InfoSec Jobs -Manager, Cyber Security, Financial Services, Edinburgh


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It is an exciting time for our Security practice. We’re looking for a Manager to join our ever expanding team of professionals, to help continue contributing to ITRA Client engagements.

The opportunity

IT risk and assurance (ITRA) is growing fast. For you, that means great opportunities in IT controls, IT assurance and IT risk, as we continue to expand into areas like cybersecurity and data risk

You will join a fast-growing EMEIA team of over 400 IT Risk and Assurance professionals dedicated to the Financial Services industry, with over 100 based in the UK. Our ITRA professionals work closely with some of the world’s most prestigious financial organisations on key IT issues.

The role

ITRA Security Managers draw upon their knowledge and experience to manage client engagement teams, act as an advisor to a variety of clients and contribute to business development activities on strategic and global priority accounts.

Drawing on their industry knowledge and experience, Managers provide innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs and contribute to thought leadership. Managers also actively improve operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives, in line with EY’s commitment to quality.

Your role as a Manager will require you to lead teams or parts of teams on engagements of different sizes and will be under the guidance of higher levels. They will look to you to anticipate and identify risks, and raise any issues with them as appropriate. As an influential member of the team, you will help to create a positive learning culture and will coach and counsel junior team members to assist in their professional development. You will lead by example and act as a role model for our people in the way that you live our values.

Client responsibilities
Lead and deliver ITRA engagements
Assist in managing financial aspects of engagements by organising staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders
Participate in business development initiatives
Build strong internal relationships within Advisory and across other services.

People responsibilities
Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring staff
Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff
Contribute to people initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training ITRA professionals

Technical skills requirements

You will be able to demonstrate project experience and client knowledge gained from professional practise across a number of the following areas of Information Security:
Cyber Security/ Cyber Crime assessments, implementation or cyber frameworks (e.g. NIST) – including any past experience with security operations and knowledge of SIEM solutions
Security strategy and transformation / business change / programme management / target operating modelling
Security architecture design and implementation
Security assessments, e.g. ISO27001, PCI DSS
Identity and Access Management
Data Protection and Privacy
IT Resiliency

Additional requirements
Experience and understanding of Financial Services
Strong academic record including a relevant undergraduate (Bachelors) degree achieving a 2:1 or above
Awareness of National and International security standards
Project management experience – Prince2 / PMI / MSP
Team Leadership / Management experience
Security certifications such as CISSP, CISA or CISM

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package. 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:
Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

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.