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(Senior) Consultant Cyber Security - Financial Services

Location:  Amsterdam
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  20-Oct-2021

Job description

Requisition ID:  140418

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.


The opportunity

EY’s European Cyber Practice is growing fast. For you, that means great opportunities to work on a range of projects covering the breadth of the Cyber topic, including: Cyber Threat Management, Cyber Programme Management, Cyber Transformation, Identity & Access Management, Data Protection, Privacy and Operational Resilience.

You will join a fast-growing EMEIA Cyber team of over 1,000 Cyber professionals, aligned to the Dutch Financial Services Cyber team dedicated to providing Cyber consulting services to leading Financial Services organisations.


The role

Dutch Financial Services Cyber Security professionals draw upon their knowledge and experience to manage client engagement teams, act as an advisor to a variety of clients and contribute to business development activities on strategic and global priority accounts.

Drawing on their industry knowledge and experience, professionals provide innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs and contribute to thought leadership. Professionals also actively improve operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives, in line with EY’s commitment to quality.

Your role will require you to manage teams or parts of teams on engagements of different sizes and will be under the guidance of higher levels. They will look to you to anticipate and identify risks, and raise any issues with them as appropriate. As an influential member of the team, you will help to create a positive learning culture and will coach and counsel junior team members to assist in their professional development. You will lead by example and act as a role model for our people in the way that you live our values.


Client responsibilities

  • Manage and deliver Cyber Security engagements.
  • Assist in managing financial aspects of engagements by organising staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to engagement partners.
  • Participate in business development initiatives.
  • Build strong internal relationships within Advisory and across other services.


People responsibilities

  • Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring consultants.
  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for consultants.
  • Contribute to people initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training Cyber professionals.


To qualify for the role you must have

You will be able to demonstrate project experience and client knowledge gained from professional practise across a number of the following areas of Information Security:

  • Cyber Security/ Cyber Crime assessments, implementation or cyber frameworks (e.g. NIST) – including any past experience with security operations and knowledge of SIEM solutions.
  • Security strategy and transformation / business change / programme management / target operating modelling.
  • Cyber security architecture design and implementation, including Cloud.
  • Identity & Access Management experience, from strategy definition through to implementation of solutions (e.g. Sailpoint).
  • Data Loss Protection and Data protection experience.
  • Security assessments related to threat, vulnerability and penetration testing (e.g. MITRE, CBEST, Tiber).
  • Financial Services regulatory experience (e.g. PRA, FCA, ECB, MAS).


Ideally you’ll also have

  • Experience in Financial Services, Government Organisations or Military.
  • Strong academic record including a relevant undergraduate (Bachelors) degree.
  • Awareness of National and International security standards.
  • Project management experience - Prince2 / PMI / MSP.
  • Management experience.
  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CISA or CISM.


What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package. Our comprehensive package includes support for flexible working and career development. 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.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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An (online) assessment and a pre employment screening are part of the application procedure.
Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre employment screening could contain the following : Certificate of conduct (in Dutch VOG) or - if requesting a VOG is not possible - criminal background check of the country you are currently living during the last five years, integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma's and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry.







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