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Risk - Cyber Security, Senior Associate

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The opportunity

EY is looking for Senior Associates for Information Security to contribute technical insights to client engagements and internal projects. An important part of your role will be to actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. You'll also identify potential business opportunities for EY within existing engagements, and escalate these as appropriate.

Your key responsibilities:
  • Conduct Information Security Assessment against EY Methodology and leading practice frameworks and common standards
  • Conduct attack and penetration on infrastructure, network, web application and source code review
  • Assist client in managing their Information Security Programs
  • Assist client in managing their Business continuity and disaster recovery
  • Assist client in managing their information protection and data privacy
  • Evaluate and analyze threat, vulnerability, impact and risk to security issues discovered from security assessments
  • Advise clients on the IT security issues, including explanation on the technical details and how they can remediate the vulnerabilities in the systems
  • Consistently deliver quality client services and manage expectations of client service delivery
  • Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget
  • Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes 
  • Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business 
  • Develop and maintain long-term relationships and networks with clients and internal EY stakeholders 
  • Demonstrate technical capabilities and professional knowledge 
  • Possess in depth business acumen and demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge 
  • Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge
Skills and attributes for success
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Dedicated, innovative, resourceful, analytical and able to work under pressure
  • Foster an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer/ electrical engineering, information technology or a related field.
  • Approximately 2 years of recent relevant work experience in information security or information technology discipline, preferably in a business consulting role with a leading management consultancy organization.
  • Experience in client service delivery and be able to manage multiple engagement teams and projects
  • Strong interest in the field of information security
Ideally, you’ll also have
  • Knowledge in penetration testing, programming, networks and operating systems
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience in coaching and supervising junior team members
  • Professional certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA
  • Willingness to travel on overseas assignment as the need arises
  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment
What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization. If you’re ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities, and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your work experience where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements, where this may be needed, guided by our FWA Policy. Plus, we offer:

• Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

• Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

• The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world. 
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