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SOC Analyst (Protective Monitoring) - Security FY19

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00629524


- Job description

Role: SOC Analyst

Location: London                  

Travel: up to 100%

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 + Benefits



Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.


Join Accenture Security Practice and you will become part of the one of the fastest growing areas of the business with significant growth plans through additional recruitment and acquisitions. The Application Security Consultant provides 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 acumen to work collaboratively with our clients to advise, design, build and implement pragmatic security solutions.


What responsibilities will you have?


You will be working as part of a team helping one of our clients perform analysis of audit and event logs from a cloud-based service. You will assist in the collation, analysis, management and distribution of reports to support the overall protective monitoring strategy and work with the client to develop custom scripts to analyse logs and discover unexpected events.


You’ll work with environment owners and the wider programme to manage any identified issues and escalate security impacting events.


What skills & experience are we looking for?


We’re looking for people with enquiring minds who understand the operational aspects of security in a sensitive environment. You’ll be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of;

  • Cloud security
  • Linux-based operating systems
  • Cloud-based applications and services


Ideal candidates will have experience working in an ITIL-compliant environment with some experience of agile development.


You will have effective written and oral communication skills, an understanding of programme management and project processes and familiarity with the NCSC Cloud Security Principles.


Due to the nature of the role, applicants must be eligible for UK Security Vetting at SC level. You must have continuously resided in the UK for the last 5 years and not require a visa to work in the UK.

What academic qualifications do you need?


Applicants must have good communication skills (A-C English GCSE or equivalent) and a relevant degree or suitable work experience.


What’s in it for you?


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 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.


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.


What are the next steps?


If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.


About Accenture


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 specialised 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. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at


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 or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Closing Date for Applications 31/08/2019

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.



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