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IT Senior Security Consultant

Location:  Wrocław
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 13, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  1227381

IT Senior Security Consultant


Let us introduce you the job offer by EY GDS Poland – a member of the global integrated service delivery center network by EY.


EY Technology:

Technology has always been at the heart of what we do and deliver at EY. We need technology to keep an organization the size of ours working efficiently. We have 250,000 people in more than 140 countries, all of whom rely on secure technology to be able to do their job every single day.  Everything from the laptops we use, to the ability to work remotely on our mobile devices and connecting our people and our clients, to enabling hundreds of internal tools and external solutions delivered to our clients.  Technology solutions are integrated in the client services we deliver and is key to us being more innovative as an organization.

EY Technology supports our technology needs through three business units:

Client Technology (CT) - focuses on developing new technology services for our clients. It enables EY to identify new technology-based opportunities faster, and pursue those opportunities more rapidly.

Enterprise Workplace Technology (EWT) – EWT supports our Core Business Services functions and will deliver fit-for-purpose technology infrastructure at the cheapest possible cost for quality services. EWT will also support our internal technology needs by focusing on a better user experience.

Information Security (Info Sec) - Info Sec prevents, detects, responds and mitigates cyber-risk, protecting EY and client data, and our information management systems.  


The opportunity

As a Security Consultant within EY’s internal Global Information Security team, the individual will be a trusted security advisor to the Client Technology Platforms Delivery organization within IT Services. The Client Technology Platforms delivery organization is responsible for end-to-end delivery of technology programs and projects supporting EY’s Client Techmology service lines including delivery of a global managed services platform, big data and analytics solutions as well as individual line of business solutions and services. This role will directly engage in supporting a team of architects, engineers, and product managers for delivery on programs and projects, defining security risks and controls, providing security guidance, identifying and prioritizing security-related requirements, promoting secure-by-default designs and facilitating delivery of information security services throughout the system development life cycle (SDLC). The role will also develop and directly communicate appropriate risk treatment and mitigation options to address security vulnerabilities translated vulnerabilities into business risk terminology for communication to business stakeholders.

Your key responsibilities

  • Support a technical team with a focuse on the following responsibilities:
  • Provide security architectures and provide pragmatic security guidance that balance business benefit and risks.
  • Engage IT project teams throughout the SDLC to identify and prioritize applicable security controls and provide guidance on how to implement these controls
  • Perform threat modeling andrisk assessments of information systems, applications and infrastructure
  • Maintain and enhance the Information Security risk assessment and certification methodologies
  • Define security configuration standards for shared and multi-tenant platforms and technologies
  • Develop appropriate risk treatment and mitigation options to address security risks identified during security review or audit
  • Translate technical vulnerabilities into business risk terminology for business units and recommend corrective actions to customers and project stakeholders
  • Provide knowledge sharing and technical assistance to other team members
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in responsible technologies and have deep technical understanding of responsible services and technology portfolios


Skills and attributes for success

Significant working security experience and knowledge in the design, implementation, and operation of security controls in one 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 e.g., Microsoft Azure and Azure PAAS services or another cloud platform (GCP, AWS, IBM, AliCloud, etc.)
  • Infrastructure Security – Experience with the integration of cloud native infrastructure security technologies and solutions into business solution architectures including the integration of identity & access management, Web Application Firewalls (WAFs), Application and API Gateways, intrusion detection and prevention, security monitoring, and data encryption solutions.
  • Application Security - Experience with the design and testing 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.
  • Identity and Access Management – Experience with Azure Active Directory (AAD) based Identity and Access Management and Authorization design and integration with API, IDaaS, and Federation technologies.
  • Agile & DevSecOps Methodologies – Experience promoting automated security features in pipelines and security testing as a central feature in Agile workflows as a contributing member within an Agile development or DevOps environment.


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

  • Operational Security – Experience with defining operational security 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, NIST CSF, PCI/DSS, FEDRAMP.
  • Product Management – working with broader business and technology teams on aspects of security that affect all phases of PI Planning from concept to design to implementation and then operational support.

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or a related discipline; or equivalent work experience.
  • Candidates are preferred to hold or be actively pursuing related professional certifications within the GIAC family of certifications or CISSP, CISM or CISA or similar cloud-security oriented certifications.
  • Five or more years of experience in the management of a significant Information Security risk management function
  • Experience in managing the communication of security findings and recommendations to IT project teams, business leadership and technology management executives


Ideally, you’ll also have

•           Exceptional judgment, tact, and decision-making ability

•           Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change

•           Excellent , communication, organizational, and decision-making skills

•           Strong English language skills are required


What we offer


EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across six locations – Argentina, China, India, the Philippines, Poland and the UK – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career.


  • 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.


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.

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

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