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Manager, Cybersecurity - Operational Technology, London

Location:  London
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 18, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  136406

Cybersecurity and its related challenges are a rapidly advancing field; career opportunities are also growing.


At EY, we have large scale plans to expand our already market leading Cyber Security practice and anticipate continued growth throughout the next five years. We need excellent people to join us and be part of our exciting growth strategy. At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a meaningful and fulfilling career, with global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology, to become the best version of you.


The team you join - EY’s UK & Ireland Cyber Practice - is part of a global cyber team of 5,000+ professionals focused on developing and delivering cutting edge security transformation programmes, cyber threat management, identity and access management, security architecture, data protection and privacy, and resilience services. We are part of a wider advisory organisation that collectively comprises a $4B, and growing, global consulting practice with 18,000 professionals.


Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


The opportunity


EY is seeking team members who can create, assess, advise and implement security associated with Operational Technology (OT) / Industrial Control Systems (ICS) environments. This role will see you take a key position in developing EY’s OT/ICS security capabilities. You will also take a supporting role enhancing EYs OT/ICS security practice, working with alliance partners and advising clients on current market trends.


The role will see you providing specialist advice as part of large multi-discipline EY engagement teams working on the likes of OT/ICS security specific risk assessments, transformation projects and programmes, leading security advisory engagements on the adoption of secure architecture, secure engineering practices, and/or optimising security defence operations. 


You will work with colleagues in the UK and globally to develop new and innovative OT/ICS security solutions and specific industry propositions that solve client problems/issues and integrate with their overall IT/OT/ICS delivery and support strategy.


In addition to the above, you will have an opportunity work across all aspects of Cyber, Technology and business solutions. 



Responsibilities, Qualifications, Certifications - External

Your key responsibilities


Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Managing a portfolio of OT/ICS security engagements with our clients, responsible for the day to day running of the engagements, including meeting quality, time and budget targets
  • Working with prospective clients to agree, scope and plan the delivery phase of engagements 
  • Contributing to developing the market for OT/ICS security services across all sectors, identifying sales opportunities and working with senior practice and market leaders in the creation of proposals and marketing material
  • Developing team members by sharing knowledge, mentoring and coaching them and leading by example
  • Creating thought leadership and market materials for selling and promoting EY Cyber and OT/ICS security offerings



Skills and attributes for success


  • Be professional, quickly establishing personal credibility and demonstrating expertise
  • Be a good communicator with the ability to contribute assuredly to technical security discussions with peers and management
  • Be a team player who is not only looking to enhance their own career but recognises the value of teamwork, facilitating and encouraging collaboration amongst team members, capable of motivating teams to maximise performance
  • Take a practical approach to solving issues and gaining client agreement
  • Be able to analyse complex problems and deliver insightful, practical and sustainable solutions.
  • Be confident and effective in recognising and managing potential issues during client assignments
  • Structure and manage projects which meet client expectations and mitigate any risks or issues



To qualify for the role you must have


  • Professional experience operating as a skilled OT/ICS resource in a management capacity in the design, implementation, maintenance, or support of security solutions within OT/ICS environments
  • A detailed understanding of OT/ICS Security standards and framework, including such families as: ISA/IEC 62443, NIST 800-82.
  • Experience in the application of:
    • security-related operational processes in the OT/ICS environments
    • risk management practices within OT/ICS environments
    • technologies (assets/systems, communication protocols, technical architectures) utilised by OT/ICS systems and networks
    • aspects of functional safety (SIS)
  • Experience managing and coaching others in the development and delivery of complex client solutions and/or proposition development



Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Knowledge of the technical security concepts/solutions utilised within IOT/ICS systems and networks
  • Ability to translate complex technical solutions to management or business audience
  • Knowledge of OT/ICS security event monitoring in a security operations setting
  • Practical application of OT/ICS risk mitigation
  • Key sector experience in one or more of the following: Government & Public sector / Energy & Utilities / Retail and Consumer products / Life sciences / Telecoms, Media and Technology / Transport
  • Proven track record of supporting business development
  • Professional services experience working as a consultant with market leading organisations in the delivery of their OT/ICS solutions



What we look for


  • Core consulting skills: Advanced data and evidence management, client management on remediation programmes, driving innovation and continuous improvement
  • Technical skills: Strong technical insight, practical knowledge and specialist capability
  • Market/Sector knowledge: Demonstrable market/sector expertise in your field
  • Versatility: Proven ability to adapt and learn in an innovative environment


What we offer


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.


We offer a competitive remuneration package. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:


  • 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.


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


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Please note: Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. We ask because it matters!


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