Cybersecurity Strategy & Program Design Sr Associate

at PWC
Location Washington, DC
Date Posted April 2, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Line of Service: Advisory
Specialty/Competency: Cybersecurity & Privacy
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Government Clearance Required: No
Available for Work Sponsorship: Yes
Travel Requirements: Up to 80%

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 Strategy & Program Design team focuses on helping our clients assess, design, implement, and maintain an effective cybersecurity program that protects against threats, manages risk, propels transformation, and drives growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organisations, partners and customers. You'll play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by developing transformation strategies focused on security, efficiently integrating and managing new or existing programs to deliver continuous operational improvements and increasing their strategic cybersecurity investments while aligning to business imperatives. Our team helps organisations develop strategy and/or governance structures to improve the effectiveness of their cyber operations. In joining our team, you’ll design a blueprint of our clients future operating models as well as a roadmap outlining the various initiatives required to get there. Additionally, you’ll help design and implement organisational, metrics and reporting, and risk management changes necessary to execute strategy.

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 a Senior 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:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.
  • Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from from current trends in business area.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Share relevant thought leadership.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor Degree

Minimum Years of Experience: 3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in:

  • Executing assessments, design and implementation of an effective cybersecurity program;

  • Understanding technical and operational practices related to industry laws, regulations, and industry standards to inform cybersecurity roadmaps;

  • Assessing client environments and identifying gaps / opportunities to enhance cybersecurity capabilities ;

  • Ability to propose strategic recommendations for remediation of existing program or capability gaps; and,

  • Ability to define cybersecurity policies, standards, and procedures.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in:

  • Leveraging Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Visio), Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, and Slides) and Power BI to create deliverables, proposals, and outreach materials for prospective clients;

  • Leveraging creative thinking, problem solving and individual initiative;

  • Collaborating with clients and building relationships with clients;

  • Independently managing and prioritizing workload; and,

  • Ability to adapt to and communicate with different working styles.

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.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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