DigitalBCG | Consultant/Senior Consultants - Cybersecurity


Canberra, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney


Asia Pacific


Technology & digital


Technology industries

Who We Are

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.

BCG Platinion

As a seamlessly integrated part of the BCG network, we provide consulting services focused on the development and implementation of business-critical IT architecture and digital solutions. We create technology platforms and deliver exceptionally customized solutions of the future for our clients, from data strategies to next-generation customer journey solutions and transformational business models. We solve the most daunting challenges that companies face today and envision for tomorrow. Our style is entrepreneurial – nimble and innovative, with multifaceted, cross-functional teams and completely vendor-independent. Our unique selling proposition is technology expertise and delivery excellence.

Platinion was founded in 2000. Since then, we have grown continuously and successfully. Today we have offices in Europe, North and South America, Asia Pacific and Africa.

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.

What You'll Do

  • Lead/work cohesively with hybrid case teams consisting of BCG/DigitalBCG on cybersecurity, strategy & risk, innovation & emerging technology cases
  • Undertake risk, compliance and privacy reviews
  • Conduct cybersecurity assessments including gap analysis and roadmap development
  • Develop cybersecurity strategies, policies, processes, and procedures to protect clients’ internal infrastructure and their customers
  • Develop cybersecurity business strategies for technology product vendors that are integrated in the organizations overall business strategy and increase revenue and profits
  • Work with leadership teams, including facilitating board and senior management cybersecurity awareness workshops
  • Implement secure development lifecycle in a variety of contexts
  • Quantify progress through cybersecurity measurements and risk quantifications
  • Implement cloud security and emerging technology security solutions
  • Develop or contribute to our cybersecurity capability offerings and collateral 
  • Contribute to the DigitalBCG/Cybersecurity community of practice 

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

  • At least 4 years’ experience in cybersecurity consulting, strategy or project management in a consulting firm, federal government and/or large corporate environment
  • Proven experience with, or extensive knowledge of some of the following: cybersecurity policy or strategy development, cybersecurity risk management, 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 management, cybersecurity workforce development, cybersecurity awareness and training methods, continuous monitoring, vulnerability assessment and management, 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 of different cybersecurity frameworks, e.g., NIST Cybersecurity Framework, C2M2, NIST Special Publication, ISO/IEC 27000 family of standards
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity for Cloud, Big Data, and Mobile environments
  • Knowledge and experience with cybersecurity regulatory environments
  • Ability to write proposals, reports and develop client presentations
  • Ability to present to senior management groups for both training and reporting purposes
  • An active member in the cybersecurity community with a passion for presenting, developing, publishing articles and blogs 
  • Broad generalist digital/technology skills and knowledge   
  • Excellent communication, client facing and consulting skills 
  • Strategic mindset, presence and gravitas 
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree preferably in a Cybersecurity, IT/Computer Science/Engineering or related discipline 
  • Flexibility to travel interstate or international for BCG case, client or internal as required

Who You'll Work With

DigitalBCG combines our technology-savvy business consultants and industry experts with a full spectrum of specialists from our four dedicated digital pillars: BCG, Platinion, GAMMA and Digital Ventures. We innovate how our clients use digital to gain competitive advantage, work in integrated teams to combine our capabilities with those of our clients to deliver extraordinary results. 

Our Cybersecurity team globally is the proactive stronghold for the next generation of business success and longevity. They protect organizations most valuable digital, intellectual, and human assets against malicious attacks and fatal errors. We are going through an exciting growth phase in Australia thus looking for consultants to principals who can address our clients’ strategic, organizational, managerial, and operational issues using the most advanced cybersecurity techniques, tools, and methodologies.

Our Cybersecurity consulting team are: 
  • Technical Experts & Problem Solvers. They use their deep cyber-security knowledge and expertise to drive impact, and think creatively to solve complex client issues. 
  • Innovators. They understand and leverage the latest & greatest cybersecurity trends to create innovative, customized solutions for BCG's clients.
  • Change Agents. They know what it takes to get people on board for change whether it be implementing a new cybersecurity process or introducing new toolsets. They drive (but also simplify) complex processes and projects.
  • Naturally curious. They are always asking “why” and are tenacious about exploring a wide range of options on the path to driving creating cybersecurity solutions. 
  • Relationship builders. They seek alignment and establish relationships, ranging from large, cross-functional stakeholder groups to small, security teams. 
  • Collaborative. They help team members achieve more when they’re around, give great feedback, and have the humility to ask for help before it’s too late.
  • Experienced. They have deep industry and client experience in managing cybersecurity, privacy and cyber risk problems
Additional Information

Applicants with Australian citizenship will be eligible to commence an Australian government security clearance 
Those with a current Baseline, NV1, NV2 or PV will be advantageous

Location: Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra or Perth

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