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Network Security Team Lead

Job Location: MD - Bethesda

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00548851


- 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:
  • Know, understand and follow network management procedures and global security network policies
  • Management and control of network communication lines, firewalls and devices.
  • Configuration and deployment of network devices.
  • Coordinates the installation and set up by providers of new communication lines/circuits.
  • Identification, prioritization, resolution/fulfillment of network incidents
Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Network security operations management.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Should be a Subject Matter Exert of Firewall technologies management at enterprise level (Checkpoint and Cisco) and additionally at least two of the following Technologies.
    • WebSecurity Gateways - Checkpoint\Websense
    • Intrusion Detection and Prevention (IDS / IPS)
    • Vulnerability Management / Penetration testing
    • Data Loss Prevention – Gateway DLP
  • Basic knowledge of Unix / Linux operating system administration
  • Expert knowledge on TCP\IP, Routing Protocols, DNS, DHCP, ARP, RARP.
  • Basic knowledge of Windows Server 2008 / 2010 administration
  • Basic knowledge of Web Application Firewall (WAF) operation
  • Ability to coach less experienced staff in the supported products and best practice for production support
  • Ability to manage / handle security audits (SOX, PCI, ISO27001)
  • Excellent working technical knowledge of network security controls relating to IPS systems, internet monitoring, vulnerability management, and firewall technologies
  • Knowledge in Security Incident handling and remediation.
  • Should have conceptual Knowledge in Authentication, Authorization, encryption mechanisms (Active Directory, LDAP, RADIUS).
  • Expert knowledge of Encryption technologies
  • Analyzing and solving of problems / troubleshooting and assess the impact and risk
  • Understanding of Security frameworks, standards
  • 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:
  • CCSE, CCSA, CCNA, CCNA Security, CCNP, MSCE, CEH, CCIE Security, 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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