Cybersecurity and Privacy, Senior Associate

PwC - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Line of Service

Advisory

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Cybersecurity & Privacy

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career within Cybersecurity and Privacy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement an effective cybersecurity programme that protects against threats, propels transformation, and drives growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organisations, partners and customers. We play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by developing transformation strategies focused on security, efficiently integrate and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their cybersecurity investment, and detect, respond, and remediate threats.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.
  • Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current trends in business area.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Share relevant thought leadership.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.
Key Responsibilities include:
Project delivery, as required by the scope of specific engagements, which might include the full gamut of IAM knowledge areas, solutions, and products.
Engagement management, including project planning, budget management, and resource management.
Business development activities throughout the entire opportunity lifecycle, including lead generation, opportunity tracking, pre-sales presentations, technical demos, client & engagement risk assessments, bid management, proposal writing, and contract management.
Practice development, including work on delivery methodology, training, and sales & marketing materials.
Personal professional development as an IAM subject-matter specialist, including continuous vendor and industry trainings, attending conferences, specific products & solutions self-study.
Multi-tasking on multiple projects and tasks with competing priorities in fast-paced environment.
Working with other Cybersecurity & Privacy teams on non-IAM projects as required.
Helping new and/or more junior team members to become an integral part of IAM team, Cybersecurity & Privacy Consulting practice, and PwC family.

Requirements:
Education

Formal education in Technology or Business areas. Preferred education includes but is not limited to Computer Science, Computer or Software Engineering and Management Information Systems (MIS)
Preference given to relevant certifications in Information Technology focused on Security, Infrastructure, and/or Software Development, including CISSP, PMP, COBIT, ITIL, Oracle Certified Professional, and CIPP.

Qualifications/Experience (Mandatory)

3+ years in Information Security and/or Digital Service Delivery with discrete Identity requirements
1+ years in Identity and Access Management with at least 1 full-cycle IAM project
Extensive SME knowledge of at least one of the IAM products from a major vendor (i.e. SailPoint, Oracle, CyberArk, ForgeRock, Okta, IBM, CA)

Expertise in 2 or more IAM knowledge areas:
Identity Management (Provisioning, Enrolment, Certification, SOD)
Access Management – Authentication, Authorization, Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
Identity Governance – Attestation, Re-certification
Identity Federation, Single Sign-On (Desktop SSO, Web SSO, eSSO)
Privileged Access/User Management (PAM/PUM)
Directory Services (Meta-Directory, Virtual Directory, Unified Directory, Active Directory)
Identity as a Service (IDaaS), Cloud Identity
Social Login
Identity Analytics
Identity Trust Frameworks

Qualifications/Experience (Preferred)

Technical skills

An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work.
Expertise in one or more of the following IAM Technologies: LDAP, SAML, OAuth, etc.
Practical knowledge of Windows and Linux platforms (basic system administration, scripting, etc.)
Basic database management and SQL knowledge
Hands-on Java development
Hands-on web service development (SOAP XML and/or RESTful web services)
Experience with DevOps/DevSecOps and technologies (Jenkins, Puppet, Ansible, etc)

Solution/architecture experience

Exposure to sequence/state/component diagrams, conceptual, logical & physical architecture, data modeling, etc.
Knowledge of security design and privacy-by-design concepts

Consulting experience

Client-facing role with a professional services firm or system integrator
Business development – participating in proposal writing, RFx responses
Engagement management – working in high-pressure environments with tight deadlines and shifting priorities, high tolerance to ambiguity

Project management experience

Understanding of PMLC and SDLC
Basics of scope/budget/schedule management

Communication/Presentation skills

Outstanding presentation skills and experience presenting to executives and senior management
Highly developed written and verbal communication skills

Team experience

Working in a global geographically dispersed team

Other skills/experience

Core Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Collaboration tools (e.g. SharePoint), technologies and concepts (version control, check-in/check-out, review/approval workflows, etc.)

Why you’ll love working for PwC
We want you to love every (if not, almost every) minute of your career, having said this, we get it. Each life stage we go through comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits, so regardless of your situation, there’s something for everyone.

Leading benefits for our permanent staff include:
A competitive compensation package

Sponsored investments, pensions and saving plans with matching firm contributions

Flexible working

PwC FlexBenefits, for personalised medical & dental coverage, including enhanced mental health benefit

Every day recognition and real time appreciation through our rewards and recognition program

Dress for your day with our flexible dress environment

Health, wellness and fitness perks

Family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave policies and support networks to help you prepare for your successful return to work

Adoption/surrogacy benefits

Back-up child and elder care support

Career defining project work and international experience

Development opportunities including learning on the job, formal learning, learning from others and access to “Vantage” our digital learning system

Award winning programs including “Women in Leadership” and “Enhanced Pursuit Program”

A coach to help develop skills, diversify experiences and achieve career aspirations

Create your future at PwC. Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it’s not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible.

PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.”

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Travel Requirements

Up to 40%

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

No

Government Clearance Required?

No

Job Posting End Date

November 29, 2019

PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.