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PwC Cyber Operations Specialist - MS in Los Angeles, California

Specialty/Competency: Cybersecurity & Privacy

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: 0%

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 Advisory Acceleration Center is the natural extension of PwC’s leading class global delivery capabilities. We provide premium, cost effective, high quality services that support process quality and delivery capability in support for client engagements.

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 Specialist, 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:

  • Consistently deliver on multiple commitments.

  • Flex approach to meet the changing needs of teams and clients.

  • Identify and make suggestions for efficiencies and improvements when performing work.

  • Take action to stay up to date with the evolution and impact of technology developments.

  • Use tools, techniques and firm standard methodologies to support research, analysis and problem solving.

  • Adapt communication style to meet the needs of the situation and audience.

  • Manage expectations of stakeholders effectively.

  • Embrace diverse perspectives and welcome opposing and conflicting ideas.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience :

0 year(s)

Required Knowledge and Skills :

6 months of experience

Preferred Qualifications :

Certification(s) Preferred :

GSEC, SEC+, Network+, Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Certified Intrusion Analyst (GIAC)

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success with identifying and addressing client

needs:

  • Networking (including the OSI Model, TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, SMTP), System Administration, and Security Architecture;

  • Incident Response Frameworks and Handling Procedures;

  • Scripting language skills in Python or PowerShell;

  • Vulnerability management and penetration testing of systems, applications, and networks; and,

  • Information security, compliance, assurance, and/or other security best practices and principles.

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success with:

  • Working in a shift environment in the assigned shifts, with holidays aligned with client schedules;

  • Participating in daily huddles, shift handovers, preparing reports or providing inputs for reports as assigned;

  • Preparing materials (reports, presentations, spreadsheets, etc.) to help enable informed decision making;

  • Identifying security threats, exploits, attack vectors and performing security investigations;

  • Monitoring the local threat ops channels/SIEM/AV/DLP Policy violation consoles and notifying the client/stakeholders of any suspicious/malicious activity within agreed SLA timelines;

  • Running a vulnerability scan as per the client schedules;

  • Performing initial triage of SIEM, DLP, Host (end point) security issues and escalating based on the defined processes;

  • Working with SIEMs, proxy tools, DLP, windows, UNIX and application logs; and,

  • Acquiring and utilizing knowledge on new technologies and solutions, emerging threats and vulnerabilities.

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.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

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. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoadvisoryspecialist.

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