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Security Engineer

Location:  Nicosia
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jun 26, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1502033

Security Engineer


At EY Consulting Service Line, we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. 


The opportunity


Our EY Consulting ambition is to become the world’s leading transformation consultants, trusted to help our clients generate long-term value. We’re building world-class capabilities in business, technology and people consulting to help us deliver on EY’s purpose of building a better working world — our firm’s broader ambition to become the world’s most trusted, distinctive professional services organization.


Our clients are at the heart of our new strategy. We’re focused on solving the key issues of our client buyers, building deeper relationships, and making a greater impact. We’re introducing a new go-to-market narrative — Transformation Realized™ — to help us harness the core drivers of transformation that will create long-term value for our clients.


To achieve this, we are seeking a Security Engineer to join our growing Cybersecurity practice. Our team is part of EY’s Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe & Central Asia (CESA) cluster, delivering market leading services to organizations across industries in Cyprus and internationally.

The transformation imperative is urgent, challenging and opportunity-rich, interested to join us?


Your Role


This role focuses on providing advisory and technical execution support to help our clients improve their cyber security posture and respond to cyber threats. You will provide security domain expertise and utilize your business insight to work closely with our clients to advise, design, build and deploy security solutions and services.


Your main responsibilities will be


  • Architecture design and assessment of security solutions and services.
  • Design, implement, and manage secure networks, systems, applications, and cloud infrastructure, ensuring optimal performance and scalability.
  • Develop and maintain robust security measures including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, network segregation/segmentation, SIEM, EDR, XDR, MDR, etc.
  • Stay updated on emerging IT security threats and implement appropriate safeguards.
  • Conduct vulnerability assessments.
  • Provide technical assistance in security incident investigations.
  • Undertakes implementation, configuration and operationalization activities of new and existing security solutions or services.
  • Research and recommend security upgrades, patches, and new security tools.
  • Monitor changes in legislation and accreditation affecting security and advise relevant stakeholders.
  • Configure and maintain systems in accordance with security best practices and compliance requirements.


To qualify for the role, you should have


  • A BSc. degree in Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Cyber Security, Information Technology, or a related field is preferred.
  • A MSc. degree in Information Security, Systems Engineering, Cyber Security, or a related field will be considered an advantage.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a relevant role such as system security engineer, network security engineer, cloud security engineer, etc.
  • Professional qualification such as GSEC, CompTIA Security+, CISSP Concentrations, or other relevant will be considered an advantage.
  • Security certifications in Azure / AWS / Google Cloud will be considered an advantage.
  • Strong understanding of Windows, Linux, and Active Directory.
  • Hands-on knowledge of security-related products and technologies such as IDS/IPS, SIEM, EDR, DLP, network/endpoint/cloud security, etc.
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity concepts and methodologies.

Skills and attributes for success


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Dedicated, innovative, resourceful, analytical, and able to work under pressure.
  • Foster an efficient, innovative, and team-oriented work environment.

What working at EY Offers


EY offers an attractive remuneration package for rewarding both personal and team performance. We are committed to be an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. In addition, but not limited to our benefits include:


  • 13th salary and yearly bonus 
  • Provident Fund 
  • Private Medical and Life Insurance 
  • Flexible working arrangements (hybrid work and flexible work schedule) 
  • Friday afternoon off  
  • EY Tech MBA and EY MSc in Business Analytics 
  • EY Badges - digital learning certificates 
  • Mobility programs (if interested to work abroad) 
  • Paid Sick Leave 
  • Paid Paternity Leave 
  • Yearly wellbeing days off  
  • Maternity, Wedding, and New Baby Gifts  
  • EY Employee Assistance Program (EAP) (counselling, legal and financial consultation services) 

About EY 


EY | Building a better working world. 


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform, and operate.  

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today. 




If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


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