BCG Mac Malware Protection Engineer (Atlanta) 15192BR

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BCG Mac Malware Protection Engineer (Atlanta) 15192BR

Effective November 1, 2021, all new US hires must be fully vaccinated* or subject to a religious or medical exemption.


We are seeking a core member to join our growing Information Protection team, as an IT Malware Protection Senior Engineer, and as part of our new Security Engineering Centre of Expertise practice.
You will be working in a Security Engineering, Architecture and Operations capacity to drive and support improvements in IT, Data and Cloud Security, specializing in Apple Mac and emerging devices, by thoroughly understanding business use cases, security requirements and troubleshooting.

Work collaboratively with application development, data protection, information security, and risk management teams to understand and implement data/cloud security solutions

Support development of proof of concepts and research into new security technologies

Continuously improve services based on input from a diverse network of internal and external stakeholders and technology teams as well as the IT industry at large.

Support maintenance of technical service roadmaps

Prepare and review monthly status reports and statistics

Troubleshoot Security issues, notably for Apple Mac and emerging devices.

Apply industry and BCG security knowledge, policies, standards, and practices.


Strong problem-solving skills including the ability to clearly define the problem and identify potential solutions that consider its broader impact

Ability to work in an Agile environment leveraging strong work management, organizational and planning skills

Able to perform successfully in a demanding, fast-paced, intellectually intense, service-oriented, and global (follow the sun) environment

Well-honed influencing skills including the ability to negotiate and gain consensus amongst all involved parties where competing priorities exist

Effectively handling difficult and stressful situations with poise, tact and patience, while demonstrating a sense of urgency.


Must be able to perform successfully in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, multi-cultural environment.

Flexibility to adapt to continually changing and fast paced business environment.

Must be available outside of normal business hours for international calls, releases and testing as needed. Work from home options are available.

Ability to work independently and as part of a team


Relevant bachelor’s degree (or equivalent)
5+ years of security engineering and/or application support experience within a globally distributed environment
5+ years of IT support (L2, L3) experience for Mac OS (different versions such as Monterey, Big Sur etc) and iOS devices
Hands-on experience with Apple script and MDM tools such as JAMF, Casper
Experience with troubleshooting application issues, leveraging logs and diagnosis tools (ServiceNow, Jira etc.)
In-depth technical knowledge of MacOS and Linux Operating Systems
Strong understanding of Mac OS security controls, including Keychain, Filevault, as well as common UNIX-related security controls
Solid knowledge of computer networks and common protocols: TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, FTP, SSH, SSL/TLS, HTTP, and etc.
Relevant certifications from Apple (eg ACTC) and JAMF
IT and Security related certifications (CISSP, CCSP, ITIL Foundations etc.)
Knowledge of Cloud Platforms (AWS, Azure & GCP)
Knowledge of Full Disk Encryption (FileVault 2)
Proficiency in one or more programming/scripting languages.
Experience in Information Security focused on Incident Response, Security Engineering, and/or Intrusion Detection.