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Associate, Data & Technology, Cybersecurity (Risk Advisory)

Company: Ankura
Location: California
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Ankura is a team of excellence founded on innovation and growth. Practice Overview Ankura's well regarded and fast growing Cybersecurity Practice offers a full-service suite of information security and privacy solutions for clients, regardless of industry or size. We provide proactive preparedness, incident response, cyber resilience, and managed advisory services customized to clients' requirements. The Cyber team is composed of leaders from the intelligence community, including former FBI and CIA personnel, private security firms, and pioneering technology companies. Our experts assess cyber risk and readiness, test and harden clients' infrastructure, and respond instantly and decisively when threats arise. We regularly advise boards of directors, members of the C-suite, general counsel, outside counsel, IT leaders, and other stakeholders at all stages of any cyber incident. Role Overview Our cyber technologies division, part of our cyber risk practice, is looking for a hands-on penetration tester who will support our clients identify vulnerabilities in external and internal facing infrastructure and recommend remediation strategies to counter threat actors proactively. Responsibilities * Support the day-to-day activities of engagements including interaction with other team members, subject matter experts, and client contacts. * Support all facets of client engagements, including work stream supervision, client interaction, and billing. * Generate consistent and thorough documentation to support processes executed throughout the project lifecycle. Specific tasks may include writing up interview notes, drafting emails, creating memorandum or reports that demonstrate specific processes followed, and developing project status summaries and/or reports and metrics. * Manage time and tasks to meet internal and external deadlines. * Provide input into client communications, both written and oral, throughout the lifecycle of the project. * Develop, review, and edit information security policies and procedures and provide guidance to clients regarding best practices. * Supervise appropriate personnel including less experienced consultants, client personnel, clerical support, and others as appropriate. * Perform and support risk, cyber, privacy and technical network assessments, including best practice audits. * Maintain a professional image within the company and project the same to those outside of the company. * Support vulnerability assessments and other cyber technical assessments Qualifications * Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science/Cyber Security/MSIS or equivalent work experience. * Approximately 1 - 3 years of experience working in the Cybersecurity, Privacy and Compliance space. * Knowledge of various cybersecurity frameworks such as NIST CSF, CIS Top 18 * Ability to deliver risk management solution strategies and implementations to clients. * Ability to travel #LI-Remote #LI-NA1 * Ankura is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment where mutual respect and collaboration is paramount. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other legally protected status.

Keywords: Ankura, Alexandria , Associate, Data & Technology, Cybersecurity (Risk Advisory), IT / Software / Systems , California, Virginia

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