Job Description

Accenture's Security Practice is one of the fastest growing areas of the business, with significant growth plans through additional recruitment and acquisitions. You will have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in Cyber Security, Strategy and Risk Management. The sheer variety and scale of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform to build a career. You'll learn, grow and advance in an innovative culture that thrives on shared success and diverse ways of thinking and enables boundaryless opportunities that can drive your career in new and exciting ways.


 Accenture Security professionals:

·       Are highly credible with the ability to engage on a broad C-suite agenda. Possess the personal and professional attributes necessary to guide senior leadership in formulating strategies that produce robust and dynamic protective security capabilities and enterprise resilience capabilities.

·       Possess deep industry expertise sufficient to understand an industry's nuances and guide client executives in developing suitable strategies with limited capacity and ever-changing threat landscapes.

·       Understand current and future client needs in the context of the security marketplace and client industry dynamics and applies insights to recommend short/long-term value creation for clients with the appropriate level of impact.

Professionals in Cloud Security Technical role work with clients and other Accenture teams on technical solutions to implement Cloud Security controls that optimize the implementation and operations through automation and integrations in the cloud. We are looking to grow our team of people with technical knowledge on AWS, Azure or GCP Security to help large clients in Europe transition to the cloud and optimise the cloud to enable the benefits of the cloud.


 Key Responsibilities:

·       Solve complex business problems in the Cloud Security domain, working closely with other Accenture teams and large clients across Europe

·       Design and develop specialized Cloud Security solutions that protect enterprise systems, applications, and data by establishing automation in cloud security controls 

·       Evaluate solutions for implementation with a high degree of automation and proposes options to the client to facilitate decision-making.

·       Act independently to determine and implement technical methods and procedures and support day to day on decisions with an impact on client satisfaction.

·       Implement Cloud Security controls, automate deployment and provide integration expertise.

·       Interact with senior management at a client (sometimes non-technical stakeholders)

·       Manage and coordinate with other Accenture teams to deliver specialized Secure Cloud work and automation.


 What's in it for you:

·       Bring Cloud Security innovation, intelligence, and industry experience together with the newest technologies to help clients innovate at scale and transform large businesses

·       Turn innovative ideas into business differentiation by creating customized automated Cloud Security solutions

·       Deliver projects for global clients using the latest technology and automation to achieve speed and scale.

·       Collaborate with the brightest minds in Security and use the coolest tech to innovate and pioneer security solutions to help clients build resilience and positive social impact

·       Interact confidently with highly positioned stakeholders, internal and external, with clients and the ecosystem of technology solutions. Individuality, authenticity, and inclusivity are core aspects of our culture. At Accenture, we value our employees' passion and strengths and help them achieve high performance in their careers.


Key Requirements:

·       Hands-on experience in Cloud (AWS/GCP/Microsoft Azure) security architecture, security engineering, or equivalent experience with specific cloud certification.

·       Strong understanding of Security and Risk Management concepts, Infrastructure security, Network Architecture, system/application security and data security, supported by an industry-recognized certification in Security such as CISSP, CCSP, CCSK, CISA, CISM, etc.

·       Experience in Cloud and Infrastructure automation with scripting languages and tools such as Terraform, Python, and JSON would be advantageous.

·       Experience in Dev-ops practice and tooling, Containers, secure development lifecycle or experience of managing or running operations Azure, AWS or GCP advantageous

·       Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

·       Excellent Business English (written and oral) and ability to communicate with non-technical stakeholders


About Accenture:

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world's largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centres. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at

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