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Security SIEM / SOC Advanced Analytics Consultant - Location Negotiable

Job Location: CO - Denver, GA - Atlanta, NC - Charlotte, TX - Dallas, TX - Houston

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00559078


- Job description


Organization: Security Growth Platform  

Location: Location Negotiable

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 require 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 Consultant

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.  Advanced Security Analytics professionals develop and deliver solutions for organizations to gain visibility of security events within their environment. Build new or develop existing event correlation, reporting and remediation capabilities based on advanced monitoring use cases, external threat intelligence, and known traffic patterns. Identity new or develop existing data integration points to build a security data warehouse for the purpose of exploratory analytics.  A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

Analyzes and solves problems that are lower complexity and  may be routine in nature, requiring varied responses depending on the situation.  Interacts with peers within Accenture before updating supervisors.  Likely has some interactions with non-management levels at the client and/or within Accenture. Receives minimal instruction on daily work tasks and a moderate level of instruction on new assignments.  Decisions impact own work and may impact the work of others.  Individual contributor and/or oversees a small work effort and/or team.

Our consultants assist clients with the identification and evaluation of holistic security gaps with a focus on the infrastructure and business applications layer.  They also anticipate security requirements and identify sound security controls for applications, systems, processes and organizations.  Our managers can easily work with non-security teams to integrate security controls on projects.


We are currently searching for consultants for our Security Technology practice with prior experience in the following areas: Infrastructure Security skills including Network Security, SIEM, Security Operations Center (SOC) Monitoring and Analysis, and support for regulatory compliance (e.g., NERC CIP).


Key skills may include:

  • Contribute to a strong client relationship through positive interactions with client personnel
  • Understand the engagement as it relates to a client’s business
  • Configure SIEM products for application and infrastructure data feed integration to meet unique client security requirements
  • Demonstrate knowledge in some areas of the electric utilities industry and/or a functional Security specialty (e.g., Security Detection & Monitoring, SOC Operations, Security Incident Response, Network Security Management, Digital Forensics, etc.)
  • Communicate client expectations to the engagement team
  • Assume responsibility for small components of engagements. May have greater role on small engagements
  • Contribute to engagement planning and ensuring that deliverables meet contract and workplan objectives.
  • Deliver services that meet Accenture Project Manager specifications
  • Recognize and communicate opportunities to sell "add-on" work to client
  • Strong understanding of information security management principles, Security Detection & Monitoring implementation methodologies and/or SIEM Use Case Definition and Content Engineering.
  • Demonstrate experience 1) independently completing complex security related tasks; 2) making significant contributions in assuring deliverables meet contract and workplan objectives and; 3) taking on tasks of increasing complexity
  • Take a broad view of the position and take initiative to communicate, interact, and cooperate with others to ensure that all aspects of a task are addressed
  • Exhibit the ability to independently create written deliverables and to participate in presentations
  • Travel 100%

Basic Qualifications:

3+ years of two (2) of the following skills below:

  • Working with SIEM tools performing deployment, configuration, and maintaining operations
  • Working with Windows operating systems and command line tools, network protocols, TCP/IP fundamentals
  • Working with network protocols, TCP/IP fundamentals
  • Working with network based services and client/server applications
  • Working with intrusion detection systems (e.g., Snort) and network security management tools (e.g., tcpdump, Wireshark)
  • Working with network architecture and security infrastructure placement
  • Performing incident response and digital forensics
  • Working with programming/scripting languages
  • Working with operational information security disciplines (e.g., incident response, security infrastructure management or security monitoring services)
  • Working with improvement of SOC analyst effectiveness by optimizing signature quality in collaboration with other analysts and developer
  • Working with systems administration for Windows and/or Unix based environments
  • Working with host based security tools (e.g., EnCase, Forensic Toolkit)
Preferred Skill Requirements:
  • Windows and UNIX environment experience
  • Knowledge of Virtual Environments
  • Basic Network Security knowledge (OSI Model, TCP/IP, etc.)
  • Vendor evaluation knowledge
  • Infrastructure Security Project Management (leading projects and leading teams)
  • RFP/RFI Response Knowledge (ability to support and lead aspects of proposal efforts)
  • Deep understanding and proven experience in Cybersecurity Operations (Monitoring, Detection, Incident Response, Forensics)
  • Cybersecurity experience in complex global enterprise and or critical infrastructure (Utilities, Chemical, Oil & Natural Gas, Mining) environments a plus
Professional Skill Requirements:
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment 
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment 
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
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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