EY Security Strategist in Columbia, South Carolina
Core Business Services
Requisition # UNI00GG4
Post Date Nov 04, 2020
Ernst & Young IT Services is responsible for planning, developing and managing all the technology used in EY. Employing more than 3,700 people in over 100 countries and serving over 200,000 employees, we are organized into nine different functions. This includes the internal-facing Strategy and Research function for Information Security. This function guides EY’s security capability planning and adoption. The Emerging Technology Security Research team, as a part of Strategy and Research, provides research and assessments related to innovative technology.
Information Security takes a proactive approach to protecting EY’s brand through robust technical security controls, a clearly defined security strategy and ongoing compliance and incident management programs designed to detect and protect against increasingly sophisticated threats against the organization.
The Information Security Strategist is responsible for assisting in the research, definition, and creation of the Information Security Strategy for the firm. Important aspects are insight and knowledge surrounding security technology adoption, the secure integration of emerging architectures and services, and contributing to the long-term firm objectives providing an information security perspective. This role is in support of the Global Lead for Information Security Strategy. The focus area of this role is the security disciplines around, but not limited to: infrastructure protection, email, network, and virtual and physical servers.
Your key responsibilities
Subject-matter expertise across all relevant technical security domains
Experience with new and emerging technologies such as cloud services and infrastructure, mobility models, and big data concepts and usage and how those relate to enterprise security technology/controls; the areas of focus include vulnerability management, cyber security, and data protection disciplines
Managing security as a business is important to the firm and setting the tone and strategic direction of this focus area is a part of the role
Spear-heading and ownership of innovative concepts and architectural areas across our technical security domains
Oversight and development of technical security strategies
Review and assessment of technical security roadmaps aligned against strategic direction
Management of research and short-term innovation projects exploring new security technology
Creating and maintaining working partnerships with architecture, engineering, and operations to understand needs, feasibility of strategic recommendations, and impact to organizations and people; relationship management is a key role function
Development of written documents (English) and presentations at various levels of the organization – from technical to executive
Ability to liaise and a strong comfort level with Executives and Senior Leadership
Skills and attributes for success
Email Security – e.g., spam and malware protection, phishing detection, data loss prevention
Endpoint Security – e.g., anti-virus, firewall, endpoint encryptions technologies, port/device controls and network access control
Network and Perimeter Security – e.g., firewalls, IDS/IPS, secure remote access and secure file transfer
Cloud, mobile, and other emerging technology security areas
To qualify for the role, you must have
Development, implementation and maintenance of the global information security strategy programs and directions
Developing requirements which support key strategy recommendations based on business, regulatory, and policy mandates.
Clear and methodical writing for technical and information security papers and presentations (English)
Relationship management and consensus building
Ideally, you’ll also have
IT Strategy Development
Strategic Roadmap Development
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, 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 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.
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build abetter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY experience lasts a lifetime.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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