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EY Cybersecurity Senior Consultant - Orchestration, Automation, and Response - SOAR - Open Location in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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In a rapidly changing IT environment, clients from all industries look to us for trusted solutions for their increasingly complex risks and vulnerabilities. As a member of our Architecture, Engineering and Emerging Tech team you’ll be right at the heart of that goal, helping clients gain insight and context to their cyber threats and assessing, improving, and building security operations in order to mitigate these threats. You’ll get to use your technical and business skills in order to help us drive this mission and have an impact on cyber security at a global level.

The opportunity

Cyber Automation Engineers review procedures relating to current threat management and response processes and design automated actions to accelerate the triage, validation, containment, eradication and remediation of security incidents. Cyber Automation Engineers will be familiar with leading security tools and industry standard scripting languages. Automation and Orchestration engineers will create, maintain and manage a library of automated playbooks for common information security threats and customize these plans for client specific environments.

What to expect

Cyber Orchestration Engineers are needed to review procedures relating to current threat management and response processes as well as design automated actions to accelerate the triage, validation, containment, eradication and remediation of security incidents. You must be familiar with leading security tools and industry standard scripting languages. Automation and Orchestration engineers will create, maintain and manage a library of automated playbooks for common information security threats and customize these plans for client specific environments.

Your key responsibilities

  • Perform regular updates of existing Playbooks based on requirements provided by operations teams for changes in the Threat Landscape or a client’s security controls

  • Drive continuous improvement of existing playbooks to address new threats and tactics employed by attackers

  • Manage an inventory of integrations that enable broader playbook creation

  • Produce new playbooks as threats change and new security tools and controls emerge in the market place based in requirements from operations teams

  • Perform regular reporting on the usage of playbooks and the effectiveness of a playbook to conclusion

  • Develop logic that bridges connectors, tasks and human input to accelerate the response to escalated security incidents

  • Develop connectors that collect enrich and leverage data from third party and proprietary services

  • Participate in client meetings to further optimize their specific operational plan based on our best practices and operational learnings

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree in a related field and approximately 3-5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 2 years of related work experience

  • 3+ years of experience with scripting in one or more of the following scripting languages: javascript, Python, power shell and various shell scripting

  • Proven background in creating automation tools, automating web based services

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities

  • Ability to travel occasionally for client-site visits, team on-sites and strategic planning

  • A driver’s license valid in the U.S

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Familiarity with *nix-based command line tools

  • Familiarity with REST API best practices and usage

  • Experience with programming in Python, javascript and/or bash shell scripting.

  • Familiarity and experience with security orchestration and automation tools like Phantom, Swimlane and ServiceNow Secops

  • Familiarity with common open source research frameworks

  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPT, CIPM, CRISC or other relevant certification desired

What we look for

We’re interested in intellectually curious people with a genuine passion for cyber security. With your broad exposure across Architecture, Engineering and Emerging Tech we’ll turn to you to speak up with innovative new ideas that could make a lasting difference not only to us – but also to the industry as a whole. If you have the confidence in both your presentation and technical abilities to grow into a leading expert here, this is the role for you. CyberFY22 AutomationFY22

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.

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