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Senior Consultant - Cyber Threat Readiness

Location:  Toronto
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 17, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1494788
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.

EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, transaction and consulting services.

We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.


The opportunity 


We currently have a career opportunity for a Manager - Cyber Threat Readiness in our consulting team to participate in multiple client engagement teams and related activities. As a member, you'll develop, deliver and lead cybersecurity and IT risk client engagements as well as internal projects. An important part of your role will be to actively establish internal and external relationships in public and private sector.


You'll also identify potential business opportunities for EY within new and existing engagements and escalate these as appropriate. Similarly, you'll anticipate and identify risks within engagements and raise any issues with senior members of the team. In line with EY's commitment to quality, you'll confirm that work is of high quality and is reviewed by the next-level reviewer.


Your key responsibilities:



  • Support the planning, build, execution, analysis, and reporting the results of Cyber Threat Simulation exercises in support of the Cyber Threat Readiness Teams’ strategy.
  • Contribute to the development of cybersecurity playbooks and plans development which includes both technical and advisory work.
  • Build and help support the facilitation of cyber response training.
  • Execute procedures, perform detailed data analysis, reach conclusions, document results, and suggest ideas for efficiencies.
  • Take full responsibility for tasks, including consistent review of own work to identify and improve an approach for producing high quality work products, while working under supervision.
  • Monitor progress, manage risks, and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.
  • Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client’s business.
  • Demonstrate the ability to continuously learn, incorporate and apply new knowledge in the work environment and remain current on new developments in Consulting services, capabilities and industry knowledge related to:
    • Cyber Assessments and road-mapping,
    • Network & Infrastructure Security,
    • Cyber Transformation, 
    • Threat Detection,
    • Incident Response,
    • Vulnerability Management,
    • Security Governance,
    • Risk and Compliance,
    • Security Architecture,
    • Data Protection,
    • Privacy,
    • Security Awareness,
    • Cloud Security  


To qualify for the role you must have:


Desired qualifications include:

  • Undergraduate or masters’ degree preferably in one of the following areas:  Information Security, Business Management, Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, and/or other related majors.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with key components of cybersecurity such as incident response, threat detection, vulnerability management, security governance, network & infrastructure security, access and identity management, risk and compliance, security architecture, data protection and others.
  • Solid knowledge of commonly used frameworks and standards used in cybersecurity.
  • Creativity – Exhibit the ability to think creatively and bring new perspectives to the workplace.
  • Tech savviness – Interest in learning how to build multi-media content (i.e. videos) for clients and working with new tools to support the delivery of readiness content.
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • French/ English Bilingual Skills highly preferred

What We Look For


We’re interested in intellectually curious people with a genuine passion for cybersecurity. If you have the confidence in your technical abilities to grow into a leading expert here, this is the role for you.


What We Offer


At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning 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


Diversity and Inclusion at EY


Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advocating for the 2SLGBT+ community, promoting our Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, and are dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous people (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) nationally as we strive towards reconciliation. Our diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds, and perspectives make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world. 

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