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

As part of Accenture’s Managed Security Services we manage, maintain and enhance global cybersecurity operations’ capabilities to detect, proactively hunt for and respond to advanced cyberattacks against our clients. Specific offerings include security monitoring; threat intelligence; managed detection & response (MDR); security tools & infrastructure management; managed hunting and response; and vulnerability management.

Job Description

Accenture’s Managed Services Security team of professionals:
- Develop and deliver solutions for organizations to gain visibility into security events within client environment and defend clients against threats
- Build new or develop existing event correlation, reporting and remediation capabilities based on advanced monitoring use cases, external threat intelligence, and known traffic patterns.
- Identity new or develop existing data integration points to build a security data warehouse for the purpose of exploratory security analytics. 

As leader for Managed Security Services you will be expected to:
Pursue and cultivate trusted advisor relationships with within client organization(s)
Generate and translate innovative ideas into feasible, practical and cost- effective solutions across a portfolio of clients
Lead sales pursuits and drive growth for the Managed Security Services practice area
Manage the development and execution of project delivery with a focus on the following:
o Cyber Security Operations
o Security Monitoring & Analytics
o Incident Response
o Compliance
o SIEM, Log Management, Network Security & Monitoring
o Threat Intelligence
o Vulnerability Management
o Large data set processing, visualization, and forensics skills. 

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

Requires proactive identification, definition and solving of complex problems that impact the direction of the business or work effort where analysis of situations requires an in depth knowledge of Accenture
Requires development and execution of strategy to achieve key business objectives in area of responsibility
Interaction is with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, involving negotiation or influencing on critical matters. 
Wide latitude in decision making and determination of objectives and approaches to critical assignments 
Decisions have a major and lasting impact on areas outside of own responsibility
Manages large complex teams and/or work efforts at a client or within Accenture


Basic Qualifications: 

Experience leading the business development and sales capture process

Experience leading and growing a managed threat operations and managed security services practice

10+ years’ experience working with or in Security Operations Center performing incident investigations and forensics

10+ years working with SIEM tools performing deployment, configuration, and maintaining operations 

15+ years working with network based services and client/server applications  

10+ years working with intrusion detection systems (e.g., snort) and tools (e.g., tcpdump, Wireshark) 

Ability to travel 20-30%

Preferred Skills:

Minimum Bachelor’s degree 

Industry recognized Professional Security certification (e.g. CISSP)

Experience working for the Big 4 or Global SI is highly desired

Knowledge of cyber defense vendors and product capabilities

In possession of, or able to qualify for, Canadian security clearance strongly preferred


Professional Skill Requirements

Ability to lead and manage dynamic multi-region teams 

Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment

Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills

Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in professional setting; either military or civilian  

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