Job Description

About Accenture Cyber Threat Intelligence (ACTI)

ACTI is a global team that spans 13 countries and 4 continents and speaks more than 30 languages. We are passionate about delivering intelligence analysis and providing industry-leading analytic insights, cyber context, and critical services our clients need to achieve their business-line and strategic-growth initiatives. We know success is only possible by developing and supporting our most-critical resources: our versatile analysts, developers, and supporting team members. We value creativity and entrepreneurship in our team; where possible, we back staff initiatives with opportunities and investments. We enjoy the hunt. We strive to automate and innovate while working with powerful resources and differentiated data. Above all else, we value an egoless approach to guiding our clients as they navigate their businesses through all aspects of the cyber domain.

Who You Are?

You are passionate about cybersecurity and intelligence analysis. You stay abreast of the latest threats, recognize the value of intelligence, and believe it should drive operations. You are a passionate team member who is always willing to lend a hand, mentor a colleague, or increase our global team’s awareness by sharing your knowledge and approaches with others. You are productive, easy to work with and understand that alignment to a good process is key to excellence.

Role Description

As a Threat Intelligence Analyst, you will report to Europe’s Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) Consulting Lead. You will be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of the existing and prospective CTI consulting portfolio, such as threat assessments (attack surface assessments), industry threat landscape reports, bespoke advisory (client-specific reports), social media brand monitoring, and sentiment analysis engagements.

The role requires prior basic knowledge of open-source intelligence collection, and processing and analysis of multiple data sources, most of which are open source.

Key Responsibilities

  • Timely delivery of the CTI consulting portfolio adhering to the highest standard of quality

  • Collaborative production of threat assessment reports that highlight a company’s risk score based on a prior assessment of that company’s industry-based threat landscape and company-specific digital footprint

  • Production of ad-hoc cyber threat intelligence alerts and reports aimed at meeting client requirements

  • Investigate analysis of threats faced by specific industry verticals in which Accenture operates

  • Contribution to the team’s overall delivery effectiveness and efficiency, such as by contributing to analyst workflow automation, trialling new tools, and contributing to strength, weakness, opportunity, and threat (SWOT) analysis of existing delivery methodologies



Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent qualifications, preferably relating to politics, intelligence, or information security

  • Minimum 1 year of work experience involving analysis of information from disparate sources and synthesizing it into concise and useful reports for a varied audience across different governance levels

Required Skills

  • Ability to conduct open-source intelligence collection and analysis

  • Ability to produce intelligence products for varied consumption levels (e.g., tactical, operational, strategic)

  • Open-source intelligence (OSINT), social media intelligence (SOCMINT), human intelligence (HUMINT), and technical intelligence (TECHINT) gathering skills

  • Basic knowledge of open-source tools, such as Shodan, Maltego, PassiveTotal)

  • Knowledge of how to work on regulatory-driven engagements, such as CBEST and TIBER (Threat Intelligence-Based Ethical Red-teaming) engagements

  • Working knowledge of frameworks and methodologies to quantify cyber risk (e.g., FAIR)

  • Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams

  • Research skills

  • English language proficiency (both written and oral)

Desired Skills

  • Strong writing skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Non-English language skills (linguistic capabilities are a plus)

  • Ability to learn quickly and apply learned skills to ensure continuous improvement in deliverable creation

  • Basic knowledge of threat intelligence and cyber Defense concepts

  • Basic technical skills, such as understanding of infrastructure enumeration

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction

  • Experience in a similar role

Locations

A Coruna,Athens,Barcelona,Berlin,Copenhagen,Fornebu,Gothenburg,Helsinki,Lisbon

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.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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