Platinion Senior IT Consultant, Cybersecurity


Dallas, New York, Pittsburgh


North America


Technology & digital


Technology industries

Who We Are

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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

At BCG Platinion, our Cybersecurity team 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 looking for a consultant who can address our clients’ strategic, organizational, managerial, and operational issues using the most advanced cybersecurity techniques, tools, and methodologies. 

Cybersecurity Consultants at BCG Platinion:
  • 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

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

You’ll Bring:
  • 4+ years of practical experience in cybersecurity consulting or project management (with teams of five persons or more) in a financial, healthcare, telecommunications, industrial or government organization
  • BS in mathematics, natural sciences, information technology, business management, or similar degree
  • Hands-on experience with, or extensive knowledge of some 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
    • 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:
    • Cybersecurity Framework
    • C2M2
    • NIST Special Publication
    • ISO/IEC 27000 family of standards, etc.
  • Team-oriented attitude
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills
  • A results orientated mindset
  • Confidence and persuasiveness
  • 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

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