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EY Senior Consultant - Threat Detection and Response - Cyber Security in Auckland, New Zealand

Senior Consultant - Threat Detection and Response - Cyber Security


Requisition # AUC0012O

Post Date Mar 24, 2021

Here at EY you’ll work with a team of amazing Technologists who are always growing, learning, and adapting, in and out of the office. Technology is changing the world, and we’re at the centre of it all. With a team list that reads like a whos who in tech, and a highly disruptive business model, we’re advancing the art of team collaboration. Driven by honest values, an amazing culture, we’re out to unleash the potential of every team. Across NZ and Australia, we’re looking for people like you who are powered by passion and eager to do the best work of their lives in a highly autonomous yet collaborative environment.

What you’ll do:

Our highly successful Threat Detection and Response Cyber Security team is growing, and we are looking to connect with cyber security professionals to grow our ever-expanding team. You may be ready for a change in your career now or in the future - either way, we would like to hear from you. As an information security specialist, you will advise the clients on how to identify priority intelligence requirements for threat detection and provide effective responses in the event of information security breaches. 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.

On your first day, wed love for you to have:

  • Bachelors degree and a minimum of 2 years of related work experience, or a Master’s degree and approximately 1- 2 years of related work experience in the fields of Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or related major.

  • At least 2 years in Information Security, especially in a security operations and vulnerability discovery OR information operations/incident role

  • Experience with utilizing security tools software such as Splunk, Sentinel, LogRhythn, CarbonBlack, Fidelis, and ServiceNow

  • Strong working knowledge of at least three of the following security tools: host-based antivirus, anti-spam gateway solutions, firewalls, IDS/IPS, server and network device hardening, data loss prevention, forensics software, vulnerability management, website security;

  • Knowledge of general security concepts and methods such as vulnerability assessments, privacy assessments, intrusion detection, incident response, security policy creation, enterprise security strategies, architectures, and governance.

Its great, but not required, if you have:

  • Experience with Windows, Linux, UNIX, any other major operating systems.

  • Ability to mesh sound technical and security practices to problem solving

  • Demonstrate in- depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Demonstrate ability to assimilate to new knowledge.

  • Additional certifications and training preferred in the following areas: Network Security certifications (CISSP, C|EH, Security+, SANS, ISACA, Vendor Certificates), Project Management training/certification, and Quality Management (ITIL, Six Sigma, TQM, etc.) training/certification

About us

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What working at EY offers

Our Total Rewards package includes formal or informal flexible working options e.g. remote working, flexible start and finish times:

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