Senior Cyber Security Consultant
Auckland, NZ
5d ago

The opportunity

Our Technology Consulting teams at EY in Wellington and Auckland are seeking people who want to be part of something bigger.

We are recruiting self-starters, people passionate about making a difference and those keen to inspire others to follow on this journey at a firm which is ranked the #1 professional services employer in Universum’s most attractive employer’ for the third consecutive year.

Our EY Cyber team works with leading organisations in the public and private sector to translate uncertainty into confidence.

You will help clients with varying levels of cyber maturity through their entire journey, from assessing and advising, to designing and building transformation programmes and specific security solutions, to implementing and also managing security solutions, often alongside selected market leading vendors.

Your opportunity is to :

  • Lead the delivery and maintenance of cyber security engineering services, for large or more complex projects, using advanced technical capabilities.
  • Take accountability for the development, delivery and maintenance of cyber security solutions, tools and processes, driving compliance with, and contributing to, the development of relevant standards
  • Work with other departments across the business to fully understand business and user requirements and ensure cyber designs meet the requirements from a security, business and technical perspective
  • Your key responsibilities

    You’ll already be experienced and have the knowledge and capability to help our clients in increasingly important areas of cloud security, industrial control system security and IoT.

    As businesses are having to change and adapt to emerging technology, so is EY. We’ll therefore expect you to have the capability to contribute to the development of the next wave of security offerings.

    You’ll need to be a team player who is not only looking to enhance their own career, but recognises the value in developing others, acting as mentor and counsellor to strengthen the team.

    Our collaborative approach, combined with our global connectivity and understanding of industry issues, inspires us to ask better questions, design better answers and realise long-lasting results.

  • Lead the development and implementation of scalable, secure and robust security infrastructure systems, helping the organisation understand advanced cyber threats, and helping to create strategies to protect that infrastructure
  • Develop strong working relationships with peers across Cyber Architecture and Test teams, collaborating to develop and engineer leading solutions
  • May provide a leadership role for the work group, ensuring the appropriate expectations, principles, structures, tools and responsibilities are in place to deliver secure solutions
  • Drive adherence to the relevant cyber security processes, procedures, standards, technical design whilst supporting the definition, maintenance and implementation of cyber and technology standards
  • Provide advanced technical expertise to develop strategies on how to respond to and recover from a security breach, and develops and implements open source and third party tools to assist in detection, prevention and analysis of security threats
  • Lead incident response, including steps to minimise the impact and then conducting a technical and forensic investigation into how the breach happened and the extent of the damage
  • Skills and attributes for success

    A Big 4 background or comparable consulting experience is highly advantageous although we will consider candidates working in cyber security roles who have prior consulting experience.

    A broad background across security is expected with some specific experience in a number of the following areas :

  • Security transformation programmes and design / management of security operations solutions implementations and remediation programmes to address risks including anti virus, patching, secure build, vulnerability scanning & remediation, logging and monitoring, segregation, threat management, user behaviour
  • Design and implementation of security policies, procedures, standards and controls in line with regulation and / or current standards, NZISM, NCSC, ISO27001, NIST, SANS
  • Designing and delivering identity & access management programmes, including privileged access management
  • Breach and incident management, design and implementation of breach and major incident management practices
  • Data protection & privacy, including data loss prevention, data and information classification and handling, including GDPR
  • Resilience, design and implementation of programmes to improve IT Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity
  • Technical competency in designing, developing, and debugging security solutions, for example : Anti-virus software, intrusion detection, firewalls and content filtering Risk assessment tools, technologies and methods Secure networks, systems and application architectures OT / IoT Security solutions (e.
  • g. Industrial IDS, Industrial Firewall etc.) AWS and cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS) security

  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Project management experience in a cyber security environment
  • What we offer

  • Success as defined by you : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Continuous learning : personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
  • At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.

    We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.

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