Cyber Risk Experienced Associate

  • Company: PwC
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: February 16, 2018
  • Reference ID: 99752BR
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Job Description
As we aim to rapidly grow our Cybersecurity and Privacy practice, we are looking for consultants who are passionate about how strategy and technology can improve the role of cybersecurity, privacy and data protection in our digital world.

We are looking for consultants with extensive consulting, technological and industry experience who will help our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy through execution. A Cybersecurity and Privacy consulting career will provide the opportunity to grow and contribute to our clients' business issues every day, applying a collection of information and Cyber security capabilities, including security and privacy strategy and governance, IT risk, security testing, technology implementation/operations, and cybercrime and breach response.

Our Strategy and Transformation services help clients understand the current cybersecurity and privacy landscape, make cybersecurity a collective priority, and develop and implement solutions across people, processes, and technologies. We provide the foundations to design, manage and operate a cybersecurity program aligned to business strategy, and increase organizational resilience in the face of an ever-changing threat landscape.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 1

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates some proven knowledge and success in roles involving supporting large projects involving information security, technology risk management, cybersecurity or cyber-risk management.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates some proven abilities with assisting on complex issues, including the following areas: ­
-Design and development of IT Risk and Cyber security programs using industry frameworks and methodologies;
-Assessment of enterprise-wide risks and threats;
­-Design and implementation of risk management controls;
­-Periodic testing of risk management and resiliency plans; and,
­-Use of tools and technology to provide data analytics and business intelligence on threats, risks and vulnerabilities.

Demonstrates some proven abilities to support client engagements that identify and address client needs, including the following areas: ­
-Participating in client discussions and meetings;
­-Supporting multiple project workstreams; ­
-Assisting with engagement management activities; and,
­-Preparing concise and accurate documents, leveraging and utilizing MS Office and Lotus Notes to complete related project deliverables.

Demonstrates proven thorough abilities, competency and success with contributing and performing on business functions and teams, including:
-Assisting with the creation and maintenance of project deliverables as needed;
-Providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner to team members where necessary; and,
-Keeping managers and engagement leadership informed of progress and issues.
-Designing KRIs and metrics to build risk reports for management

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