Advisory Forensics Cyber Senior Associate
PwC - Chicago, IL

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Line of Service Line of Service ">Advisory
Industry Industry ">Not Applicable Below Manager
State & City State & City ">IL-Chicago
Travel Requirements Travel Requirements ">61-80%
Position Type Full Time
Auto req ID Auto req ID ">28547BR

PwC/LoS Overview
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services Fortune 500 companies, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (www.pwc.com/us) is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) is well placed to help clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the perspective of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 169,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.
At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.
At PwC US, you will find Advisory professionals with unparalleled financial and accounting expertise, knowledge of business processes, industry insight and technology, and customer relationship skills. Our Advisory professionals help companies anticipate, create and manage change. In short, we help companies to: (1) respond to crises, (2) improve business processes, and (3) transform their business. Note that across all of these solutions, we embed sustainability into our approach. This also includes helping clients to sustain prior changes that may have been undertaken to address a crisis.

Members of our PwC US Advisory practice provide a valuable service to our clients and strive to differentiate PwC by executing the following:

We put our clients first: Each client situation is unique, and we tailor our approach to every relationship and engagement;

We view the world from a client's perspective: From the initial client meeting onward, we listen first, and then assemble a hand-picked team from across the firm;

We create lasting value for our clients: We bring together the precision, structure, and deep analytical capabilities of audit and tax and the creative mindset and problem-solving skills of consulting; and

We focus on action, impact, and value: We don't just assess and recommend; we also help our clients implement with agility and flexibility.

Job Description

PwC's Cybercrime group within the Forensic Services Practice investigates network/computer intrusions and data theft committed by insiders, corrupt competitors, criminal enterprises, and foreign governments. This mission involves the forensic collection and analysis of digital evidence, computer forensics, live memory forensics, network forensics, malware forensics, providing leadership and advice to client stakeholders, reporting artifacts verbally and in written reports, collaborating with law enforcement and regulators, and developing containment strategies. Further, the cybercrime group conducts proactive cyber risk assessments to identify previously undetected vulnerabilities and/or actual intrusions.

Position/Program Requirements

Basic Qualifications
Demonstrated thorough knowledge of the following to investigate network and/or computer intrusions and data theft:
information security, computer forensics, data analysis, and system administration of Microsoft Windows operating systems, Microsoft Exchange server, and Anti-Virus software.

Demonstrated thorough knowledge and direct experience delivering forensic technology solutions and/or responding to cyber security incidents that utilizes at least one of the following products and/or tools: EnCase, F-Response, FTK, Helix, live memory collection, and Paraben.

Demonstrated thorough knowledge and direct experience reviewing logs from any of the following: Microsoft Windows operating systems; Microsoft Exchange server; Anti-Virus software; Firewalls; Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems; and proxy servers.

Knowledge Preferred:
Thorough knowledge of Firewalls, Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems, Proxy Servers, and Log Aggregation Technology to conduct analysis for evidence of network penetrations and data theft.

Skills Preferred:
Thorough knowledge HBGary Responder, Network Traffic Collection and Analysis, Sandboxing, Malware Analysis, Memory Analysis, and Computer Programming to learn how cyber attacks are being performed.

Demonstrated thorough project experience identifying and addressing client needs: actively participating in client discussions and meetings; communicating a broad range of Firm services; managing engagements including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues.

Demonstrated experience as a team leader: creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members; providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner to Associates in the Cybercrime team; and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues.
Completed studies of concentration in Computer Science and Information Technology; obtained Masters in Information Systems
Obtained certifications in one or more of the following: EnCase Certified Examiner (EnCE), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Global Certified Incident Handler (GCIH), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MSCE) and/or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Min Year Exp:
3

Min Degree(s) and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree

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