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Senior Security Engineer, NIS

Posted: 21 Nov 2020 Closes: 21 Dec 2020
National, National UK Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -1135774383

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Summary Description

PwC are driving major change across information & cyber security by building a centralized model to provide security services across the entire member firm network. Mandated at the network level, NIS operate outside IT & are responsible for this major program initiative, from definition of the security strategy to execution of the global Cyber Readiness Program, moving from local to centralized services.

Our mission is to identify, control & reduce the attack surface across the member firm network while increasing our adversaries' cost of attack. In order to deliver the Cyber Readiness Program the NIS team is structured into the following Pillars:
  • Information Security Risk & Compliance
  • CISO
  • Security Architecture, Engineering, Innovation & Transformation (SAEIT)
  • Cyber
  • Strategy & Alliances
  • Chief of Staff

NIS are building the first global cyber security function at PwC. Our mission protects 300,000 PwC members across 160 member firms worldwide as well as our global clients. If you are seeking an exciting career with the scope to grow your security skills through major change on a global scale, then NIS will empower you to do so.

The SAEIT pillar within NIS is responsible for the following services:
  • Security Architecture
  • Security Engineering
  • Innovation
  • Security Transformation
  • Application Security

If you love designing & building security technology this is the place to be. Within SAEIT we work closely with the business to define the NIS 5 year security roadmap. Gathering business requirements to combine PwC's goals with conceptual long term security trends to create a target architecture for NIS to deliver against. From this future state plan the Security Engineering team break down long term goals into manageable projects and look to technical security solutions to solve business problems. Designing & building security technology that span the wider PwC network of firms. Once security technologies are built the security engineering team work closely with Cyber in order to highlight the capability of the technology to ensure maximum impact as it is transitioned into an operational environment.


Scope of Responsibility

  • The Security Engineering team is responsible for the following tasks:
  • Working with Security Architecture to break down high level roadmap into manageable project solutions over the medium term
  • Definition of solution design for enterprise security technology
  • Execution of hands on build of security technologies on a global scale
  • Engaging technology stakeholders at all levels to explain complex security technologies & manage deployment & implementation pipelines
  • Engage with Cyber to discuss & hand over service transition and management of implemented security technology

Strategic & Technical Orientation / Job Content:

  • SAEIT pillar skills matrix:
  • Experience engaging business & technology stakeholders at all levels to gather long term goals & requirements
  • Experience mapping long term business requirements to complex security architecture frameworks such as TOGAF, SABSA, Zachman etc.
  • Understanding of how to design & build security technology solutions aligned to a global central service environment
  • Understanding of security technology at an enterprise & solution level
  • Hands on engineering experience with enterprise security technology
  • Experience working to transition technology from a local focus to a central technology service organization
  • Experience working in a complex, matrix organization
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders across functional and technical skillsets

Range of Impact

  • A 3E Level employee possesses deep functional knowledge in a specific subject matter area or technical domain that is applied in the context of a broader understanding of the functional area and related systems and processes.
  • The candidate will contribute to the development of new subject matter/technical domain expertise.
  • A 3E resolves complex problems by continuously applying significant independent judgment and by collaborating with others, and influences others through a small team of direct reports, through work on projects and in teams, and/or through leading portions of larger projects
  • Demonstrates extensive-level abilities within Security Engineering.
  • Encourages improvement and innovation within Security Engineering and nurturing and developing less-experienced staff through coaching and written/verbal feedback.
  • Executes Security Engineering tasks with autonomy.

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