EY Cyber Service Delivery Center - Threat Detection & Response Senior Analyst - Open Location in McLean, Virginia
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.
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 Centers 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.
Your key responsibilities
Cyber threats continue to evolve and pose serious risks within the business environment. EY’s Cybersecurity Managed Service (CMS) offering addresses the ongoing operational requirements through the following services:
Threat Detection and Response
Threat Exposure Management
Identity & Access Management
Clients retain CMS to defend their environment and respond when threats are detected. As a CMS security professional you will belong to a globally connected team of security professional delivering 24x7 services from our Dallas Cyber Center.
Skills and attributes for success
At EY, we believe your career is a journey and we are committed to providing you an array of exciting opportunities to help you find the career path that is right for you. In this role, you will have the opportunity to team with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services and to actively participate in a rapidly growing practice. With each engagement, you can expect to build leadership, communication and client-management skills, as well as sharpen your problem-solving capabilities. EY Security professionals possess diverse industry knowledge, along with unique technical expertise and specialized skills. If you are interested in “building a more secure and trusted working world,” being part of a dynamic team, serving clients and reaching your full potential, EY Advisory Services is for you. Apply today!
Responsible for understanding and interpreting event discovery and incident response activities
Full-spectrum incident response support including event discovery, alert notification, investigation, facilitation of containment, facilitating of resolution, and event reporting
Supervise tier-1/2 analysts in resolving issues and troubling shooting connection and technology issues
Understanding the “how,” “when,” “where,” and “why” of the incident threat
Perform mitigation activities for current and residual risk
Assist with project planning and identification of mitigation activities
Perform the activities necessary for the immediate, short-term rapid resolution of incidents to minimize risk exposure and production down-time
Maintain a professional communicative relationship with clients and management to provide information throughout the incident, problem, and change management cycles
Coordinate and drive efforts among multiple business units during response activities and post-mortem
Proactive monitoring of internal and external-facing environment using specialized security applications
Provide timely, comprehensive and accurate information in both written and verbal communications
Proactively research and monitor security-related information sources to aid in the identification of threats to client networks, systems and intellectual property
Lead and mentor other staff members on incident response, analysis and tools
Routinely develop and update incident response playbooks to ensure response activities align with best practices, minimize gaps in response and provide comprehensive mitigation of threats
Participate in after hours on-call rotation when required
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or other related area of study with 3-5 years of overall IT professional work experience
At least 3 years in Information Security, especially in a security operations and vulnerability discovery OR information operations/incident role
Hands-on troubleshooting, analysis, and technical expertise to resolve incidents and service requests; previous experience in troubleshooting day-to-day operational processes such as security monitoring, data correlation, security operations etc.
Proven experience performing analysis of security events and incidents, to determine root cause and provide resolution; working experience against advanced persistent threats is well seen;
Strong working knowledge of at least three of the following security tools: host-based antivirus, anti-spam gateway solutions, firewalls, IDS/IPS, server and network device hardening, data loss prevention, forensics software, vulnerability management, website security;
Competence in using both internal and external ticketing systems for ITIL-based incident, problem and change management.
Experience with utilizing security tools software such as Splunk, LogRhythn, CarbonBlack, Fidelis, and ServiceNow '
Must be able to work in shift based capacity, Wednesday-Saturday 12 PM-11 PM CST
Ideally, you’ll also have
Additional certifications and training preferred in the following areas: Network Security certifications (CISSP, C|EH, Security+, SANS, ISACA, Vendor Certificates), Project Management training/certification, and Quality Management (ITIL, Six Sigma, TQM, etc.) training/certification
Ability to mesh sound technical and security practices to problem solving
Detailed knowledge of applicable security tools, technologies, and trends
What we look for
Fundamental understanding of defense-in-depth and intelligence-driven strategies
Working knowledge/experience of network systems, security principles, and applications
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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