Job Description

As part of the global Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT – Tier 3), investigate security incidents that may negatively impact Accenture (including hacking attempts, intrusions, virus infections, mishandling of information, and other security threats); provide support during large incidents and investigations; participate in threat hunting activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze potential network security incidents to identify security breaches.

  • Investigate security breaches and make qualified decisions and recommendations for corrective action.

  • Participate in threat hunting activities.

  • Coordinate with other teams and organizations as necessary.

  • Assist in larger security incidents and more complex investigations.

  • Operate endpoint security and SIEM solutions.

  • Collaborate with Cyber Threat Intelligence and remediation teams

Working Arrangements:

  • Full-time home office possible

  • Travel requirements: 0-5%.


Reports to: CIRT Infrastructure EMEA Lead

External relationships: Endpoint security and AV vendors.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements:


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English

  • Understanding of computer operating systems, including server operating systems (Windows & Linux)

  • Understanding of cloud infrastructure (Amazon, Azure, Google)

  • Security analysis skills (logfile analysis and analysis of mixed data sources/types)

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload

  • Ability to manipulate and present data

  • Fundamental understanding of network protocols & architecture

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Strong sense of ethics & values, ability to handle confidential situations with discretion

  • Strong willingness to learn and grow within the role

Nice to have

  • Experience in incident response or in other operational security roles

  • IT Security certifications such as GCIA, GCIH, GCIA, GREM, CEH, GCFA, CISSP

  • Experience with SIEM, EDR and intrusion detection solutions

  • Programming and scripting skills

  • Education: In course or advanced studies in Computer Sciences, Systems Engineering or related careers

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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