Information Security - Business Intelligence Senior Associate

Pwc Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 1 week ago

A career in Information Security, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to develop and support our internal security technologies and services across the entire global and local PwC network. You'll focus on being the forefront of designing, developing, and implementing information technology including hardware, software, and networks that enhances security of internal information and protect our firms intellectual assets.


As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above

  • Train and lead staff

  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:

High School Diploma

Minimum Years of Experience:
2 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:

Bachelor Degree

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates thorough knowledge of, and/or proven record of success in, firm priorities, Network Information Security concepts, principles and standards and their application in a large enterprise environment, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, with emphasis in the following areas:

  • Understanding and leveraging information security policy and procedure development and maintenance (including security awareness and role-based security training);
  • Performing and maintaining formalized risk assessments;
  • Maintaining Insider Threat Awareness training process;
  • Implementing and overseeing a compliant Risk Management Strategy;
  • Providing insight to overall security strategies and evaluating organizational progress towards agreed upon goals, and finding solutions to complex issues in order to maintain timelines and achieve project success;
  • Developing and maintaining information security training and development programs;
  • Creating and maintaining effective business relationships;
  • Writing, communicating, facilitating and presenting cogently; to and/or for all levels of audiences, and internal staff and management;
  • Developing team building skills that foster an inclusive and collaborative environment for stakeholders and team members; and,
  • Collaborating with team members to create an atmosphere of trust, seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation, answering questions and providing direction to less-experienced staff, coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.

Demonstrates thorough abilities, and/or proven record of success, supporting and/or coordinating Information Security Governance, preferably for a global network of professional services firms or matrixed environment, with emphasis in the following areas:

  • Identifying and addressing leadership and stakeholder needs;
  • Collaborating effectively with all levels of stakeholders and project resources to gather information for various project management activities, adapting strategy as needed;
  • Leveraging creative thinking, problem solving, and technology (i.e., MS Office Suite, Lotus Notes, Google at Work and other firm sponsored technologies) to develop deliverables and analyses;
  • Working independently on projects, influencing line manager by providing project and operational planning and implementation; and,
  • Keeping team and leadership informed on progress and or issues affecting deliverables and/or the department.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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