the travel requirement will likely increase, possibly to previous levels, but KPMG is committed to balancing client requirements with new delivery capabilities.

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager, Cyber Security - AppSec Defense in Technology Enablement for our Consulting practice.


  • Collaborate with industry/business subject area professionals, software engineers, and technical leadership as part of a dynamic, and fast paced project team to design, configure and build applications and services in accordance with modern DevSecOps process and agile methodologies

  • Facilitate client discovery sessions to define project scope and requirements, and translate business processes to functional specifications and user stories, as well as lead workshops and presentations of key solution design, technology architecture concepts and demonstrations to client stakeholders

  • Perform security engineering tasks related to developing proof-of-concepts, prototypes, and/or solutions; create, review, and maintain technical drawings, technical textual descriptions, presentations, roadmaps, project plans and backlogs

  • Lead/support the design, build, test, and delivery of cloud and application security platform solutions using industry leading vendor technologies

  • Identify opportunities to sustainably reduce the most risk at the lowest cost at the fastest pace


  • Minimum of five years Information Security experience, and minimum of three years of application security/DevOps experience

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

  • Experience with software development life cycle as well as solid documentation skills including ability to work with Visio for creating process and design workflows, as well as working in an Agile or Scrum software development environment

  • Possess one or more AWS certifications is a plus and experience with JIRA, Confluence, and application security testing tools through college course work or at current job preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with experience interacting with clients at multiple levels as well as ability to demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%, work in a fast paced, results driven environment, grasp new technology, and contribute at a rapid pace

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

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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