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Cloud Security Consultant

Job Location: Amsterdam

Regional Description: Netherlands

Job Number: 00460893


- Job description

Cloud Security Consultant

Candidate introduction

Would you like to be part of the fastest growing entity of Accenture? Strengthen your skills as part of a global powerhouse of 5000+ security specialists and enjoy the freedom of a start-up environment, backed by access to Accenture's world-class resources? Do you want to help some of the biggest clients in the world and work on exiting projects? We are looking for young spirited (remember, age is just a number!), ambitious, hardworking and fun to work with new colleagues!  Make an impact and create a difference, apply now!

Department introduction

Within Accenture Security, we’re seeking exceptional individuals to pioneer security solutions that blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed services. Using the coolest next-gen tech, you’ll have every chance to stay one step ahead of cybercrime and out-smart hackers.

What will your day look like?

Firstly, no two days are the same! But we can always try to give you an example. As a Security Consultant, you will help clients to translate business objectives to practical IT Security solutions, keeping external regulations in mind. Our Security Consultants combine technological and advisory skills and help design and implement innovative information systems.

You’ll arrive at your client’s factory to meet the manager and his team, responsible for the migration of business-critical applications to the cloud in the next few months. You’ll feel excited since you’re about to learn the details of how these legacy applications will be combined with cutting-edge cloud micro services solutions, which will take your client’s IT landscape and business options to the next level of innovation. After the meeting, you’ll go back to your office to have a gourmet lunch with your team and go over your initial thoughts. The challenge your client gave you is to make sure the new environment for their existing applications and new services is safe and secure from the immense number of cyber threats. After lunch, you’ll start brainstorming ideas and identifying all the sources of knowledge you’ll need to quickly tap into to prepare the best possible solution for your client. By the end of the meeting, you have a clear piece of the scope to manage and a goal to go out there and figure it out before your next team meeting. You finish your day with a quick chat with your team lead to bounce your first ideas against and confirm your next steps. You’ll be looking forward to tomorrow, when you’ll start engaging with subject matter experts from all over the world who will be more than happy to share their thoughts with you which you can then compile into a solution that will make your client grateful and your team content with the job well done.  





- Must haves:

- A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Information Security

- Fluent in English and Dutch (or able to reach Dutch C2 level within a year)

- Master’s degree

- Experience or at least a significant interest and background in one or more cloud security areas such as cloud architecture, system administration or secure application development.


- Nice to haves:

- Project and/or Consultancy experience is a plus

- Strong analytical skills are a great source for success in this role

- vendor agnostic cloud (security) architecture certification (e.g. CCSK / CCSP)

- vendor specific cloud (security) architecture certification (e.g. on AWS/Azure/GCP/ various SaaS vendors)


Our Security team:



Finally, we also do a lot of fun activities with the team. Examples are a Security Wintersport, yearly BYOF (Bring your own food) BBQ, (sports)events and many more. What are you waiting for? Update your CV, write a catchy letter of motivation and let’s meet up!


Not convinced yet? Lucky you! We have one more skill we haven’t mentioned earlier: drinking coffee! So, if you would like more info, please feel free to contact our dedicated Security Recruiters to (really nicely) ask them if you could have a coffee with one of our awesome team members to gain more insight in what it means working at Accenture (coffee is on us ).


Meet our people:

Joey CroonenbroekCharlotte Brouwer

Joey Croonenbroek Charlotte Brouwer


About Accenture 

Accenture solves the toughest technological challenges through standout strategy, consulting, digital, technology, security and operations. Working with over three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, we drive innovation and shape the world around us. With expertise in more than 40 industries and all business functions, we deliver ground-breaking outcomes for a new digital world.

Equal opportunities

Innovation is about bringing different people, ideas, and perspectives together. As an equal opportunities employer, Accenture welcomes all applications and does not discriminate.


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