Cyber Security Consultant | Cyber Consulting | Dublin or Cork

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Cybersecurity & Privacy

Management Level

Senior Associate

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.

Job Description

  • Conduct vulnerability scanning and penetration testing; 

  • Perform web application security testing; 

  • Design and implement information security solutions; 

  • Forensically obtain data from a variety of electronic sources, ensuring that the evidential integrity of the data is maintained and is not compromised; 

  • Perform in-depth forensic analysis, data recovery, and normalisation of data in preparation for review by investigators or legal counsel; 

  • Investigate IT security breaches; 

  • Assist with documentation, reporting, conducting research; and 

  • Support business development initiatives

Education Requirement

  • A recognised university degree or equivalent, specialising in computer science, information systems, computer forensics, or information security.

  • CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional) certification (desirable)

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (desirable)

  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (desirable)

  • IT / Computing Certifications (Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle, etc. desirable)

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (desirable)

  • IS0 27001 accredited (desirable)

Experience required

  • 3-5 years delivering application security reviews, internal and external penetration testing, and technical system security configuration review, network and infrastructure security review assignments / projects

  • Industry background in information security consultancy or similar role is desirable

  • Experience of information security and information risk management processes and techniques e.g. application and operation system hardening, vulnerability assessments, penetration testing, security audits, TCP/IP, intrusion detection systems, firewalls, basic cryptography etc.

At PwC, we celebrate talents from all backgrounds and welcome applications from people who identify as disabled, neurodivergent, or who live with other long-term conditions. We want our candidates to have every opportunity to thrive in our recruitment process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Therefore, we welcome the opportunity to discuss with candidates any barriers we can remove, or adjustments we can make to appropriately adapt our process fairly and support them to perform at their best. Please contact us to request any accommodations.

Reimagine your future with PwC

A career at PwC means joining a purpose-led and diverse community of solvers, powered by the latest technology, where you will do meaningful work and make your mark—every day.

Our people are at the very heart of our business, and your wellbeing is our priority. 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.

And through our PwC Professional framework and development programmes, we will help you unlock your potential, make a positive impact and take your career where you want it to go. Most importantly we want to be appreciated for being you everyday.

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PwC offers all the perks you would expect from a leading employer for every stage of your journey with us—and more.

From everyday flexibility to working abroad, reward and recognition, our inclusive and family-friendly perks and policies meet you where you are—both in your personal life and your professional career.

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Join our inclusive community of solvers

Our most valuable asset is our people and we grow stronger as we learn from one another. We’re committed to creating an equitable and inclusive community of solvers where everyone feels that they truly belong. We understand that experience comes in many forms and building trust in society and solving important problems is only possible if we reflect the mosaic of the society we live in. We believe this so much that we have signed up for the Business in the Community Elevate Pledge. (

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Firm: PwC

Location: Dublin



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