EY Risk - Cyber Security, Senior Associate in Wilayah Persekutuan (KL), Malaysia

Title: Risk - Cyber Security, Senior Associate

Location: MY-Wilayah Persekutuan (KL)-Kuala Lumpur

Job Number: KUA001JA

Cyber threats, social media, massive data storage, privacy requirements and continuity of the business as usual require heavy information security measures. As an information security 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 information security needs and contributing toward their business resilience. You will be working with our Advanced Security Centres to access the most sophisticated tools available to fight against cybercrime.

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.


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 InformationSecurity Assessment against EY Methodology and leading practice frameworks andcommon standards

  • Conduct attack andpenetration on infrastructure, network, web application and source code review

  • Assist client inmanaging their Information Security Programs

  • Assist client inmanaging their Business continuity and disaster recovery

  • Assist client inmanaging their information protection and data privacy

  • Evaluate and analyzethreat, vulnerability, impact and risk to security issues discovered fromsecurity assessments

  • Advise clients on the ITsecurity issues, including explanation on the technical details and how theycan remediate the vulnerabilities in the systems

  • Consistently deliverquality client services and manage expectations of client service delivery

  • Drive high-quality workproducts within expected timeframes and on budget

  • Monitor progress, managerisk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expectedoutcomes

  • Stay abreast of currentbusiness and industry trends relevant to the client's business

  • Develop and maintainlong-term relationships and networks with clients and internal EYstakeholders

  • Demonstrate technicalcapabilities and professional knowledge

  • Possess in depthbusiness acumen and demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge

  • Remain current on newdevelopments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong analytical andproblem-solving skills

  • Strong drive to excelprofessionally, and to guide and motivate others

  • Advanced written and verbalcommunication skills

  • Dedicated, innovative, resourceful,analytical and able to work under pressure

  • Foster an efficient, innovative andteam-oriented work environment

To qualify for therole, you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree in computerscience, computer/ electrical engineering, information technology or a relatedfield.

  • Approximately 2 years of recent relevant work experience in informationsecurity or information technology discipline, preferably in a businessconsulting role with a leading management consultancy organization.

  • Experience in clientservice delivery and be able to manage multiple engagement teams and projects

  • Strong interest in thefield of information security

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Knowledge in penetrationtesting, programming, networks and operating systems

  • Strong projectmanagement skills

  • Experience in coachingand supervising junior team members

  • Professionalcertifications such as CISSP, CISM, CISA

  • Willingness to travel onoverseas assignment as the need arises

  • Demonstrated integritywithin 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


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

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