EY Risk - Cyber Security, Associate in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Risk - Cyber Security, Associate


Requisition # KUA001R3

Post Date May 24, 2018

Cyber threats, social media, massive data storage, privacy requirements and continuity of the business as usual require heavy information security measures. As an information security specialist, you will lead the implementation of security solutions for our clients and 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.

We will support you with career-long training and coaching to develop your skills. As EY is a global leading service provider in this space, you will be working with the best of the best in a collaborative environment. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

The opportunity

EY is looking for Associates for Cyber Security to contribute technical insights to client engagements and internal projects. An important part of your role will be to actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. You'll also identify potential business opportunities for EY within existing engagements, and escalate these as appropriate.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Perform security risk and controls assessments and/or penetration testing to evaluate and analyze threat, vulnerability, impact, risk and security issues to Business.

  • Assist client in evaluating and/or managing their Corporate Cybersecurity Management programs including technology controls, process controls, and governance, risk and compliance elements.

  • Assist client in evaluating and/or managing their Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Management programs.

  • Assist client in evaluating and/or managing their Data Protection and Privacy management programs.

  • Assist client in evaluating and/or managing their Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing management programs.

  • Assist client in evaluating and/or managing their Security Incident Detection and Response management programs.

  • Consistently deliver quality client services and manage expectations of client service delivery.

  • Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business.

  • Demonstrate technical, risk capabilities and professional knowledge.

  • Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge.

Desired Skills and Experience

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills

  • Dedicated, innovative, resourceful, analytical and able to work under pressure

  • Foster an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A recognized university degree in information technology, computer science, engineering or a related major (such as finance, accounting and business).

  • Approximately 1 year of recent relevant work experience in information security or information technology discipline, preferably in a consulting role with a leading management consultancy organization for Senior Manager

  • Experience in client service delivery and be able to manage multiple engagement teams and projects

  • Strong interest in the field of information security

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Knowledge in Cyber Security, Security Risk on Business, Networks and Operating Systems

  • Strong project management skills

  • Experience in coaching and supervising junior team members

  • Willingness to travel on overseas assignment as the need arises

  • A team player with good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Creative, independent with good problem solving skills

  • Proactive, dedicated, innovative, resourceful, strong analytical and able to work under pressure

  • Good command of spoken and written English

  • Analytical, Advanced report-written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills

  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization. If you’re ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities, and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.