The opportunity Cyber Security is one of the most important risks facing businesses today. Systems and processes are becoming increasingly interconnected and automated and many organizations are now reliant upon technology to drive business strategy and growth.
As the reliance on technology grows, the risks increase also. For leading companies across all sectors, Cybersecurity is now a critical board agenda item.
Our clients are overwhelmingly turning to EY for help and guidance on how to protect their assets, minimise business disruption and improve security as they continue to exploit technology and the Internet of things (IoT).
That’s why at EY we have ambitious plans to expand our already market leading Cybersecurity practice. With investment secured, we continue to build our UK based cyber practice and anticipate continued growth throughout the next five years.
We need excellent people, across all grades, to join us and to be part of our exciting growth strategy. Being part of a dynamic, growing organisation offers an exciting career path full of opportunity.
EY’s UK Cyber Practice is part of a global cyber team of over 1600 professions focused on delivering leading edge information security assessment, security transformation programmes, cyber threat management, identity and access management, data protection and privacy, and resilience services.
We are part of a wider advisory organisation that collectively comprise a $7.5 billion and growing, global advisory practice with 50,000 professionals.
With an overall global Advisory market of $150 billion, there’s tremendous potential for growth and we’re prepared to tap into that potential.
Your key responsibilities As a Consultant or Senior Consultant in our UK Cybersecurity practice you will be working within IT Risk and Security and will have exposure to cyber security assessments and work in teams to deliver security implementations or remediation programmes.
We don’t expect you to have formal experience of market facing business development activity but you will be expected to be able to identify opportunities where policies, procedures or process require improvement to strengthen security.
Highly motivated, you will be a good communicator with the ability to contribute confidently to technical security discussions with peers and management.
You will be a team player who is not only looking to enhance their own career, but recognises the value in working well with others and the value of teamwork.
Skills and attributes for success Experience in information and cyber security is essential for this role. A Big 4 background or comparable consulting experience is helpful, although EY will provide ongoing training and support to develop your consulting skills.
We therefore welcome applicants with industry experience and skills delivering transformation workstreams, or security remediation work.
What we look for Highly motivated, a good communicator you will need to convey technical content in business language with senior management.
You’ll also need to be a team player who is not only looking to enhance their own career, but recognises the value in developing others and strengthening the team.
What working at EY offers We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance.
Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-
being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer :
EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities.
While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.
About EY 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.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Join us in building a better working world