Job Description

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 join Accenture’s security practice?
Serving as a trusted security partner for more than 20 years to more than 330 clients across ~70 countries, Accenture’s security practice 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
 
Do you have the deep functional and technical experience to help implement security solutions that align with our clients’ business objectives? Do you have the expertise to design and deliver solutions for establishing system user's credentials, and processes for applying those credentials to access enterprise systems and applications? 

If so, read on and apply. Accenture’s more than 2,000 security professionals deliver holistic and proactive security solutions in 47 countries, and we’d love to discuss our open Identity and Access Management (I&AM) Security Senior Manager role with you.

YOUR ROLE
 
Although no two days at Accenture are the same, your duties as I&AM Security Senior Manager likely will include:
Working directly with clients and Accenture teams in a multi-disciplined team structure, designing and implementing I&AM solutions across a variety of vendor products Microsoft Azure Identity Suite, SailPoint, Okta, Forgerock, Oracle and others. 
Leading client engagements and providing subject matter expertise to clients and engagement teams
Developing deep working relationships with Senior Executives across the account teams and clients. 
Understanding the business direction of companies and creating optimized I&AM architectures to meet their business needs. 
Assisting Accenture Leadership in business development activities such as client proposals, thought leadership and participation at industry events
Building knowledge capital through research and development, and leveraging industry insights to deliver best of breed expertise to clients. 
Helping grow Accenture’s security practice across North America through thought leadership and entrepreneurialism



Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
Minimum of 10 years of experience in I&AM, including designing and architecting solutions based on client requirements.  
Minimum of 5 years of experience with configuration and implementation of customer or enterprise IAM solutions including:
o Design and develop automated provisioning and reconciliation of IT resources
o Request-based application and resource provisioning
o RBAC authentication to entitled applications and resources
o Role based resolution of approvers for request approval flows
o Single Sign-on
Minimum of 5 years of experience in consulting and implementation of IAM solutions across various service areas/groups. 
Minimum of 5 years of experience in at least two or more of the following IAM Functional Skills
o Access Management
o Identity Governance
o Directory Services
o Identity Provisioning
o Identity Management
o Identity Management as a Service
Minimum 5 years of experience in at least two or more of the following IAM Vendor technologies or skills:, Microsoft Azure identity Suite, SailPoint, ForgeRock, Okta, CyberArk
Preferred Skills:
Exposure to I&AM practitioners and experts
Prior work experience serving C-Level clients as a security consultant
Industry-adopted security certifications (e.g. CISSP), as well as I&AM vendor or industry certification such as –
o IAM Vendor certifications
o Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
o Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)
Bachelor or higher degree in a technical field (e.g. Computer Science, CIS,MIS, Engineering)
Prior experience in deployment and implementation of custom applications
Experience with any of the following security areas:
o Information risk, privacy, and strategy (i.e. security and privacy policies, or risk assessments, or security and privacy compliance);
o Application security; (i.e. application security testing or security integrations with Systems Development Lifecycle (SDL) )
o Infrastructure security; (i.e.- securing networks and servers or security monitoring)
o Data security or encryption
Prior experience with any of the following:
o Identity and access lifecycle (e.g. provisioning, access certification)
o RBAC authorization models
o SSO technologies 
o Federated access
o Privileged Access Management
o Directory Services, Virtual Directory
o Authentication Methods
o Entitlement and role management
o Industry standards such as OAUTH, OpenID Connect
o Understanding of messaging protocols such as JSON, REST, SOAP
In possession of, or able to qualify for, Canadian security clearance strongly preferred
 Professional Skills:
Demonstrated creativity in complex problem solving and ability to work under pressure 
Strong project/program management experience 
Ability to take business problems, existing processes and technology and translate these into service and process requirements 
Effective communicator with great interpersonal skills and the ability to be credible with clients 
Strong analytical skills with a structured problem-solving approach
High energy levels and commitment to stringent timelines
Ability to innovate and multi-task with minimal oversight
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present documentation and influence decision making
Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in professional setting; either military or civilian  
 Our Commitment to Inclusion & Diversity 
At Accenture, inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and embedded in our core values. We are committed to creating a workforce where our people can feel comfortable, be themselves and contribute. Like Canada itself, Accenture employees represent a tremendous variety of cultures, ethnicities, beliefs, backgrounds and languages. We offer an inclusive environment regardless of personal characteristics such as ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or disability.  
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Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired. 
If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter. 
Other Employment Statements
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 clients, our employees must be available to travel when needed.
Job candidates are not required to disclose any offence for which a pardon has been granted.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 513,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com. 

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Ontario - Toronto,Quebec - Montreal

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Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs such as for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009 or send us an email.

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