Cyber Security Incident Response Expert - Manager

4-5 years
4 months ago 1 Applied
Job Description

Job Description & Summary

About the Team
PwC South East Asia Consulting's vision is to create meaningful relationships with our clients by powering the next generation digital enterprise.

Our Cybersecurity team helps our clients think more broadly about security and move boldly towards new possibilities. We offer our clients an end-to-end portfolio of services across four stages: assess, build, manage and respond.

Our focus areas are Cyber Risk Strategy, Digital Identity & Access Management, Data Privacy & Protection, Cyber Defence & SOC Optimisation.

About the Role

  • Design and work on cybersecurity framework based on business objectives and strategic imperatives of the client organisation including goals, vision, mission, and operational plans

  • Leading a team of specialists to deliver our incident response, post-incident review, incident readiness, and threat hunting services.

  • Leveraging your technical skill set to deliver high quality outcomes to clients, through a combination of hands-on delivery, leading the development of presentations and reports, and providing regular technical leadership and coaching to more junior members of the team

  • Contributing to the development of our service offering and internal tools within the incident response and threat hunting capability

  • Proactively identifying strategic opportunities to create new, or optimise existing, Defensive Security services or capabilities (e.g. development of new methodologies, identification of new technical service offerings).

  • Taking ownership and accountability to deliver, leveraging the broader team as required to ensure success.

  • Assisting in delivering privacy projects to acting as a subject matter expert on them or to leading a team towards excellent client experience

  • Supporting and guiding our clients in adhering to the complex web of relevant national and international regulations (e.g. EU General Data Protection Regulation).

  • Deploying processes and tools to help detect and prevent privacy breaches

  • Ensuring a harmonised approach towards data protection and privacy by bringing together our client's stakeholders (e.g. legal, compliance, risk, HR, security, business functions)

  • Assisting clients in privacy related incident response activities

Preferred skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Engineering, or equivalent education
  • Minimum 4 - 5 years of prior relevant working experience
  • A background in leading IR teams and articulating the nature and value of blue team capabilities and activities to stakeholders
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning solutions and cybersecurity systems
  • Possession of relevant qualifications such as GIAC GCIA / GCIH, or applicable vendor certifications with major cloud service providers or incident response product vendors. or relevant certifications
  • Strong interpersonal and stakeholder management skills with ability to coordinate between technical and business teams
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills with stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to efficiently understand client organisations and their business model and to tailor relevant processes to privacy requirements
  • An analytical mindset, strive for quality and are able to work in a result-oriented environment


Degrees/Field of Study required: Bachelor Degree

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Available for Work Visa Sponsorship


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Established in the region for 40 years, PwC has around 8,000 people in 12 countries across the region: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, the Palestinian territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Our regional team operates across the Middle East bringing international experience delivered within the context of the region and its culture. We can bring the collective knowledge and experience of more than 328,000 people across the entire global PwC network in advisory, assurance and tax to help you find the value you are looking for.