Job Description

L2 incident handling and response Consultant

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
 
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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, Song, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 699,000 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 www.accenture.com.

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Through unmatched industry experience, leading technologies from our ecosystem partners and startups, and the largest delivery network in the world, we provide a powerful range of capabilities that can be tailored to our client’s most complex business needs. With over 100 innovation hubs deployed around the world, we help clients continuously innovate at speed and at scale so they can outpace their peers. You will bring innovation, intelligence and industry experience together with the newest technologies to help clients innovate at scale and transform their businesses.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform root cause analysis and resolution.

  • Investigate security incidents and make qualified decisions and recommendations for corrective action.

  • Manage and provide direction to day-to-day security operations

  • Interface with technical personnel and other teams as required.

  • Experience on Splunk Enterprise Security.

  • Manage security incidents from identification through remediation; receive, document, and report cyber security events.

  • Assist in larger security incidents and more complex investigations.

  • Analyze reports to understand threat campaign(s) techniques, lateral movements and extract indicators of compromise (IOCs).

  • Recommend effective process changes to enhance defense and response procedures.

  • Identify emerging threat activities globally and across the region.

  • Respond to security incidents and provide post-incident analysis.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to clearly articulate technical and strategic level cyber matters to a variety of audiences



Qualifications

Skill Requirements:

  • At least 4 - 8years of experience in Security Monitoring and Response

  • IT Security certifications such as GCIA, GCIH, GCIA, GREM, CEH, GCFA, CISSP, etc.

  • Experience with SIEM, EDR and intrusion detection solutions.

  • Incident and Problem Management skills

  • Experience with sandbox solution.

  • Experience with Splunk Enterprise Security.

  • Understanding of cloud infrastructure (Amazon, Azure, Google)

  • Security analysis skills (logfile analysis and analysis of mixed data sources/types)

  • Basic skills in forensic and threat hunting.

  • Ability to manipulate and present data

  • Fundamental understanding of network protocols & architecture

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Strong willingness to learn and grow within the role

Educational Qualification: 

Bachelors or above degree in a related field or equivalent full-time course

Why join us?

  • We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues

  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools

  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards

  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends

  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live 

Next Steps

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