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Security Associate

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Job Category:   Cybersecurity/Privacy
Line of Service:   Advisory
State & City:   TX-San Antonio
Travel Requirements:   0-20%
Position Type:   Associate
Req ID:   101309BR
PwC/LOS Overview
PwC is a network of firms committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

We help resolve complex issues for our clients and identify opportunities. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us.

At PwC, we develop leaders at all levels. The distinctive leadership framework we call the PwC Professional (http://pwc.to/pwcpro) provides our people with a road map to grow their skills and build their careers. Our approach to ongoing development shapes employees into leaders, no matter the role or job title.

Are you ready to build a career in a rapidly changing world? Developing as a PwC Professional means that you will be ready
- to create and capture opportunities to advance your career and fulfill your potential. To learn more, visit us at www.pwc.com/careers.

PwC Advisory helps our clients with their most challenging imperatives from strategy through execution. We combine the breadth of knowledge of over 48,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. We work with the world's largest and most complex companies and understand the unique business issues and opportunities our clients face.

Job Description
PricewaterhouseCoopers is committed to a global sourcing strategy that leverages the strength of our worldwide network.

Our Advisory Global Sourcing and Delivery (GSD) model is a set of capabilities resident outside our core US practice that supports us in performing client service activities anywhere in the world, where the appropriate mix of talent and knowledge is available at the best value. Working together with our client service engagement teams, we tailor a plan that combines the best resource and pricing options for a specific piece of work, based on the client business drivers, delivery requirements, and value factors.

Our Cybersecurity and Privacy Consultants are a team of business integrators with extensive consulting and industry experience who help our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy through execution. A Cybersecurity and Privacy consulting career may provide the opportunity to grow and contribute to our clients' business issues every day, applying a collection of security spectrum capabilities, including security strategy and governance, IT risk, security technologies, and cybercrime and breach response.

As we aim to rapidly grow our Cybersecurity and Privacy practice, we are looking for consultants who are passionate about how strategy and technology can improve the role of cybersecurity, privacy and data protection in our digital world. We are looking for consultants with extensive consulting, technological and industry experience who will help our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy through execution. A Cybersecurity and Privacy consulting career will provide the opportunity to grow and contribute to our clients' business issues every day, applying a collection of information and Cyber security capabilities, including security and privacy strategy and governance, IT risk, security testing, technology implementation/operations, and cybercrime and breach response.

Our Strategy and

services help clients understand the current cybersecurity and privacy landscape, make cybersecurity a collective priority, and develop and implement solutions across people, processes, and technologies. We provide the foundations to design, manage and operate a cybersecurity program aligned to business strategy, and increase organizational resilience in the face of an ever-changing threat landscape.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 3


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree Any discipline with understanding of cybersecurity concepts.Computer Science Engineering or equivalent is preferred


Certification(s) Preferred: ITIL


Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and proven success in the following areas:

- Communicates information regarding the information secruity threat landscape;
- Identifies security threats, exploits, attack vectors and skills to perform investigation and remediation;
- Implements standard/non-standard changes as assigned;
- Performs (schedules and runs) a vulnerability scan as per the client schedules, provide a summary report of vulnerabilities for client review;
- Identifies and accesses management solutions and privileged access management solutions, resolves role/rule based access control issues;
- Implements password management policy;
- Deploys patches for AV/IAM/applicable service lines, vulnerabilities and exploits in Network, Hosts (Wintel & Unix), Endpoints and standard application systems;
- Understands and analysis of Phishing and reporting, experience in Packet analysis and Windows Host Analysis, experience in investigation of security incidents and mitigation recommendations;
- Performs triage (advanced diagnosis/resolution and recovery) of SIEM, DLP, IAM, PAM, Host (end point) security issues and escalates to tier 3/client/stakeholders based on the defined processes;
- Participates in daily huddles, shift handovers, prepare reports or provide inputs for reports as assigned; and
- Understands secure development lifecycle concepts.


Skills Preferred:

Proven industry experience demonstrating some abilities and success in roles involving Security Information and Events Management, analysis of logs from network security devices, hands on experience with a SIEM technology, strong foundation of identity and access management principles, DLP incident evidence gathering or any of the applicable services mentioned above, including the following areas:

- Analytic skills for problem analysis and resolution;
- Proven ability to quickly acquire and utilize knowledge on new technologies and solutions, emerging threats and vulnerabilities;
- Working with AD and IAM/PAM solution, CCNA, CompTIA + Security, MCSE or equivalent certifications;
- Security/process certifications/skills in one or more of the following areas (relevant to the service line): HPOV, Wireshark , McAfee, Symantec, CEH, Licenses Pen Tester/CPTC, Cyberark, Sailpoint, Microsoft FIM and similar technologies, Cisco, Checkpoint, Websense, Fortinet, McAfee, Symantec or equivalent infrastructure security skills and certifications, HPE (ArcSight), Splunk, LogRhythm or equivalent SIEM skills;


- Programming/coding/scripting for IAM/PAM roles: C, C++, Python; and,
- Willingness to work in 2nd shift environment in the assigned shifts, with holidays aligned to client schedules.




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