EY Security Consultant in Chicago, Illinois
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Technology has always been at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. We need technology to keep an organization the size of ours working efficiently. We have 250,000 people in more than 140 countries, all of whom rely on secure technology to be able to do their job every single day. Everything from the laptops we use, to the ability to work remotely on our mobile devices and connecting our people and our clients, to enabling hundreds of internal tools and external solutions delivered to our clients. Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and is key to us being more innovative as an organization.
EY Technology supports our technology needs through three business units:
Client Technology (CT) - focuses on developing new technology services for our clients. It enables EY to identify new technology-based opportunities faster, and pursue those opportunities more rapidly.
Enterprise Workplace Technology (EWT) – EWT supports our Core Business Services functions and will deliver fit-for-purpose technology infrastructure at the cheapest possible cost for quality services. EWT will also support our internal technology needs by focusing on a better user experience.
Information Security (Info Sec) - Info Sec prevents, detects, responds and mitigates cyber-risk, protecting EY and client data, and our information management systems.
As a Security Consultant within EY’s internal Global Information Security team, the individual will be a trusted security advisor to the Client Technology Platforms Delivery organization with a focus on Azure Government Cloud. The Client Technology Platforms delivery organization is responsible for end-to-end delivery of technology programs and projects supporting EY’s Client Techmology service lines including delivery of a global managed services platform, big data and analytics solutions as well as individual line of business solutions and services. This role will directly engage in a growing team of security consultants with delivery on programs and projects, defining security architectures, providing security guidance, identifying and prioritizing security-related requirements, promoting secure-by-default designs and facilitating delivery of information security services throughout the system development life cycle (SDLC). The role will also direct consultants in developing appropriate risk treatment and mitigation options to address security vulnerabilities to translate these vulnerabilities into business risk terminology for communication to business stake holders.
Your key responsibilities
Contribute as a team member that focuses on the following responsibilities:
Define security architectures and provide pragmatic security guidance that balance business benefit and risks.
Engage IT project teams throughout the SDLC to identify and prioritize applicable security controls and provide guidance on how to implement these controls
Perform risk assessments of information systems and infrastructure
Maintain and enhance the Information Security risk assessment methodology
Define security configuration standards for platforms and technologies
Develop appropriate risk treatment and mitigation options to address security risks identified during security review or audit
Translate technical vulnerabilities into business risk terminology for business units and recommend corrective actions to customers and project stake-holders
Provide knowledge sharing and technical assistance to other team members
Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in responsible technologies and have deep technical understanding of responsible portfolios
Skills and attributes for success
Strong leadership and organizational skills
Strategic skills to assist with the development of a long-term vision for the firms risk management security framework & approach
Ability to appropriately balance firm security needs with business impact & benefit
Ability to facilitate compromise to incrementally advance security strategy and objectives
An overall understanding of the business objectives of EY with an ability to build relationships across EY IT
Ability to team well with others to facilitate and enhance the understanding & compliance to security policies
Experience facilitating meetings with multiple customers and technical staff, including building consensus and mediating compromise
High degree of tolerance for ambiguity
Five or more years Working experience with the architecture, design and engineering of web-based multi-tier information systems or network infrastructures
Experience with security architecture, design and assessment of messaging, ERP, CRM and or data analytics solutions
Experience conducting risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, vendor and third party risk assessments and recommending risk remediation strategies
Experience working with common information security standards, such as: ISO 27001/27002, NIST, PCI DSS, ITIL, COBIT
Willingness to obtain a top secret security clearance
To qualify for the role you must have
Five or more years of experience in the management of a significant Information Security risk management function
8 or more years of experience in an Information Security or Information Technology discipline
Experience in managing the communication of security findings and recommendations to IT project teams and management
Ideally, you’ll also have
Exceptional judgment, tact, and decision-making ability
Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change
Outstanding management, interpersonal, communication, organizational, and decision-making skills
Strong English language skills are required
Candidates are preferred to hold or be actively pursuing related professional certifications within the GIAC family of certifications or CISSP, CISM or CISA
What we offer
The compensation ranges below are provided in order to comply with United States pay transparency laws. Other geographies will follow their local salary guidelines, which may not be a direct conversion of published US salary range/s. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $126,800.00 to $230,100.00. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $152,200.00 to $261,500.00. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. 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.
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