Job Description

Security Cloud Architect

We are looking for passionate, tech-savvy and innovative professionals with expertise and experience in cloud security architecture. The role is responsible for all efforts to develop a security posture commensurate with the risk appetite of our clients relating to their cloud environments.

What will you do?

Participate in the implementation of interesting assignments with Irish clients. Your tasks will include:

  • Analysing security requirements, architectures and capabilities to develop approaches and implementation plans for their improvement

  • Leading reviews and assessments of hybrid and pure cloud environments and propose enhancements in line with best industry practices

  • Developing security architecture blueprints and reference architectures for clients in their organisation and industry contexts

  • Provide advisory and guidance on industry standards

Qualifications

What we expect from you?

  • Ability to translate technical cloud security requirements into business terms for C-level Executive stakeholders

  • Engage with Senior account stakeholders to identify requirements, drivers and context, to derive a gap and maturity assessment

  • Conduct cloud security strategy, readiness and discovery assessments; be familiar with cloud security frameworks, compliance requirements and security operations

  • Design and develop security architectures for cloud and multi-cloud/hybrid based systems.

  • Possess a firm understanding of the native offerings within Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud platforms.

  • Integrate with delivery teams to ensure security standard methodologi and regulatory considerations are deployed in all solution scenarios. Work with Engineering, Infrastructure Services, and Application Development organisations to choose appropriate technology solutions and facilitates complete integration into the client environments.

  • Lead initiatives designed to share knowledge across Security Platforms and/or Technology teams. Identify, recommend, coordinate, deliver timely knowledge to support teams regarding technologies, processes or tools. Develops and implements strategies to increase Cloud Security knowledge throughout the enterprise.

  • Strong knowledge and ability to apply 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, etc.

  • Strong knowledge and experience in all security domains, broad range of security tooling (cloud native and stand-alone / third party tooling), services (e.g. CASB, SASE, SIEM, SOC, etc.) and virtualisation concepts and platforms

  • Ability to work in complex organisations directly with clients and under little supervision

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

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • The individual should have a passion for new emerging security technology!

  • Ability to influence technical discussions and decisions



Qualifications

Nice to haves:

  • 5+ years of cloud security architecture experience

  • Relevant security and industry certifications such as CCSP, CISSP, CISM, SABSA, TOGAF, CISA and cloud security vendor certifications (Azure, AWS and GCP)

  • Relevant third-level qualification

Benefits

Working at Accenture means joining a company that prides itself on being Truly Human. In addition to a competitive base salary, you’ll also have an extensive benefits package that includes

  • - Pension

  • - Private health insurance

  • - Discounted gym membership

  • - Emergency caring facilities

  • - 2 days’ leave per year for charitable work of your choice.

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 674,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at accenture.com

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

Please advise if you have any particular requirements, so we can look into arranging reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. You can contact us at accessIErecruitment@accenture.com.

Does this appeal to you? If so, we wish to hear from you.

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.

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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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