Senior Consultant/Manager – Cyber

Job Description


At KPMG, you’ll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

The opportunity :

Our Vancouver team is looking for a highly motivated Cyber Security professional at a Senior Consultant/Manager level to join our team! As a member of KPMG Canada’s cross-functional Cyber team, you will be dedicated to enabling our clients’ cyber transformation journey through service delivery leadership, advisory, and support.

A career within our Cybersecurity Services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement an effective cybersecurity program that protects against threats, propels transformation, and drives growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organizations, partners, and customers. We play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by developing transformation strategies focused on security, efficiently integrate, and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their cybersecurity investment, and detect, respond, and remediate threats.

KPMG’s leading cyber security practice provides a comprehensive suite of cyber security services, from cyber governance, strategy, defense, and response, through to complete end-to-end cyber security transformation services. This is an exciting opportunity for talented, energetic people to join a practice that is experiencing significant growth. We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated academic, business, and technical excellence, strong all-around capabilities, and fit with our culture. Individuals who can work in a dynamic, fluid, and entrepreneurial environment will excel, and will find a wide range of opportunities within our growing practice. It is an excellent opportunity for those that are looking to work in a firm and department with great career progression opportunities and wanting to be part of building a premier cyber consulting team

At KPMG we continue to be a virtual first work environment; however, this role is required to be in Vancouver, BC. The team looks forward to representing KPMG and growing our practice locally through industry events and client meetings when safe to do so.

Find out more about KPMG Cyber Defence and Response


What you will do

As a Senior Consultant/Manager, you’ll lead and work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Engage with a variety of clients on incident response engagements ranging and tasks from operating system security, cloud and network security, cryptography, software security, malware analysis, digital forensics for incident response activities, security operations, and emergent security intelligence
  • Perform incident response and cyber investigations. These engagements will require urgent organization, configuring needed toolsets, and communication with the client
  • Leverage forensic tools to on incident response collect, process and analyze computer-based evidence (host and network based). Use end-point detection and response (EDR) tools to investigate, monitor and triage potentially compromised endpoints
  • Perform digital forensic evidence collection throughout the incident response phases, extensive log analysis and meta-data analysis
  • Perform operating system and hard drive digital forensic evidence analysis
  • Analyze results from tools and determine indicators of compromise (IOCs), root cause of compromise, possible attack vectors, potential threat actors and the overall risk/threat the client is facing;
  • Provide recommendations and advise on steps to mitigate the current attack, present risks and remediate the potentially vulnerable environment and remove the ability of ongoing/future attacks
  • Analyze results of assessment and create technical accurate and articulate reports in a business professional language, to be shared with technical stakeholder, executive stakeholders and potentially third parties.

What you bring to the role


  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • Relevant designations/certifications are an asset (e.g., CISSP, CISM and other security-related certifications, technical penetration testing certifications, etc.)
  • A technical certification in Incident Response, Digital Forensics and/or Penetration Testing: OSCP, GPEN, eCPPT, GCIH, GCFA, etc. is highly desired.
  • 3-6+ years of combined relevant experience (e.g., security management, penetration testing; incident response; cloud security; business continuity; IT operations) is required; more experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in any of the following industries is an asset: financial services, technology, cloud-based businesses (e.g., IaaS, SaaS), utilities, public sector
  • Willingness and ability to travel across British Columbia, Ontario and more widely within Canada when required.
  • Organized and methodical, with strong attention to detail and ability to analyze and interpret information.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; able to clearly communicate issues and solutions to all levels, on both a formal and informal basis.

Keys to your success:

KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best

For more information about KPMG in Canada’s Benefits and well-being, click here.

Our Values, The KPMG Way

Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

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