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Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services—all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 710,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners, and communities. Visit us at

Job Descriptions:

  • Act as the first responder for cyber-security incidents identified through different channels, Human Resources, Employee Relations, Corporate Investigations, ASOC, Infrastructure CIRT, and client escalations.

  • Investigate cases such as, but not limited to:

  • Acceptable Use Policy / Code of Business Ethics Violation

  • Malware

  • Fraud, Intellectual Property Theft, Industrial Espionage

  • Cyber Attack / Hacking / APT / Security Breaches

  • Mobile Devices

  • Execute documented processes within all activities of the CIRT playbook and security incident response lifecycle. Escalate security events, depending on determined crisis levels, to management in accordance with the incident response plan.

  • Ensures forensic investigation and incident response procedures comply with standard operating procedures, processes, policies, guidelines, and forensics best practices.

  • Examine and analyze security events or incidents, and investigate significant issues, related to technology infrastructure. Employ technical, investigative and analytical skills to solve a wide range of complex issues or problems.

  • Coordinate and resolve, or provide recommendations as necessary, containment and remediation steps, until security incident closure.

  • Produce detailed written reports outlining the circumstances around the incident, present forensic evidences to a non-technical audience and provide further input as expert opinion. Present and communicate investigation results and relevant findings, for administrative or legal purpose, to internal stakeholders, senior management, auditors or clients, and testify in court as an expert witness, as necessary.

  • Participate in the improvement and development of forensic methodologies, process/procedure manuals and documentation.

  • Periodically make recommendations that aid in the successful completion of highly complex and technical projects within a process, control or functional area.

  • Complete varied complex and non-standard tasks in an assigned area of responsibility.

  • Provide eDiscovery and litigation support to identify, preserve, collect, process, review and produce electronically stored information (ESI) for litigation purposes.

  • Mentor and provide guidance to incident response staff on security best practices, processes, procedures and countermeasures.


Minimum qualifications:

Expert understanding of the following topics:

  • Significant hands on experience on Computer security incident response and digital forensics.
  • ​Computer / Network forensics tools (i.e. Encase, SIFT, IEF, HB Gary, FireEye, Mandiant/Fire Eye, Nuix)
  • Workstation and Server Operating systems (Windows, Linux or OS X, iOS/Android)
  • IT Security
  • Legal/regulatory aspects of digital forensics and incident response processes and methodologies

Advanced understanding of the following topics:

  • Network protocols, TCP/IP fundamentals
  • Network based services and client/server applications
  • Enterprise systems and infrastructure
  • Network architecture and security infrastructure (i.e. intrusion detection systems, data loss prevention, antivirus, etc.)
  • System log analysis
  • eDiscovery methodologies (i.e. Nuix)
  • Perimeter security controls

Knowledge of the following topics:

  • Risk assessment procedures
  • ISO 27001 / ITIL and COBIT frameworks
  • Up to date with current cyber threat landscape and trends


  • 4 year college degree in computer science or related field is preferred
  • Industry certification in multiple operating systems and/or network technologies
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in an information security discipline
  • One or more computer forensics and information security certifications is desired:
    • Guidance Software Encase Certified Examiner (EnCE)
    • EC Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI)
    • EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
    • SANS GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)
    • SANS GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFA)
    • ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
    • ISACA Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM)
    • CompTIA Security +

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