Job description

Requisition ID: 187341

Cybersecurity and its related challenges are a rapidly advancing field; career opportunities arealso growing.

At EY, we have large scale plans to expand our already market leading Cyber Security practice andanticipate continued growth throughout the next five years. We need excellent people to join us andbe part of our exciting growth strategy. At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a meaningful andfulfilling career, with global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology, to become the bestversion of you.

The team you join – EY’s UK & Ireland Cyber Practice – is part of a global cyber team of 5,000+professionals focused on developing and delivering cutting edge security transformation programmes,cyber threat management, identity and access management, security architecture, data protection andprivacy, and resilience services. We are part of a wider advisory organisation that collectivelycomprises a $4B, and growing, global consulting practice with 18,000 professionals.

Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

EY is looking for experienced professionals who can deliver penetration tests in line with the NCSCand CREST accredited schemes. This role focuses on contributing to some of our most demanding andchallenging technical opportunities in security consulting to make a meaningful impact acrossdifferent sectors. You will also be expected to take a supporting role in building out EY’s attackand penetration testing capability, working with alliance partners and advise clients on thecurrent market trends.

The role will see you providing specialist advice as part of large multi-discipline EY engagementteams working on the likes of simulated attack assessments, penetration tests and incidentresponse.

You will work with colleagues in the UK, EMEIA and globally to develop new and innovativepenetration testing solutions and sector-specific industry propositions that solve clientproblems/issues and integrate with their overall IT delivery and support strategy.

In addition to the above, you will have an opportunity work across all aspects of Cyber, Technologyand business solutions.

Your key responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Work across a portfolio of penetration testing engagements with our clients, responsible for the day to day delivery of engagements contributing to the achievement of quality, time and budget targets
  • Conduct external/internal/wireless network assessments, web and mobile application testing, red and purple teaming, assumed breach assessments, source code reviews and network security architecture reviews
  • Use formal project management skills in planning, tracking, and reporting on project progress
  • Financial and quality risk management procedures for client engagements
  • Work with prospective clients on the planning and delivery phase of engagements
  • Create high quality reportsas part of a team, forreview by engagement and project leaders
  • Identify sales opportunities and work with senior practice leaders and market leaders in the creation of proposals and marketing material
  • Lead and develop junior team members by sharing knowledge, acting as mentor and coach to them and leading by example
  • Contribute to building client proposals and presentations

Skills and attributes for success

  • Be professional, quickly establishing personal credibility and demonstrating expertise
  • Be a good communicator with the ability to contribute assuredly to technical security discussions with peers and management
  • Be a team player who is not only looking to enhance their own career but recognises the value of teamwork, facilitating and encouraging collaboration amongst team members
  • Take a practical approach to solving issues and gaining client agreement
  • Be able to analyse complex problems and to deliver insightful, practical and sustainable solutions
  • Be confident and effective in recognising and managing potential issues during client assignments
  • Structure and manage projects which meet client expectations and mitigate any risks or issues

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A degree in computer security, computer science, or equivalent
  • Related qualifications such as CREST CCT Infrastructure/Application, CRTE, eCPTX, eWPTX, OSCP, OSCE, OSEP, OSWE etc.
  • Demonstrable flair for technical writing, including engagement reports, presentations and operating procedures
  • Ability to communicate detailed technical information to a non-technical audience clearly
  • Experience with Operation Technology / Internet of Things, Cloud technologies (AWS, Azure, GCP), Active Directory and 802.1x penetration testing
  • Experience with Research and Development
  • Strong understanding of security principles, policies, and industry best practices
  • Good understanding of enterprise security controls in Active Directory / Windows environments
  • UK Government Security Clearance – the ability to apply for and hold SC would be an advantage, but not essential

What we look for

  • Core consulting skills -Advanced data and evidence management, client management on remediation programmes, driving innovation and continuous improvement
  • Technical skills – Strong technical insight, practical knowledge and specialist capability
  • Versatility – Proven ability to adapt and learn in an innovative environment

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includessupport for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits thatsuit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range ofdiscounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

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

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, consulting, tax, and strategy and transaction services, we’reusing the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world.That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creativefreedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EYexperience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soonas possible.

Build your legacy with us.

Apply now.

Please note : Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked toprovide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. Theinformation you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate yourcandidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically andimplement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you toprovide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better workingworld. We ask because it matters!

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