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Cyber Defense Manager (GPS)

Company: Ernst & Young LLP
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

At EY,you'll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with theglobalscale, support,inclusiveculture and technology to become the best version of you. And we're counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too.Joinus andbuild an exceptional experience for yourself,and a better working world for all.

From strategy to execution, the Government & Public Sector (GPS) practice of Ernst & Young LLP provides a full range of consulting and audit services to help our Federal, State, Local and Education clients implement new ideas to help achieve their mission outcomes. We deliver real change and measurable results through our diverse, high-performing teams, quality work at the highest professional standards, operational know-how from across our global organization, and creative and bold ideas that drive innovation. We enable our government clients to achieve their mission of protecting the nation and serving the people; increasing public safety; improving healthcare for our military, veterans and citizens; delivering essential public services; and helping those in need. EY is ready to help our government build a better working world.

Our GPS Technology Organization is a structure within the US GPS practice that implements and maintains a new operate and technology model designed specifically to support U.S. defense and Government engagements.

The opportunity

As the Cyber Defense Manager, GPS, you'll primarily be responsible for leading a team of cyber defense analysts focused on the cyber defense of the information systems supporting the business line. You'll have the chance to make an impact oncareers by providing training, development andperformance related feedback. You'll also be responsible for the development of standard operating procedures and performance metrics, process maturity improvements and the cyber defense strategy. You'll contribute to the leadership and strategic direction of the security organzation and GPS business unit. You'll act as the liasion with the Corporate Cyber Defense and Threat Intelligence functions.The primary goal for this role is to prevent security incidents, minimize their impacts and to restore normal operations post incident.

Your key responsibilities

  • Lead a 7 by 24 security operations center team, ensuring appropriate monitoring for and escalation of security incidents as appropriate

  • Lead a virtual team

  • Building an inclusive team through a sense ofbelonging that inspires innovation andcollaboration

  • Overseeing and managing a team of junior and mid-level cyber defense analysts with their training and performance management, as well as ensuring they have the knowledge and opportunities to grow their careers

  • Locating and assimilating new information to provide context for security events

  • Prioritizing team efforts so that the most impactful are addressed first

  • Developing and maintaining SOC runbooks and SOPs

  • Managing and improving information security documentation as required

  • Serving as an escalation point for team members and providing support and lead investigations when required

  • Working with Information Security project teams to manage and maintain security posture

  • Working with project teams to design, implement, security controls

  • Providing mentoring and guidance to a team of junior and mid-level security analysts

  • Managing, generating and improving of key Cyber security metrics

  • Providing strategic level guidance to technical and business leadership

Skills and attributes for success

  • High degree of cultural and emotionalintelligence, and demonstratedaptitude for resilience, flexibility, andability to adapt to changingcircumstances and dynamics

  • Demonstrated integrity in a professional environment

  • Good teaming skills including the ability to create and foster a diverse andinclusive environment

  • Excellent knowledge of global and US Government cyber security issues

  • Excellent social, communication, technical, and general writing skills

  • Excellent ability at building relationships with other organizational groups

  • Experience with development of SEIM rules

  • Knoweldge of forensic and malware analysis tools and techniques

  • Experience managing a threat analysis team within a SOC environment

  • Experience generating metrics and reporting

  • Deep understanding of IDS, Firewalls, network monitoring sensors

  • Understanding of endpoint controls and monitoring

  • Deep understanding of security threats and vulnerabilities

  • General networking knowledge

  • General knowledge of Windows Server networking and infrastructure

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure environment, especially Azure Government

  • To qualifyfor theroleyou must have
  • Undergraduate/Post Graduate degree in Computer Science or Engineering or related domain (MCA/MTech/BTech/BCA /BSc CS or BSc IT).

  • A CISSP, CISM, GCED, GCIH or similar certification

  • Experience managing a team

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Top Secret Security clearance level

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Past experience working within professional services or large matrix organizations

What we look for

Individuals with strong business and technical acumen who demonstrate drive, vision, teaming andpurpose and are passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals.


We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you'll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You'll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You'll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We'll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We'll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You'll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

EY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Keywords: Ernst & Young LLP, Alpharetta , Cyber Defense Manager (GPS), Other , Alpharetta, Georgia

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