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.
  
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.

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. Specific offerings include security monitoring; threat intelligence; managed detection & response (MDR); security tools & infrastructure management; managed hunting & response; and vulnerability management.

Responsibilities:
Will lead and manage security operations teams comprising of three levels of support, consisting of: 
o Level 1: Execute the procedures for security operations, including incident management defined in playbooks
o Level 2: Coordinate security activities and take necessary actions on complex incidents escalated by the Level 1 (L1) 
o Level 3: Act as a dedicated liaison between Accenture SOC team and client security leadership
Will act as a point of escalation for level 3 (L3) and will ensure appropriate resolution of incidents
Will play a key role in managing client relationships
Will ensure compliance with SLAs as well as relevant process and procedures and will play an active role in continually improving them
Will compile and present reports to the client
Will coach and mentor more junior resources.


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
Canada Security Clearance Required: Reliability Status (Minimum) to Secret Clearance (Preferred)
Experience leading and managing security operations teams
Experience preparing reports, dashboards and documentation 
Excellent communication (written and oral) and client relationship management skills
Strong experience with security platforms for analysis of incidents and events
5+ years of experience working with security tools performing deployment, configuration, and maintaining operations, content development
5+ years of experience working with security tools administration (e.g. firewalls, IDS, end-point protection, content filtering, IAM, DLP)
5+ years of experience working with security operations capabilities (e.g. incident response, security infrastructure management or monitoring services)
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving, high pressure environment
 
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 504,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at http://www.accenture.com/.
 
To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired from Day 1, please visit our website at accenture.com/careers.  
 
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.
 
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 committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.

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