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Advanced Security Analytics Consultant - Splunk

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00435303


- Job description

People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.

Security professionals apply deep security skills to design, build and protect enterprise systems, applications, data, assets and people for Accenture and our clients.

Job Description

Security and Risk professionals develop and deliver solutions that protect enterprise systems, applications and data by establishing policies, practices and tools that prevent unauthorized access, use, disclosure, modification or disruption.

Advanced Security Analytics professionals develop and deliver solutions for organizations to gain visibility of security events within their environment. They build new or develop existing event correlation, reporting and remediation capabilities based on advanced monitoring use external threat intelligence, and known traffic patterns. They identity new or develop existing data integration points to build a security data warehouse for the purpose of exploratory analytics.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities: 

• Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems
• Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals
• Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems
• Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture
• Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance
• Decisions often impact the team in which they reside
• Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture

Basic Qualifications:

• 2+ years Splunk administration (Certified Splunk Administrator preferred)
• 2+ years of working with SIEM tools performing deployment, configuration, and maintaining operations, content development
• 2+ years working with security tool administration (e.g. firewalls, IDS, end-point protection, content filtering, IAM, DLP)
• 2+ years working with operational information security disciplines (e.g. incident response, security infrastructure management or monitoring services)
• Hands-on Splunk experience, inclusive of:
     o Field extractions, tags, event types, alerts, lookups, and data models
     o Experience creating, updating, and managing notable events
     o Experience working in Incident Review
     o Experience with creating robust reports, notable events
     o Experience with Splunk Search Language
     o Understand dashboards and data collection
• Experience with Splunk premium apps such as Splunk ES, Cloud or ITSI
• Statistical and analytical modeling experience
• Custom use case and content development experience
• Deep understanding and proven experience in Cyber Security Operations (Monitoring, Detection, Incident Response, Forensics)
• Project and delivery management experience
• RFP/RFI Response Knowledge (ability to work and support proposal efforts)
• Cyber Security experience in complex global enterprise and or Govt. environment a plus
• Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
• Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
• Desire to work in an information systems environment
• Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed.

Professional Skill Requirements:

Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Desire to work in an information systems environment
Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 384,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


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We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.


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