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Deloitte Lead Data Protection Analyst in Birmingham, Alabama

Location: Any/Remote

Are you passionate about technology and interested in joining a community of collaborative colleagues who respectfully and courageously seek to challenge the status quo? If so, read on to learn more about an exciting opportunity with Deloitte's Information Technology Services (ITS). We are curious and life-long learners focused on technology and innovation.

Work you'll do

US Cyber Data Protection team is responsible for securing and protecting confidential data of Deloitte US Member Firm, our Clients and our Employees. Team's core mission is to implement consistent security controls to protect Firm's data and data entrusted to us by our Clients to build their trust and protect our brand. We are seeking an experienced and energetic Cybersecurity Lead Data Protection Analyst with outstanding communication, analytical and project management skills to join the US Cybersecurity Data Protection team within Information Technology Services (ITS) Organization.

The CybersecurityLeadData Protection Analyst role requires at least 4+ years of prior hands on technical cyber security engineering experience in developing, implementing, and providing data to day support for data protection solutions and capabilities. You will have the responsibility to provide data security direction and guidance for US Member Firms data protection initiatives. You will play a key role in recommending consistent implementation of data security controls and design principles within Deloitte US Member Firm, and to help understand where our data resides, and how to protect it. You will also require cyber security and data security industry technical knowledge, leadership and collaboration skills to work with all role levels and functional groups within Deloitte. You will serve as a Team Lead, primarily focused on several cyber data protection services including, but not limited to web security, cloud access security broker, date encryption, key and certificate management, advanced threat protection, endpoint detection and remediation, data loss prevention, data classification and rights management, data retention and destruction etc. You will require an understanding of the entire ecosystem of cyber data protection and well-rounded understanding of other information security domains and their inter-relations across that ecosystem.

The position reports to Senior Manager, Data Protection.

The team

Information Technology Services (ITS) helps power Deloitte's success, which serves many of the world's largest, most respected organizations. We develop and deploy cutting-edge internal and go-to-market solutions that help Deloitte operate effectively and lead in the market. Our reputation is built on a tradition of delivering with excellence.

The 3,000 professionals in ITS deliver services including:

  • Cyber Security

  • Technology Support

  • Technology & Infrastructure

  • Applications

  • Relationship Management

  • Strategy & Communications

  • Project Management

  • Financials

Cyber Security

Cyber Security vigilantly protects Deloitte and client data. The team leads a strategic cyber risk program that adapts to a rapidly changing threat landscape, changes in business strategies, risks, and vulnerabilities. Using situational awareness, threat intelligence, and building a security culture across the organization, the team helps to protect the Deloitte brand.

Areas of focus include:

  • Risk & Compliance

  • Identity & Access Management

  • Data Protection

  • Cyber Design

  • Incident Response

  • Security Architecture

  • Business Partnership


  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Cyber Security, Computer Science or related fields

  • At least one professional cyber security certification designation required such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, CCSP, CEH, SANS GIAC, CRISC, CompTIA Security+ etc.

  • Minimum 4 years of experience implementing Data Protection tools within a complex business environment, through requirements gathering, building, testing, and production roll out

  • Demonstrated ability to technically lead, assist and guide work of 1-3 cyber security analysts and engineers in developing and implementing Data Protection solutions and capabilities that are clearly aligned to business, technology and threat drivers

  • Act as a subject matter expert in the areas of Data Classification and Rights Management (i.e. Microsoft Azure Information Protection, Boldon James, Titus), Key and Certificate Lifecycle Management (i.e. Venafi, Vormetric), Advanced Threat Protection and Endpoint Detection and Remediation (i.e. Cylance, Crowdstrike Falcon, FireEye HX), Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) (i.e. McAfee Skyhigh CASB, Broadcom CloudSOC CASB, Netskope CASB), Web Protection (i.e. Symantec WSS, Zscaler, Forcepoint Web Proxy, Cisco Web Security, Cisco OpenDNS), Data Encryption Technologies, Network Security Technologies, and other data protection related technologies

  • Broad knowledge and experience across IT infrastructure with security frameworks and standards such as ISO 17799/27001 and other relevant security-related regulations such as PCI, HIPAA, SOX etc.

  • Lead the technical configuration, implementation, administration and management of multiple data protection cyber security products and solutions

  • Lead and define vendor evaluations and proof of concepts for service improvements, in-flight projects and emerging technologies

  • Be up to date on industry trends around cyber risk and data protection practices

  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of Deloitte's business processes, core systems, technologies, data, client engagement teams and customers

  • Lead collaboration with Global Cybersecurity Data Protection Team to help develop US Data Security technical roadmap

  • Excellent organizational, communications (oral and written), problem solving, customer service and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated track record in sound judgement, strong attention in detail, developing quality work products and effective resolution of customer issues with cyber security technologies

  • Remain calm while retaining your ability to influence others in high pressure situations

  • Highly collaborative work ethic, demonstrated agility and strong teaming skills

  • Quick and eager learner to apply new skills and technologies in a results-oriented manner

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.