Security Architect – Financial Services Advisory - Expressions of Interest

Our highly successful Cyber Security team is growing and we are looking to connect with security architects with varying levels of experience. You may be ready for a change in your career now or in the future and either way, we would like to speak with you now and get the ball rolling!  If this opportunity sounds like you, please apply and we can start the conversation.
The opportunity
Cyber threats, social media, massive data storage, privacy requirements and continuity of the business as usual require heavy information security measures. As a security architect, you will lead the implementation of security solutions for our clients and support the clients in their desire to protect the business. You will belong to an international connected team of specialists helping our clients with their most complex information security needs and contributing toward their business resilience. You will be working with our Advanced Security centres to access the most sophisticated tools available to fight against cybercrime.
Your key responsibilities

  • Be involved in technical security architecture services for many of our largest global clients
  • Identify security gaps in solution designs and design practical solutions to remediate them
  • Be dedicated to operational and delivery excellence.

We’re looking for people with some or many of the following skills and experience

  • Expert level security knowledge in technical IT domains such as operating systems, networks, databases, cloud or solution development
  • Expert level knowledge in assessing solution architectures at the planning and design level for security issues and vulnerabilities
  • Experience in practical security vulnerability remediation
  • Management of multiple stakeholders including business and IT
  • Information Security domains - in particular one or more of the following: Cyber Program Management, Cyber Threat Management, Identity & Access Management, Data Protection, Privacy, Organisational Resilience. This experience should include both advisory and implementation experience
  • Strong technical security skills in assessment, design, implementation, architecture, and program / project delivery and work across various delivery models, (Waterfall, Agile, DevOps)
  • Industry related certification preferred (e.g. CISSP, CISA, CISM, SABSA, PRINCE2, TOGAF, ITIL)
  • Solution Level Certifications, OSCP, CREST, GIAC would be advantageous, as well as penetration testing experience.

To qualify for a Security Architect opportunity you must have

  • 3 - 7 years of professional experience in cyber security consulting in security controls assessment and implementation in complex IT environments including on premise and cloud
  • Strong project management, negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
  • You may also have a Bachelor's and/or post graduate degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, or a related major.

You will impress us with your technical skills, however, it will be your strong communication skills, ability to build and develop relationships and commitment to delivering excellence in client service that will stand you apart.
What we look for
We’re interested in individuals with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re serious about cyber security and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, a role with EY is for you.  
What working at EY offers
We offer competitive remuneration packages where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and the value you bring. Our Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working, career development, and an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings. We are happy to consider formal and informal flexible working arrangements. To find out how some of our people are using these arrangements to help them achieve a lifestyle balance, please click here.
Who we are
EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network. These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.
About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, knowledge and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better.  Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
Join us in building a better working world. 
Start a conversation with us now.
The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider. The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ernst & Young or by their external third party provider. Regarding these opportunities, the minimum salary for more junior positions is $70,000 including 9.5% superannuation. 
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