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Cloud Security Specialist

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 Cyber Security as part of our global security practice. 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.


What will you do?

Participate in the implementation of interesting projects in the cloud space for a selection of Irish IT clients. Your tasks will include:

  • Analysing security requirements for cloud implementation and integration

  • Assessing and measuring the implementation of security controls and architecture across a variety of cloud environments

  • Implementation and configuration of security controls to bolster defences in the cloud.

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What we expect from you?

  • Experience in public cloud environment (Azure, AWS or Google Cloud), preferably AWS

  • Knowledge of IT security solutions (Security Information and Event Management, Cloud Access Security Broker, Data Leakage Prevention, Web Application Firewall, Multi Factor Authentication, Data Rights Management, etc.)

  • Familiarity with industry standards, guidelines, and regulatory compliance requirements related to information security and cloud computing such as GDPR, ISO 27001, Cloud Security Alliance, NIST 800-53, PCI DSS, etc

  • Problem solving skills to solve problems effectively and creatively while maintaining a high level of flexibility, professionalism and integrity

  • The individual should have a passion for new emerging technology in the cloud security space

  • Ability to influence technical discussions and decisions

  • Ability to perform security research and document and communicate the findings of their research

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Four (4) years or more of experience with cloud environment and security systems

  • 2+ years of progressive hands-on technical experience in security audit, security risk management or security infrastructure and architecture with primary focus on security products

  • Certifications in public cloud (level of architect, security engineer/specialist), preferably AWS

  • Cloud focused certifications such as CISM, CCSP, CCSK

  • Relevant security certifications such as SSCP, CISSP, Security+, Network+ etc.

  • Experience with containers and container security in the cloud including relevant vendors in the container space such as RedHat, Aqua, Datadog, Hashicorp, Docker etc.

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 applicable by 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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