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Cloud Services Manager – St. Louis, MO

Job Responsibilities

We are currently looking for a Cloud Services Manager to manage coordination, operational scheduling and support for Cloud Operations teams to execute Cloud Solutions and represent Technical Operations to all stakeholders. Other responsibilities will include: managing operational communications and relationship management by acting as primary customer interface for Cloud Technology requests for assistance and information; engaging subject matter experts as needed, providing guidance and educating customers on infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery models. Providing high level cost and resource estimates for IaaS, PaaS and SaaS offerings. Interfacing with customers to handle requests for information from Technical Operations Teams. Requesting intake and requirements gathering (internal and external); engaging Subject Matter Experts from related Technical Operations and Services Team. Acting as a trusted advisor to clients; ensure the efficiency of Infrastructure requests and manage customer driven Infrastructure projects; create Cloud documentation of technical implementation plans and represent Cloud Operations to all stakeholders.

Knowledge and Experience Required

  • Minimum five years of IT service delivery experience in solutions delivery, project management and IT Operations
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Strong project management skills with experience executing multiple projects from definition through implementation, involving internal personnel and consultants
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as Service (SaaS) across multiple cloud providers, IT Security, software development, and infrastructure deployment methodologies and industry best practices
  • Ability to quickly acquire new knowledge regarding technology; ability to participate in resource planning processes based on defined organizational plans
  • Strong verbal/written communication, with ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of responsibility and authority; must be able to prioritize, delegate and foster the development of high performance teams to lead/support an environment driven by customer service and team work; strong trouble-shooting and organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously

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Associate Director Security Architect – Montvale, NJ

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide technical security expertise to the development teams under Spectrum including communicating security architectural decisions, benefits, risks and other activities include vendor reviews, security requirement definition, and facilitation of security testing and management of residual risk
  • Serve as the Security Lead in the design, implementation and integration phases of Spectrum business products to meet client and firm security requirements, address corporate risks and exposures in cloud-based solutions
  • Serve as a liaison and primary point of contact between KPMG Technology Security and Risk and KPMG Spectrum on security related matters
  • Interact with clients, project teams, KPMG partners and other senior members of the firm to provide advice on security and assist with compensating control alternatives where security requirements cannot be met
  • Serve as the Security expert across security architecture functional areas; credential management, access provisioning, authentication and authorization, application security, infrastructure security, data security, security monitoring and operation security
  • Serve as escalation for the risk assessment team as it relates to outstanding security risks under KPMG Spectrum.

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum eight years progressive experience in IT security, with minimum of five years of performing IT security risk assessments and five years of leading security architecture efforts that requires close collaboration with project teams and business stakeholder
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university and CISSP certification; CISM, CISA, CRISC, CIPP, CGEIT or ITIL certifications is preferred
  • Experience in software development and delivery for market facing products
  • Strong understanding of cloud computing architecture, technical design and implementations, including Infrastructure as s Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as Service (SaaS) delivery models; strong knowledge of secure development and general software development methodologies and practices
  • Experience with security related regulatory requirements, such as NIST, PCI, ISO 27001, HIPAA compliance
  • Excellent verbal/written communication, collaboration, analytical and presentation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and team work; ability to facilitate communications to business stakeholders and interact with all levels of management; ability to work in a highly collaborative environment and comfortable with ambiguity
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Manager, Incident Response Analyst – Montvale, NJ

Job Responsibilities

  • Proactively seek, monitor for and respond to security incidents, as well as perform personnel investigations
  • Exercise all phases of incident response life cycle: analysis, containment, eradication, remediation, recovery
  • Monitor for external threats, assessing risk to the KPMG environment and driving risk mitigation and response activities
  • Evaluate external threat intelligence sources related to zero day attacks, exploit kits and malware to determine organizational risk and improve threat detection
  • Conduct host based forensics and analysis to determine root cause and impact; define, document, test and manage incident response processes; mature and integrate processes and technologies, with the objective of the continued development of a “single plane of glass” for monitoring and comprehensive incident response process
  • Stay abreast of the latest information security controls, practices, techniques and capabilities in the marketplace; lead internal skills development activities for information security personnel on the topic of security monitoring and incident response, by providing mentoring and by conducting knowledge sharing sessions

Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years of progressive security monitoring experience, security operations, and incident response activities; preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to understand complex problems while formally presenting them simplistically; ability to lead meetings, divide responsibilities, and influence people to take action to assist in the resolution of security incidents
  • Understanding of network and system intrusion and detection methods; examples of related technologies include Splunk, Next Generation Endpoint Protection Platforms (EPP), Security information and event management (SIEM)
  • Experience with malware analysis, endpoint lateral movement detection methodologies and host forensic tools
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Application Support Engineer – Manhattan, NY

