Manager, Cybersecurity Advisory (Consulting) at West Monroe (Chicago, IL)

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Ready to thrive in the next step on your career journey?

West Monroe is looking to hire a Consulting Manager to focus on delivering our Cybersecurity Advisory for Private Equity (CAPE) offering for PE and industry clients, which could include advisory, risk/compliance assessments, threat hunting, and/or strategy & operations. The manager will also work with practice leaders across the firm to set the direction of offerings and solutions within our Cybersecurity Practice. This role will involve leading technical project teams as engagement lead to interview client leadership, gather requirements, create a design, and implement security remediation solutions. The manager will typically collaborate with a team of consultants working to complete a project that aligns with their client’s private equity, M&A, and/or security risk/compliance objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic cybersecurity advisory, due diligence, and consulting services for enterprise clients, ranging from policy definition to implementation, adoption, and enforcement
  • Develop implementation strategies and roadmaps to help our clients achieve PCI and/or HIPAA compliance
  • Perform cybersecurity due diligence for M&A activity across a variety of industries – Financial Services, Healthcare, Retail, etc. – as well as for PE firm portfolios
  • Actively deliver our CAPE program/offering – Cybersecurity Advisory for Private Equity – to provide ongoing visibility into security practices and risks across a PE firm’s portfolio
  • Develop current state review of existing organization, processes, and technologies to deliver key findings and recommendations
  • Implement, configure, and deploy security-related technologies/processes such as SIEM, IAM, IDS/IPS, DLP, Digital Rights Management, Network Access Control, etc.
  • Manage client relationships and meet with clients to determine business and functional requirements
  • Translate business and technical requirements into concrete projects proposals including detailed work plans and cost estimates
  • Contribute to the business development process at existing clients, looking for additional opportunities for West Monroe solutions
  • Promote thought leadership in emerging technologies; from partnerships to go-to-market offerings and strategy, to design and implementation
  • Actively build a professional network and affiliate network in the local and greater consulting, cybersecurity, and broader tech communities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field preferred, or equivalent experience required
  • Consulting firm/industry experience preferred
  • 6-10+ years of professional IT or tech consulting experience focused on cybersecurity
  • Experience working in compliance/privacy (PCI, HIPAA, SOC, GDPR) and/or performing security assessment work leveraging NIST framework
  • Ability to convey complex technical security concepts to technical and non-technical audiences including executives
  • Experience in leading and delivering end-to-end solutions, which could include strategy, design, development, testing and training, and/or implementation
  • Understanding of high-level application, database, and network security principles for risk identification, mitigation, and analysis
  • Experience with cybersecurity architectural roadmaps, sub-domain strategies, product roadmaps and standards
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, presentation/facilitation, and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel for out of town client engagements – COVID-19 permitting

Ready to get started? Join our team and make an impact.

At West Monroe, our people are our business.

We pride ourselves on bringing a different mindset to consulting—and that takes a different approach: highly collaborative, flexible, and tenacious.

Our people-first culture is core to our identity. It’s something we care about, and something we strive to enrich and preserve. No hierarchies. No siloes. No egos. Just smart ideas, unique perspectives, and the drive to make an impact for our clients.

We also know that the best outcomes for both our people and our clients result from including diverse perspectives at the table. That’s why inclusion & diversity is one of our core values.

Every day our clients rely on us to help them tackle their greatest challenges, by strategically deploying technology through a business-focused and industry-specific lens. We bring together both the right knowledge and the right approach, so that they can capitalize on opportunities and deliver real results. That takes the right team. And that’s where you come in.

West Monroe Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer 
We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. To learn more about inclusion and diversity at West Monroe, visit www.westmonroe.com/inclusion.

If you are based in California, we encourage you to read West Monroe’s Notice at Collection for California residents, provided pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and linked here. 

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Location

Chicago is our headquarters, our largest office, and where it all started. Located in the Loop, you’ll find representation across all practices and industries. As our first office, Chicago remains one of the firm’s main hubs for technology and innovation, relying on top talent from the area.

An Insider's view of West Monroe

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

West Monroe's collaborative culture allows you to grow professionally by working across practices, industries and offices - all while creating value for the client.

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What makes someone successful on your team?

If you refuse to shy away from a challenge and enjoy working with an intelligent group of people that genuinely care about those around them, your success will be imminent at West Monroe.

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Senior Manager, Technology

What are West Monroe Perks + Benefits

West Monroe Benefits Overview

Choosing where to build your career is an important decision. Should you choose to build it with West Monroe, we take that commitment seriously.

We believe that when people get the support they need to thrive, they care more, do more, and achieve more. In fact, that’s our whole business strategy. So we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow, and well into the future. We invest in you through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Chiefs Program allows any employee to create a CXO (Chief “Something” Officer) role that is outside of their daily client service role such as Chief Outdoor Officer or Chief Snack Officer.
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
West Monroe has six ERGs: Black Employee Network, Interfaith, Pan-Asian Network, SOMOS, WMPride, and Women's Leadership Network.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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