Protiviti is a global consulting firm that helps companies solve problems in finance, technology, operations, governance, risk and internal audit. Through our network of more than 70 offices in over 20 countries, we have served more than 35 percent of FORTUNE® 1000 and Global 500 companies. We also work with smaller, growing companies, including those looking to go public, as well as with government agencies.
Protiviti is a wholly owned subsidiary of Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI). Founded in 1948, Robert Half International is a member of the S&P; 500 index.
Protiviti's IT Business Management professionals help companies improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the activities performed within their IT organization. We deliver solutions that help companies define the requirements of their IT organization, determine the associated cost of delivery and understand the alignment of these requirements with business needs.
IT organizations are increasingly challenged to improve and expand service to the enterprise while controlling costs. Attention to risk and compliance activities have further intensified the focus on process within the IT organization. Whether an organization is expanding, contracting, merging or maintaining a steady market position, executives across all industries are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of aligning IT investments and priorities with business objectives. We focus on the maturity of individual processes and the integration of processes across the IT organization through consistent and pervasive policies and process design. Our IT Business Management professionals have expertise in the implementation and optimization of enabling technology that automates process improvement activities.
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel.
The Senior Consultant has primary responsibility for day-to-day execution of information security and privacy engagements as well as direct supervision of Consultants in developing and executing Information Security project work plans. The Senior Consultant has direct, client-facing engagement responsibilities. Serving as both role model and trainer, the Senior Consultant demonstrates the attributes of excellent client service and assists team members in developing technical and professional competency. The Senior Consultant learns to identify areas of IT risk in the client environment and opportunities to help them to improve their information security environment.
General Knowledge & Skills*
Prior project management and supervisory skills ideal.
Interpersonal skills to interact in team environment and foster client relationships.
Demonstrated understanding of the importance of business ethics.
Sound job administration skills.
Above average written communication skills including documentation of findings and recommendations.
Strong analytical skills.
Must be able to handle highly confidential information in a strictly professional manner.
Must be able to maintain professional demeanor in times of high stress.
Technical Knowledge & Skills
*Previous functional responsibility for or a role in application implementation, Project Management Lifecycle and/or Systems Development Lifecycle processes
*Knowledge and experience of technology testing strategies, including various stages of functional and technical testing
*Knowledge and experience in technology change management strategies (multiple environments, change advisory boards, prioritization, and business stakeholder involvement)
*Experience providing application support to resolve end-user issues
*Experience working with business stakeholders to translate business issues into technology solutions and vice versa
*Indirect or direct oversight of technical or developer personnel
Demonstrated knowledge of technology project risks and strategies for managing/mitigating them
*Working knowledge of various database technologies (Oracle, SQL Server, Access)
*Basic knowledge of one or more development languages and SQL
*Working knowledge of three-tier architecture and its impact on information and security management
*Presentation Layer (Client, web front-end, etc.)
*Application (business logic) Layer
*Working knowledge of network and infrastructure
*Domain management strategies
*Network segmentation and firewalls
EDUCATIONAL & PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS*
*Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline (e.g. MIS, CIS) required
*Required minimum GPA 3.0
*2-5 years in a related field required, preferably in professional services and/or industry
*Professional Certification such as ITIL CBCP and / or ERP certification ideal
* Big 4” experience in a relevant area strongly preferred
ABILITY TO TRAVEL*
The position requires up to 40% out-of-town travel to client locations
Protiviti is not licensed or registered as a public accounting firm and does not issue opinions on financial statements or offer attestation services.