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Cloud Security Senior Manager - San Francisco / Los Angeles / San Jose

Job Location: Location Negotiable

Job Number: 00437417

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- Job description

Organization: Security Growth Platform
Location: Location Negotiable
Travel: 100% (Monday - Friday)

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career  Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Operations and internal Corporate Functions.  Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.  Working closely with our clients, Consulting professionals design, build and implement strategies that can help enhance business performance.  They develop specialized expertise—strategic, industry, functional, technical—in a diverse project environment that offers multiple opportunities for career growth. While the specific type of consulting work they do can vary, it generally aligns to management consulting, systems integration consulting or technology consulting.  Typically, Consultants work at client sites, which often requires travel.

Security professionals apply deep security skills to design, build and protect enterprise systems, applications, data, assets and people for Accenture and our clients.

Job Description

Security and Risk professionals develop and deliver solutions that protect enterprise systems, applications and data by establishing policies, practices and tools that prevent unauthorized access, use, disclosure, modification or disruption.  A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in depth knowledge of organizational objectives.  Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility.  Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters.  Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments.  Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility.  Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

We are currently looking for Senior Managers for our Security practice with extensive experience in cloud security strategy, architecture, implementation and operations for client sales and delivery projects.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Key Responsibilities:

• Support the delivery of Accenture's security offerings related to cloud security, including security governance (security policies and procedures), security strategy (security planning), risk (risk assessments and management), cloud data protection (classification, encryption, tokenization), cloud-based identity and access management, technology/provider-specific cloud architecture (AWS, Azure, Softlayer, VMware) and monitoring/analytics for and in the cloud

• Ability to interpret relevance of security controls to relevant compliance with legal, best-practice, and regulatory requirements for cloud environments

• Developing and presenting at industry conferences as an expert in the Cloud Security field

• Lead the growth, development and support junior cloud security resources

• Understand engagements, business drivers and security enablement opportunities as it relates to our client's business

• Demonstrate ability to lead and manage business development / proposal efforts

• Business development responsibilities around cloud security including origination, capture and relationship development

• Ability to translate technical cloud security requirements into business terms for executive stakeholders

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

• Deliver services that meet Accenture Project quality specifications

• Ability to take initiative to communicate, interact, and collaborate with others to ensure that all aspects of a task are addressed

 

 

Basic Qualifications

• Minimum 5 years experience working SecaaS, Cloud Security or Third Party / Cloud Security Assessments and/or AWS or Azure

• Industry recognized certification in security (e.g., CISSP, CCSK,CISA, CISM, CEH, etc.)

• Minimum of 6 years managing projects using a standardized set of project management principles

• Minimum of 6 years of technical writing and report generation

• Minimum of 5 years of managing teams of 5 or more resources

• Minimum 5 years experience with Cloud Security vendors in the IAM, Data Protection, Monitoring and IaaS provider specific space

• Minimum 5 years experience Enterprise IT security risk assessments and related frameworks (e.g., ISO 27000 series, NIST 800 Series, COBIT, IT General Controls, etc.)

• Minimum 5 years experience conceptual knowledge of the following regulations: PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, GLBA, FISMA

• Minimum 5 years Experience with multiple, simultaneous vendor management

• Bachelor's Degree

• Travel 80-100%

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in IT Security Testing (e.g., penetration testing, web application security assessments, vulnerability assessments and technical security assessments

• Experience in Identity and Access Management

• Experience in Infrastructure Security (virtualized environments a plus)

• Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems

• Experience with application development

Professional Skill Requirements

• Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment

• Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

• Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

• Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills

• Able to meet requirements for retaining professional security certifications

• Ability to successfully pass a client background screening

Candidates who are currently on assignment as part of the Global Careers program are not eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

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