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EY Consulting Senior - Cybersecurity - Operational Technology in Des Moines, Iowa

Consulting Senior - Cybersecurity - Operational Technology


Requisition # UNI00GNC

Post Date May 19, 2021


In a rapidly changing Operational Technology environment, clients from all industries look to us for trusted solutions for their increasingly complex risks and vulnerabilities. As a part of our Cybersecurity team you’ll be right at the heart of that goal, helping clients gain insight and context to their complex operational environments and assessing, designing, and building infrastructure, processes and policies to meet the client’s OT cybersecurity needs. You’ll get to use your technical and business skills to help us drive this mission and have an impact on cybersecurity at a global level.

The opportunity

We currently have a career opportunity for a Senior to be responsible for leading projects or elements of multiple client engagements including service delivery, business development, and related activities.

You’ll work alongside respected industry professionals, learning about and using the latest tools and techniques to identify and overcome some of the most relevant and pressing security issues in the world.

Your Key Responsibilities

Our cybersecurity services assist our clients in aligning security management strategy with business goals. With a focus on Operational Technology cybersecurity and network security, you will serve in a key role of leading technical discussions, guiding the development of strategic and tactical security architecture efforts, designing and driving implementations to completion, and function overall as a technical security leader for traditional solutions and evolving risk-based security architectures.

Skills and Attributes for Success

  • Knowledge of the current security environment and industry trends to identify engagement and client service issues, communicate this information to the engagement team and client management through written correspondence and verbal presentations

  • Cross segment experienced in delivering solutions

  • O&G, P&U, Pharma, Manufacturing, BMS, Water WW, Pulp and Paper, Mining, etc

  • Team Leaders- lead cross segment, cross competency teams

  • Client advocates with genuine experience in the OT/IoT market

  • Knowledge of good industry practice in tiered security architecture design

  • Work closely with engagement manager to co-lead and own multiple parts of the engagement delivery

  • Ability to consistently deliver quality client services by driving high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget

  • Ability to document reference architectures, network schematics, blueprints, patterns, and other types of architectural documentation

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelors degree in a related field and approximately three (3) years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately two (2) years of related work experience ; or no degree and six or more (6+) years of related work experience

  • Operational industry experience in the field/plant

  • Working knowledge of NIST CSF and its application in OT environments

  • Have performed an OT Cybersecurity assessment utilizing an industry accepted standard

  • Firewall review experience and knowledge of industrial centric protocols

  • General network security experience and working knowledge of white listing, AV, IDS/IPS, firewalls, SIEM, etc.

  • Experience in process definition, workflow design, and/or and process mapping

  • A valid drivers license in the US and a valid passport required; willingness and ability to travel internationally and a willingness to travel; travel is estimated at 60-80%

Ideally, you’d also have

  • Strong presentation and communication skills

  • Relevant security certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM. GICSP)

  • Program management experience

  • Intimate knowledge of a relevant OT Cyber Framework such as NIST 800-82 or ISA62443

What we look for

We’re interested in intellectually curious people with a genuine passion for cybersecurity. With your broad exposure across OT cybersecurity and security architecture, we’ll turn to you to speak up with innovative new ideas that could make a lasting difference not only to us, but also to the industry as a whole. If you have the confidence in both your presentation and technical abilities to grow into a leading expert here, this is the role for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of three weeks of vacation plus 10 observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social wellbeing. 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

  • A rewards package tailored to your unique needs

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 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply today.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.