Job Description

Role: Cloud Security Consultant  

Location: London                   

Travel: Yes

Salary: £45,000- £63,000 + 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 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 Cloud Security Consultant develops and delivers solutions that protect enterprise systems, applications and data by establishing policies, practices and tools that prevent unauthorised access, use, disclosure, modification or disruption.



What responsibilities will you have?


  • Support the delivery of Accenture's cloud security offering, including security governance, strategy, risk assessments and management, data protection, cloud-based identity and access management, technology/provider-specific architecture and monitoring/analytics both for and in the cloud
  • Ability to map security controls to compliance requirements for cloud environments
  • Demonstrate ability to contribute content to business development / proposal efforts
  • Conduct cloud security strategy, readiness and discovery assessments; be familiar with cloud security frameworks, compliance requirements and security operations
  • Ability to quickly ramp up on new cloud security technologies
  • Leading the definition and articulation of security principles and standards to be adopted 
  • Leading the design and build of the cloud security architecture, ensuring security is a core part of the design and development of the clients’ cloud solutions
  • Reviewing our clients’ existing cloud security measures and processes, advising on best practices and recommendations based on leading industry insights
  • Ensuring the appropriate tooling, automation and operational processes and models are in place to support our clients’ journey to cloud.


What skills & experience are we looking for?


  • Can shape and design top to bottom cloud solutions with focus on all aspects of Security (Network, Infrastructure, Access, Cloud Services, Controls, and SecOps)
  • Creating low level designs, pricing and cost comparison
  • Able to advise in comparing facets of cloud
  • Familiarity with security themes such as SSL, SSO, SAML, AD and IAM
  • Familiarity with security at all levels such as physical, data at rest, data in transit, networks, firewalls, public key infrastructure and DDOS
  • Knowledge and experience of security standards, procedures, reviews and automation
  • Knowledge and experience of security processes and operating models
  • Knowledge and experience of cloud specific security challenges, designs and solutions
  • Knowledge and experience of cloud security tooling e.g. AWS KMS
  • Comfortable working with senior management (CISO, CIO, CTO, Architecture leads, Application teams, Cloud engineers, Ops and SecOps)
  • Knowledgeable about the regulatory landscape for public cloud and the implementation patterns required to be compliant
  • Knowledge and experience of third-party landscape and public cloud services that can assist in providing robust security solutions
  • Understanding the value proposition of Cloud with the desire and commitment to become a visionary leader
  • Comfortable working with both waterfall and agile methodologies and exposure across the full delivery lifecycle
  • Tried leadership and team management skills with ability to build, run and foster a strong, dynamic team environment

What academic qualifications do you need?


  • Security Certifications and understanding of current industry best practices are highly desirable.

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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.


If relocation is required to fulfil the role, the employee must consider their application as an Employee Driven Transfer and they will therefore be personally responsible for any immigration costs relating to their dependents (for the full policy please read the UKI supplement of Policy 0044).


Closing Date for Applications 04/06/2019

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

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, 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 applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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