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Senior Consultant - Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection (Cybersecurity) 

DLA Piper is seeking highly talented cybersecurity Senior Consultants to join its Intellectual Property and Technology group, Technology, Sourcing and Commercial subgroup in New York (preferred), San Francisco and/or Palo Alto  offices. 
This is the most common entry position into this field for those with an advanced degree and/or varied experience in the cybersecurity and risk management field.  Position interacts with clients on a day-to-day basis and takes part in managing the client relationship. Performs complex analysis and manages various aspects of the project.  Assists clients in identifying risks and developing strategic solutions for managing them.  Works with internal team to build and implement a pragmatic and integrated solutions to cybersecurity and risk issues.   Incumbents are generally in this position for three years before moving into more senior-level roles.
The client service professional should have a broad range of consultative risk management skills in the areas of Information Security, Infrastructure Operations, Incident Response, Secure System Development Lifecycle, and Third-Party/Supplier Management. Core competencies should include the planning, execution, and delivery of engagements across the broad disciplines of conducting risk assessments, policy, standards, and procedures development, cloud and shared control environment assessments, operating model design, and metrics and reporting dashboards.
The candidate should be familiar with laws, regulations, and industry standards such as: New York Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Requirements, National Institute of Standards & Technology Cybersecurity Framework, Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Information Technology Examination Handbooks, Office of the Comptroller of Currency (OCC) circulars related to third parties, and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) series 27001/2, 27005, 31000.
Prior Big 4 or consulting experience preferred with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Visio with emphasis on PowerPoint to storyboard client engagements and Excel for analysis.
Relevant certifications: CISSP, CEH, CISA, CRISC, CISM, CSSLP
Prior Experience: 3-5 years
Travel required, 30-40% (max)

Interested candidates should apply online. If you have a request for an accommodation during the application process or if you have any questions about the process, please contact Chunny Wu (chun-wei.wu@dlapiper.com), Legal Recruiting Manager. Please add noreply@dlapipertalent.com to your list of safe senders. 

Search firms: Per the terms of our agreement, all candidates must be submitted through our agency portal for consideration. If you have an agreement with us, please request an invitation to submit candidates to the portal from Chunny Wu. If you do not have an agreement with us and would like us to consider candidates, please send a blind candidate profile to Chunny. Please add noreply@dlapipertalent.com to your list of safe senders. 

Minimum Requirements:
3 years’ experience with cybersecurity risk, compliance, security controls, and assessments.
Experience with:
  • Designing or implementing enterprise cybersecurity programs or program components
  • Understanding, designing or assessing control environments
  • Performing cybersecurity risk evaluations and/or “gap” assessments using legal, regulatory or contractual frameworks and authoritative standards (e.g. NY DFS, NIST CSF, NIST800-53, ISO27000 series) 
  • Assessment and compliance report writing including findings and recommendations for presentation to  management and stakeholders
  • Third party cybersecurity risk assessment and/or due diligence processes
  • Business process analysis and data-mapping
  • Prior Big 4 or consulting experience preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Experience with MS Excel and PowerPoint,
  • Travel required
    Relevant Certifications:
  • CEH
  • CISA
  • CISM
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