Job Description

Role: Cyber Ark Digital Identity 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.

Accenture’s Security Practice is one of the fastest growing areas within our business, with significant growth plans through additional recruitment and acquisitions. The Consultant will focus on supporting the audit processes used to assess risk and also the processes used to govern our clients’ security organisations. You will bring your security knowledge / skills and your project management / communications experience to work with multi-disciplinary security teams to deliver and manage security services for our clients.

What will you do?

You will be part Accenture Security’s Digital Identity, one of our key offerings. It focusses on the design and implementation of identity services that help secure access to organisation’s environments and data, in three main identity vectors:

  • Consumer identity: securing customers’ identities streamlining their access

  • Workforce identity: securing and accelerating access from employees and third-party providers to applications and streamlining their access

  • Privileged identity: managing privileged credentials and providing secure access to privileged individuals and applications

As Digital Identity Manager, you will:

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

  • Working with truly global organisations and the related complexity of their cyber security requirements

  • Working in a multi-disciplined team of Strategy, Digital and Technology professionals to bring the best of Accenture to our clients

  • Working with and often managing a multi-shore delivery team to provide cost-effective consulting services

  • Customising Accenture's knowledge assets to support designs that are appropriate for each client

  • Designing pragmatic but effective cyber security defences for our clients.

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Skills and Experience

  • 3-5 years or more of experience with PAM (Cyber Ark)

  • Expertise on Privileged Access Management (PAM) concepts – privileged account discovery, onboarding, reconciliation, provisioning etc.

  • Strong design and implementation experience of at least one identity and access management projects using any of the leading PAM vendor products – Specifically CyberArk, nice to have, Thycotic, BeyondTrust

  • Experience with providing privileged accounts to users and applications

  • Experience with workflows involving PAM solutions and approval processes – both manual and automated (ticketing systems / IAM solutions)

  • Experience with RBAC, JIT Provisioning, JIT Access

  • Experience in hardening servers to host PAM modules

  • Definition of new standards and operational procedures for PAM

  • Understanding of what a Privileged Account is and the definition of a Privileged User

  • Requirements gathering and experience in conducting workshops

  • Knowledge of Active Directory, GPOs, and Server Groups

  • Familiar with protocols such as HTTPS, SSH, RDP, LDAPS

  • Knowledge on cloud infrastructure (AWS/Azure/GCP) based architecture and delivery

  • Custom development background based on PAM projects

  • Certifications

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

    • Certification with leading vendors CyberArk, Thycotic, BeyondTrust

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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