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IT Security Architect - Senior Associate


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The only way we can tackle the challenges of this fast-changing world is with passionate people. Led by our purpose of building trust and solving important problems, we come together at PwC to address the biggest issues facing the world in a way that drives positive impact. Are you eager to join a team fueled by open and curious minds, who are passionate about their work and create new solutions for a new day? Then you’re at the right place.

PwC's Cyber Security & Privacy​ ​team is seeking to recruit Senior Security Architects to work with our clients across different industry sectors (both public and private sector) and to help grow the firm’s Security Architecture Capability.

What you'll learn and do:

You will work with clients to help them build Cyber Security into their organisations on both Enterprise and Technical levels, using and further developing PwC’s Security Architecture Framework and Methodology, tailored to meet individual client needs. Your competences will be essential is helping our clients to translate their strategic business decisions into actionable IT (technical) solutions and activities.

Enterprise Security Architecture

  • Assessment - to determine the strength of the foundations for security within organisations and to ensure that their vision, strategies, processes, people and technologies are aligned and organised effectively to optimise Cyber Security in support of their business goals.

  • Design & Implementation – to design and build security into organisations from ‘top to bottom’ so that it can be justified, and from ‘bottom to top’ so that it can be seen to be complete and realistic​

  • Technical Security Architecture

  • Assessment – to determine the strength and appropriateness of technical designs in mitigating relevant Cyber threats.

  • Design & Implementation – to formulate & communicate new architectures and demonstrate their suitability in mitigating relevant Cyber threats.

  • Security Leadership & Management – planning, managing and organising the delivery of Security Architecture to clients. Assisting with the development of the Security Architecture Practice within the firm

    Security Transformation (and Security in Transformation) – working in large scale transformation programmes, building their capability to assess and design Cyber Security.

    Communication & Influencing – working with senior stakeholders, utilising Security Architecture methods and collateral to influence their decisions.

    Who you are:

  • A track record of minimum 4 years of previous Cyber Security consulting experience, working on complex business-facing client problems.

  • Experience of industry standard Architectural Methodologies and Frameworks such as SABSA and TOGAF.

  • Experience of relevant technologies (such as Networks, LANs and WANs, Servers & Hosting, Virtualisation, Applications, Identity Management etc.) and how to securely implement them.

  • A sound understanding of how to model threats & risks as well as the controls necessary to mitigate them, on both an organisational and technical level.

  • An understanding of how business strategy, risk, regulation and technical constraints influence organisational responses to cyber security.

  • Excellent communication skills – both oral (for interviews/meetings, presentations) and written (for designing and writing engaging reports which communicate findings succinctly and clearly convey the message in a way which is appropriate for the audience, and rooted in the client’s needs).

  • Experience of business development or sales, including leading bid teams, and experience of writing winning proposals and RFP responses.

  • Cyber Security related qualification(s) such as CISSP, CISM, CREST Technical Security Architect, ISO Lead Auditor etc

  • An understanding of security methodologies, best practice and industry standards

  • Experience in risk & regulatory frameworks and standards such as NIST 800, ISO 27001, ISF SOGP, PCI-DSS etc

  • Life at PwC Belgium

    Our culture and workplace are something we’re proud of. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the benefits you can look forward to:

  • Flexibility: flexible working hours with Reimagined so you can decide your most effective working pattern

  • Infinite learning and growing: broad opportunities to learn every day and exciting career pathways that help you explore different disciplines or areas of expertise

  • Rewards that matter to you: A flexible rewards plan gives you access to a wide range of benefits so you can make the choices that best fit your personal circumstances and lifestyle.

  • Diversity: We believe that diversity makes PwC stronger. It helps us solve problems and deliver added value to our clients. We encourage an inclusive culture where people can get the best out of themselves.

  • A sustainable mobility offer: we offer a wide range of sustainable mobility options. 

  • Wellbeing: An extensive health programme that includes access to an online wellbeing platform, yoga and pilates courses, sports communities and mental resilience workshops

  • International PwC network: broad access to industry expertise, both locally and through our wider global network of member firms

  • Supporting you in every phase of your life, including Teddy Care (childcare in the event of illness) and family friendly work schemes

  • Let’s build something great together. What are you waiting for?

    Formation (si ce champ est vide, aucun diplôme ou domaine d’études n’a été indiqué)

    Degrees/Field of Study required:Degrees/Field of Study preferred:

    Titres professionnels (si ce champ est vide, aucun titre professionnel n’a été indiqué)

    Required Skills

    Cybersécurité, Norme ISO, TOGAF

    Optional Skills

    Langues souhaitées (si ce champ est vide, aucune langue n’a été indiquée)

    Exigences en matière de déplacements

    Up to 20%

    Parrainage professionnel possible?


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