Job opening

Secure Development Architect

PwC / Amsterdam (NL)

Apply on site

The PwC Technology and Network Information Security (NIS) team at PwC is searching for talented security and technology professionals to build out a new centre of excellence in the Netherlands. 

Operating on a local, regional and global scale, Network Information Security (NIS) is responsible for the definition of our security strategy to hands on execution of our global Cyber Readiness Program, moving from predominantly local to centralised services. Global Technology is responsible for driving the adoption and operation of global IT services across the organisation.  

If you are seeking an exciting career with the scope to grow your cyber security and technology skills through major change on a global scale, then NIS and PwC Technology will empower you to do so.

In order to execute against the PwC Technology and NIS agenda, the team is structured into the following Pillars:

  • Chief Technology Risk Office (CTRO)
  • Business Change Technology and Security (BCTS)
  • Chief Technology Office (CTO)
  • Technology and Security Operations (TSO)
  • Chief Admin Office (CAO)
  • CYBER
  • Office of the Chief Information Technology Officer (OCITO)

NIS and PwC Technology are building the first global cyber security and technology function at PwC. Our mission protects 300,000 PwC members across 160 member firms worldwide as well as our global clients.

What does your work look like?
If you love designing & building security technology the application security team is the place to be. The team works closely together with the business to define the NIS 5 year security roadmap. Gathering business requirements to combine PwC’s goals with conceptual long term security trends to create a target architecture for NIS to deliver against. From this future state plan the Security Engineering team breaks down long term goals into manageable projects and looks to technical security solutions to solve business problems. Designing & building security technology that span the wider PwC network of firms. Once security technologies are built the security engineering team work closely with Cyber in order to highlight the capability of the technology to ensure maximum impact as it is transitioned into an operational environment.

Your skills and responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Defining the application landscape and creating application risk register across the PwC Network of firms;
  • Utilizing application security tools for scanning applications for common application security risks;
  • Engaging with development teams to articulate complex application security risks;
  • Continual engagement throughout the software development lifecycle (SDLC) to identify, track & reduce application security risks across new applications;
  • Carrying out penetration tests on applications to highlight vulnerabilities in the code;
  • Assessing application security vulnerabilities across existing application landscapes;
  • Plan & prioritise application security vulnerabilities & develop structured remediation plan;
  • Engaging stakeholders in ISRC to ensure technical vulnerabilities that cannot be remediated are managed & mitigating controls are developed to reduce the risk of said vulnerability within the business environment.
     

Who are you?

  • At least 6 years of experience in engineering, preferably with enterprise security technology;
  • Relevant Bachelors or Masters degree;
  • Experience mapping long term business requirements to complex security architecture frameworks such as TOGAF, SABSA, Zachman;
  • Broad understanding of enterprise technology & how to design & build a range of security tools;
  • Knowledge of how attack techniques are used in enterprise intrusions to gain entry, gain privilege, and ultimately accomplish a nefarious objective against a victim organization;
  • Understanding of how to design & build security technology solutions aligned to a global central service environment;
  • High level verbal and written communication skills vital to informing, persuading, and teaching stakeholders to enable effective response.

What can we offer you?

  • Many training and courses that contribute to your personal and professional development;
  • An appropriate salary and extensive employment benefits. These benefits include a 'well-being budget'. This is a personal yearly budget of €750,- that you can spend on your health, e.g., mindfulness, sports, lifestyle coaching, a second screen for your home office and noise cancelling headphones;  
  • Monthly internet allowance; 
  • A lease car or car allowance, laptop and an iPhone;
  • 32 holiday days per year. 

Apply now!
Are you interested in this vacancy and do you meet the requirements? Apply directly by clicking the button. We would like to receive your resume and cover letter. In addition, be aware that performing an assessment can be part of the application process. If you have any questions about the vacancy, please contact our Recruiter Shannon Millar (shannon.millar@pwc.com).

Full description & Apply on site