Principal, Technology Risk

Principal, Technology Risk

Job Category: Technology Risk
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Five Eyes
Location Type: Hybrid

Job description

NINTH EAST Partners are committed to providing the world’s best technology services through building meaningful partnerships, developing the next wave of technology professionals and advisors and providing industry leading and relevant advisory services.

We are embarking on a growth and expansion phase and are looking for Technology Risk Principals to join our consulting team within the Cyber Consulting and Response practice. We are looking for Principals based in New York City, Singapore and in Australia ideally in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra or Newcastle. This role will lead and own customer engagements while supporting the delivery team in reviewing, improving and carrying out implementations of current or new security solutions within our clients’ infrastructure. Reporting directly to the Technology Risk Senior Partner, you will be in a pivotal role as a leader within the global Cyber Consulting and Response team.

The Principal, Technology Risk responsibilities are:

  • Lead, coach and inspire members of the global Cyber Consulting and Response practice.
  • Bring upon research and best practices for new cybersecurity solutions and applicability to the current process of the business.
  • Transformation of current ecosystem to a zero trust ecosystem through constant validation at every single stage of implementation.
  • Own mitigation plans and design practical implementations for security issues e.g., firewall policies review, segmentation & segregation recommendations, Microsoft AD-tier Model implementation etc.
  • Own, lead, evaluate and improve our clients’ security posture by elevating their infrastructure’s resilience and implement best-practice organisational procedures
  • Operate as a critical incident manager for identified P1

Essential Qualification

  • All candidates must hold or be eligible to obtain relevant security clearances in the country they are applying for.

Expected Qualifications

  • Degree/Relevant field of study in Computer Science, Networking, Engineering.
  • Vast knowledge in cyber-security IT systems and cloud infrastructure including:
  • Leadership experience in a Cybersecurity practice
  • Deep understanding of Microsoft IT infrastructure i.e., AD, GPO, protocols
  • At least 3 years of leadership experience and 7 years of hands on experience with securing large organisational networks, including security controls, OS hardening, network devices’ security etc.
  • Practical experience with Firewall management from different vendors
  • Knowledge of cloud environments – AWS, Azure, GCP– A significant advantage
  • Knowledge of security controls e.g., AV, EDR/XDR, DLP, Device control etc.
  • Experience in consulting services and risk assessment
  • Experience with implementing security monitoring procedures & systems (SOC, SIEM, SOAR)
  • CISSP, CISM, CCSP, AWS / Azure certifications are advantageous.
  • Experienced in in-depth knowledge of Data Center Architecture ( Hypervisors, Storage, OS, Containerization, Network Security )
  • Familiarity with security standards e.g., SOC2, ISO27001, ISO27018 etc.
  • Familiarity with SaaS security and SaaS vendor assessment

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