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Senior Associate, Federal Tech Risk Management

KPMG

KPMG

McLean, VA, USA · Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

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 Senior Associate to join our Federal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute the day-to-day activities of Information Technology (IT) audit readiness engagements, including system development, package implementation, IT deficiency remediation/validation, PBC response, business process improvement, assessment and accreditation, IT compliance assessments, IT strategy and/or platform reviews for U.S. Federal government clients
  • Streamline Agency IT requirements review and acquisition reviews with the Agency's acquisition processes and the Department Information Technology Procurement Request (IT)
  • Maintain cognizance of IT acquisition requirements through participation in program acquisition reviews.
  • Identify IT embedded in non-IT-centric programs; work with PMO and the investment owner to consolidate component procurement requirements for IT goods and services to minimize contract actions and maximize contract actions and maximize buying power.
  • Draft standard operating procedures, support implementation of changes/new controls, perform research or analysis to revise guidance.
  • Evaluate, remediate and validate the design and effectiveness of technology controls throughout the business cycle
  • Help identify performance improvement opportunities for assigned clients
  • Supervise associates and interns on engagements
  • Serve as a liaison between clients and upper management

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of experience in areas of: IT Portfolio Management, IT Compliance, Technology Risk Assessments
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college/university
  • Minimum of 2 years of DoD PPBE experience
  • U.S. Federal government consulting experience preferred
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with ability to gain the confidence and respect of senior level executives
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, technical knowledge, and the ability to write at a publication quality level to communicate findings and recommendations to the clients senior management team
  • Ability to travel as required to support firm engagements
  • U.S. citizenship required and an active U.S. Federal government TS/SCI security clearance

KPMG complies with all local/state regulations regarding displaying salary ranges. If required, the ranges displayed below or via the URL below are specifically for those potential hires who will work in the location(s) listed. Any offered salary is determined based on relevant factors such as applicant's skills, job responsibilities, prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications and market considerations. In addition, the firm is proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package, with options designed to help you make the best decisions for yourself, your family, and your lifestyle. Available benefits are based on eligibility. Our Total Rewards package includes a variety of medical and dental plans, vision coverage, disability and life insurance, 401(k) plans, and a robust suite of personal well-being benefits to support your mental health. Depending on job classification, standard work hours, and years of service, KPMG provides Personal Time Off per fiscal year. Additionally, each year the firm publishes a calendar of holidays to be observed during the year and provides two firmwide breaks each year where employees will not be required to use Personal Time Off; one is at year end and the other is around the July 4th holiday. Additional details about our benefits can be found towards the bottom of our KPMG US Careers site at “Benefits & How We Work”.


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https://www.kpmg.us/work-for-kpmg/pay-transparency.html/?id=M163-4

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, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, 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.

KPMG recruits on a rolling basis. Candidates are considered as they apply, until the opportunity is filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply expeditiously to any role(s) for which they are qualified that is also of interest to them.

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