EY Cybersecurity Information Protection - Senior - Consulting - Location OPEN in Buffalo, New York
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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.
We currently have a career opportunity for a Senior Consultant in our Cybersecurity practice for our Information Protection capability with demonstrated experience in developing data protection strategies and implementing solutions to provide data security, privacy, and integrity.
EY’s Cybersecurity Practice functions as a center of excellence to assist our consulting practices in planning, pursuing, delivering, and managing large, complex full lifecycle initiatives along with providing expertise in leading practices, methods, and resources in the space of Cybersecurity. The Information Protection capability within the Cybersecurity practice is a critical competency that supports our clients across all industry sectors.
Your key responsibilities
As a Senior Consultant in our Information Protection team, you will help clients define technical and business requirements for data protection solutions as well as develop business processes and policies related to controlling access to data. This includes helping clients to identify, understand and protect their most critical data throughout the data lifecycle. Engagements range from identifying high value assets to developing data classification schemes, standards and guidelines and implementing processes and technologies to provide leading data protection capabilities.
You and your team will implement and advise clients on multiple data protection products and solutions, including
Enterprise data loss prevention
Digital rights management
Cloud data loss prevention / cloud access security brokers
File and database encryption
Skills and attributes for success
Consistently deliver quality client services. Monitor progress, manage risk, and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business.
Establish relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels.
Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Demonstrate ability to assimilate to new knowledge.
Possess good business acumen.
Remain current on new developments in consulting services capabilities and industry knowledge
To qualify for the role, you must have
Bachelor's degree and approximately 2-3 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 1-2 years of related work experience.
Approximately 2-3 years of technical architecture experience integrating data protection software into clients' infrastructure and applications.
Knowledge of general security concepts and methods such as vulnerability assessments, data classification, privacy assessments, incident response, security policy creation, enterprise security strategies, architectures, and governance.
Basic understanding of networking (TCP/IP, OSI model), operating system fundamentals (Windows, UNIX, mainframe), security technologies (firewalls, IDS/IPS, etc.) and application programming/scripting languages (C, Java, Perl, Shell).
Demonstrated experience in three or more of the following areas:
Data leakage/content monitoring and filtering
Secure messaging/email encryption
Mobile device security
Disk, file, device, and database encryption
Key management/Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)
Data classification and privacy policies
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Logging, monitoring, and security event management
Secure information storage
Ideally, you’ll also have
The successful candidate must hold or be willing to pursue related professional certifications such as the CISSP, CISM, and/or CISA.
What we look for
Basic understanding of regulatory requirements and compliance issues affecting clients related to privacy and data protection, such as PCI DSS, GLBA, Basel II, EU Data Protection Directive, International Cross Border, and U.S. State Data Privacy Laws.
Technical architecture experience integrating data protection software into clients' infrastructure; network architecture design, implementation, and administration.
Working knowledge of operating systems, virtual machine environments, mainframe security packages, and relational database management systems.
Willingness to travel to meet client needs; travel is estimated up to 40-60%.
Valid driver's license in the US and a valid passport required; willingness and ability to travel internationally.
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.
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