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Security Specialist

Job Location: Kolding

Regional Description: Denmark

Job Number: 00532799


- Job description

Security Specialist for Accenture (ADU)

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 approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

Accenture Security helps organizations build resilience from the inside out, so they can operate and grow confidently in a rapidly evolving threat landscape. Maintaining a relentless focus on driving high-performance outcomes for our clients, we provide a full spectrum of services - from security strategy development, to business transformation and managed security services - on demand and at a global scale. If you join Accenture, you can make great ideas happen for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With broad global resources and deep know-how, we collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results.

We are looking for an experienced Security Specialist for one of our customers in Jutland, Denmark. The Security Specialist will join Accenture Security in Kolding, one of the world’s best security business organizations!

As our Security Specialist, you will play a critical role in advising our client on the best way to go about protecting their assets and ensuring compliance, while maximizing the value of their business.

Your main tasks will be to head our team at the client, while functioning as a Strategic Adviser to the client CISO and the rest of their Senior Management.

As such, the following tasks will play a crucial role in ensuring success:

  • Operate and run Security Operation Center (SOC)
  • Ready to be in-charge of a team based in India, Czech Republic and Denmark
  • Information Security Advisory at all levels of the organization – Strategic, Tactical, and Operational
  • Create and implement roadmaps on Information Security
  • Advise the client on risks that might affect a project and/or a chosen solution
  • Analyzing security requirements, including technical requirements of specific regulatory and compliance frameworks
  • Researching technology trends, products and offerings, and delivering comparative analysis on the benefits of the technology solution(s) considered
  • Supporting the client in the selection process for security solutions
  • Contributing to the architecture assessment process on the technical/infrastructure side and assisting in the analysis of the current processes
  • Ensuring compliance – internally as well as externall

Basic Qualifications

Experience in and understanding of Information Security and Risk Management concepts
Ability to work creatively and analytically with complex security challenges
Experience in security terminology, tools and concepts
Experience with leading the audit process
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Fluency in English and Danish written and spoken

The ideal Candidate will:

Hold a CISSP certification – or demonstrate the willingness to acquire it
Hold a CISA/CISM certification – or demonstrate the willingness to acquire it
Preferable holding one or more of the following certifications: CompTIA, CEH, ITIL 
Preferable some knowledge in following: ISO 2700x, GDPR, PCI DSS, SOX, GLBA, and COBIT

Why Accenture?

Because people enjoy working here; the work we do is challenging, interesting and meaningful. We offer the ability to balance professional challenges with your personal life. Professional development is a key part of the total rewards package we offer, and you will qualify for compensation that include overtime and performance based pay.

Accenture welcomes and encourages applications from diverse backgrounds related to gender, age, ethnicity, culture, race, religion and belief, disability, nationality, sexual orientation and gender identity. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values, providing an environment where everyone brings distinct experience, talent and culture to their work. We invite you to be part of this diversity!


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