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Senior Manager - Risk - Cyber Security - GPS

Ernst & Young

Doha, Qatar

Ref: NP946-1288

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Summary:

EY is seeking the region's leading Cyber Government & Public Services (GPS) expert to help expand the EY Cyber GPS business which covers government, public sector and Defense. This senior position will be the Cyber interface into the EY GPS and have demonstrated experience, knowledge and relationships within MENA GPS - with the focus to both internal to EY GPS sector leadership and to our clients. They will be expected to have wide Cyber exposure that includes at a minimum Cyber Strategy, IAM, SOC, Resilience, Forensics and Incident Response and demonstrated capability to work with EY Cyber domain Senior Managers to bring the best solutions and delivery to our clients. They will also provide leadership to the other junior staff in the group and be the GPS champion for the Cyber Partner. They will work closely with the regional Cyber leadership and EY GPS sector leadership and be part of a unique global network of Cyber GPS specialists to drive innovation, operational excellence and sales. In addition, they will also develop a close working relationship with the OT and IoT specialists, IAM, Cyber Analytics, SOC and Threat Intelligence teams in MENA, EMEIA and Globally.

The Cyber GPS Senior Manager is a critical customer facing role that requires the instinctive ability to recognize gaps in customer capabilities and to translate them into business requirements and an execution strategy in a clear and concise manner. The Cyber GPS Senior Manager will be responsible for the development of the overall MENA Cyber GPS vision that underlies the customer-centric EY services, and plays a primary role in the customization of tailored end-to-end services to the GPS Sector. The Cyber GPS Senior Manager will also play key role in introduction of new services /solutions in EY portfolio to GPS in terms of evaluation, integration and deployment.

Key Responsibilities:
• Customize EY Cyber services for the GPS sector through marketing, sales and delivery material.
• Leadership of the EY Cyber teams to deliver successful services to GPS clients.
• Key presenter and thought leadership at GPS events, industry representation, white papers and clients along with other key EY executives and management.
• Demonstrated ability to engage "C" level stakeholders and explain Cyber in business terms.
• Demonstrated ability to liaise with the customer cyber / security team.
• Work with delivery teams to ensure success integration of the project to our clients.
• Establish great and intimate working relationships with both the EY GPS sector teams.
• Clearly articulate the cyber issues the MENA GPS sector faces and the solutions required.
• Providing input for improvements to of EY Cyber services in line with dynamic regional and global cyber risk profiles and the global network.
• Key advisor to the EY Cyber MENA Partner and regional steering committees of any Cyber GPS specific market changes, opportunities and issues.


To qualify, candidates must have:
A real passion for Cybersecurity, who can articulate complex technical problems and solutions to "C level", with a focused state of mind to understand how technology can assist and support to protect GPS clients from the threats they face. We are looking for a Cyber GPS Senior Manager with capability and experience in some of the following areas:

• Excellent leadership, team work, passion and drive to succeed and combat Cyber threats
• GPS sector solution focus, design and deployment
• Experienced with various levels of government and Defense.
• Proven relationships in the GPS sector with senior Senior Managers
• Experienced in dealing with Critical National Infrastructure issues
• Experienced in dealing with Government regulators, intelligence agencies and national Cyber centers.
• Awareness and knowledge Threat Intelligence / feeds platform integration in an enterprise
• Awareness and knowledge of IAM solutions
• Awareness and knowledge Big data analytics, dashboards, eGRC and behavioral analysis tools
• Awareness and knowledge of Cyber Incident Response
• Awareness and knowledge Attack & Penetration Testing / Ethical Hacking
• Awareness and knowledge Application Security Risk Assessment

Qualifications & Experience:
• Must have an Bachelor degree in Computer, Information Systems or Engineering related field preferred
• 6+ years of working experience in a senior Cyber role
• 4 + years of working in the GPS field, preferably covering both Government and Defense.
• Strong experience on customer service processes and solving issues
• Proven solution sales record with strong client intimacy
• Knowledge of various security architecture methods such as Enterprise Architect Frameworks like TOGAF, SABSA, etc.
• Ability to explain business principles of secure system designs in terms of business risk
• In depth Desktop OS and Server OS knowledge
• Knowledge of networking and application knowledge
• Knowledge of analytical and problem solving skills
• Knowledge of network monitoring technology platforms.
• Knowledge of end point protection tools, techniques and platforms.
• Internationally recognized technical certifications in relevant areas
• Knowledge with TCP/IP, security concepts, WAN and LAN concepts, Routing Protocols, Firewall Security policies
• Knowledge of VPN technology, PKI, AAA, and IDS concepts
• Understanding of the principles of best practice security as embodied in ISO27001

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The MENA practice of EY has been operating in the region since 1923. For over 95 years, we have grown to over 7,500 people united across 21 offices and 16 countries, sharing the same values and an unwavering commitment to quality. As an organization, we continue to develop outstanding leaders who deliver exceptional services to our clients and who contribute to our communities. We are proud of our accomplishments over the years, reaffirming our position as the largest and most established professional services organization in the region

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