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Vulnerability Management Service Owner

Location:  Alpharetta
Other locations:  Anywhere Globally
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Apr 21, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1486551
EY focuses on high-ethical standards and integrity among its employees and expects all candidates to demonstrate these qualities.  At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


Today’s world is fueled by vast amounts of information. Data is more valuable than ever before. Protecting data and information systems is central to doing business, and everyone in EY Information Security has a critical role to play. Join a global team of almost 900 people who collaborate to support the business of EY by protecting EY and client information assets! Our Information Security professionals enable EY to work securely and deliver secure products and services, as well as detect and quickly respond to security events as they happen. Together, the efforts of our dedicated team help protect the EY brand and build client trust. 


Within Information Security we blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and technology solutions as we consider the entre security lifecycle. You will join a team of hardworking, security-focused individuals dedicated to supporting, protecting and enabling the business through innovative, secure solutions that provide speed to market and business value. 

The opportunity 

Cyber & Investigative Services (C&IS), a part of Information Security, enables over 330,000 individuals across 150+ countries to access systems and information securely. As a member of the C&IS, the Vulnerability Management Service Owner partners closely with senior technology leaders across the enterprise and various technical experts in the organization, focusing on key areas such as requirement prioritization, process enablement, relationship development, and driving strategic initiatives in support of the EY security posture. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience managing a vulnerability management program - experience building a program and familiarity with enterprise environments will further enable the candidate’s success. 

Your key responsibilities 


  • Oversight of the vulnerability management service, ensuring the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of the vulnerability lifecycle at EY
  • Provide strategic direction for vulnerability management to ensure alignment with the organization's overarching cybersecurity strategies and policies
  • Consistent and productive engagement with stakeholders across the enterprise to embed vulnerability management leading practices and clarify stakeholder requirements across the organization
  • Work closely with Cyber Threat Intelligence to identify and prioritize new, high impact vulnerabilities
  • Collaborate and escalate findings to responsible teams for remediation to improve the EY attack surface
  • Gather, analyze and report on vulnerability management metrics, and provide regular briefings to senior management on vulnerabilities and mitigation activities
  • Collaborate with internal and external parties to remediate identified vulnerabilities and ensure that appropriate corrective actions are taken
  • Coordinate internal audits related to vulnerability management and help to ensure necessary actions are carried out promptly and effectively

Skills and attributes for success 


  • Understanding of core Information Security principles and experience driving product strategies and roadmaps for information security products 
  • Practical knowledge of security applications and technologies, as well as operating system platforms including Windows, Linux, Network and Cloud technologies
  • Experience with developing C-Level reporting, participating in and managing discussions with senior leaders and being a driving force behind action
  • Strong analytical acumen and solution orientation to guide the team in reducing risk while enabling the business 
  • Experience building and cultivating strong relationships across all levels of a matrixed, geographically and culturally dispersed organization 
  • Effective communication and analysis skills to break down complex issues, formulate solutions, and influence partners at various levels of the organization including senior and/or executive management. 

To qualify for the role you must have 


  • 10+ years of experience in information security, with a focus on vulnerability management
  • 3+ years conducting threat assessments and reporting security posture and developments to senior leadership
  • Proven experience managing a vulnerability management service in an enterprise environment, balancing the business’ needs with security
  • Demonstrable understanding of risk management frameworks, cybersecurity technologies, and threat and vulnerability management tools
  • Strong knowledge of hybrid environments
  • Exceptional leadership skills, with the ability to manage teams and stakeholders at all levels of an organization
  • Knowledge and experience managing large data sets and reporting processes
  • Strong communication skills, capable of clearly articulating complex security and risk concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Knowledge of OWASP tools and methodologies

Ideally, you’ll also have 


  • Deep practical understanding of enterprise security tools and capabilities 
  • Senior level experience in Cyber Defense operations 
  • Familiarity and working knowledge of tools like Qualys, Wiz, Splunk, etc
  • Security certification such as CISSP is a plus 

What we look for 


  • Deep critical thinking skills demonstrating analytical and systematic approach to problem solving 
  • Experience working in a global virtual environment 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including preparation and delivery of presentations 
  • Good judgment, tact, and decision-making ability 
  • Ability to understand and integrate cultural differences and motives and to work with cross cultural teams. 
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and change, and exercise appropriate time management to meet objectives  
  • Ability to work autonomously but also within a team environment where vital 
What we offer
The compensation ranges below are provided in order to comply with United States pay transparency laws. Other geographies will follow their local salary guidelines, which may not be a direct conversion of published US salary ranges.
We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $151,700 to $283,600. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $182,000 to $322,300. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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