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Data Protection Security Consultant - Location Negotiable

Job Location: IL - Chicago, MA - Boston, NJ - Florham Park, NY - New York, PA - Philadelphia, VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00571995


- Job description

Organization:   Security Growth Platform
Location:          Location Negotiable
Travel:             100% (Monday - Friday)

Choose Accenture for a security technology career where the variety of opportunities and challenges allows you to make a difference every day. A place where you can develop your potential and grow professionally, working alongside talented colleagues. The only place where you can learn from our unrivalled experience, while helping our global clients achieve high performance. If this is your idea of a typical working day, then Accenture is where you should be.


Accenture's Security practice helps organizations work through complex business and technology issues to provide a straightforward approach to information security. Our security professionals bring deep technology skills and industry knowledge to any organization and work closely with clients to design and implement a security solution closely tied to business objectives.


Data Loss Prevention & Privacy Consultant:

Our consultants identify and evaluate security gaps and will help to create security project plans. They also anticipate security requirements and identify sound security controls for applications, systems, processes and organizations. Our consultants can easily work with non-security teams to integrate security controls on projects.


The data protection and privacy consultant would participate as member of delivery team that would be responsible for the following project activities but not limited to:developing project plans, defining project goals and objectives, developing project related deliverables, conduct workshops to:

- Define technical and business requirements for data protection solutions
- Develop business processes and policies related to controlling access to data.
- Develop data protection strategies, architectures and implementation plans.
- Implement data protection solutions.

Key Responsibilities may include:

• Responsible for supporting the delivery of Accenture's Security offerings related to information security with a focus on data protection programs planning, policies and procedures development, data classification, data privacy, risk assessments, and implementation of programs and solutions that include data discovery, encryption, masking, tokenization, key management, and data loss prevention on premise and in the cloud.

• Security generalist familiar with security and privacy frameworks, compliance (security & privacy) requirements and security and privacy department planning and operations

• Ability to lead junior security analysts

• Conversant in basic project management principles and project quality methods

• Preference for at least one current recognized security professional certification such as CISSP, CISM, CISA or ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

• Preference for at least one current recognized technical certification such as Symantec CSP in Data Protection, Certified McAfee Security Specialis or Expert, or RSA Certified McAfee Security Specialist (CMSS - DLP Focus), Websense Data Security Suite (DSS) Professional, Informatica Certified Specialist or Expert, or RSA Certified

• Ability to travel 100%

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 1 year DLP, DRM, Data Encryption/Masking/Tokenization experience with at least one of the following vendors - Symantec DLP, Digital Guardian, Thales/Vormetric, Spirion, MicroFocus SecureData, Verdasys, GigaTrust, Informatica, Ionic, Websense DSS, Bolden James, or Titus software
• Minimum of 1 year experience related to at least two of the following:  risk assessments, security and privacy policy development, data protection or security strategy, general IT, data privacy and security controls development, compliance readiness (i.e. GDPR, NYDFS, PCI, GAPP, SOX, HIPPA, GLBA) or technical security architecture/design
• Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Work experience


Additional Preferred Skill Requirements:
• Experience assessing or building a data protection program, data classification skills, and understanding of privacy standards and regulations
• Knowledge of security vendors and security product capabilities
• Exposure to Data Protection solutions and technologies including - Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Data Masking/Tokenization, Digital Rights Management, Data Classification, Data Discovery, Data Encryption, and Cloud based Data Protection


Professional Skill Requirements:
 Proven ability to work independently and as a team member
• Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

• Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills

• Able to meet requirements for retaining professional security certifications

• Ability to successfully pass a client background screening


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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