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Cybersecurity & Digital Risk Consultant

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Crowe

Cybersecurity & Digital Risk Consultant
Various Chicago, IL / Dallas, TX / Lexington, KY / Los Angeles, CA / San Francisco, CA Entry-Level Paid

Benefits

Daily opportunities to expand your technical expertise and communication skills as you work on client projects with our team, such as:

  • Cybersecurity Strategy Consulting
  • Penetration Testing and Vulnerability Management
  • Information Security and Risk Management Consulting
  • Server, Application, and Network Infrastructure Security Reviews
  • Information Security Program, Process, and Technology Implementations
  • Incident Management and Forensics Services
  • Patient Health Information Security
  • Classroom learning and on-the-job training alongside experienced security consultants to increase your skillset
  • Opportunities to contribute to research and open-source projects that are shared with the InfoSec community
  • Access to an industry leading Cybersecurity lab environment for client delivery, research, development, and training
  • Opportunities to participate in our industry leading Innovation program where you can receive the financial and resource support to turn your ideas into solutions
  • Real world experience in diverse client environments locally and around the globe
  • Working in an environment where firm leaders are approachable and expect to work closely with you
  • Access to industry leading consultants and senior firm leadership including firm Partners
  • Mobility Program that allows our employees to work anywhere that is most convenient for them when not on client projects
  • “Dress for Your Day” Policy that encourages casual attire at work
  • Travel Points (loyalty program and credit card points that you earn when you travel, you keep for personal use)
  • Overnight Travel Bonuses for nights spent away from home
  • Cell phone reimbursement when used for work
  • Fitness Center reimbursement
  • Opportunities to pursue technical certifications and attend Information Security conferences
  • Road Warrior Program to reward those who travel frequently in the firm
  • Crowe has been recognized across the country as a “best place to work”

Description

Why Crowe?

Do you want to have the freedom to think on your own and innovate?

  • Crowe cultivates a creative company culture where you will have the opportunity to share your ideas and knowledge with clients from your very first day with the firm.

Worried that a career in consulting will not allow you any free time?

  • Crowe offers a true work-life balance, allowing you to spend time with your family and friends or pursue outside interests. In the professional service industry, travel is necessary, but Crowe offers a variety of perks and options – including our work-from-home Mobility Program and Road Warrior Program – that allow our employees to embrace and enjoy our line of business. With most projects concluding by Thursday or Friday, you will not be away from home on weekends.

Do you want to be rewarded and promoted based on your abilities and achievements instead of your tenure with a company?

  • Crowe values all of your hard work and rewards you with a competitive salary and great benefits. As part of our employee evaluation cycle, all of our employees receive feedback for their work on projects and increases in compensation and bonuses based on their accomplishments and contributions to the firm’s goals.

We understand that, in order to be satisfied in your career, every aspect of your life needs to be fulfilled. We offer the opportunities to experience traveling to places both large and small, work in interesting client environments, and enrich your career and technical skillset while providing you a balance with your personal life.

Crowe ranked seventh on this Fortune list, in addition to being named one of Fortune’s “Top 100 Best Companies to Work For” and among Fortune’s “20 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services.” In these surveys, Crowe personnel attribute the following policies to making Crowe a great place to work:

  • Innovation: Crowe promotes new ideas and creativity. Each year, Crowe invests approximately two percent of firm revenue in new product development funding to bring employees’ ideas to fruition. Crowe’s new product development process facilitates the exploration and development of a prototype of the solution before its production. These solutions aim to address clients’ challenges and streamline processes.

  • Mobility strategy: Implemented more than two years ago, this strategy defied the norm of the professional services industry. Crowe personnel can work where they are most productive – whether that be the office, their home or elsewhere – and wear jeans while they are in the office. This policy continues to be well received by employees across all business units.

