PwC Public Sector - Cybersecurity & Privacy - Senior Associate in McLean, Virginia

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Job Description

In today's changing environment, the public sector is seeing an increase in physical and cyber threats, financial and performance reporting requirements, diversity in the workforce, and the impact of rapidly changing technologies. PricewaterhouseCoopers Public Sector LLP provides management consulting, technology consulting and risk consulting services to help federal and international government agencies anticipate and address these and other complex challenges.

PwC Public Sector LLP is one of four organizations to receive the 2014 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige Award is the nation’s highest Presidential honor for performance excellence, recognizing U.S. organizations for superior quality and world-class results across six categories defined by Baldrige including Leadership, Strategic Planning, Customer Focus, Measurement, Analysis and Knowledge Management, Workforce Focus, and Operations Focus. For more information on our journey to performance excellence, please visit www.pwc.com/baldrige or view our winner profile on the NIST website.

Professionals in PwC Public Sector LLP may be subject to a government security investigation and may need to meet related eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Our Cybersecurity and Privacy Consultants are a team of business integrators with extensive consulting and industry experience who help our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy through execution. A Cybersecurity and Privacy consulting career may provide the opportunity to grow and contribute to our clients' business issues every day, applying a collection of security spectrum capabilities, including security strategy and governance, IT risk, security technologies, and cybercrime and breach response.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Years of Experience: 3

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Certification(s) Preferred: CISSP, CISM, or CISA

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven considerable knowledge and success of system security, controls or information security management environment, specifically one or more of the following information security domains:

-Security Architecture and Strategy (Integrated Risk Management)

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-Identity & Access Management; Focus on Entitlements, Federation;

-Data Leakage Prevention; Focus on Data Flow, Encryption;

-Large Complex Security Program Execution/Implementation;

-Security Function Design and Governance

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-Incident Management

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-Security Infrastructure

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Demonstrates proven considerable knowledge of common security industry standards (ISO 27001/27002, NIST 800 series, COBIT, PCI-DSS, HIPAA / HITECH), especially as it relates to the following:

-Building an InfoSec Management System and/or program;

-Managing internal controls, risk assessments, business process and internal IT control testing or operational auditing.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success with identifying and addressing client needs: building solid relationships with clients; developing an awareness of Firm services; communicating with the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner; delivering clear requests for information; demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks; and communicating potential conflicts to a supervisor.

Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success as a team member: understanding personal and team roles; contributing to a positive working environment by building solid relationships with team members; proactively seeking guidance, clarification and feedback; providing guidance, clarification and feedback to less-experienced staff.

Demonstrates proven thorough abilities and success with leveraging creative thinking and problem solving skills, individual initiative, and utilizing MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and Lotus Notes, where necessary, in conjunction with the following:

-Communicating in an organized and knowledgeable manner in written and verbal formats, including delivering clear requests for information and communicating potential conflicts, assisting business development teams responsible for writing and presenting proposals to prospective clients;

-Demonstrating aptitude for conducting quantitative and qualitative analyses of large and complex data;

-Leading a key workstream in an engagement(s), staying educated on current trends and assisting in the development of knowledge capital;

-Supporting practice management for a specific operation or process;

-Managing and/or contributing to project planning, engagement administration, budget management, and successful completion of engagement workstream(s).

This role supports client work contractually requiring US Citizenship and a TS/SCI CI

Level Security Clearance.

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.