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Technology Consulting Intern – Cyber Security, Singapore (FY21 - 6 months or more)

SIN005V6 Requisition #

Cyber threats, social media, massive data storage, privacy requirements and continuity of the business as usual require heavy cybersecurity measures. As a cybersecurity specialist, you will lead the implementation of security solutions for our clients and support the clients in their desire to protect the business. You will belong to an international connected team of specialists helping our clients with their most complex cybersecurity needs and contributing toward their business resilience. You will be working with our Advanced Security Centers to access the most sophisticated tools available to fight against cyber-crime.


You’ll work in high-performing teams that deliver exceptional client service, enabling organizations to grow, innovate, protect and optimize their business performance – playing your part in building a better working world.

About the Opportunity

As a cybersecurity professional in EY Singapore, you will have the chance to work in engagement teams serving our clients in providing independent assessments or implementation of cyber solutions. We will support you with career-long training and coaching to develop your skills. As EY is a global leading service provider in this space, you will be working with the best of the best in a collaborative environment. So, whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Whether you’re in Core Cybersecurity, Operational Technology, Attack and Penetration, Digital Governance, Solution and Architecture or DevSecOps and Cloud Security, we’ll support you to develop the skills, knowledge and experience to succeed.   

Core Cybersecurity

On a typical day, you will work with your project team and the client to execute engagements which help the client to measure the effectiveness of its cybersecurity programs, assess the cybersecurity risk of a client; evaluate the maturity of a security program, test the effectiveness of cyber controls, assist the client in complying with the various cyber policies and regulations, and help implement new cyber control processes and tools to perform more effective cyber risk management.

 An important part of your role will be to actively establish, maintain, and strengthen internal and external relationships. We will look to you to stay abreast of current cyber regulations and industry practices, as well as display teamwork and integrity to support and value the team’s contributions, which fosters innovation.

Operational Technology

The Operation Technology Team provides cybersecurity services to clients who run operational technology environments and/or critical information infrastructures.

 As an OT Cybersecurity Consultant, you will be part of an elite and dynamic team performing a myriad of cybersecurity services to help the clients identify any vulnerabilities or weaknesses, design and implement processes and solutions for the clients to better protect their systems, monitor and detect any cybersecurity attacks, respond to and recover from these attacks. Examples of such services are risk assessments, gap assessments and analysis, cybersecurity compliance audits, vulnerability assessments, penetration tests, cyber incident simulation exercises etc.

 Attack and Penetration (A&P)

Our A&P services provide technical cyber assessments that aim to assist clients gain insight and context to their cyber threats and assessing, improving, and building security operations in order to mitigate these threats.

 As an A&P team member, you will be responsible for performing web application/mobile penetration testing, network penetration testing, source code review and red team assessment. You will also be involved in conducting social engineering exercises and respond to incidents for clients suffering from security breach/cyberattack.
Digital Governance

As a Digital Governance (DG) professional, you will participate in technology engagements, with a focus in the implementation of Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions to provide technology enablement of clients’ risk-related processes. You will also be participating in configuring/ designing insightful risk and compliance dashboards for senior management to enable them to take informed and timely decisions.

Solution and Architecture

Being part of the Solution and Architecture team means you will be involved to analyze the client’s cybersecurity requirements, design a suitable solution, test that the solution is built to specifications, deploy the solution to the client’s live environment and then continuously enhance and optimize the solution to improve the client’s cybersecurity posture.

You will have the opportunity to learn, evaluate and deploy state of the art technology to protect, detect and respond to threats. You can become the cybersecurity architect in the domain you choose.
DevSecOps and Cloud Security

The DevSecOps and Cloud Security team mainly focusses on application and platform security and provides services to both EY teams in large transformation projects and to external clients. The team focusses on people, processes and technology, including change management, building DevSecOps strategies and operating models, developing processes for enabling DevSecOps and Cloud security as well as technical implementation and testing covering CASB, Container Security, SAST, DAST and Software Composition Analysis.

 As a DevSecOps member you may be running assessments within our operations to help developers secure their applications or assist with implementation of the tools and integration within the CI/CD pipelines. In addition, you will also assist oversee security governance within the large transformation projects EY does, where we assist ensuring the systems we develop for our clients are secure and tested. 

As part of the application process, you will be asked to indicate which teams you are interested in joining. Please state your preference clearly.

  • Core Cybersecurity
  • Operational Technology
  • Attack and Penetration
  • Digital Governance
  • Solution and Architecture
  • DevSecOps and Cloud Security

Skills and attributes for success

  • Knowledge in programming, networks, operating systems and databases, COBIT framework, ISO/IEC 27000-series of standards would be an added advantage
  • Creative, independent with good problem-solving skills 

To qualify for the role you must have the following

  • Undertaking a Degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Strong interest in the field of information security

Please note that for your application to be considered, you are required to upload the following documents together with your online application: 

  • Detailed resume 
  • Highest academic certification and transcripts 

Only applications with complete set of data and documents will be considered.   

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 leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization. 

What working at EY offers 

EY offers a competitive remuneration package 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. 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 us 

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy, transaction and consulting services. The EY member firms in Singapore, with a strength of close to 3,400 people and 180 Partners, is part of the Asia-Pacific Area, which comprises 23 countries across 6 Regions and brings together over 55,000 people to provide services seamlessly across borders.


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. Apply now.


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