Security Governance Leader - REMOTE - Government and Public Sector

at EY in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States

Job Description

EY focuses on high-ethical standards and integrity among its employees and expects all candidates to demonstrate these qualities. At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture 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. Join us and build 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.?

The opportunity

This is a remote opportunity that can be performed within Continental United States.

The Security Program safeguards classified information, controlled unclassified information (CUI), and other confidential information in a mix of EY information systems and EY operated federal information system. As such, the Security Governance Leader must understand the various security requirements and ensure they are appropriately applied to each system or environment.

Your key responsibilities

+ Develop and implement a comprehensive governance framework for addressing the US government security requirements

+ Establish and enforce security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures in accordance with government regulations, such as NIST standards and FISMA guidelines, FedRAMP, and agency specific requirements

+ Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess security risks, identify vulnerabilities, and propose remediation actions

+ Conduct regular security risk assessments to identify potential threats and vulnerabilities impacting government security

+ Collaborate with the other Information Security and IT departments to ensure that security controls are integrated into technology systems, networks, and applications

+ Lead and oversee the implementation of security controls, including network and systems monitoring, access controls, encryption, authentication, and user provisioning

+ Develop and deliver comprehensive security awareness and training programs for employees to promote a culture of security awareness and compliance

+ Stay up to date with the latest best practices, industry trends, and government security regulations to proactively maintain compliance

+ Collaborate with external auditors and government officials during security audits and assessments

+ Prepare and present reports on security governance activities, risk assessments, and compliance status to the management team and relevant government authorities

+ Foster strong relationships with key stakeholders, including government agencies, auditors, vendors, and internal teams

To qualify for the role you must have

+ Bachelor’s degree in information security, computer science, or a relevant experience

+ A minimum of 7-10+ years of experience in information security, with a focus on US government security requirements and compliance

+ Comprehensive understanding of US government security regulations, standards, and frameworks, including NIST Special Publications (e.g., NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-171) and various other government publications (e.g., STIGs, Security Requirements Guides)

+ Experience developing and implementing security policies, standards, and procedures in alignment with government security requirements

+ Proficiency in conducting security risk assessments, vulnerability assessments, and penetration testing methodologies

+ Strong knowledge of security technologies, including firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems, security information and event management (SIEM), and secure coding practices

+ Excellent communication skills, with the ability to effectively articulate complex security concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders

+ Proven ability to lead, influence, and collaborate with cross functional teams

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously

+ Experience in incident response management and conducting security investigations is a plus

+ Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance

Ideally, you’ll also have

+ Master’s degree preferred

+ Relevant certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) are highly desirable

What we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $151,700 to $283,600. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $182,000 to $322,300. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. 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.

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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, pregnancy, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with applicable law.

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Job Posting: JC252049608

Posted On: Dec 06, 2023

Updated On: Jan 06, 2024

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