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Cyber Defense Specialist or Cyber Defence Architect

Job Location: Copenhagen

Regional Description: Denmark

Job Number: 00631634


- Job description

Cyber Defense Specialist / Architect

If you join Accenture you can make great ideas happen for some of the world's most dynamic companies. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative and global work environment where important and interesting work is part of daily life. With Accenture’s integrated global organisation, resources and deep technical know-how, we collaborate with clients to nurture ideas and deliver results.

All of our professionals receive comprehensive training covering business, technical and professional skills development. You will have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in Cyber Defense.

Job Description

The Cyber Defense Architect / Specialist provides expert advisory and technical support to help our clients improve their Information Security posture to respond to the rapidly evolving Cyber Security threats. You will provide information security subject matter expertise and utilize your business insight to work collaboratively with our clients to advise, design, build and implement pragmatic security solutions.

If this sounds interesting, keep reading.

Our Cyber Defense devision transforms clients to a proactive approach that builds resilience immediately into their traditional networks and endpoints (including the cloud, mobile devices and the internet of things). With advanced innovations and proven risk management models, we help clients make it harder for cyber criminals to succeed.

Services include:

  • Attack surface reduction
  • Security transformation
  • Advanced threat services
  • Breach readiness and response


  • Working with truly global organizations and the related complexity of their cyber security requirements by delivering innovative world-leading solutions at scale;
  • Working in a multi-disciplined team of Strategy, Digital and Technology professionals to bring the best of Accenture to our clients;
  • Working with and often leading a multi-shore delivery team to provide cost-effective consulting services;
  • Collaborating with peers worldwide to develop Accenture’s knowledge assets to deliver the best solution for each client;
  • Designing pragmatic but effective cyber security Defenses for our clients.
  • Includes delivery of operational security analytics solutions with real-time detection of external and insider threats and compromised user accounts.
  • Delivers hunting capabilities that identify existing compromises before they propagate into damaging events.
  • Offers advice and practical assistance on information security challenges throughout the organization;
  • Support front line Defense of networks, protecting information from unauthorized access and violations.
  • Carry out tests on systems to expose weaknesses in security.
  • Manages project delivery and provides thought leadership to our client

Basic Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science or related fields
  • Previous full-time work experience in information security management and/or related functions (such as Cyber Security Knowledge and skills, Big data processing and analytics, Cloud computing architecture, infrastructure and solution design);
  • Analytical mindset
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills in Danish and in English
  • Good technical writing skills, able to produce documentation and research solutions
  • Security Certifications (e.g. CISSP) and understanding of current industry best practices are highly desirable

Why Accenture?

Choose Accenture for a challenging and rewarding security career where the variety of opportunities and challenges allows you to make a difference every day. A place where you can develop your potential and grow professionally, working alongside talented colleagues. The only place where you can learn from our unrivalled experience, while helping our global clients achieve their security objectives. If this is your idea of a typical working day, then Accenture is where you should be.

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 reward package we offer, and you will qualify for compensation that include overtime and performance based pay.

Accenture has made a strong commitment to inclusion and diversity. We want you as you are and we want you to be comfortable here with us. 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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