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Security Engineering Specialist

Job Location: Ontario - Ottawa

Regional Description: Canada

Job Number: 00529396


- Job description

Title: Accenture Security Engineering Specialist
Location: Ottawa
Travel: No Travel Required
Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career.
Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Outsourcing and internal Corporate Functions.  Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.
Why Accenture Security?
Serving as a trusted security partner for more than 20 years to more than 330 clients across ~70 countries, Accenture Security helps organizations build resilience from the inside out so they can operate and grow confidently in a rapidly evolving threat landscape. Our 5000 security professionals bring exceptional industry expertise to tailor intelligent security services to our clients’ unique businesses and industries. We provide a full spectrum of services – from security strategy development, to business transformation to managed security services – on demand and at a global scale.
Leveraging our global resources and next-generation technologies, we create an integrated, comprehensive program tailored to each organization’s specific business goals and industry. Recognizing that there is no finish line in securing enterprises, we are constantly collaborating at our global cyber labs and centers with our broad, interdisciplinary innovation ecosystem of the best minds in security. Our focus on continuous innovation gives us a front lines perspective that ensures we are adapting to match the pace of security challenges.
Accenture’s unique ability to combine deep Security expertise across Strategy, Technology and Operations means that it is able to offer clients an enterprise-wide security program to predict, protect, detect, and respond to threats in an industry specific context.
Job Description
An Accenture Security professional at this level has the following responsibilities:
Infrastructure Security professionals develop and deliver infrastructure security solutions including policies, procedures, tools and technologies to ensure that data stored in or transmitted via enterprise networks cannot be read or compromised by individuals with authorization, while still allowing authorized users to complete legitimate tasks.
Key Responsibilities:
  • A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities Support the delivery of Accenture’s security offerings related to security, including security governance security policies and procedures, risk assessments and management, cloud data protection classification, encryption, tokenization, identity and access management, cloud architecture AWS, Azure, Softlayer, VMware and security monitoring analytics for and in the cloud Ability to map security controls to compliance requirements
  • Responsibilities around cloud security including requirements analysis, content development, Accenture services and leading practices alignment.
  • Be familiar with security frameworks, compliance requirements and security operations Deliver services that meet Accenture Project quality specifications.
  • Ability to take initiative to communicate, interact, and collaborate with others to ensure that all aspects of a task are addressed
  • Ability to quickly ramp up on new cloud security technologies and translate traditional and other cloud related experience.
Basic Qualifications:
Minimum 2 years of experience in network security design and operations, and network administration.
Minimum 1 year strong working technical knowledge of network security controls relating to IPS systems, security monitoring SIEM , vulnerability management, and firewall technologies.
Minimum 1 year experience with identity and access management technologies AD and CyberArk preferred
Minimum 1 year Network packet capture and interpretation experience.
Valid level 2 Secret clearance is required
Bachelors Degree Preferably in Computer Science or relevant work experience
Preferred Qualifications
CISSP Certification
Professional Skill Requirements
  • Proven Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Good communication written and oral and interpersonal skills Good organizational, multi tasking, and time management skills.
  • Able to meet requirements for retaining professional security certifications.
  • Ability to successfully pass a client government background screening.
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.
All of our consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development.  You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law.   Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.
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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