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Cybersecurity Manager - Vancouver

Location:  Vancouver
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 8, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  500141

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.


As cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, clients from all industries look to EY for trusted advice, so they can make informed decisions and protect their businesses. As a Manager on our Cybersecurity consulting team, you will have access to and have a hand in building out our robust services, and advising clients on managing cybersecurity risk, enhancing maturity, and improving efficiency. You will belong to an internationally connected team of Managed Detection and Response, Security Operations, Cloud Security, DevSecOps, Digital Identity and Privacy specialists to help our clients with their most complex cybersecurity needs.


The opportunity 

We currently have a career opportunity for a Cybersecurity Professional in our consulting team to participate in multiple client engagement teams and related activities.  As a Manager, you'll develop, deliver and lead cybersecurity 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 develop these as appropriate. In line with EY's commitment to quality, you'll confirm that work is of high quality and properly reviewed by your team.


Your key responsibilities:

Client Responsibilities

  • Lead 2-5 person teams in the delivery of client cyber consulting engagements.
  • Lead other team members in the design and execution of high quality, thorough cybersecurity maturity assessments and threat risk assessments. Engagements vary greatly in scope, but at minimum the candidate should be able to lead execution of a high-quality assessment.
  • Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Candidates should be current on the modern cybersecurity control environment and threat landscape.
  • Establish consulting relationships with client personnel.
  • Demonstrate and apply a thorough understanding of complex information systems. Use knowledge of the current IT environment and industry trends to identify engagement and client service issues and communicate this information to the engagement team and client management through written correspondence and verbal presentations.
  • Help the firm identify and experience in developing business within the BC market. 

People Responsibilities

  • Contribute to people-related initiatives, including development, coaching, recruiting, training and retaining staff
  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of staff
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures


To qualify for the role you must have:

Desired qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated track record of success and client cybersecurity consulting relationships in a professional services organization, and/or track record in significantly maturing or transformation an organization’s cybersecurity maturity.
  • Practical experience leading maturity assessments, risk assessments, and testing of controls, using recognized industry frameworks such as NIST, the Cloud Security Alliance’s Cloud Controls Matrix, or the ISO 27001 Cybersecurity Framework
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Knowledge and 5-7 years of hands-on experience with key components of cybersecurity consulting incl.: 
  • 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  
  • Demonstrated project leadership abilities
  • Possession of relevant cybersecurity certifications
  • 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


Must have:

  • Willingness and ability to travel

What we look for

We’re interested in intellectually curious people with a genuine passion for cybersecurity. If you have the confidence in both your presentation and 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. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that 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.


EY Way of Work and your health and safety


EY Way of Work recognizes flexibility in the way we collaborate, innovate and deliver with the ability to work in-person and remotely.  To support a healthy and safe in-person working environment, EY has implemented various layers of health and safety controls while working in the office or at client or other locations.  A critical component of EY’s workplace safety program includes our COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an accommodation based on a reason protected by human rights legislation is provided.


EY | Building a better working world 


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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.  

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