Forensic Technology and Incident Response Associate Director

Forensic Technology and Incident Response Associate Director

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    KPMG Forensic assists clients to prevent, detect and respond to fraud, misconduct and other compliance issues as well as assisting with regulatory compliance and resolving commercial disputes. We help clients protect their business by providing assistance where facts and figures do not agree, where behaviour does not comply with expectations or where advice is required regarding regulatory requirements. Our range of services includes fraud and misconduct investigations, anti-bribery and corruption risk management, developing and implementing regulatory compliance frameworks, data analytics, forensic technology, dispute advisory services and corporate intelligence.

    Due to continued growth and success, our Sydney practice has an opportunity available for an Associate Director with our digital forensic team, using computer forensic skills to make a difference in fighting cyber threats, fraud and non-compliance. This is also an opportunity to expand your skills and gain exposure to a broad variety of clients.

    Your new role

    Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing cyber incident response and security investigations activities with KPMG clients
  • Managing client engagements that involve forensic IT activities in the identification, capture, preservation, analysis and presentation of computer-related evidence in the context of cyber services, forensic investigations, (commercial) litigation support and regulatory obligations
  • Technical leadership in cyber incident response and the development of junior team members.
  • Play a leading role in bringing procedures, quality management and SOPs to a higher level nationally across our four laboratories
  • Employing business development activities to further expand our Forensic practice
  • Having a proactive and flexible approach with the ability to work unsupervised to meet deadlines
  • Some travel will be involved with this position and you may need to work outside usual business hours

    You bring to the role

  • Substantial practical experience in information security, incident response and computer forensic analysis. A professional services or information security consulting background would be a distinct advantage
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • A combination of a strong IT aptitude and attention to detail are critical attributes for this role as you will be required to provide high level technical and non-technical support and reporting
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • A willingness to learn from the more experienced professionals in the team and to teach the less experienced professionals in the team
  • A solid understanding of IT, information security, IT infrastructure, computers and networks and an interest in all mainstream computer applications 
  • An interest in the area of incident response and data breach investigation.
  • Computer science, IT, Business or computing (tertiary) qualification(s)

    What we offer you

    KPMG is one of the world’s leading professional services networks. It comprises over 155,000 people in member firms in more than 155 countries. We bring our clients the best minds and the deepest industry experiences from across the KPMG network of firms. We provide a culture of learning and support in which professionals can flourish and discover their true potential. In Australia, and globally, KPMG is recognized as an employer of choice, including receiving the Employer of Choice for Gender Equality from WGEA, and a Top 10 Gold Tier Employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

    At KPMG we offer you:

  • Ongoing learning and career development opportunities, including global secondments.
  • The ability to collaborate and link across borders and globally with sector and technical experts in all parts of our business.
  • The ability to be involved in KPMG’s support of numerous organisations in the areas of education, social inclusion and health including our Reconciliation Action Plan and Global Green Initiative.
  • A culture focused on agile, collaborative working environments supported by cutting edge technology and virtual systems.