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EY Government & Public Sector - Cloud Security Senior Consultant - McLean, VA (SECRET CLEARANCE) in McLean, Virginia

Government & Public Sector - Cloud Security Senior Consultant - McLean, VA (SECRET CLEARANCE)


Requisition # MCL0052X

Post Date Nov 05, 2020

Government& Public Sector - Cloud Security Senior Consultant

From strategy to execution, the Government & Public Sector practice of Ernst & Young LLP provides to help our Federal, State, Local and Education clients implement new ideas to help achieve their mission outcomes. We deliver real change and measurable results through our diverse, high-performing teams, quality work at the highest professional standards, operational know-how from across our global organization, and creative and bold ideas that drive innovation. We enable our government clients to achieve their mission of protecting the nation and serving the people; increasing public safety; improving healthcare for our military, veterans and citizens; delivering essential public services; and helping those in need. EY is ready to help our government build a better working world.


You will 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 risk/cybersecurity, performance improvement, program effectiveness and technology consulting. 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?

Yourkey responsibilities

  • Collaboratewith design engineers to evaluate end-to-end systems and systems-orientedproducts through their entire life cycle.

  • Ensureproducts and systems comply with requirements and government informationand cyber security standards through formal verification methods.

  • Assessperformance using evaluation criteria and technical performance measures.

  • Prepareassessments and cyber threat profiles of current and planned productsbased on testing, research and analysis.

  • Participatein design reviews to ensure applicability to current systems and traceabilityof requirements

  • Provide bothsubject matter expertise and project management experience

  • Work withprospective clients to identify opportunities, scope engagements, andbuild relationships

  • Assist staffby providing mentorship and coaching to grow their technical andconsulting skills

  • Improve EY’sbusiness processes and incident response methodologies.

  • Routine linemanagement and leadership of staff within the cybersecurity Managementfunction.

  • Leveragingcybersecurity frameworks / standards like RMF, ISO/IEC 27001:2013, NISTCSF, NIST 800-53, etc.

  • Participatein the design and operation of related compliance monitoring andimprovement activities to ensure compliance both with internal securitypolicies etc. and applicable laws and regulations

  • Participatein cybersecurity risk assessments and controls selection activities

Skillsand attributes for success

  • Knowledge ofand experience working with Federal clients including some of thefollowing: Branches of the Military, Defense Agencies, IntelligenceCommunity, Civil Agencies, Federal Health Agencies, or FederalInternational Agencies

  • Deliverquality client services. Drive high-quality work products within expectedtimeframes and on budget

Toqualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor'sdegree in a related field

  • 3+ years ofprofessional, related experience

  • RiskManagement Framework (RMF) experience

  • Experienceperforming system requirements analysis, design and development activities

  • Expertiseperforming engineering analysis and issue resolutions; Analyzing anddeveloping CONOPs, system architectures and requirements

  • Experiencedeveloping specifications and drawings; Supporting process engineering andoptimization activities

  • IAM Level 1or higher certification (CAP, CISM, CISSP)

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

  • Prior Big 4or other relevant consulting experience

  • Amilitary/government background

Whatwe look for

We’re interested in intellectually curious people with a genuine passion for cybersecurity. With your broad exposure across Cyber Transformation, we’ll turn to you to speak up with innovative ideas that could make a lasting difference not only to us – but also to the industry. 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.

Whatworking 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 15 days 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,coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues in theindustry

  • Opportunitiesto develop new skills and progress your career

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


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.

Ifyou can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, pleasecontact us as soon as possible.

Joinus in building a better working world. Apply now.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.