Cyber Threat Defense - PAM Manager

If you are seeking an exciting career with the scope to grow your cyber security and technology skills through major change on a global scale, then NIS and PwC Technology will empower you to do so. In order to execute against the PwC Technology and NIS agenda, the team is structured into various pillars.

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The PwC Technology and Network Information Security (NIS) team at PwC is searching for talented security and technology professionals to build out a new center of excellence in the Netherlands. 

Operating on a local, regional and global scale, Network Information Security (NIS) is responsible for the definition of our security strategy to hands on execution of our global Cyber Readiness Program, moving from predominantly local to centralized services. Global Technology is responsible for driving the adoption and operation of global IT services across the organization.  

If you are seeking an exciting career with the scope to grow your cyber security and technology skills through major change on a global scale, then NIS and PwC Technology will empower you to do so. In order to execute against the PwC Technology and NIS agenda, the team is structured into various pillars.

NIS and PwC Technology are building the first global cyber security and technology function at PwC. Our mission protects 300,000 PwC members across 160 member firms worldwide as well as our global clients.

What does your work look like?

The Cyber Threat Defence team is a senior team that develops, socializes, and deploys novel mitigations to counter threat activity observed in Incident Response operations and Threat Intelligence. This role is focused on improving the overall Privileged Access Management (PAM) strategy through evaluation, testing, and collaboration, with a focus on security. Highly qualified candidates will excel in business communication and messaging in addition to technical disciplines.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluating and enhancing existing PAM solutions, including how access is utilized, controlled, and integrated with various internal system components.
  • Assessing how privileged access may be compromised. 
  • Working across multiple teams and pillars to socialize and align PAM requirements to the organization.
  • Working with leadership to shape the overall PAM strategy and roadmap.
  • Collaborating with internal teams to understand current capabilities and requirements around PAM / Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions.
  • Staying current on security trends and threats and making recommendations to leadership on mitigating strategies.
  • Working with Active Directory (AD), PAM and IAM teams to identify risks and/or gaps and applying controls.

Does this describe you? 

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Preferred Certifications and/or Trainings :CyberArk, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon cloud certifications along with Leadership and management training.
  • Possessing experience architecting, managing, and supporting Privileged Access Management solutions.
  • Developing and auditing the security architecture of PAM systems.
  • Understanding principles of information security engineering, architecture, and application security.
  • Possessing an understanding and practical knowledge of Active Directory, Azure, and Identity concepts.
  • Understanding current adversarial techniques for attacking PAM systems.
  • Demonstrates intimate knowledge and/or a proven record of success in architecture as applied in the support of and integration with key business and strategic priorities including the following areas: 
  • Acts with integrity, empathy, and diligence in the execution of a leadership role.
  • Has clarity of vision in developing and executing on a strategy with minimal direction required.
  • Utilizes effective written and verbal communication, including proper use of escalation, influence, briefings, and presentations.
  • Demonstrates awareness of team and organization dynamics.
  • Ability to influence positive outcomes.
  • Builds effective relationships with stakeholders and colleagues.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks.
  • Acts as an escalation point for junior members.

What can we offer you?

We believe in the power of an inclusive culture and we want everyone to feel free to be themselves. We offer access to a PwC global network, where you can exchange knowledge, ideas and questions with other professionals regarding other disciplines. We also offer you:

  • Numerous training sessions and courses that contribute to your personal and professional development;
  • An appropriate salary and extensive employment conditions, including a well-being budget. This is a personal annual budget of € 1.000 to spend on your health, for example on mindfulness, sport, lifestyle coachings & wellness;
  • A fully equipped, ergonomic home office with a second monitor;
  • A monthly internet allowance;
  • A lease car/car allowance, laptop and iPhone; 
  • 30 (or 32) holiday days per year; 
  • Hybrid working at the client, at home and at the office;
  • The possibility, within standard working hours, of focusing on Corporate Responsibility, various networks, diversity, innovation and/or recruitment along with enjoyable informal activities and social parties.

Apply Now!

Are you enthusiastic? Then let us have your CV, and a cover letter explaining why you’re applying and why you’re the right person for this position. Click on the red button and apply immediately! If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact our Recruiter Wesley Jafar. Please note: direct applications only, no recruiters.


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