Job Responsibilities

The Application Support Engineer will join a New York based team based and interface with colleagues and managers across the firm. The ideal candidate is a versatile and highly-motivated individual who provides front-line application support, customer service, and user training. The role is a vital part of the IT team and involves triaging and prioritizing to ensure overall user satisfaction (internal users and customers alike) as well as complete resolution of all issues. The position involves constant communication and coordination with developers and Subject Matter Experts on production issues, bug fixes, and enhancements. The Application Support Engineer will participate in demonstrations of the enterprise products and also educate users on upcoming changes and enhancements in functionality. Successful candidates will thrive on working in a high performing, outcome oriented environment with multiple business lines and ever changing needs. A career with offers opportunities for creative problem solving and professional growth.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Manage resolution of enterprise-level application issues
  • Resolution of issues requires a broad range of troubleshooting skills related to: software functionality, application server setup, data analysis, and other third party integration points
  • Collaborate extensively with Developers, Business Analysts, Project Managers, Operations Staff and Department Managers to resolve issues
  • Actively contribute to a growing knowledge base that improves the effectiveness of our team and the information available to system end users
  • Manage and prioritize helpdesk incident tickets and work with others on the team for first and second level support
  • Develop and maintain user documentation, and maintain best practices for application support
  • Provide end-user training and ongoing support for employees and clients
  • Contribute to and give product demonstrations to users, both internal and externally
  • Anticipate potential disruptions from product releases and communicate with development team

Job Qualifications:

  • Strong industry knowledge of investment research, sales, trading, and investment banking process
  • 2-3 years of experience in application support environment
  • Professional demeanor
  • Demonstrated competence in seeing projects through to completion
  • Capable of building relationships via the phone
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Adaptable team player, with ability to collaborate in a global team environment in order to meet any challenge at hand
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities, commitments and projects with confidence
  • Self-motivated, directed and passionate
  • Must be able to work occasional weekends, holidays and provide some after-hours support

Additional Skills (preferred but not required)

  • Hands-on experience with ServiceNow
  • Experience and strong understanding of various CRM systems
  • Experience supporting trading and settlement applications
  • Securities licensing:  Series 7, 55 and 63
  • Technical skills: SQL, SSRS, Excel VBA
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Senior Windows Server Engineer – Manhattan, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Act as a server expert in all areas of Windows technology, including configuration and management of infrastructure servers, scripting, design of s systems, server remediation, third level support and general high level operational duties.
  • Configuration and management of critical infrastructure applications such as identity management, Shibbolet and storage technologies.
  • Knowledge and application of scripting and other power shell and programming languages that will support management and configuration of applications
  • Closely interaction with other experts in Windows and other supported applications
  • Redesign, redeployment and administration of Active Directory & Group Policy, including merging of domains and organizational units (OU). This includes merging into a centrally managed Office 365 environment
  • Windows server remediation of vulnerabilities including:
    • Testing prior to deployment of production
    • Development of and compliance with baselines
    • Deployment of security configuration and patch management for both physical & virtual servers
  • Oversee server infrastructure compliance including analysis of baseline compliance and vulnerabilities.
  • Development and testing of strategies to improve business continuity for critical services and infrastructure
  • Set up of new and transferred Windows server infrastructure, both physical and virtual, into co-located data centers
  • Experience scripting across Windows infrastructures as well as scripting within a multi-tiered environment
  • Provide third level operational support
  • Assist with the management of Office 365 Exchange/Outlook email as well as Gmail

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in computer science, information systems, business administration or related field; or equivalent work experience
  • Four or more years as a technology professional
  • Experience in higher education is desirable
  • Proven track record of successfully engineering and implementing projects
  • Four years of server infrastructure technical design, deployment and operations experience with Microsoft Windows operating systems, including technical knowledge of windows clustering.
  • Four years experience with DNS and other network related technologies. Understanding how Microsoft Windows operates in a Cisco environment.
  • Enterprise server data center experience supporting hundreds of servers: physical and virtual.
  • Strong knowledge of HP hardware, blade and Flex technology as well as EMC technology
  • Scripting expertise with common scripting tools as well as with Java and Javascript as well as real functional experience with SQL server, PL SQL, and VMWare
  • Proven experience writing documentation that will be usable by others
  • Proficiency in enterprise monitoring solutions such as SolarWinds and ExtraHop
  • Must possess excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills, ability to communication and work as a team player in a fast-paced environment, and have strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with rapid deployment tools such as Puppet, Salt Stack and Chef desirable
  • Experience with SCCM application and package creation and deployment as well as Windows image creation
  • Technical certifications e.g. MCSA, MCSE, MCP
  • Experience with Linux and other Unix versions desirable.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook as well as IT analysis tools
  • Bachelors in computer science, information systems, business administration or related field; or equivalent work experience
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