PwC Cyber Service Senior Associate in Tampa, Florida

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Job Description

Network Information Security organization is tasked with designing, implementing and maintaining information security capabilities and services for the PwC Network of member firms. The organisation consists of highly skilled information security professionals across the globe that are focused on developing a leading security program across the Network of Firms, to foster clients’ trust in our ability to secure their most sensitive data, to better position PwC to address clients’ evolving needs and to harmonize the internal firm security strategy with client services go-to-market strategy. The group is leading PwC's Network Security Transformation Programme, which is a multi-year programme to enhance existing capabilities and build new capabilities to combat the ever more complex cyber threats.

Cyber Security and Data Protection runs cyber capabilities with emphasis on detecting, responding and preventing cyber incidents within the PwC Network of Firms. They also provide vulnerability and application assessments to identify and mitigate risks in IT systems. Capabilities the team will have include security monitoring, vulnerability management, application security, forensics, CSIRT, perimeter security, and data loss prevention.

Position/Program Requirements

Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 2 years of relevant experience in information technology

Minimum Degree Required: High School Diploma or GED

Degree Preferred: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Sciences

Certification(s) Preferred: CISSP, CCNA and/or CISA

Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates thorough knowledge of, and/or proven record of success in roles directly involving, forensic technology solutions and/or responding to cyber security incidents, emphasizing the following:

  • Performing on teams that conduct analyses related to forensic investigations, cybercrimes, and/or cyberattacks; and supporting various and dynamic security analysis needs of the team;

  • Analyzing security logs, monitoring logs, firewall logs, intrusion prevention system logs, and network- and core-related logs;

  • Analyzing all related risks from Security Analytics and/or other log management tools, emphasizing security analysis of critical system logs and network protocols;

  • Performing analyses on logs, traffic flows etc. to identify malicious activity, design rules that trigger response to malicious activity, analyzing the findings on malicious activity and preparing reports; developing response procedures for addressing potential security threats and driving the on-boarding of new logs into Security Analytics;

  • Utilizing Netwitness and security analytics, including Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) products such as Q1Labs, ArcSight, and Nitro;

  • Conducting analyses for evidence of network penetrations and data theft using firewalls, active directory, Windows operating systems, intrusion detection/prevention systems, proxy servers, breach indicators, and log aggregation technology;

  • Utilizing creative problem-solving and written and oral communication skills to articulate, explain, and deliver technical concepts and issues to non-technical business leadership; researching pertinent technical matters with an attention to detail, and innovating new solutions and processes, incorporating new technologies, when warranted;

  • Exhibiting capabilities to multitask, perform, and deliver results as both part of a team and independently;

  • Adapting to ever-changing schedules and work assignments, including the ability and willingness to work extended hours and conduct business travel domestically and/or globally; and,

  • Willingness and motivation in taking the initiative for individual professional growth and development.

Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates thorough abilities, and/or proven record of success, leveraging forensic technology solutions, and performing cyber security analyses, which includes the following technologies: cyberattack technology-related platforms and tools, network traffic collection and analysis, and computer programming; and scripting languages:

Perl, Python, Ruby, Shell, C, C++, and/or Java.

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