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Student assistant, IT Security

Job Location: Copenhagen, Kolding

Regional Description: Denmark

Job Number: 00696925


- Job description

Student Assistant for Accenture Security


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 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.


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 technical know-how, we collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.


Right now we are looking for student assistants to Information Security and IT Risk Management. You will be offered a challenging position with good possibilities for both personal and professional growth together with top professional colleagues in an informal setting for 15-20 hour weekly work engagement. Accenture Technology deliver end-to-end IT projects using state of the art technology on small engagements as well as on large, complex programs. We align processes with technology and help our clients achieve high performance.


Security is one of the fastest growing and most rapidly evolving areas in IT in general, and at Accenture in particular. We work with large Danish and Nordic enterprises on mission-critical infrastructure and system integration projects with security as either an integral part of these programs or as critical stand-alone security projects.


Our Security Professionals play a critical role on projects by advising our clients on the best way to protect their assets and ensuring compliance while maximizing the value of their business.


Key responsibilities


  • Collaborate internationally with experienced Accenture’s teams to solve assigned tasks 
  • Provide support in relation with client work, for example in the following domains:
    • Data Protection advisory
    • Identity & Access Management
    • Penetration testing / vulnerability assessment
    • Privileged Account Management implementation
    • Public and Private cloud security
    • Security Advisory
    • Security Operating Center (SOC)
    • Security Operations
    • Security Risk Assessments
  • Provide business intelligence, work on competitive analysis and identify relevant information within large amounts of information
  • Project management administration such as weekly reports, pipeline overview, update SharePoint sites, etc.
  • Ensure that project documentation is stored correctly in accordance with Information Management guidelines


Skill requirements

  • Currently studying your Master’s degree and are a top performer
  • You have a strong interest in IT Security and a wish to develop this further
  • You have worked with programming and/or software development.
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically with others to address complex problems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


  • You are fluent in English and in one of the following languages: Danish, Swedish, Norwegian


Investing in you

Our employees are our most important asset. At Accenture we believe that quality comes from within and we invest heavily in developing your professional competencies. You will receive on-going training that builds and extends your skills on a continuous basis, allowing you to develop tailored expertise quickly. You will have direct access to state-of-the-art technologies, tools and developer kits from all the major hardware and software houses, keeping you on cutting-edge of your area of expertise.


We provide an environment that encourages a healthy and flexible approach to work. You will get your own career counselor who interacts with you on a regular basis, ensuring you a career path that suits your needs and ambitions. Our employee Accenture Club offers sports and social activities with coworkers in a more relaxed setting.


Apply now

Are you interested in developing your career opportunities in a world class environment? Apply online today. Please make sure to upload the following documents:

  • Cover letter and CV
  • High school, BSc and/or MSc grades

We look forward to receiving your application.


About Accenture Technology

Accenture provides a broad, deep spectrum of technology services to help organizations translate their strategic business agendas into IT initiatives and solutions that measurably improve performance.


Accenture’s current clients include 94 of the Fortune Global 100 and more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.


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!

If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and need special assistance due to a disability or accommodation for a disability, please call us at +45 7228 8000

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