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Senior InfoSec Consultant

Location:  Paris La Défense
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 30, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1506952

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 EY Global Information Security team is looking for new members helping manage security risk using the latest technologies and inventing new ways to work. If you are seeking a position that allows you to demonstrate your information security skills, experience and ability to solve complex problems, this position is an opportunity to be involved embedding information security in many new projects as a part of EY’s new Regional Technology Hub practice that is intended to enable innovation.


The opportunity


Technology is at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. EY NextWave global strategies are powered by multi-cloud capabilities, bringing the latest technical capabilities to EY internal and external clients.  In doing so, we are empowering teams to execute locally by globally enabling them with a strong technology core. 
Our business has just embarked on an ambitious growth strategy and EY Global Information Security team is looking to hire a resource, based in Paris, France to support that growth. 
The EY Global Information Security team helps clients harness power of emerging technologies and is expanding its global footprint. The Regional Technology Hub - EW aligns client needs and innovative ideas with existing platforms, capabilities and technology expertise to provide new technology solutions.
Working closely with our client engagement teams in Europe West and with our technologists across the world, the EY RTH-EW security consulting practice supports digitally-enabled services that take advantage of leading technologies in concert with EY’s broad industry-specific experience and professional services knowledge. This allows clients to fundamentally re-imagine their Digital Practices throughout their business process lifecycles. The EY RTH-EW Hub InfoSec Consulting team helps EY and their clients to improve the efficiency of their business functions through security new tools and capabilities. In addition, you will represent the best of Europe West’s technology and thinking into our global technology team.


Key responsibilities


This position is a leading role in designing, developing, and accessing all aspects of security for market leading regional and global systems based primarily on Cloud technologies.  As a security consultant for EY Regional Technology Hub you will be an individual contributor capable of supporting multiple project teams operating in the latest technologies of Cloud-based, Agile developed systems, using automated deployment from CI/CD pipelines.  In other words, it is not just an audit or oversight role, but one that requires detailed participation in the design, implementation, and certification of security controls across solutions.  This requires knowledge of various IT system architecture and Cloud technology, as well as supporting technologies such as IAM, network security, Kubernetes, user account management, audit and logging, and other security concepts as outlined in ISO27001/2, OWASP and related regional security standards.  Also, the successful candidate should have knowledge of 3rd party security assessments and applicability of SOC1 and SOC2 reports, and concepts of vendor risk management.


Skills and attributes for success


Significant working security experience and knowledge in the design, implementation and operation of security controls in one or more of the following areas:


  • Cloud Security –Technical understanding of virtualization, cloud infrastructure, and public cloud offerings and experience designing security configuration and controls within cloud based solutions in Microsoft Azure and Azure PaaS services (SQL, Service Bus, Service Fabric, Data Lake, PowerBI).
  • Agile & DevOps Methodologies – Experience as a contributing member of a balanced team within an Agile development or DevOps environment. 
  • Application Security - Experience with the design of security controls for multi-tier business solutions including the design of application-level access and entitlement management, data tenancy and isolation, encryption, and logging. Working familiarity with REST API and microservices architecture.
  • Infrastructure Security – Experience with the integration of common infrastructure security technologies and solutions into business solution architectures including the integration of identity & access management, intrusion detection and prevention, security monitoring, and data encryption solutions. 
  • Identity and Access Management - Active Directory, Azure Active Directory, based Identity and Access Management and Authorization design experience and integration with IDaaS and Federation technologies.
  • Working experience with Open Source web technologies and programming languages, preferable with experiences in InfoSec Code Review.

Qualifications (Must Have)


  • Significant experience in implementing security in a Microsoft Azure Cloud environment and practical knowledge of implementing global systems using a primarily PaaS and SaaS architecture.
  • Direct knowledge of IT system architecture concepts and Cloud technology, as well as supporting technology such as IAM, network security, firewalls, user account management, audit and logging, and other security concepts as outlined in ISO27001/2, OWASP and related regional security standards.
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or a related discipline; or equivalent work experience.  CISSP, CCSP, CISM, or similar security certifications preferred.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work with stakeholders ranging from developer to architects to business leaders to EY’s clients.
  • Fluent with both French and English

Qualifications (Ideally)


Although not required, it is preferred that candidates possess additional working security experience and knowledge in one or more of the following areas: 

  • Previous working experience in Big 4 or big consulting firms.
  • Operational Security – Experience with defining operational models and procedures for business solutions including the operation and maintenance of infrastructure and application security controls.
  • Information Security Standards – Knowledge of common information security standards such as: ISO 27001/27002, CSA and CIS Controls, etc
  • Cloud security certifications such as AZ-500 Azure Security Engineer
  • Product Management – working with a broader business team on aspects of security that affect all phases from concept to design to implementation and then operational support.

What we look for


We are looking for individuals with a passion for information security and demonstrated ability to apply their knowledge to new and emerging technologies that are supporting the growth strategy of a global professional services firm.  


What we offer

As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what 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.


Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team. 


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