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Emerging Technology Researcher

  • Internship
  • USA
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Ernst & Young IT Services is responsible for planning, developing and managing all the technology used in EY.  Employing more than 3,700 people in over 100 countries and serving over 200,000 employees, we are organized into nine different functions. This includes the internal-facing Strategy and Research function for Information Security. This function guides EY’s security capability planning and adoption. The Emerging Technology Security Research team, as a part of Strategy and Research, provides research and assessments related to innovative technology. 


Information Security takes a proactive approach to protecting EY’s brand through robust technical security controls, a clearly defined security strategy and ongoing compliance and incident management programs designed to detect and protect against increasingly sophisticated threats against the organization.


The opportunity


Under general supervision, the Emerging Technology Security Researcher investigates disruptive and transformational technologies to understand their security implications. The Researcher will collaborate with other Information Security, technical, and internal business teams. The Strategy and Research team determines long-term potential of technically innovative solutions and the security concerns related to their adoption.

Your key responsibilities
Research innovative technology concepts to determine their applicability to EY strategies

Determine utility of emerging security products

Cultivate an internal network of relationships to grow Strategy and Research team’s influence

Provide feedback to the team about new or emerging customer needs

Seek, develop, and present potential additions to EY's strategic security capabilities

Analyze and report upon immature technologies based upon ambiguous or incomplete data 

To qualify for the role you must have
Knowledge in several technical security domains, including cloud computing

Familiarity with translating information security concepts into business and technical terms

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Extraordinary research, speaking, and writing skills

Comfort making decisions with incomplete knowledge 

Ideally, you’ll also have
Network-based vulnerability exploitation tools and techniques

Application security source code assessments

Security risk assessment methodologies

Windows and Active Directory in an enterprise environment 

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you  

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build abetter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY experience lasts a lifetime.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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