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Accenture Security Analyst - Location Negotiable

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00511403

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Security Analyst
 
From white-hat hackers to big-picture strategists, we’re hiring analysts to help our clients rethink everything. Bring your unique perspective to our global security powerhouse and out-innovate the attackers. Make a real difference for clients working on projects that protect their entire value chain, while you unlock your full potential.
 
As a Security Analyst, you will infuse security into everything we do at Accenture; helping our clients grow confidently in a rapidly evolving threat landscape. You’ll nurture your skills through hands-on client experience across industries and our full spectrum of security services, including Strategy & Risk, Cyber Defense, Digital Identity, Application Security and Managed Security, positioning you for future specialization. You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with the brightest minds in security, leverage our advanced research and use next-gen technology like AI, machine learning and predictive analytics to pioneer security solutions.
 
With over 5,000 security specialists, Accenture Security is the only company in the world that has the global presence, commitment to innovation, unmatched industry know-how, and the business strategy acumen to tackle the world’s most prevalent security challenges. Leveraging global resources and next-gen technologies, we create integrated, practical solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific business goals and industry.
 
Your Role as a Security Analyst
There is never a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why people love it here! Here is the type of work we do within our Security Practice: 
 
  • Strategy & Risk
Includes services to assess enterprise risks, protect valuable assets and support the development of business-driven, risk-focused security strategies, operating models and compliance plans.
  • Cyber Defense
Includes advisory and implementation services to help clients mitigate risks and benefit from technology innovations and proven models. We help clients build resilience across traditional networks and all endpoints (including cloud, mobile and the internet of things).
  • Digital Identity
Provides identity and access management (IAM) services that use emerging technologies and reduce time-to-market. Services span cloud, mobile and IoT, and include flexible as-a-Service models that speed time-to-market.
  • Application Security
Helps businesses build and maintain applications, creating end-to-end, full stack, secure development and runtime architectures. Services ensure applications are appropriately designed, protected and monitored.
  • Managed Security
Accenture Managed Security Services (MSS) provides global teams of top security talent, innovative technologies and security-as-a-Service operating models to help clients rapidly scale security and compliance operations.
Your Experience: Basic Qualifications
We are looking to build our diverse teams with individuals who are open, entrepreneurial and collaborative, and have a consistent track record of outstanding academic performance and high learning agility & a curiosity and passion for a career in Security.  Some key attributes we are looking for include:
 
  • Degree Type/Major: STEM Degree (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with Information Security subjects preferable 
  • Strong Critical Thinking & Analytical skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work alongside others/in a team
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Willingness to travel
About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 411,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
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.
 
Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
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.
 
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