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Perimeter Operations- Senior Associate

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_167556WD-int

Who we arePwC is driving major change across information and cyber security by building a centralized model to provide security services across the entire member firm network. Mandated at the network level, Network Information Security (NIS) operates outside Information Technology (IT) and is responsible for this major program initiative, from definition of the security strategy to the execution of the global Cyber Readiness Program, moving from local to globally-provided services.Our mission is to identify, control, and reduce the attack surface across the member firm network while increasing our adversaries' cost of attack.
About The Role

Team focuses on operational engineering activities across the suite of security tools managed in the NIS central service environment. The core areas of focus for Perimeter Security are Firewalls (Cloud, Physical, Virtual, WAF), Proxies, IPS, and VPN. This includes but is not limited to Major Incident Response and Resolution, Tuning and maintaining solutions, providing mentoring to junior staff, improving security posture, operational projects, and overall operational process improvement.

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 Senior Associate, 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:
  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.
  • Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from from current trends in business area.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Share relevant thought leadership.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Who we are looking for

  • Experience of progressive professional roles involving information security and/or IT management
  • Ideally some full time engineering expertise with Palo Alto Networks, including experience building/deploying/configuring/managing firewalls in an enterprise level environment with 50+ firewalls
  • Experience in networking and firewalls
  • Ideally has a PCNSE (Or willing to work towards one within 3 months of hiring
  • Troubleshooting and resolution of complex network security incidents, to include packet capture and analysis, log review, and critical thinking
  • Solving technical problems through engineering, including requirements analysis, design, development, implementation and testing
  • Possessing stakeholder management skills and the ability to set expectations and respond to business needs in a complex high-pressure environment
  • Demonstrating Security Risk Assessment for firewall rule implementations
  • Managing Documentation for perimeter security environments
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