Job Description

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.

As part of our global team, you'll be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job. You'll work on innovative projects with colleagues to drive collaboration from strategy through to implementation. You will be using the latest technologies with clients to help them get to the next level. You will provide information security domain expertise and utilise your eye for business to work multi-functionally with our clients to advise, design, build and implement pragmatic security solutions.

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 Specialist, you will:

  • Participate in the implementation of interesting Identity Management projects for a selection of clients. Typical Role includes aspects of the following:

  • 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

  • 5+ years of experience with Identity and Access Management (IAM) – focused on workforce (employee and third party) and consumer(customer) identities.

  • Expertise on IAM concepts – Provisioning, Reconciliation, Single Sign On (SSO), Federation, Role Management, Access Reviews, Role Based Access Control (RBAC), Segregation of Duties (SOD) etc.

  • Experience in gathering IAM requirements and conducting workshops with senior business stakeholders.

  • Must have strong design and implementation experience of at least one identity and access management projects using any of the leading IAM vendor products – SailPoint IAM/ ForgeRock / Okta / Oracle.

  • Experience in defining IAM standards and operational procedures.

  • RESTful API Architecture & Implementation experience.

  • Exposure to LDAP, Directory server concepts.

  • Implementation Experience on standards such as OAuth, OpenID Connect, SAML.

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

  • Knowledge on Web Application Security Architecture.

  • Experience in IAM development and knowledge of programming/scripting languages such as Java, Beanshell etc.

  • Certifications

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

    • Certification with leading IAM vendors SailPoint IAM / ForgeRock / Okta / Oracle

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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