Our culture and values are something we’re proud of, and are why we’re recognized as a “Top Company” to work for in Canada. At PwC we create leaders within our organization, within our clients’ organizations and within the community. We know great leaders inspire those around them and bring perspectives together to achieve what matters most. With PwC you’ll have a network for life. When you join us, you become part of an exclusive network of current PwC partners, staff and alumni, that will help you ignite a meaningful career.
One of PwC Canada’s core values is care; care for our people, our communities and our clients. During these difficult times we’re continuing to reimagine the possible by moving to a virtual client service delivery model. We’ve adapted our hiring and onboarding process by introducing virtual interviews and ‘onboard from home’ as we strive to work together to achieve what matters most.
A career within Cybersecurity and Privacy services, will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement an effective cybersecurity programme that protects against threats, propels transformation, and drives growth. As companies pivot toward a digital business model, exponentially more data is generated and shared among organisations, partners and customers. We play an integral role in helping our clients ensure they are protected by developing transformation strategies focused on security, efficiently integrate and manage new or existing technology systems to deliver continuous operational improvements and increase their cybersecurity investment, and detect, respond, and remediate threats.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.
As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. This role provides an opportunity to streamline, standardize and create lifecycle management processes, implement and customize Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions based on client needs, define, build and manage the team that is responsible for executing the roadmap. Our engagements vary from short pieces of strategy, assessment, or testing to multi-year complex implementations in major organizations, delivering customized version of industry-leading IAM vendor products.
Key Responsibilities include:
Project delivery, as required by the scope of specific engagements, which might include the full gamut of IAM knowledge areas, solutions, and products.
Engagement management, including project planning, budget management, and resource management.
Business development activities throughout the entire opportunity lifecycle, including lead generation, opportunity tracking, pre-sales presentations, technical demos, client & engagement risk assessments, bid management, proposal writing, and contract management.
Practice development, including work on delivery methodology, training, and sales & marketing materials.
Personal professional development as an IAM subject-matter specialist, including continuous vendor and industry trainings, attending conferences, specific products & solutions self-study.
Multi-tasking on multiple projects and tasks with competing priorities in fast-paced environment.
Working with other Cybersecurity & Privacy teams on non-IAM projects as required.
Helping new and/or more junior team members to become an integral part of IAM team, Cybersecurity & Privacy Consulting practice, and PwC family.
An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work.
Formal education in Technology or Business areas. Preferred education includes but is not limited to Computer Science, Computer or Software Engineering and Management Information Systems (MIS)
Preference given to relevant certifications in Information Technology focused on Security, Infrastructure, and/or Software Development, including CISSP, PMP, COBIT, ITIL, Oracle Certified Professional, and CIPP.
3+ years in Information Security and/or Digital Service Delivery with discrete Identity requirements
1+ years in Identity and Access Management with at least 1 full-cycle IAM project
Extensive SME knowledge of at least one of the IAM products from a major vendor (i.e. SailPoint, Oracle, CyberArk, IBM, CA)
Expertise in 2 or more IAM knowledge areas:
Identity Management (Provisioning, Enrolment, Certification, SOD)
Access Management – Authentication, Authorization, Role Based Access Control (RBAC)
Identity Governance – Attestation, Re-certification
Identity Federation, Single Sign-On (Desktop SSO, Web SSO, eSSO)
Privileged Access/User Management (PAM/PUM)
Directory Services (Meta-Directory, Virtual Directory, Unified Directory, Active Directory)
Identity as a Service (IDaaS), Cloud Identity
Identity Trust Frameworks
Expertise in one or more of the following IAM Technologies: LDAP, SAML, OAuth, etc.
Practical knowledge of Windows and Linux platforms (basic system administration, scripting, etc.)
Basic database management and SQL knowledge
Hands-on Java development
Hands-on web service development (SOAP XML and/or RESTful web services)
Experience with DevOps/DevSecOps and technologies (Jenkins, Puppet, Ansible, etc)
Exposure to sequence/state/component diagrams, conceptual, logical & physical architecture, data modeling, etc.
Knowledge of security design and privacy-by-design concepts
Client-facing role with a professional services firm or system integrator
Business development – participating in proposal writing, RFx responses
Engagement management – working in high-pressure environments with tight deadlines and shifting priorities, high tolerance to ambiguity
Project management experience
Understanding of PMLC and SDLC
Basics of scope/budget/schedule management
Outstanding presentation skills and experience presenting to executives and senior management
Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
Working in a global geographically dispersed team
Core Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Collaboration tools (e.g. SharePoint), technologies and concepts (version control, check-in/check-out, review/approval workflows, etc.)
Why you’ll love working for PwC
We want you to love every (if not, almost every) minute of your career, having said this, we get it. Each life stage we go through comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits, so regardless of your situation, there’s something for everyone.
Leading benefits for our permanent staff include:
A competitive compensation package
Sponsored investments, pensions and saving plans with matching firm contributions
PwC FlexBenefits, for personalised medical & dental coverage, including enhanced mental health benefit
Every day recognition and real time appreciation through our rewards and recognition program
Dress for your day with our flexible dress environment
Health, wellness and fitness perks
Family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave policies and support networks to help you prepare for your successful return to work
Back-up child and elder care support
Career defining project work and international experience
Development opportunities including learning on the job, formal learning, learning from others and access to “Vantage” our digital learning system
Award winning programs including “Women in Leadership” and “Enhanced Pursuit Program”
A coach to help develop skills, diversify experiences and achieve career aspirations
See how you can create your future at PwC:
Applying to us:
We’ve embraced technology by using an innovative cloud-based online application platform for Administrative, Specialist, Associate and Senior Associate roles that includes on-demand video interviews. This platform provides you with a seamless, efficient and convenient application process, saving you time and giving you flexibility, and it’s configured for tablets, smartphones and laptops. Please be advised that we can only conduct video interviews in English or French. All communications will be in the language that you selected during application. For Manager positions and above, we set up pre-screen phone interviews.
For more information about the application process, please click here:https://www.pwc.com/ca/en/careers/experienced-candidates/applying-at-pwc.html
PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.
Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it's not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible. Create your future at PwC.