Senior Consultant Cyber Security, Advisory, Belfast

12 Mar 2018
15 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Cyber Security is one of the most important risks facing businesses today. Systems and processes are becoming increasingly interconnected and automated and many organizations are now reliant upon technology to drive business strategy and growth. Our clients are overwhelmingly turning to EY for help and guidance on how to protect their assets, minimise business disruption and improve security as they continue to exploit technology and the Internet of things (IoT).

Your key responsibilities
As a Senior Consultant in our UKI Cyber Security practice you will be working within IT Risk and Security and will have exposure to cyber security assessments and work in teams to deliver security implementations or remediation programmes.

You will have responsibility for;
  • Working across a portfolio of cyber engagements with our clients, reporting to a Manager or Senior Manager, responsible for the day to day completion of security assessments or delivering elements of a security transformation programme.
  • Working with team members you will create high quality reports, ready for review by a Manager or Senior Manager.
  • Where possible, you will identify opportunities for EY to assist our clients further and escalate these potential areas to the engagement manager.
  • Working with the engagement manager you will assist with the planning and delivery phases of engagements.
  • Contributing to the creation of proposals and marketing material.

Skills and attributes for success
Experience in information and cyber security is essential for this role. A Big 4 background or comparable consulting experience is helpful, although EY will provide ongoing training and support to develop your consulting skills. We therefore welcome applicants with industry experience and skills delivering transformation work streams, or security remediation work .
A broad background across security and experience in 1 or more of the following areas would be beneficial;
  • Security strategy, assessment, designing and implementing security strategy, governance frameworks over processes, controls, organisation & infrastructure to management cyber security.
  • Security transformation programmes - design & management of security solution implementations and / or remediation programmes.
  • Identity and access management (IDAM), assessing current IDAM practices and designing solutions to improve JML processes, privileged access and recertification programmes.
  • Breach and incident management, design and implementation of breach and major incident management practices.
  • Security policies and procedures, design and implementation of security policies, procedures, standards and controls in line with regulation and/or current standards, ISO27001, NIST, SANS etc.
  • Data privacy, implementation of data protection / GDPR programmes to address confidentiality and security over customer, employee or patient data.
  • Resilience, design and implementation of programmes to improve IT Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity.
  • Security over operational technology and control systems (SCADA).
  • Security architecture - creating secure architecture designs for solutions, designing secure patterns for reuse and the delivery of architectural reviews using TOGAF or SABA.
  • Security around emerging technology platforms - mobile device platforms (iOS, Android), cloud services (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), Big Data, Social media.

  • Security relation qualifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISMP, ISO27001 lead implementer or auditor, MBCI, IAPP(desirable).
  • Project and programme related qualifications; Prince II, Scrum, Agile.
What we look for
Highly motivated, you will be a good communicator with the ability to contribute confidently to technical security discussions with peers and management. You will be a team player who is not only looking to enhance their own career, but recognises the value in working well with others and the value of teamwork.

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

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