EY Government & Public Sector - Advisory Services - Manager, Technology Risk - Secret Clearance - Tysons, VA in McLean, Virginia

Government & Public Sector - Advisory Services - Manager, Technology Risk - Secret Clearance - Tysons, VA


Requisition # MCL00414

Post Date Aug 06, 2018

Are you ready to join a dynamic, rapidly growing organization that offers an exciting career path full of opportunity? If so, Ernst & Young LLP’s (EY) US Government and Public Sector (GPS) practice is a robust and emerging area with tremendous potential for growth. Our GPS practice combines an understanding of the public sector’s diverse needs, focused on delivering improved public services, with private sector leading practices. We respond to our clients’ issues by bringing together highly skilled professionals across Advisory, Assurance, Tax, and Transaction Advisory Services. This integrated approach facilitates multidimensional support and flexibility to craft a unique solution to meet our clients’ changing needs.

The Opportunity

As our GPS practice continues to expand, we have openings in our IT Risk Assurance service line.

When you are on our GPS team, you specialize in a particular competency — Risk, Performance Improvement or Assurance. You also have the opportunity to work across disciplines with professionals who have broad industry sector experience and deep subject-matter knowledge. In GPS, our growth strategy focuses on being account-centric, issue-based, and competency-driven. That’s what differentiates EY US GPS in the government marketplace.

As a member of our GPS team, you will join a talented group of professionals serving in key roles advising US federal agencies addressing issues in performance improvement, program effectiveness, audit and audit readiness, financial management, and IT advisory. The EY GPS practice focuses across disciplines with defense and national security, civilian, health, and international agencies.

Our broad portfolio of services is aimed at driving relevant, tangible results. We believe integration fosters innovation. Unprecedented challenges require support that is connected, responsive and insightful. Are you ready to join our team and help build a better working world?

Your Key Responsibilities

As a manager on the IT Risk Assurance team, you will serve as a key resource in managing the day-to-day activities of the IT work stream of financial statement audits, attestation engagements, and IT control projects. You will contribute to project delivery by designing and reviewing IT general and application control work plans as well as preparing reports, assisting in mentoring junior team members, developing client relationships, identifying new business opportunities, and deepening sector and client knowledge.

Skills and attributes for Success

Some key capabilities you should be prepared to bring to client-facing and internal teams include:

  • Demonstrate working knowledge/aptitude in some of our key capabilities — for example, IT general and application controls, risk management, information security, and information assurance

  • Encourage and facilitate collaboration among team members; promote an inclusive environment

  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to multitask and adhere to project deadlines

  • Lead certain engagement activities from planning through to execution

  • Contribute to business development and client pursuit activities by preparing proposals, marketing presentations for potential clients, and thought leadership brochures

  • Collaborate among team members; promote an inclusive working environment

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor’s degree and approximately five years of relevant work experience, or a master’s degree with an emphasis on Organizational Development or other related field and approximately four years of relevant work experience

  • Minimum of four years relevant experience in information assurance, information security, risk management, IT general and application controls, leading standards (e.g., COSO, ERM, FISCAM, FISMA, NIST), IT technologies (e.g., Windows, UNIX, Oracle, Mainframe, SAP), preparing written or verbal materials, presenting project results to clients, leading a team, providing formal feedback

  • Perform FISCAM, OMB Circular A-123 internal control, audit readiness, SOC-1 (SSAE-18) reports, and FISMA security reviews

  • Possess a strong understanding of NIST requirements and FIPS guidance

  • Comprehend the FIAR, FISCAM and Financial Audit Manual (FAM) approaches and assess information system controls in areas of information assurance, access control, change control, segregation of duties, and disaster recovery.

  • Complete tests around financial system controls compliance, IT General Controls (ITGCs), and Application Controls

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret-level clearance or higher

  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin

Ideally you’ll also have

  • Experience executing project plans on large, complex engagements from analysis through implementation

  • Worked in a Big Four, global management consulting firm or blue-chip company, preferably with a government and public sector focus

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to collaborate with clients and identify engagement follow-on opportunities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Willingness to travel to meet client needs

Preferred certifications

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

  • Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM)

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Certified Governmental Financial Manager (CGFM)

  • Certified Defense Financial Manager (CDFM)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

What we look for

We are interested in professionals who are leaders and passionate about helping the government achieve its full potential. You will need a collaborative mindset and strong technical knowledge to deliver the best results. If you are looking for a role that will challenge you, give you opportunities to grow, and encourage you to own your career, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

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, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of three weeks of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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