Cyber MDR - Manager

Full Time | Manchester, ENGLAND | about 1 month

Job Summary

Full Time

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Job Description

A career in our Cyber Security practice, within Risk Assurance Compliance and Analytics services, will provide you with the opportunity to assist clients in developing analytics and technology solutions that help them detect, monitor, and predict risk. Using advanced technology, we’re able to focus on establishing the right controls, processes and structures for our clients to ensure that decisions are based on accurate information and assure that information provided to third parties is accurate, complete, and can be trusted.

Our team helps business leaders protect and manage their risk related to information regarding technology, people, systems, processes, culture, and physical surroundings. We help clients’ understand their current capability and develop a plan to target cyber security investment, helping to respond to actual cyber incidents, and advising on legal issues related to breaches, data privacy, and protection.

About the team

Are you passionate about practical, large-scale defence within Cyber Security? State sponsored attacks, corporate hacking, data breaches, economic espionage and targeted intrusions, including APT.

The scale and complexity of Cyber-attacks is increasing every day and businesses need a trusted ally to steer them through this challenging landscape.

The Cyber Defence team provide high-quality automation of security event detection and response to our global client base.

About The Role

Within Cyber Defense as a Manager at PwC, you will form a key part of the team responsible for the development, management and execution of our Managed Cyber Defence service to our global clients. Global is the operative word because we operate internationally with a focus on consistency and availability to our client base at any time.

The successful candidate will take a senior position within the team, bridging the technical, business and staff management disciplines. The position provides for excellent exposure to multiple areas of work, and strong career development opportunities.

Overseeing and continually improving the analysis of security event data on behalf of a wide variety of client organisations. Within the role you will help in the cyber defence of complex, enterprise-wide digital security environments by identifying events of concern and providing both operational and strategic input to our response recommendations to clients.

The role is primarily based in our Edinburgh, UK office. The role involves only very occasional travel and is primarily remote from our client organisations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leading, defining and organising the duties of a team of cyber security analysts working in multiple locations across a 24x7 operation

  • While not performing analysis themselves, candidates should have a strong technical proficiency sufficient to provide well-informed guidance on complex issues raised by the analysis team

  • Core technical knowledge in areas such as SOAR usage, SIEM engineering logic, endpoint detection / response, incident response or forensics will all be beneficial

  • Prioritizing the teams workload between multiple workstreams and across a variety of client organisations

  • Monitor and report on team performance

  • Actively work with clients and suppliers to continually manage our external relationships

  • Build effective working relationships across other teams within the Cyber Security practice, including the mechanics of ensuring strong information sharing and opportunities for working together on shared engagements

  • Work within, and ultimately help shape, our response framework for globally scalable cyber defence

  • Contribute to the development of new business opportunities by being able to clearly communicate the benefits and key differentiators of PwC’s Cyber Security offerings

Skills and Experience

  • A strong IT Service Management background is required, ideally with a security focus

  • Relevant areas of certification may include SANS, CISM, CISSP, ISO27001 (implementation more than audit), ITIL beyond Foundation level, or similar

  • Vendor and Client management - experience with multiple external third parties

  • Relevant technical experience may include Carbon Black, CrowdStrike, Tanium, Palo Alto XDR, Cylance or similar product sets would be highly beneficial

  • A technical background providing the capacity to communicate highly complex modern technical matters in a clear and concise manner, with excellent written and spoken communication skills a must

  • A background in client facing business-to-business work

  • Team building, staff mentoring and a strong value of the human side of teamwork is highly valued within PwC

  • Experience of gleaning and analysing security information from a large variety of host and network based technologies - tell us what you bring to the table.

  • The ability and willingness to get your hands dirty on the technical side is also beneficial

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