US/Canada - Platinion - Cybersecurity - Associate Director

Location:

Boston, Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C.

Geography:

North America

Capabilities:

Technology & digital

Industries:

Technology industries

About Us

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Practice Area Profile

BCG Platinion launched in Germany in 2000 to add deep technical expertise to the Boston Consulting Group’s existing capabilities. Today, our presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America. Our New York-based North American team began in 2014 and in 2017 acquired MAYA Design, a Pittsburgh-based digital design and innovation lab, to grow our capabilities around technology and design. We support our clients’ total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities. And together with BCG, BCG Platinion’s interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.

Role Profile

At BCG Platinion, we’re bringing cybersecurity to the front line of business challenges, creating solutions that solve problems in novel, feasible, and desirable ways. As an Associate Director, you will support the long-term development of Platinion and thus have far-reaching responsibility within your practice area, as well as within Platinion generally. In this role, you will contribute actively to industry practice areas, perform recruiting activities, aid our personnel development, and support our management team in achieving Platinion's ambitious growth targets. Together with our clients, you will develop superior cybersecurity solutions applying your sound cybersecurity expertise, your understanding of business contexts and applicable cybersecurity requirements, and your analytical and conceptual skills.

Cybersecurity Associate Directors at BCG Platinion are:

·         Technical experts. They are critical thinkers and have extensive cybersecurity expertise that drives innovative solutions.

·         Innovators. They understand and leverage cutting-edge cybersecurity approaches and tactics to create customized solutions for clients.

·         Change agents. They know how to make change happen across an organization. They can align and onboard teams to implement new cybersecurity process and toolsets. They embrace complex challenges and guide an organization to optimize their cybersecurity practices.

·         Collaborative. They are interdisciplinary team players who seek alignment and establish relationships ranging from cross-functional stakeholder groups to existing security teams.

You’re Good At:

  • Conducting cybersecurity assessments including gap analysis and roadmap development
  • Developing cybersecurity strategies, policies, processes, and procedures to protect clients’ internal infrastructure and their customers
  • Developing cybersecurity business strategies for technology product vendors that are integrated in the organizations overall business strategy and increase revenue and profits
  • Working with leadership teams, including facilitating board and senior management cybersecurity awareness workshops
  • Implementing secure development lifecycle in a variety of contexts
  • Quantifying progress through cybersecurity measurements and risk quantifications
  • Creating table top exercises
  • Creating business continuity and disaster recovery plans
  • Identifying and steering possibly topics for client projects, up to and including proposals
  • Directing project teams on site at client locations with participation in project steering groups

Your Qualifications

  • 12+ years of practical experience in cybersecurity consulting or project management (with teams of five persons or more) in a financial, healthcare, telecommunications, information technology, industrial or government organization
  • Bachelors degree information technology, business management, or similar degree
  • 8+ years of experience managing projects and decision processes at large organizations
  • Experience in acquisition, planning, management, and controlling of projects
  • Experience developing client relationships, managing expectations, and escalation situations
  • Hands-on experience with, or extensive knowledge of most of the following:
    • Developing cybersecurity policies or strategies
    • Managing cybersecurity risk
    • Leading security assessments
    • Implementing and running cybersecurity programs
    • Developing security architectures
    • Integrating security into system development lifecycle
    • Cyber supply chain risk management/third party risk management
    • Identity and access management
    • Developing cybersecurity workforce
    • Developing cybersecurity workforce
    • Delivering cybersecurity awareness training
    • Continuous monitoring
    • Vulnerability management, including conducting vulnerability assessments
    • Using SIEM tools, penetration testing, incident management, BCP, and/or DRP
  • Broad knowledge of cybersecurity technologies throughout organizational and acquisition lifecycle
  • Working knowledge of at least two different cybersecurity frameworks:
    • NIST Cybersecurity Framework
    • C2M2
    • NIST Special Publications
    • ISO/IEC 27000 family of standards, etc.
  • Experience using cybersecurity for Cloud, Big Data, and Mobile environments
  • Knowledge and experience with cybersecurity regulatory environments
  • Mentorship, leading and offering guidance to other members of the team to develop talent, provide direction, and oversee output and projects
  • Management experience, leading team members through our career development process and providing timely and accurate performance feedback
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Strategic end-to-end thinking
  • Ability to work with and lead dynamic teams
  • Ability to propose innovative ideas, build empathy within the firm and win the trust of the clients
  • Good interpersonal skills but also judgment independency and autonomy
  • Ability to write and manage proposals and reports
  • Ability to develop client presentations
  • Ability to present to senior management groups for both training and reporting purposes
  • Business-fluent written and spoken English language skills
  • Willingness to travel around the globe to work with clients and BCG teams. At times, this role involves significant travel to client sites. The amount of travel will depend on client needs and nature of projects

BCG Platinion launched in Germany in 2000 to add deep technical expertise to the Boston Consulting Group’s existing capabilities. Today, our presence spans across the globe, with offices in Asia, Europe, and South and North America. Our New York-based North American team began in 2014 and in 2017 acquired MAYA Design, a Pittsburgh-based digital design and innovation lab, to grow our capabilities around technology and design.

We support our clients’ total digital transformation through technology, design, cybersecurity, and risk management & financial engineering capabilities. And together with BCG, BCG Platinion’s interdisciplinary team of technical experts enable customized technical solutions and accelerate delivery value through new business platforms, application consolidations, and major system implementations.


Date Posted:

03-Apr-2019

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