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About Accenture

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 centres. Our 506,000 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.

The Team

Serving as a trusted security partner to more than 400 clients across 70 countries, our team tackle the most critical security challenges head-on. Collaborating with our global Cyber Labs and Cyber Fusion Centers, we design solutions with a group of multidisciplinary experts to lead new frontline risk detection and defense strategies. We help our clients we help our clients to rethink the entire security lifecycle by blending risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed service solutions. The doors are open for you to take your career where you want. Strengthen your credentials with a global powerhouse of 6,000+ security experts and benefit from the freedom of a start-up environment with personalized career coaching and training.

The Role

  • Advising and shaping application security best practices in an evolving client environment.

  • Design, architect and troubleshoot complex application security implementations, leading delivery of HLD and LLD documents.

  • Ensure that IT systems and applications within the organization meet the needs of business while adhering to security best-practices, compliance and regulatory requirements.

  • Perform and participate in application security assessments of systems currently in place to identify security gaps and recommend changes or enhancements security aspect.

  • Anticipating possible security threats and identifying areas of weakness in the proposed system, an application security architect must be proactive to highlight the possible breaches of security.

  • Reviewing application infrastructure design both on-premise and on cloud and devising the needed infrastructure and microservices security architecture (inclusive of container security architecture, data security architecture, network security architecture and operational security architecture).

  • Contribute to overall application security and/or industry specific application security framework.

  • Working directly with clients and Accenture teams in a multi-disciplined team structure, designing and implementing application security solutions across a variety of vendor.

  • Building knowledge capital through research and development and leveraging industry insights to deliver best of breed expertise to clients.



Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years of proven experience as application security.

  • Excellent working knowledge about application security as well as the controls necessary to mitigate them, on both an organizational and technical level.

  • Familiarity with application architecture design, web application security, mobile application security, API and microservice security, network/infrastructure security, source code scanning and vulnerability assessment.

  • Familiarity with DevOps and DevSecOps practices.

  • Distinct problem-solving skills with proven technical writing and communication abilities.

You will also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialization.  We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, 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 protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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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