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Endpoint Security Senior Analyst

Job Location: MD - Bethesda

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00548146


- Job description

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, Outsourcing 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.

Operations professionals work on projects across a range of business processes, business applications and information technology. They may provide technology services, such as application management, infrastructure management and systems integration, or they may deliver business process outsourcing services, including finance and accounting, procurement and human resources. Depending on the role, Outsourcing professionals may be based at a client’s office or in one of Accenture’s 50 delivery centers around the world.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Respond to and analyze severity of malware alerts via endpoint controls, host-based intrusion prevention systems, email inspection and log correlation
  • Manage and tune antivirus platforms to ensure maximum coverage and optimal signature/heuristics capabilities
  • Work with appropriate technology groups, business operating units and individuals to mitigate infections and reduce propagation
  • Innovate to leverage existing sensor platforms across the stack in new ways in order to identify less-noisy indicators of compromise
  • Develop quality assurance programs to ensure controls perform as expected and routinely communicate findings
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in security operations management.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Should be a Subject Matter Exert of Enterprise Endpoint security (McAfee, Trend Micro), Excellent knowledge of at least two of the following Technologies.
  • Advance Threat Defense (ATD) technologies
  • Security Threat Management tools
  • Security Incident and Event Management.
  • Vulnerability Management tools (McAfee VM, Qualysguard)
  • Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDS / IPS)
  • Multi Factor Authentication (Entrust preferred)
  • Application Code review (Fortify)
  • Database Security Management (IBM Guardium, Imperva SecureSphere)
  • RSA Secure ID Authentication Manager
  • Basic administration knowledge of Windows Server 2008 / 2010
  • Basic knowledge of Web Application Firewall (WAF) operation
  • Good working technical knowledge of network security controls relating to IPS systems, internet monitoring, vulnerability management, and firewall technologies
  • Ability to coach less experienced staff in the supported products and best practice for production support
  • Knowledge in Security Incident handling and Remediation.
  • Working knowledge on TCP\IP, Routing Protocols, DNS, DHCP, ARP, RARP.
  • Should have conceptual Knowledge in Authentication, Authorization, encryption mechanisms (Active Directory, LDAP, RADIUS).
  • Analyzing and solving of problems / troubleshooting and assess the impact and risk
  • Understanding of Security frameworks, standards
  • Ability to manage / handle security audits (SOX, PCI, ISO27001)
  • Flexible to work in 24x7 environment.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Good knowledge of MS Office applications (Excel; Word; Power Point).
  • Ability to develop technical documentation, technical communications and project work plans.
  • Ability to facilitate knowledge transfer within team and outside customer groups.
  • Team player who also works well independently; self-motivated.
  • Understand and work with a culturally diverse team.
  • Good knowledge in ITIL processes.
Preferred Certifications:
  • CCNA, CCNA Security, MCP, MSCE, RHCE, CEH, ITILv3, or other security product certifications
  • CISSP, CISM, CCSK is an advantage
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.
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Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
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