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Application Security Consultant

Job Location: London

Job Number: 00442562


- Job description

Role:  Application Security Consultant
Location:  London
Travel:  60-80%
Salary: £32,500 -£61,000 + Benefits
Closing Date of Application: 31/08/2017
If you join Accenture you can make great ideas happen for some of the world's most dynamic organisations. Choose a career at Accenture and enjoy an innovative and global work environment where challenging 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 cultivate 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 Application Security. The sheer variety and scale of work we do, and the experience it offers, provides an unbeatable platform to build a career.  In addition, our growth, combined with our integrated career counselling, offers great opportunities for rapid advancement.
The Application Security offering helps client accelerate release cycles with resilient applications. We develop, run and maintain applications securely, creating an end-to-end architecture that reduces our clients’ security exposure and protects not just their applications, but also the valuable data they contain.
Services include:
  • Data security and privacy
  • API Security
  • Enterprise application security
  • Secure application development. 
 Some of the interesting aspects of your role include:
  • Working with truly global organisations 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 managing 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 defences for our clients.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Integratingsecuritytools,standards,andprocessesintothe productlifecycle;
  • Improvingandsupportingapplicationsecuritytool deployments;
  • Improvingandmaintainingsecuredevelopmentstandards;
  • SupportingVendorSecurityactivitiestoensure3rd‐party softwareanddevelopmentmeetsclientssecuritystandards;
  • Providingsecurityrequirementsfortest‐drivendesign.
  • Producingmetricsreportingthestateofapplicationsecurity programsandperformanceofdevelopmentteamsagainst requirements.
Required Skills:
  • Previous full-time work experience in information security management and/or related functions (penetration testing, vulnerability analysis, intrusion detection etc.);
  • A background in technical IT roles such as IT architecture, development or operations, with a clear and abiding interest in information security;
  • The applicant must demonstrate competence in one of the following sub-domains (Data security, API security, Enterprise application security and Secure application security).
  • Endpoint threat detection & data loss prevention;
  • Experience in security engineering and encryption;
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills;
  • All candidates must be willing to offer full mobility (i.e. prepared to work away from home Monday to Friday as required);
  • Security Certifications and understanding of current industry best practices are highly desirable.

As well as a highly competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package including 30 days holiday, 3 additional days for charitable work of your choice, an employee healthcare plan and a competitive pension scheme.
Accenture will be recruiting at the following levels, Analyst, Consultant, Manager and Senior Manager.
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
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 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
Accenture Equal Opportunities Statement
Please note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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