PwC Information Governance & Privacy - Data Protection Senior Associate in Chicago, Illinois
Specialty/Competency: Cybersecurity & Privacy
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 40%
A career in our Cybersecurity, Privacy and 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 Data Protection team focuses on helping our clients implement an effective data protection programme that protects against threats, propels data-driven 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 mitigating risk by developing transformation strategies focused on data security, including efficiently integrating and managing new or existing data protection technology across their sensitive data landscape.
Our team helps organisations safeguard critical assets by identifying, prioritising, and protecting sensitive or high value business assets. In joining, you’ll focus on assessing, designing, and implementing data protection capabilities including data classification, encryption, de-identification, and sensitive data monitoring technologies to support a a data protection vision for our clients that can be integrated into their broader ERM, cybersecurity & regulatory framework.
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.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Information Technology, Information CyberSecurity, Management Information Systems, Computer and Information Science, Computer Applications, Computer Engineering
Certification(s) Preferred :
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success working on projects relating to the defining and assessing of Data Protection strategy, architecture and practices, and technology implementation including the following:
Understanding at least two Data Protection capabilities such as Database Activity Monitoring (IBM, Imperva etc.), Data Access Governance (SailPoint, Stealthbits, Varonis etc.), Data Classification (Boldon James, Microsoft Information Protection, TITUS etc.), Data Loss Prevention (Forcepoint, McAfee, Symantec etc.), Information Rights Management (Microsoft Information Protection, Seclore, Vera etc.);
Developing and implementing Data Protection solutions and capabilities that are clearly aligned to their business, technology and threat drivers;
Implementing Data Protection tools within a complex business environment, through requirements gathering, building, testing, and production roll-out;
Demonstrating proven problem solving skills with an emphasis on tool development/implementation;
Developing Data Protection strategy and roadmap, operating model, policies/standards, and tool design and process documents;
Evaluating new solutions and services, providing a business case on whether the firm should develop skills and vendor relations within new Data Protection solutions and technologies;
Demonstrating knowledge of NIST, HIPAA, COBIT, GDPR, CCPA as well as other industry recognized information security/privacy standards and industry leading practices;
Identifying and addressing client needs and building relationships with clients;
Contributing to project planning, engagement administration, budget management, and the successful completion of engagement work streams;
Collaborating with business development teams responsible for writing and presenting proposals to prospective clients;
Contributing to business development opportunities and/or engagements from pre-sale and initial scoping through final delivery and sign-off; and,
Demonstrating documentation and presentation skills.
At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.
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