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EY Business Security Consultant in Cleveland, Ohio

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EY Technology:

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 Technology (ET) – ET supports our Core Business Services functions and will deliver fit-for-purpose technology infrastructure at the cheapest possible cost for quality services. ET 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.

The opportunity

The Security Consultant reports to Deputy CISO for Client Technology in a hands-on role focused on the security architecture and design for applications processes sensitive data and providing critical business services. The architect works directly with Architects, Developers, IAM engineers and other resources through collaboration and mentoring to deliver business solutions.

The Security Consultant’s role is a technical position which will support the development of security strategies and architecture vision as it relates to the design, build, deployment and operation of business applications and related infrastructure in support of Firm growth strategy.

Your key responsibilities

This position is an individual contributor capable of supporting multiple project teams in the design, implementation and certification of security controls across IT systems. This requires knowledge of various IT system architecture and Cloud technology, as well as supporting technology such as IAM, network security, firewalls, user account management, audit and logging, and other security concepts as outlined in ISO27001, OWASP and related security standards. Also, should have knowledge of 3rd Party security assessments and applicability of SOC1 and SOC2 reports and concepts of vendor risk management.

Skills and attributes for success

Significant working security experience and knowledge in the design, implementation and operation of security controls in the following areas:

  • Agile & DevOps Methodologies – Experience as a contributing member of a balanced team within an Agile development or DevOps environment.

  • Application Security - Experience with the design of security controls for multi-tier business solutions including the design of application-level access and entitlement management, data tenancy and isolation, encryption, and logging. Working familiarity with REST API and microservices architecture.

  • Cloud Security –Technical understanding of virtualization, cloud infrastructure, and public cloud offerings and experience designing security configuration and controls within cloud based solutions in Microsoft Azure and Azure PAAS services

  • Infrastructure Security – Experience with the integration of common infrastructure security technologies and solutions into business solution architectures including the integration of identity & access management, intrusion detection and prevention, security monitoring, and data encryption solutions.

  • Identity and Access Management - Active Directory based Identity and Access Management and Authorization design experience and integration with IDaaS and Federation technologies.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Direct knowledge of various IT system architecture concepts and Cloud technology, as well as supporting technology such as IAM, network security, firewalls, user account management, audit and logging, and other security concepts as outlined in ISO27001, OWASP and related security standards.

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or a related discipline; or equivalent work experience. CISSP, CISM, or similar certifications preferred.

  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with stakeholders ranging from developers to architects to business leaders

Ideally, you’ll also have

Although not required, it is preferred that candidates possess additional working security experience and knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

  • Operational Security – Experience with defining operational models and procedures for business solutions including the operation and maintenance of infrastructure and application security controls.

  • Information Security Standards – Knowledge of common information security standards such as: ISO 27001/27002, NIST CSF, FEDRAMP, CSA and CIS Controls.

  • Product Management – working with a broader business team on aspects of security that affect all phases from concept to design to implementation and then operational support.

What we look for

We are looking for individuals with a passion for information security and demonstrated ability to apply their knowledge to new and emerging technologies that are supporting the growth strategy of a global professional services firm.

What we offer

As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • 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.

Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team.

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