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EY Cyber Security Senior Consultant - Technology Consulting in Ireland

Cyber Security Senior Consultant - Technology Consulting


Requisition # IRE0037E

Post Date Feb 04, 2021

Cyber Security Senior Consultant

Candidate Requirements

EY’s Cyber Security practice is one of the fastest growing areas of the business with an immediate requirement for security consultants with a diverse range of skills and experience. As part of our Cyber team you will be providing advisory and technical support to help our clients improve their cyber security posture to respond to the dynamic Cyber Security threats. You will provide security domain expertise and utilise your business insight to work closely with our clients to advise, design, build, deploy and test pragmatic security solutions that will give real and tangible benefits and security enhancement. We currently have opportunities across security strategy, design, integration, operation and test and are looking to speak to highly skilled and motivated candidates from a range of disciplines as outlined below.

Knowledge and core skills:

  • Expertise in security posture assessments in-line with regulatory requirements, emerging threats and organisational risk

  • Proven capability to analyse and implement security solutions to meet customer requirements (ideally at least one of the following: Vulnerability Management, SIEM, Threat Intelligence, and/or DLP)

  • Experience in the alignment and maintenance of cyber security reference architectures in-line with industry best practices

  • Ability to review and develop security policies, standards and processes

  • In-depth understanding of a wide range of technology environment types including Enterprise, Cloud, Operational Technology and IoT etc.

  • Capability to assess security requirements in order to meet control objectives aligned to an organisation’s risk appetite

  • Experience of Security Operations Centre, Threat and Vulnerability Management and Incident Response practices an advantage

  • Experience of Security Engineering including IT and OT security an advantage

Experience :

  • 3-5 years’ experience in a cyber security with a diverse skillset and ability to flex across projects

  • Experience in ‘Big 4’ or similar consultancy experience in the Irish market

  • Track record in supporting the delivery of a broad range of cyber security projects

  • Government, Utilities, Manufacturing, Financial Services and Pharma experience desirable

You will also have focussed on some of these areas in the past:

  • Security Governance & Management

  • Security Operations

  • Infrastructure and Network Security

  • OT Security (knowledge of or certification in ISA/IEC 62443 as advantage)

  • Cloud Security (Azure AZ900, AZ500 and AWS Security an advantage)

  • Security Engineering or Architecture (SABSA an advantage)

  • Identity and Access Management/ Privileged Access Management (Sailpoint, CyberArk etc.)

  • Security Project Management (Prince2 & PMBOK desirable)

  • Technical security implementation


  • Excellent communication and project management skills (verbal and written)

  • Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills in addition to strong attention to detail

  • Experience in drafting proposals, bids and tender responses

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel and online research tools

  • Strong collaboration skills, ideally working with global and multi-functional teams

  • Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines and manage own caseload

  • The ability to learn quickly and to work well under pressure

  • The ability to listen attentively and express complex issues concisely to clients

  • Show leadership and motivate teams, including project management of consultancy projects


  • BSc or MSc degree in information security, computer science, computer engineering, information systems, cloud computing or related field of study

  • CISSP, CISM or equivalent (ideally required)

  • SANS, CISA, ISO 27001, SABSA or TOGAF, CCSP(desirable)

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

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