Cybersecurity Associate

at PWC
Location San Antonio, TX
Date Posted April 2, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Line of Service: Advisory
Specialty/Competency: Cybersecurity & Privacy
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Government Clearance Required: No
Available for Work Sponsorship: No
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%

A career in our Cybersecurity, Privacy, & Forensics will provide you the opportunity to solve our clients most critical business and data protection related challenges. You will be part of a growing team driving strategic programs, data analytics, innovation, deals, cyber resilency, response, and technical implementation activities. You will have access to not only the top Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Forensics professionals at PwC, but at our clients and industry analysts across the globe. Our Advisory Acceleration Center is the natural extension of PwC’s leading class global delivery capabilities. We provide premium, cost effective, high quality services that support process quality and delivery capability in support for client engagements.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As an Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Invite and provide evidence-based feedback in a timely and constructive manner.

  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.

  • Work with existing processes/systems whilst making constructive suggestions for improvements.

  • Validate data and analysis for accuracy and relevance.

  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.

  • Keep up-to-date with technical developments for business area.

  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in written form.

  • Seek opportunities to learn about other cultures and other parts of the business across the Network of PwC firms.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:
Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Fields of Study:
Information CyberSecurity, Computer and Information Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems

Certification(s) Preferred:

GSEC, SEC+, Network+, Certified Ethical Hacker / CNDA

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates some knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Applying information security, compliance, assurance, and/or other security industry leading practices and principles;

  • Understanding technical and operational standard industry practices involving third party risk management regulations, risk assessments and business processes;

  • Implementing Identity and Access Management processes;

  • Understanding IoT protocols, REST APIs, and WS Security;

  • Securing web applications using modern security concepts such as SAML, OAuth, and OIDC;

  • Working with SQL and databases;

  • Understanding LDAP or Active Directory; and,

  • Addressing controls for common regulatory requirements such as GDPR, OCC HS, FFIEC, GLBA, NY DFS etc. as well as industry frameworks such as NIST CSF, COBIT, COSO, ISO, and PCI.

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Understanding operations involving information security, technology risk management, cybersecurity or cyber-risk;

  • Operating or deploying IT Risk and Cyber security programs using industry frameworks and methodologies;

  • Executing tests and reporting results related to risk management and resiliency plans;

  • Compiling data related to cybersecurity program maturity and capabilities against industry frameworks;

  • Identifying gaps in controls for compliance against regulatory requirements;

  • Monitoring and reporting Third Party Risk Management audit events and operate Third Party lifecycles;

  • Monitoring data related to privacy impact assessments through technology platforms;

  • Troubleshooting connectivity and access issues for applications, databases, and ldap systems;

  • Searching for and updating data in various systems such as executing SQL for databases or ldap queries;

  • Deploying patches for applications on Windows and/or Linux platforms;

  • Networking (including the OSI Model, TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, SMTP), System Administration, and Security Architecture;

  • Scripting language skills in Java, Python, or PowerShell;

  • Preparing materials (reports, presentations, spreadsheets, etc.) to help enable informed decision making; and,

  • Demonstrating attention to detail in both written and verbal communication, as well as organizational and documentation skills.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

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