Associate I
3d ago


Job Description & Summary

A career in our Cybersecurity, Privacy and Forensics will provide you the opportunity to solve our clients most critical business and data protection related challenges.

You will be part of a growing team driving strategic programs, data analytics, innovation, deals, cyber resilency, response, and technical implementation activities.

You will have access to not only the top Cybersecurity, Privacy and Forensics professionals at PwC, but at our clients and industry analysts across the globe.

The Cyber Penetration Testing (CPT2) team focuses on delivering threat actor simulation services, device or application assessments, and penetration tests.

You will help clients understand the tangible risks they face from a variety of threat actors and what they target to include different postures, scenarios, or targeted assets.

Working as a member of CPT2 also provides the opportunity to directly help clients enhance or tune their preventative, and detective controls on a proactive basis.

Our team focuses on assessment and recommendation services that blend deep technical manual tradecraft with targeted automation to simulate real threats to a client’s environments.

As a part of this center of excellence, you will drive change at PwC’s clients by providing risk outside of the theoretical while contributing to the technical acumen of the practice and amplifying your own personal capabilities.

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 an Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.

PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to :

  • Passionate for cyber security (IT Infrastructure and Application)
  • Excellent knowledge of system / web application security best practices.
  • Ability to perform application and infrastructure / network vulnerability scans and fine tune false positives.
  • Ability to perform infrastructure / web application penetration testing including active directory attacks.
  • Flexible to assess different platforms such as PHP, ASP, NodeJS, and Java.
  • Grip on at least one programming language i.e., C++, C#, .NET, Python or Java etc.
  • Understanding of mobile application penetration testing for Android, iOS, and App
  • Excellent understanding of OWASP TOP 10 and SANS TOP 20.
  • Stay current on emerging technology trends and threat landscape
  • Ability to work individually or within a team
  • Good communication skills and can work under pressure or tight deadlines
  • Education :

  • Bachelors / Masters in Cyber Security or other related disciplines e.g., Computer Science / Systems
  • Experience :

  • 1 to 2 years of relevant experience
  • Additional / great to have :

  • Having practical cyber security certifications such as CEH, eCCPT, eJPT eWAPT, OSCP, OSCE
  • Experience of bug bounty programs, security research, Red team and adversary.
  • Education (if blank, degree and / or field of study not specified)

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

    Certifications (if blank, certifications not specified)

    Optional Skills

    Desired Languages (If blank, desired languages not specified)

    Up to 40%

    Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

    Government Clearance Required?

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