  • Benefits: The firm promotes healthy living through its Fitness Center reimbursement and internal well-being portal, which allows Crowe individuals to complete wellness activities – such as exercise challenges, healthy eating, doctor visits and mindful lifestyle changes – for gift cards and health insurance premium reductions. Additionally, on top of its healthcare and retirement programs, Crowe recently expanded its paid time off policies for military leave and all new parents.

  • Community service: Crowe places a high priority on community service, as acknowledged in the Fortune Best Workplaces for Giving Back list. In honor of the firm’s 75th year, Crowe personnel are working toward a combined goal of 75,000 hours of volunteering. In addition, Crowe aligns its charitable contributions with the volunteer efforts of its people through initiatives such as matching contributions and donations to employees’ charities of choice. To learn more, visit the Crowe Horwath Foundation Page.

Opportunity:

Joining our Risk Consulting practice is an opportunity to help make the world more honest, transparent, safe, and secure. From day one of your career, you will assist our clients to transform their governance, embed risk in their decision-making and maintain efficient compliance. We will enable an entrepreneurial and innovative environment for you to deliver transformative risk consulting services and to develop deeply specialized skill sets demanded in today’s market. We offer the opportunities to expand and enrich your career, while allowing you a balance your personal life, through a flexible work environment, robust talent development program and attractive benefits.

We are the technical leaders of our firm that assist community, regional, national, and international clients assess and refine their information security posture, technology implementations, and regulatory compliance. Our clients are companies in most major industries, such as manufacturing, high-tech, financial services, banking, healthcare, transportation, government, entertainment, insurance, and higher education.

Our team will help you will become an Information Security Specialist within your first couple of years. Starting from day one, you will be in the field working side by side with our security professionals and directly with our clients around the country! This is not a typical desk job. A number of our team members have also presented their research and tools developed at security conferences around the country.

Qualifications

Desirable Pre-Requisite Knowledge and Skills:

Information Technology fundamentals, including:

  • Critical network services (TCP/IP, HTTP, SSH, SMB, and DNS), where they reside on the OSI model, and how they technically function to provide basic connectivity to a system
  • Routing and Switching
  • Traditional and Next-Gen Firewalls
  • System Administration (Windows & Active Directory and/or Linux/Unix)
  • Database Administration (Microsoft SQL, Oracle)
  • Web Application Frameworks (ASP.NET, JavaScript, PHP, Ruby)

Information Security standards and concepts, such as:

  • Risk Management
  • System and Application Hardening (Security Engineering)
  • Network Infrastructure Security
  • Access Management
  • Security Assessments and Penetration Testing
  • Security Operations
  • Technical Writing using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Expectations:

This is a fast-paced environment with a high learning curve, so we provide many resources and on-the-job training opportunities – if you are willing to learn and build your areas of expertise, you will succeed.

Candidates must:

  • Be willing to travel 50%-75% (2-3 weeks per month)
  • Our team travels mostly around the continental US (international travel possible)
  • Most travel consists of 3 or 4 overnights per week
  • Have a passion for Information Security and be willing to share your knowledge and lessons learned with the team and the security community
  • Have a desire to continue personal growth through continuing professional education, self-study, pursuit of technical certifications, and mentoring/training less experienced team members
  • Be capable of independently managing time and able to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Be able to communicate technical findings to non-technical audiences, such as company officers (CEOs, CIOs, CFOs, COOs) and Audit Committees

We are seeking college seniors or graduate students completing their studies in the coming year and are pursuing academic degrees in one of the following preferred majors (or similar background):

  • Information Technology
  • Cybersecurity, Information Security
  • Information Assurance
  • Cyber Forensics
  • Systems or Network Engineering and Administration
  • Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA (major and cumulative) is required; 3.2 GPA (major and cumulative) is preferred. A focus on information and network security areas would be beneficial but is not required.

About Us

Crowe LLP is a public accounting, consulting and technology firm with offices around the world. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities. The firm and its subsidiaries also help clients make smart decisions that lead to lasting value with its tax, advisory, risk and performance services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the best places to work in the U.S. As an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, Crowe serves clients worldwide.