About the team
PwC are 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, NIS operate outside IT and 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
Security Architecture, Engineering, Innovation & Transformation (SAEIT)
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
About the role
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.
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 and hand over service transition and management of implemented security technology
Essential skills and experience
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
Broad understanding of enterprise technology & how to design & build a range of security tools
Experience working to transition technology from a local focus to a central technology service organization
Experience working in a complex, matrix organization
Knowledge of how attack techniques are used in enterprise intrusions to gain entry, gain privilege,
and ultimately accomplish a nefarious objective against a victim organization.
Experience working with multiple stakeholders across functional and technical skillsets