Cyber Risk Experienced Associate

Grant Thornton - Phoenix, Arizona
5/24/2018 4:23:00 PM
039626




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Cyber Defense – Associate

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 Cyber Defense 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 Cyber Defense - Associate is responsible for 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 IT security assessments and design/implementation of security architectures; developing and supervising other Grant Thornton engagement staff; and assisting in assigned 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 IT security assessments and Information Security architectural design and deployments while managing those engagements to budget.
Apply current knowledge of technology and cyber trends and to identify security and risk management issues and other opportunities for improvement.
Assist clients in planning and executing remediation plans identified in assessment activities.
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.
Additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications

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

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

One to three years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function, servicing cross-industry clients at a national level. This level of experience is required in one or more of the following areas:

Vulnerability assessments, network penetration tests, wireless security assessments, web application security assessments, and social engineering activities. Hands-on working experience with commercial and open-source network and application security testing tools (E.g. Kali Linux, Nessus, Metasploit, Burp Suite, etc.) is expected.

Designing and implementing asset management solutions, including performing asset discovery and profiling. Hands-on working experience with relevant enterprise technology (E.g. Tanium, ServiceNow, HP UCMDB, etc.) is expected.

Designing and implementing threat and vulnerability management solutions. Hands-on working experience with relevant enterprise technology (E.g. Qualys, Rapid 7, Brinqa, Kenna, ServiceNow, Securonix, etc.) is expected.

Assessing, designing and implementing end-point security solutions and platforms. Hands-on working experience with relevant enterprise technology (E.g. McAfee, Symantec, Carbon Black, etc.) is expected.

Assessing, designing and implementing security logging and monitoring solutions and platforms. Hands-on working experience with relevant SIEM technology (E.g. QRadar, ArcSight, LogRhythm, Splunk, etc.) is expected.

Designing and implementing security operations center process development, operationalization and optimization strategies.

Experience with the secure configuration of various infrastructure platforms and devices such as Microsoft Windows, Unix / Linux, and common network devices (routers, switches, firewalls).

Working knowledge of cybersecurity industry best practices and guidance, including NIST Cybersecurity Framework and SP 800 series, OWASP, CIS Critical Security Controls, ISO 27001/2.

Understanding of TCP/IP protocol suite.

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/.

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Requisition ID: 039626

Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix, Arizona






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