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Accenture Technology

Within Accenture Technology you will make solutions real and deliver business outcomes. We help clients become more successful by helping them improve their capabilities and effectiveness. We are constantly innovating and generating new ideas with the goal of helping clients identify the technologies and operations they need to differentiate and win in the marketplace. 

Organizations around the world rely on Accenture’s   Managed Security Services to build and sustain a resilient incident management program. We offer the global presence and scale to satisfy even the largest enterprises.

Every week, Accenture’s Managed Security Service: 

  • Analyze over 125 billion log entries

  • Identify over 62,000 potential security events

  • Escalate over 11,000 validated security incidents


Work as part of a world class customer focused team, protecting customers from threats through analysis of log data, providing clear, detailed and timely alerts that can be acted on.  The Security Analysis team delivers real time security monitoring, alerting and analysing logs from over 150 supported device types, while adhering to strict service-level agreements. We are the front line in protecting our customers.

Responsibilities         

  • Investigate attacks against customer networks

  • Monitor and analyze log data, network traffic and/or alerts generated by a variety of security technologies in real-time; escalate and explain validated security incidents to customers

  • Write up security incident reports detailing the threat, its characteristics, and possible remediation activities

  • Research new threats and ensure appropriate detection capabilities are in place to identify and respond to these threats

  • Routinely review security incidents and other customer deliverables for adherence to the established procedures and guidelines. Document, rectify, and provide feedback to other analysts as necessary

  • Ensure the quality and timeliness of the security incident detection and classification service

  • Ensure standards and procedures are adhered to within defined SLA’s

  • Articulate security issues to customers, both verbally and written

  • Identify opportunities for process improvement

  • Manage and track customer issues and requests

  • Support other teams as needed

  • Train Associate Security Analysts and Security Analysts

  • Support SOC Tours as required



Qualifications

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Skills Required

  • Passion for cyber security, learning, and knowledge sharing

  • Experience in an operational environment, with customer-facing responsibilities

  • Previous experience in an information/cyber security role – ideally focused on intrusion detection/security monitoring and analysis

  • An excellent understanding of the cyber security threat landscape, including detailed technical knowledge about the most prevalent vulnerabilities, threats, attack methods, and infection vectors

  • Understanding of computer networking, including a detailed understanding of TCP/IP and other core Internet protocols

  • Excellent technical and troubleshooting skills with the ability to be dynamic and adapt in order to solve complex technical issues with customers and partners

  • The ability to communicate clearly at all levels, demonstrating strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Hands on exposure in retrieving information and generating reports using SQL

  • Experience using python to automate basic analysis tasks

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

  • One or more of the following certifications: SANS GCIA, SANS GCFA, SANS GCFE, OSCP

About Accenture

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 centres. Our 506,000 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 www.accenture.com

As part of a global diverse workforce you will help organisations across every industry imaginable improve the way they work. Join us and let challenging, interesting and enjoyable work become part of daily life.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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At Accenture, our philosophy is anchored in recognising that our people are multi-dimensional. We take an intersectional human approach to create a work environment where all people feel like they can bring their authentic selves to work, every day.

We believe that equality drives innovation. Our commitment to accelerating equality starts at the top with our board and CEO and extends across every part of the company. This comes to life when our people own the equality agenda, making it part of their jobs – every decision, every day – and feel free to speak up and to act.

We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation. We want a workplace that is inclusive and diverse to that end we are setting bold goals and taking comprehensive action. To achieve these goals, we collect information that allows us to track the effectiveness of our Inclusion and Diversity programs.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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