Job Description

AWS Security Senior Manager

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.

Why join Accenture’s Security team?

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 we can offer clients an enterprise-wide security program to predict, protect, detect, and respond to threats in an industry specific context.

Job Description:

CLOUD SECURITY strengthens clients’ ability to detect, prevent, and respond to security threats as they transform, migrate, or build native solutions to/in the cloud. The Accenture’s Security team is looking for talented, high performing individual to lead the AWS Security Practice in the Canada region as part of our larger Cloud & Infrastructure and Security practice.

This role demands overseeing the day-to-day practice operations while ensuring AWS solutions delivered meets and exceeds the client expectation. The successful candidate should have the capacity to strategically influence business and technology partners to deliver complex digital transformation solutions across the region.  

The role requires that you can manage the technical, financial, and program management demands of a project including but not limited to:

  • People leadership
  • Solutions Architecture Workshops
  • Internal Financial Reporting of Project Posture
  • Project Timeline Development and Execution


Although no two days at Accenture are the same, your duties as AWS Security Senior Manager likely will include:

  • Lead and grow Accenture AWS Security practice and capabilities as a part of the security leadership team.
  • Responsible for leading and developing teams, mentoring junior members, enriching cloud assets and accelerators for the Canadian market
  • Work closely with technology partners to onboard new service offerings and technology capabilities
  • Working directly with clients and Accenture teams in a multi-disciplined team structure, designing and implementing cloud solutions across a variety of vendors 
  • 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
  • Leading client engagements and providing subject matter expertise to clients and engagement teams
  • Developing deep working relationships with senior executives across Accenture account teams and at clients. 
  • Responsible for large-scale delivery and managing complex digital transformational projects
  • Oversee the design of cloud and microservices security architecture
  • Ensuring that final design addresses identified threats and countermeasures during threat modeling

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Required Qualifications:

  • Mix of security sales and delivery expertise in Cloud security with ability to cross sell into other security practice areas
  • Minimum of 4+ years of experience in AWS cloud security, including designing and architecting solutions based on client requirements
  • Experience in leading teams and managing projects
  • Strong experience in AWS Cloud Security Architecture & Microservices Security (e.g. Amazon GuardDuty, AWS SecurityHub, Amazon Macie, Amazon Detective, Amazon Access Analyzer, Amazon Inspector, AWS WAF, AWS Network Firewall)
  • Minimum 3 years working experience on infrastructure and microservices security assessments and/or architecture design, preferably for payment applications
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in consulting and implementation of AWS cloud solutions across various service areas/groups.
  • Able to recommend and differentiate between cloud vendor offerings, with special emphasis on AWS Security native offerings and how they rank against market offerings.
  • Strong ability to lay down a high-level cloud infrastructure security architecture, outlining logical and technical security architecture components
  • Comfortable using M.S Visio to chart different types of diagrams.
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills.
  • In possession of, or able to qualify for, Canadian security clearance required
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree (e.g., Computer Science, CIS/MIS, Engineering)
  • Industry recognized professional Security certification preferred (CISSP, CISM)
  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork, and collaboration in professional setting; either military or civilian

Desired Skills:

  • Project Management (Minimum 2+ years)
  • Experience managing delivery of multiple projects with different deadlines effectively for customer facing environments/workloads (minimum +2 years)


British Columbia - Vancouver,Ontario - Toronto

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