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Cyber Experienced Associate

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PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.

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
Basic Qualifications:

Successful completion of the SecureSet Academy Cyber training program in Winter 2017/18.

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 3

Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma

Certification(s) Required: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP),

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success as an individual contributor in the Cybersecurity industry.Proven knowledge supporting projects involving information security, cyber risk/technology risk management, privacy, threat, or cyber technology implementation and operations including:

- Conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data;
- Contributing to specific work streams on an engagement, staying educated on current trends and assisting in the development of knowledge capital;
- Identifying and addressing client needs while displaying the ability to contribute to the development of a business vision and manage implementation efforts with complex project management capabilities.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates proven and thorough abilities with assisting to solve cyber issues, in the following areas:

- Network security;
- Systems security;
- Threat Intelligence;
- Governance Risk Compliance; and,
- Detection and logs.

Demonstrates proven abilities to support client engagements that identify and address client needs, including the following areas:

- Participating actively in client discussions and meetings; and,
- Preparing concise and accurate documents, leveraging and utilizing MS Office and other applicable tools to complete related project deliverables.

Demonstrates proven thorough abilities, competency and success with business functions and teams, including the following areas:

- Performing as a team member: understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less experienced staff;
- Keeping leadership and engagement management informed of progress and issues;
- Lead/co-lead/participate in project workstreams with associated staff on cybersecurity engagements;
- Leveraging creative thinking and problem solving skills, individual initiative, and utilizing productivity tools where necessary;
- Communicating in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats including delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts;
- Collaborating with business development teams responsible for writing and presenting proposals to prospective clients;
- Leveraging written and verbal business communication skills when collaborating and interacting with clients and firm staff and/or management in client discussions and meetings;
- Managing multiple, concurrent projects and meet deadlines while working both independently and in a team environment; and,
- Thinking analytically, strategically, and applying good business judgment for purposes of identifying an entity or individuals subtle risk features and/or identifying and addressing client needs.