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EY Security Policy Specialist - GPS in Boston, Massachusetts

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Security Policy Specialist (GPS)

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you and we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

From strategy to execution, the Government & Public Sector (GPS) practice of Ernst & Young LLP provides a full range of consulting and audit services to help our Federal, State, Local and Education clients implement new ideas to help achieve their mission outcomes. We deliver real change and measurable results through our diverse, high-performing teams, quality work at the highest professional standards, operational know-how from across our global organization, and creative and bold ideas that drive innovation. We enable our government clients to achieve their mission of protecting the nation and serving the people; increasing public safety; improving healthcare for our military, veterans and citizens; delivering essential public services and helping those in need. EY is ready to help our government build a better working world. 

Our GPS Technology Organization is a structure within the US GPS practice that implements and maintains a new operate and technology model designed specifically to support U.S. defense and Government engagements.

The opportunity

As the Information Security Policy Specialist, you will be responsible for the creation of information security policies, standards, procedures and guidelines as well as insuring staff awareness through training and other communication channels. EY’s Government and Public Sector (GPS) Business Unit follows EY’s internal information security PSGs and must do so in such a manner as to satisfy its various government requirements. You’ll ensure proper planning for all aspects of GPS’s information security needs. 

Specifically, GPS supports NIST SP 800-37 while using appropriate controls and maturity processes from NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-171, and the Dept. of Defense’s (DoD’s) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Level 3. This includes risk management processes and reporting at the system, customer, and program level. 

Your key responsibilities

  • Work with executive leadership to establish the information security policies for the GPS Information Security Program

  • Translate recommendations from domain professionals, vendor and industry standards, guidelines, and leading practices into high-quality, coherent information security PSGs

  • Harmonize content of information security documents and materials with other EY policies and standards, NIST security requirements, the DoD’s Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide, as well as information security regulatory requirements

  • Collaborate with Information Security, Information Technology, Data Protection, and Legal teams

  • Identify and require appropriate information security training for all GPS staff. While some training may be obtained, some custom training may need to be developed.

  • Oversight of policy, standards and procedure lifecycle including an annual review.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Five or more years of experience in Information Security

  • Experience creating security policies, standards, procedures and guidelines with an emphasis on NIST security framework and CMMC L3.

  • Experience with defining security awareness and training

  • In-depth understanding of NIST security documentation such as FIPS and 800 Series publications and their application. 

  • In-depth understanding of DFARS related security requirements and their application. 

  • General technical knowledge of operating systems, databases, networks, mobile technologies and cloud services

  • Strong English language skills are required – written and verbal

  • Good writing, presentation, interpersonal, and collaborative skills

  • Skilled in executive level presentations and briefings

  • Experience managing communication with internal customers

  • Ability to collaborate with others to facilitate and enhance compliance with policies

  • Maintain awareness of the current security threat landscape

  • Experience with coordinating tasks, allocating resources, and following tasks and projects through completion

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio)

  • Ability to organize, structure and prioritize information from various sources

  • Ability to appropriately balance needs of GPS Information Security with business and technological risks and business impact

  • Ability to think creatively while accounting for multiple perspectives in any given scenario

  • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change

  • Ability to work independently and with minimal direct supervision

  • Focused on how to best convey information clearly and concisely

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Degree in information assurance, computer science, or a similar technical field or or equivalent work experience required 

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Top-Secret Security Clearance 

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Holder of a CISSP, CISM or CCISO certification

  • Knowledge of ISO 27001 framework

  • Experience creating and maintaining appropriate measures for an information security program in a highly audited environment.

What we look for

Individuals with strong business and technical acumen who demonstrate drive, vision, teaming and purpose and are passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals.  

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

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

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

EY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

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

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

EY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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