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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.
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.
 
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
CLOUD & INFRASTRUCTURE SECURITY strengthens clients’ ability to detect, prevent, and respond to infrastructure threats (networks, clouds, endpoints, mobile, and IoT). This includes cloud security, network architecture transformation, NextGEN anti-virus and endpoint detection & response.


Key responsibilities:
Review Payments' application infrastructure design on-premise and on the cloud and devise the needed infrastructure and microservices security architecture (inclusive of: container security architecture, data security architecture, network security architecture and operational security architecture). 
Review the infrastructure & microservices design against different security regulatory, industry  and internal standards such as PCI DSS and CSA Containers' security guidelines, and identify the necessary security architecture requirements for the same. 
Review the infrastructure & microservices network and data architecture and identify the necessary security architecture requirements for the same. Inclusive of - non-exhaustive -
o Tenant Security, 
o AKS Security, 
o Containers & Mesh Networking Security
o Application Gateway & WAF, 
o Security Groups and VNET Segmentations, 
o Security Analytics,
o Encryption & Keys Management
Devise a logical and technical infrastructure and microservices security architecture, comprising, 
o A register of infrastructure and microservices security components (technologies, operations and services). 
o Delineation of which components needs to be developed/coded, COTS-ready and need to be configured, native to Azure or provided by third party vendors. 
o Provide low and high level applications security architecture renderings. 
o Mapping the security architecture components to regulatory, client and industry standards and ensuring all applicable ones are fulfilled in the design (GO-ITS, PCI DSS, Accenture Cloud Platform, etc). 
Carry out threat modeling for applications and services to identify security threats, weaknesses and associated countermeasures. 
Ensure that final design addresses identified threats and countermeasures during threat modeling. 



Qualifications

Required Qualifications
•        Strong experience in Azure Cloud Security Architecture & Microservices Security (e.g: Tenant Security, AKS Security, Containers’ Security, Pod Security, Application Gateway & WAF, Security Groups and VNET Segmentations, Security Analytics, etc).
•        2-3 Years of working experience on infrastructure and microservices security assessments and/or architecture design, preferably for payment applications
•        First-hand technical working experience on microservices application security technologies and services, conversant on different technology and service offerings in the market, able to recommend and differentiate between offerings, with Special emphasis on Azure Security native offerings and how they rank against market offerings. 
•        Strong ability to laydown a high and low level infrastructure & microservices security architecture, outlining logical and technical security architecture components. 
•        Good familiarity with payments security standards and how to fulfill them (PCI DSS, PCI PTS, PCI P2PE etc), as well as local and regulatory standards (GO-ITS, PIPEDA, etc). 
•        Distinct problem solving skills with proven technical writing and communication abilities. 
•        Comfortable using M.S Visio to chart different types of diagrams. 
•        Strong presentation and public speaking skills. 
•        Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in professional setting; either military or civilian  

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.

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.

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 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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