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Technology Security Specialist/Associate Manager

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Job Number: 00451186


- Job description

Organization: Corporate Functions/CIO/Information Security 

Location: Chicago, IL (Not 100% remote)

Level: 9 - Specialist or 8 - Associate Manager


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.


People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

The successful person in this role will create scripts using Python, VBScript, and/or Bash for use in various security tools Accenture uses within the Cyber Incident Response Team. Ideal candidate will have both experience working in a security operations center and development/scripting skills however, we are willing to train someone with strong scripting skills how to use our security software and incident response. 


Job Description


  • Design and develop controls related to information security processes
  • Lead and/or manage operation related to the Information Security functions including; developing and maintaining policies and standards, configuration of technical controls (related to various security tools), preparing and sharing reports to provide updates to relevant stakeholders, preparing dashboard for security reporting and monitoring and managing incidents appropriately



  • Analysis and solving of moderately complex problems
  • Scripting and developing user case scenarios
  • Create new solutions, leveraging, and adapting existing methods and procedures
  • Understand the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals
  • Interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture
  • Requires guidance when determining methods and procedures on new assignments

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education: BA in Computer Science or related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of information security related work and scripting experience (preferably Python, VBScript, PowerShell, and/or Bash)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in SOC (Security Operations Center) handling incident response

Professional Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
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).
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
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