Job Description

Be part of a consultancy at the cutting edge of information security.
Now a part of Accenture Security, our services include a comprehensive portfolio of advisory and advanced technical cyber security services.
We pride ourselves on our unique and meticulous approach to helping our clients solve their most complex information security challenges.
We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person.
Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity.

As a Team

  • You will work with some of the best in the industry, on prestigious projects with the worlds most high profile blue chip companies and enjoy the benefits of being part of Accenture Security. You will be using the latest technologies with clients to help them get to the next level. Do you want to work in an environment where…?
  • You’ll learn, grown and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success, diverser ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.
  • If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and global network of experts, this could be the role for you.

In Our Team you will Learn

  • The role encompasses both monitoring and responding to alerts raised by various tool-sets as part of an ongoing managed security monitoring service, coupled with analysing data sets gathered from Incident Response investigations and assisting Investigative Consultants to deliver positive investigative outcomes to our breach investigation consultancy engagements.

As a Security Analyst

  • Respond to alerts escalated by shift analysts
  • Perform detailed analysis of the data captured by monitoring systems
  • Escalate incidents where necessary & acting as a point of contract throughout
  • Conduct threat hunting across client environments
  • Review and action alerts flagged as tuning candidates
  • Conduct proactive threat research
  • Support the recommendation and implementation of new detection signatures
  • Assist in the development & mentorship of junior members of staff
  • Support client engagements and or service meetings
  • Provide out-of-hours technical escalation support to shift analysts
  • Development SOC playbooks

We are looking for experience and skills in any of the following

  • A detail understanding of the core discipline, including knowledge of computer networks, operating systems, software, hardware and security
  • An understanding of cyber security risks associated with various technologies and ways to manage them
  • A good working knowledge of various security technologies such as network and application firewalls, host intrusion prevention and anti-virus
  • Any relevant academic or industry specific training

Set Yourself Apart

  • Ability to seek out new ways of working more efficiently
  • Sustains a high level of focus, effort and energy
  • Proven history developing innovative & creative solutions
  • Strives to learn new skills, applications and technologies through focused effort

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



Qualifications

What’s in it for you:

At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 25 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidy, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

 

Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.

 

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at www.accenture.com

 

Closing Date for Applications 31/12/2022

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

Any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory BPSS and SC security clearance which requires 5 years continuous UK address history at the point of application.

RROOTS

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.

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. 

What people are saying about us

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Current Employee - Analyst in London, England.

Pros: Fantastic culture, amazing flexibility, good rewards, varied work/projects, lots of extra-curricular activities/group.

Cons: Salaries competitive but not market leading, work life balance can be questionable at times.

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