Cyber threats, social media, massive data storage, privacy requirements and continuity of the business as usual require heavy information security measures. As an information security specialist, you will lead the implementation of security solutions for our clients and support the clients in their desire to protect the business.
You will belong to an international connected team of specialists helping our clients with their most complex information security needs and contributing toward their business resilience.
You will be working with our Advanced Security Centers to access the most sophisticated tools available to fight against cybercrime.
As a Penetration Tester within the Cybersecurity team, you will perform security assessments for clients through attack and penetration (primarily network penetration testing, web application vulnerability assessment and source code security review).
You will possess in depth business acumen and demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge.
You will remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge.
Skills and attributes for success
Evaluate and analyse threat, vulnerability, impact and risk to security issues discovered from security assessments
Advise clients on the security issues, including explanation on the technical details and how they can remediate the vulnerabilities in the systems
Perform research on latest threats and vulnerabilities as part of the Ernst & Young Global Advanced Security Centres (ASCs) initiative
Consistently deliver quality client services and manage expectations of client service delivery
Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget
Monitor progress, manage risk 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
Develop and maintain long-term relationships and networks with clients and internal EY stakeholders
Demonstrate deep technical capabilities and professional knowledge
To qualify for the role you must have
A recognized university degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent
At least one year of relevant working experience
Strong interest in the field of information security
Creative, independent with good problem solving skills
Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication and writing skills
Willingness to travel on overseas assignment as the need arises
Ideally, you will also have
Professional certifications such as Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), GIAC Penetration Tester (GPEN), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) and / or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Knowledge in penetration testing, programming, networks and operating systems
What we look for
Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.
What working at EY offers
EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:
Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
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
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.