Cloud Security Architect - Cyber Manager

Firm
PwC
Location
Dublin
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Line of Service

Advisory

Industry/Sector

Not Applicable

Specialism

Cybersecurity & Privacy

Management Level

Manager

Job Description & Summary

A career within Cybersecurity and Privacy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement an effective cybersecurity programme that protects against threats, propels transformation, and drives growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organisations, partners and customers. We play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by developing transformation strategies focused on security, efficiently integrate and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their cybersecurity investment, and detect, respond, and remediate threats.

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 a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. 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 Manager, 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:

  • Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
  • Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
  • Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
  • Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
  • Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
  • Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Cloud Security Architec

We are seeking passionate cyber security professionals with expertise and experience in cloud security architecture. The successful candidate will have experience of operating in a fast changing and dynamic environment. 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and execute security assessments on cloud environments (Azure, AWS, GCP), cloud native platforms ( Docker, Kubernetes, etc.), and Software as a Service solutions. 

  • Engage with Senior account stakeholders to identify requirements, drivers and context, to drive a cloud security assessment

  • Provide recommendations for improvement and risk reduction by assessing clients’ cloud security posture.

  • Identify and drive remediation of public and hybrid cloud risks

  • Establish security requirements for cloud-based solutions by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching cloud infrastructure security standards such as ISO 27000 series, NIST CSF, and CSA

  • Provide domain expertise in both public and private cloud and enterprise technology 

  • Identify and deliver appropriate controls based on industry standards (e.g. CCM) to drive cloud and customer security solutions framework based on business risk and cloud native threats

  • Continually evaluate new threats in the cloud, to identify the impact on IT and Business to develop and implement security controls

  • Provide guidance and hands-on experience to clients in design, development, and maintenance of cloud security solutions.

Desired Knowledge/Skills:

  • Strong domain expertise of cloud infrastructure compute, network and storage as well as the cloud control plane 

  • Knowledge of virtualization, containers, service-mesh and enterprise service business

  • Developing security architecture blueprints and reference architectures for clients in their organisation.

  • Ability to work in complex organisations directly with clients 

  • Problem solving skills to resolve issues effectively while maintaining a high level of flexibility, professionalism and integrity

  • Customer focused mindset and is capable of flexing and delivering security solutions to meet the business needs. 

  • Growth mindset who is passionate to learn and use new/emerging technologies

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to influence technical discussions and decisions

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of cyber security experience 

  • 3+ years of full-time dedicated experience leading Cloud Security focused roles on delivering security on cloud native, distributed architectural solutions in complex environments 

  • Understanding of Industry trends in cloud technologies for public, private and hybrid cloud deployments 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, related field; or equivalent combination of education/professional experience in a similar role 

  • One or more technical security certifications is a plus: 

    • CCSP, CISSP, SANS GDSA, SABSA , AZ-500, AWS Certified Security - Specialty

Create your future with us. 

The world of work has changed and we are changing with it! At PwC, we believe that challenges are better solved together. A career with us means joining a purpose led and diverse, global community where you will do meaningful work with our amazing clients.

Our culture is unique and what sets us apart. Our people really are at the very heart of our business. So, when you join us, you will be empowered to work flexibly in a way that works for you, your clients and the teams around you, supporting your wellbeing.

We work tirelessly so that you can unlock your full potential and give you everything you need to take your career where you want it to go. We appreciate what you bring to our culture, our team and our clients and we recognise and celebrate you for it.  

Our tech-powered and global capabilities  come together so that  you can make an impact not only to clients and our teams but on the world around us too.  Find out more about Life@PwC 
 

PwC Perks

Of course, we also offer all the perks you would expect from a leading employer for every stage of your journey with us. 

From everyday flexibility to working from abroad, learning and development or reward and recognition. We have best in class inclusive and family friendly perks and policies that meet you where you are- in your life and in your career.  Check out a sample of them here 

Inclusion Statement

PwC is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we believe passionately in employing a diverse workforce so much that we have signed up for the  Business in the Community Elevate Pledge.  

We recognise that confidence and the imposter syndrome can sometimes hold you back from applying for your dream job. Whatever your path is or however you identify, please don’t hesitate to apply - we would love to hear from you! 

You can learn more about how we are driving a culture of belonging at PwC, and explore our range of inclusive programmes, initiatives, employee resource groups and more, by visiting www.pwc.ie

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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