Cyber Risk Infrastructure Security Senior Manager

Grant Thornton - Chicago, Illinois
10/18/2017 7:11:09 AM
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Infrastructure Security – Senior Manager – Cybersecurity Operations

POSITION SUMMARY:

As companies become increasingly dependent on information technology (IT) to conduct daily business activities, they need to secure and control their technology infrastructure. Grant Thornton's Cyber Risk practice addresses these security and control issues. Within the Cyber Risk practice, our Infrastructure Security discipline offers an opportunity for you to leverage your security assessment, implementation, and operations experience to broaden your business and project management skills in a rewarding and challenging environment. The Infrastructure Security - Senior Manager is responsible for all phases of business development, delivering a full range of services to clients and all phases of project and engagement management for multiple clients. Responsibilities include engagement planning, directing, and completion of cybersecurity assessments and design/implementation/operation of cybersecurity solutions; developing and supervising other Grant Thornton project teams; and leading client management and practice development activities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
Execution of assigned client engagements from start to finish, which includes the engagement planning, directing, and completion of cybersecurity assessments, and cybersecurity solution design/implementation/operation deployments while managing those engagements to budget.
Apply current knowledge of technology and cybersecurity trends and to identify security and risk management issues and other opportunities for improvement.
Perform cyber threat management assessment, design, and implementation projects.
Perform cybersecurity solution implementations for security event management/log management, user behavior analytics, endpoint detection/mining, and cyber threat intelligence data management solutions.
Work with the client to plan an engagement strategy, define objectives, and address technology- related controls risks and issues.
Proactively interact with key client management to gather information, resolve problems and make recommendations for improvements.
Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive, results-based team environment.

Work closely with Grant Thornton senior managers and partners to promptly identify and resolve client problems or issues.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science or a related field is required.

Ten + years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function, servicing cross- industry clients at a national level.

Experience in the area of building or operating Security Operations Centers, including designing SOC processes, staffing models, and running daily operations.

Hands-on working experience implementing Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), log management, or other security analytics solutions (HP ArcSight, IBM QRadar, Splunk, Securonix, Exabeam, etc), including use case design and implementation.

One or more of the following industry certifications is required: CISSP, SANS GIAC, CISM.

Experience assessing, designing and implementing network security for enterprise customers including IDS/IPS, endpoint security platforms, IAM suites, encryption and key management and other network and/or agent-based security infrastructure.

Experience in project management and the ability to clearly communicate security technology issues verbally on both a formal and informal basis to all levels of client staff.

Exceptional client service and communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships.

Ability to work additional hours as needed and travel on a regular basis to clients as required.

Travel for this position can go as high as 60%.

BENEFITS:
Grant Thornton LLP promotes a nationally recognized culture of health and offers an extensive array of benefits to meet individual lifestyles. For a complete list of benefits please visit http://www.gt.com/.

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. Grant Thornton has revenues in excess of $1.3 billion and operates 57 offices across the U.S., with more than 500 partners and 6,000 employees.

Grant Thornton works with a broad range of publicly and privately held companies, government agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industries served include consumer and industrial products, financial services, not-for-profit, private equity, and technology. Grant Thornton focuses on serving dynamic organizations that pursue growth holistically — whether through revenue improvement, leadership, mission fulfillment or innovation.

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Requisition ID: 035911

Chicago, IL
Chicago, Illinois






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