EY Advisory Senior Consultant – Cyber Transformation – Power & Utilities - OPEN LOCATION in Boston, Massachusetts

Advisory Senior Consultant – Cyber Transformation – Power & Utilities - OPEN LOCATION


Requisition # UNI00BXE

Post Date Jul 12, 2018

EY’s cybersecurity team is focused on enabling organizations to become more resilient and agile by embedding security capabilities, physical and logical, into their business strategy and operational processes. As a member of our cybersecurity team, focused on the Power & Utilities (P&U) market, you will be focused on improving their security posture by leveraging your technical and business skills.

The opportunity

You will join our National Cybersecurity Advisory practice, focused on the P&U sector to become a trusted partner to our clients, participating in engagements to strengthen their security posture, while identifying new opportunities.

EY’s P&U Cybersecurity team provides a broad services offering, including:

  • Strategy and governance

  • Compliance life cycle management

  • Risk management, including assessments and remediation

  • Technology enablement, such as identity and access management (IAM), situational awareness, and governance, risk and compliance (GRC)

  • Engagements specific to industrial control systems (ICS), IT and OT cybersecurity convergence, Internet of Things (IoT) and supply chain management.

Your Key Responsibilities

You’ll be responsible to work on different client delivery and business development activities. More specifically:

  • Client delivery – To effectively lead and motivate teams, fostering an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment, also providing subject matter expertise in client engagements (including assessment, design and implementation of security and IT risk solutions). Also, we expect our team members to consistently deliver quality client services within timeframe and budget

  • Business Development - To build trustworthy and authentic client and EY relationships, cultivating business development opportunities that contribute to profitable growth

Skills and Attributes for Success

  • Good understanding of relevant technology solutions, such as GRC, IAM, security information and event monitoring, intrusion detection and prevention systems, and data diodes. Demonstrate ability to assimilate new knowledge.

  • Consistently deliver quality client services. Monitor progress, manage risk and verify that key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree and approximately 2-3 years of relevant work experience; a graduate degree can be substituted for one year of relevant work experience.

  • A minimum of 1 year experience in one or more of the following: strategy and governance, risk management, compliance, data privacy, supply chain and technology implementation within the cybersecurity domain

  • A willingness to travel to meet client needs; travel is estimated at 60–80%. A valid driver’s license in the US and a valid passport are required, as are willingness and ability to travel internationally. Must be able and willing to work in a variety of work environments that may include office environments, lab environments and field sites.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Expertise in Operational Technology environments and Internet of Things (IoT) is desirable, specifically with a good understanding of industrial controls systems (ICS) such as SCADA, DMS, EMS, DCS, historian, RTUs, PLCs, RAS, and relays.

  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPT, CIPM, CRISC or other relevant certification desired

  • Understanding of relevant cybersecurity standards and regulations pertinent to utility environments, such as NIST SP 800-53/82, NERC CIP, NEI 08-09, ISA 99, NIST CSF and C2M2.

  • A practical knowledge of large enterprise database systems; IT/technology background with hands-on experience with operating systems and computing platforms (e.g., Microsoft, UNIX variant); understanding of basic IP LAN/WAN networking protocols and physical cabling.

What we look for

We’re interested in intellectually curious people with a genuine passion for cyber security. With your broad exposure across Power & Utilities, we’ll turn to you to speak up with innovative new ideas that could make a lasting difference not only to us – but also to the industry as a whole. If you have the confidence in both your presentation and technical abilities to grow into a leading expert here, this is the role for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.

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