Job Description

About Accenture Cyber Threat Intelligence (ACTI)

At ACTI, we are a global team that spans 13 countries, 4 continents and speaks 30+ languages. We are passionate about delivering actionable cyber threat intelligence analysis, providing industry-leading analytic insights, cyber context and critical services that our clients need to secure and achieve their business-line and strategic growth initiatives. We know that success is only possible by developing and supporting our most critical resources—our talented analysts, developers and supporting team members. We value creativity and entrepreneurship in our team, and where possible we back their initiative with opportunity and investment. We enjoy the hunt for existing and emerging cyber threats. We strive to automate and innovate while working with powerful resources and differentiated data. Above all else, we value an ego-less approach to guiding our clients as they navigate their businesses through all aspects of the Cyber Domain.

Who You Are

You are passionate about software development, cyber security, and intelligence analysis. You stay abreast of the latest software technologies, cyber threats, recognize the value of intelligence, and believe it should drive operations. You are a leader and devoted 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 take ownership of projects and initiatives, you are proactive, easy to work with, and embrace fundamental agile principles.

Role Description

The CTI Engineer is a key member of ACTI’s Product Strategy & Business Development (PSBD) Team. This role centers on an ability to develop software products, analysis tools, and solutions to enable the collection and dissemination of cyber threat intelligence data. In this position, you will be responsible for all aspects of software development and will operate within an Agile DevOps environment. The successful candidate has both the technical skills and the operational experience to develop robust enterprise applications in support of ACTI’s services strategy and roadmap. The successful candidate also embodies a passion for continuous improvement and test-driven development. Communication, teamwork, and technical acumen will be critical to success in this role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Innovate around analysis tools and CTI delivery capabilities through continuous integration and continuous delivery leveraging Agile DevOps principles.
  • Maintain development and testing environments for non-production systems and implement business-defined software features, bug fixes, and security remediations.
  • Manage infrastructure and operations through code and established baselines.
  • Manage system compliance and client data protection (CDP) practices.
  • Document functional and system specifications for reference and reporting.
  • Troubleshoot functional and operational issues effectively for responsible resolution.
  • Work closely with ACTI stakeholders such as CTI Analysts, Customer Success members, Product & Service Owners, and other Engineers to help refine technical requirements.
  • Support ACTI Product & Service Owners with effective backlog grooming, sprint planning, and sprint reviews.
  • Support other engineering team members through cross-development and cross-training exercises.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, software engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience developing software applications.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience with Python 3.x programming language.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience with cloud environments and cloud-native solution development.
  • Basic understanding of cyber threat intelligence concepts and principles.

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in Python programming language.
  • Ability to design and develop cloud-native software solutions in Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Experience with Terraform.
  • Experience with CI/CD model.
  • Experience operating within an Agile DevOps environment.
  • Ability to design APIs and RESTful microservices.
  • Working knowledge of DevOps practices and containerization approaches using Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Ability to manage Linux infrastructure and cloud-managed services.
  • Ability to use Git or related version control systems.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to work on a team or independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to think outside of the box when it comes to solutioning against broad requirements.

Desired Skills

  • Experience with Synapse (Vertex) architecture and technology.
  • Unit Testing & TDD experience a plus.
  • Experience with Java programming language.
  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and other user interface technologies.
  • Experience with Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket, and other Atlassian tools.
  • CTI collection & analysis experience.

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. 

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