Job Description

As part of the global Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT – Tier 3) you will be responsible for investigating security incidents that may negatively impact Accenture (including hacking attempts, intrusions, virus infections, mishandling of information, and other security threats); providing support during large incidents and investigations; and participating in threat hunting activities. Additionally, you will be responsible for mentoring members of the team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze potential network security incidents to identify security breaches.

  • Investigate security breaches and make qualified decisions and recommendations for corrective action.

  • Participate in threat hunting activities.

  • Coordinate with other teams and organizations as necessary.

  • Assist in larger security incidents and more complex investigations.

  • Operate endpoint security and SIEM solutions.

  • Collaborate with Cyber Threat Intelligence and remediation teams

  • Serve as for new team members

Working Arrangements:

  • Full-time home office possible.

  • Travel requirements: 0-5%.

  • Industry-relevant trainings and certifications provided.

Relationships:

  • Reports to: CIRT Infrastructure APAC Lead and Global Lead.

  • External relationships: Security vendors

Requirements:

  • Solid understanding of computer operating systems, including server operating systems (Windows & Linux)

  • Solid understanding of cloud infrastructure (Amazon, Azure, Google)

  • Familiarity with MITRE ATT&CK® Framework

  • Proficient with EDR and SIEM platforms

  • Security analysis skills (logfile analysis and analysis of mixed data sources/types)

  • Proficiency in at least one common scripting language

  • Ability to manipulate and present data

  • Solid understanding of network protocols & architecture

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Strong sense of ethics & values, ability to handle confidential situations with discretion

  • Strong willingness to learn and grow within the role

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in incident response or in other operational security roles

  • IT Security certifications such as GCIA, GCIH, GCIA, GREM, CEH, GCFA, CISSP

  • Knowledge of one or more common programming languages

  • Education: In course or advanced studies in Computer Sciences, Systems Engineering or related careers



Qualifications

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, Technology and Operations services and Accenture Song — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 721,000 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.

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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.

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