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

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 can offer clients an enterprise-wide security program to predict, protect, detect, and respond to threats in an industry specific context.  
 
Job Description
 
Application Security professionals sell, assess, define, implement and/or support world-class application security solutions for Accenture or our clients, spanning simple IT projects to large-scale, enterprise-level transformation programs.
 
 Role Responsibilities:
Help our clients achieve the benefits that DevSecOps can offer in the development of Cloud Native Applications
Leverage skills, experience and expertise to serve clients in a consultative role as well as in a technical capacity
Perform security reviews of application development processes, platforms, capabilities and practices
Responsible for the security of the SDLC through code reviews and security testing
Drive adoption of Secure Application Development principles, tools and practices and help clients transition to DevSecOps
Assist in leading the design, development and rollout of DevSecOps capabilities, platforms, programs and practices that involve build automation, deployment automation, test automation, SDLC orchestration, environment management, monitoring, metrics and dashboards
Promote a Secure Application Development culture in our clients and within Accenture



Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

Minimum of 7 years of experience in development and SDLC

Minimum of 3 years of experience working in Application Security

 

Preferred Skills

Experience with tools used in development and CI/CD pipelines

Experience with different computer languages, including Java and .Net

Technical knowledge of application security tools used for testing and mitigation (SAST, DAST, RASP, WAF)

Understands the development process to validate and remediate findings from automatic scanners, penetration tests and bug bounty programs

Able to apply knowledge and experience to a waterfall development lifecycle where warranted

Proficiency in identifying application threats, vulnerabilities, and risks, and in advising development teams on how to protect against them

Experience working with onshore and offshore teams

Experience working for the Big 5 consulting firms is highly desired

Industry recognized certification in security (e.g., CISSP, CSSLP, CASE, CEH, etc.)

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

A Bachelor of Science in a technical concentration (Math, Engineering, Computer Science) is preferred, but non-technical degrees are acceptable with sufficient practical experience in Computer Science

Professional Skill Requirements

Proven success in leading teams and contributing to a team-oriented work environment

Proven ability to think creatively and analytically to create solutions that solve problems and achieve target objectives

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

Ability to travel up to 100%

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. 

 

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 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.

 

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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.


About Accenture

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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Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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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