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Cyber Aerospace and Defense Strategy Sr. Consultant (42426)

Aerospace and Aviation

Aerospace Engineer



Costa Mesa, California, United States

Work you'll do

As a Senior Consultant for Deloitte's Risk & Financial Advisory Cyber team, you'll work with our diverse teams of leading professionals to help design and implement solutions to some of today's toughest cybersecurity challenges so they can achieve business growth and manage risk. You'll build on your foundations in Information Technology and Business to design and implement business-aligned cyber risk management programs, processes, and systems that help clients focus their investments on key information technology risks.

In your role as a Senior Consultant, you will support a team in delivering projects across a variety of cyber topics, including:

  • Understand how business functions operate and how industry trends impact a client's business.
  • Assessing or developing an organization's cyber risk strategy and posture, as it relates to data risk, cyber risk management, cyber risk frameworks and policies, and/or cyber risk measures, methods, and reporting
  • Strategically drive the development and execution of risk assessments and mitigation plans to enhance the client's ability to identify, evaluate, prioritize and mitigate risks
  • Assist in the implementation of risk management solutions aligned to the client's vision and strategic priorities
  • Works with all stakeholders to identify and confirm resource necessary program resources throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Manages program issues and changes to business plans and resource allocations.
  • Coordinate across multiple stakeholder groups and manage end-to-end concurrent projects
  • Responsible for effective project and program kickoff, identification of all program stakeholders, defining and clarifying program roles and responsibilities.
  • Conduct project analysis and provide an efficient forecast of all project directives and timelines
  • Track and manage project financials, project deliverables, timetables, risks, and challenges
  • Manages program issues and changes to business plans and resource allocations.
  • Documents/communicates status and escalates risks as appropriate.
  • Configures, utilizes, and supports key program and project management tools.
  • Strong analytical, project budget and forecasting, project management and communication skills. This individual will have strong excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint skills.
  • Self-starter with the ability to focus on deadlines and deliverables
  • Coordinate across multiple stakeholder groups and manage end-to-end concurrent projects
  • Contribute to Deloitte's thought leadership in client organizations and the external market place.
  • Drive development and implementation of cyber strategies targeted on key client's risk and business needs, and enhanced by leading practices
  • Identify and evaluate complex business and technology risks and remediation methods to mitigate risks
  • Demonstrate problem solving, critical thinking and logical structuring skills
  • Assist in the selection and tailoring of approaches, methods and tools to support service offering or industry projects
  • Actively participate in decision making with engagement management and seek to understand the broader impact of current decisions
  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of market trends, competitor activities, Deloitte & Touche products and service lines
  • Actively mentor and train team members on overall cyber processes, governance, and frameworks
  • Work cross-functionally with team members to support and drive a collaborative team environment
  • Create and design effective presentations as a means for communicating project and deliverable progress to clients
  • Perform sophisticated data analyses to understand client's business and identify risk
  • Execute advanced services and supervise staff in delivering basic services


  • BA/BS in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Accounting/Finance, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Management Systems, Information Security, Math, or related fields
  • 5 plus years of experience in the following areas:
    • information security and privacy or cyber risk management experience

expertises implementing security solutions
    • experience within professional services or related roles within industry
    • work experience in one or more Cyber focus areas such as: Data Risk, Identity, Risk Assessment, SEIM, NIST/ISO or Regulatory framework - NYDFS or FSIEC.
  • Experience working as a Dept of Defense (DoD) contractor or consulting to DoD contractors.
  • Experience with consulting skills (client service orientation, conflict resolution, analysis/synthesis of information, negotiation, project management, security contracts, etc.)
  • Negotiation skills needed to obtain commitments to remediate risks and vulnerabilities from leadership of other teams
  • 5 plus years of expertise in one or more of the following areas: IT and cyber security, risk assessment and monitoring, threat modeling, threat remediation, identity and access management, encryption, end point security, etc.
  • Experience in change management and/or managed service solution design and implementation a plus
  • Ability to travel up to 50% (While up to 50% travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)Experience managing and leading large project teams and project management skills
  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

  • Certification in PMI/PMP is a plus, not required
  • Previous Consulting or Big 4 experience preferred
  • Certifications such as: CISSP, CISM, or CISA certification a plus