Senior Associate, Emerging Technology Risk Services - Cloud Hybrid

Kpmg Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 2 months ago

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 a Senior Associate in Technology Risk - Emerging Technology Risk Services for our Risk Advisory Solutions practice.


  • Strong understanding of business processes and risk management in areas such as IT strategy, IT program management, Cyber security, Service delivery and operations, Third party management Data management, and DevOps amongst others

  • Demonstrate a good understanding of enterprise cloud environments with knowledge of the current IT environment and industry IT trends to identify the engagement and client issues, and communicate this information to the engagement team and client management through written correspondence and verbal presentations

  • Plan and execute client engagements focusing on design and/or review of Cloud infrastructure/platform/software security architecture, design and configuration to help identify improvement opportunities in the areas of process efficiency and security including role-based security, identify and access management based on KPMG's methodology

  • Identify and evaluate complex business and technology risks and remediation methods to mitigate risks

  • Ensure successful implementation of Workday by designing, configuring and/or testing the security and business process configuration aspects of Workday solution to meet the specific needs of our customers based on KPMG's methodology for Workday HCM, Financials or Supply Chain implementation projects

  • Stay current with trends in this emerging space and enhance KPMG's existing methodology for Cloud security and controls engagements


  • A minimum of two years of experience in any of the following areas: IT risk management, IT audits, solution architecture and design with emphasis on security, security operations and integration of cloud IAAS/PAAS/SAAS solutions such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure and Workday

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field from an accredited college/university

  • Possess a baseline security certification such as CISM/CISSP/GSEC/CISA/cloud certification for Microsoft Azure/AWS/GCP or studying towards attaining the certification

  • Workday Financials and/or HCM certification is preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, facilitation, and presentation skills

  • Ability to travel up to eighty percent

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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Senior Associate, Emerging Technology Risk Services - Cloud Hybrid