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National Consulting - Houston - Consultant Development Program - Technology Consulting - Cybersecurity Consulting Intern - Summer 2021


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Ernst & Young LLP

Description

When you join our Technology Consulting- Cybersecurity Consulting practice as an intern, you're a part of our Consultant Development Program. You'll be provided learning opportunities, technical competency training, and coaching to develop core consulting skills. Each individual experience will vary but this Program will enable differential experiences through varied account and engagement alignments.

The opportunity

The cybersecurity landscape is in a constant state of change. Organizations today must increasingly rely on new and disruptive technologies to help them grow and differentiate in the evolving marketplace. Organizations that lack effective cybersecurity measures to help manage this change, face breaking the trust of their customers, stakeholders, and the marketplace while exposing themselves to ever increasing risk. Our Cybersecurity practice works with a broad range of clients to assist them in gaining insights to their cybersecurity risks through a variety of assessments, transformational program strategy designs, and technology implementations. EY's Cybersecurity solutions are organized within five competencies, which includes the following:

  • Strategy, Risk, Compliance and Resilience - These solutions help organizations evaluate the effectiveness and efficiencies of their cybersecurity program in context of the business growth and operations strategies.
  • Data Protection and Privacy - These solutions are designed to help organizations protect their information over the full data lifecycle - from acquisition to disposal. The service offering helps companies and organizations stay up to date with data security and data privacy good practices, as well as compliancy with regulation, in a constantly evolving threat environment and regulatory landscape.
  • Identity and Access Management - These solutions are designed to help organizations with their definition of access management strategy, governance, access transformation, and ongoing operations. The solutions help organizations ensure the right users validate who they are and get access to the right organization resources.
  • Architecture, Engineering, and Emerging Technology - These solutions are designed to help organizations protect themselves from adversaries that would seek to exploit weaknesses in the design, implementation, and operation of their technical security controls, including disruptive technologies in the marketplace.
  • Next Generation Security Operations and Response - These solutions help organizations proactively identify and manage risk, monitor threats, and investigate the effects of real-world attacks.

You'll work alongside respected Cybersecurity professionals across diverse set of clients and industry sectors, learning about and using the latest tools and techniques to identify and overcome some of the most relevant and pressing cybersecurity risks faced by our clients. It's a highly specialized area, where you'll learn highly sought-after technical skills, all while developing your relationship management abilities - often by working directly on-site with our clients.

What to expect

Based on your existing experience, knowledge and ambitions, you could have the opportunity to gain experience across a number of our Cybersecurity competencies and solutions, assessing and delivering foundational components of our services.

Your key responsibilities

  • Understanding clients' cultures and operations to influence important decisions on cyber risks
  • Growing lasting relationships with our clients, understanding their needs, and consistently delivering quality client services.
  • Helping clients drive business-led and technology-enabled transformation across a broad range of cybersecurity and business issues.
  • Understanding and documenting clients' technology processes and requirements, performing root cause analyses, developing business use cases, and gathering information.
  • Monitoring progress, managing risks and ensuring key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.
  • Developing specific skills with software packages from leading enterprise application vendors.
  • Taking full responsibility for tasks including consistent self-review of work to identify and improve an approach for producing high quality work products, while working under supervision.
  • Constantly updating your understanding of cybersecurity and industry trends.

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Obtained or be working toward a Bachelor's or Master's degree in a relevant technology discipline, e.g., Computer Science, Information Systems, Math, IT Security, Operational Technology, Information Technology, Technology Risk, Computer or other related Engineering
  • Desire to work in consulting demonstrated by relevant course work, interest or internship experience
  • The flexibility and willingness to travel as well as work in excess of standard hours when necessary
  • The understanding that travel is an essential function of the job and is estimated at 80%
  • Proficiency with MS Office, including MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint
  • Willingness and ability to learn and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated project management, teaming, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong root-cause analysis experience and skills as well as the ability to identify strengths and weaknesses in a client's processes and controls
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
  • Ability to work independently in both on-site and remote working environments
  • Integrity within a professional environment
  • A driver's license valid in the U.S.
  • Candidates interested in the Government & Public Sector industry focus must have sole U.S. citizenship and be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance or higher, within the designated timeframe, which will be determined by the engagement requirements for a security clearance

Ideally, you'll also have some of the following skills

  • Training in programming languages such as Java, C, C++, C#, asp, and .NET
  • Proven Unix, Windows, networking and wireless security skills
  • A deep understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • System design experience that addresses business issues and risks
  • Technical skills in a broad range of operating systems and databases
  • Knowledge of intelligence collection disciplines including SIGINT, HUMINT and OSINT
  • An understanding of emerging threat characterization frameworks such as OpenIOC, STiX, CybOX and MAEC
  • The ability to perform basic static and dynamic malware analyses
  • Familiarity with network-based vulnerability exploitation tools
  • A firm grasp of application security source code assessments
  • Experience with EnCase, FTK, or Sleuthkit
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies, the risks they introduce into an environment and how to design mitigating processes and controls to address the risks
  • Being able to apply knowledge and experience on a variety of cybersecurity projects and working conditions
  • Interpersonal skills and business acumen
  • Flexible in the type of work performed

What we look for

We're interested in intellectually curious people with a genuine passion for cybersecurity. With your broad exposure across Cybersecurity, we'll turn to you to speak up with innovative new ideas that could make a lasting difference not only to us - but also to the industry as a whole. If you have the confidence in both your presentation and technical abilities to grow into a leading expert here, this is the role for you.

What working at EY offers

If you join EY full-time after your internship, we offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you'll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You'll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

Plus, we offer

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the profession
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress in your career
  • Gained flexibility through two-way communication and commitment with your engagement teams

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy and transaction services and consulting services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.


Associated topics: business, business analysis, client, consultant, customer, information technology consultant, market, marketing, senior consultant, support analyst
Posted Date
01/28/2021

Listing ID
76187135
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