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AeroDefense CMT Security Senior Manager

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

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00572006


- Job description

Organization:   Accenture Security
Location:          Location Negotiable
Travel:              75% 


Choose Accenture for a challenging and rewarding Communications, Media, and Technology (CMT) Security 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 unrivaled experience, while helping our global clients achieve their CMT security objectives. If this is your idea of a typical working day, then Accenture is where you should be. Our Aerospace and Defense (A&D) security resides under CMT and provides direct support to companies within the A&D industry (not government agencies).


Accenture's Global 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.


Aerospace and Defense (A&D) Security Senior Manager:

Our A&D Security Team help clients identify and evaluate security gaps, subsequently driving the implementation of solutions to mitigate security exposure. They possess relevant cybersecurity technical skills through continuous research of the latest security vulnerabilities, threats, capabilities, and mitigation techniques. They are expected to anticipate security requirements, analyze and understand the client security posture and formulate right-sized solutions based on industry leading practices.


The A&D Security senior manager is responsible for leading and managing complex information security engagements. They provide subject matter expertise and drive project delivery execution as the primary point of contact for client stakeholders, typically at the director, senior director and C-suite levels. The cybersecurity senior manager will work with our clients to develop new opportunities, scope engagements and ensure quality delivery of work performed.


Additionally, the A&D Security senior manager is expected to understand and have in depth experience in many of the domain areas identified: Cyber Defense, Threat and Vulnerability Management. Advanced Security Analytics, Data Security, Identity Management, Security Operations and Managed Security Services working closely with the leadership to develop go to market solutions and implement them for our clients.

Key Responsibilities will include: 
  • Delivery of Accenture's Security offerings related to cybersecurity with a focus on security program planning, cyber-risk assessments, and implementation of programs and solutions
  • Managing and leading large-scale complex cybersecurity engagements with resources distributed globally
  • Coaching and developing teams of managers, consultants and security analysts
  • Lead and support business development activities including developing proposal responses and managing sales pipeline
Additional responsibilities include:
  • Working directly with clients and Accenture teams to design and implement program strategies for cybersecurity, including Cyber Defense, Cloud Security, Threat and Vulnerability Management. Advanced Security Analytics, Data Security, Identity Management, Security Operations and Managed Security Services, among others
  • Analyzing client’s security posture to creating current state assessment, gap analyses, and strategic implementation roadmaps
  • Performing requirements analysis and developing strategies and solutions for cybersecurity, risk, and information governance
  • Performing risk remediation cost-benefit-analysis for a variety of solutions
  • Establishing return on investment and business process improvements for investments in cybersecurity programs and technologies
  • Developing and integrating cybersecurity metrics and reporting programs for key security, privacy, risk, compliance, and service continuity indicators
  • Maintain positive rapport with client relationship through effective communications.
  • Play substantive or lead role in establishing and maintaining quality internal and external communications to include: deliverables, technical content of reports, proposals, etc.
  • Develop working relationships with Senior Executive and Senior Managers across the client account team to drive work in the Aerospace and Defense Industry.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the A&D industry or functional specialty Project and program management experience, proven ability to lead project delivery and/or multiple projects delivery
  • Monitor project economics and client billing Demonstrate ability to ensure implementation of security solutions Identify security opportunities to cross-sell other services
  • Translating technical requirements into business terms for executive stakeholders
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in Information Technology in the Aerospace and Defense Industry.
  • Minimum of 8 years of overall cyber security experience
  • Minimum of 8 years management experience (people and programs/projects)
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in designing, developing, implementing, and managing solutions across cybersecurity domains (Cyber Defense, Cloud Security, Threat and Vulnerability Management. Advanced Security Analytics, Data Security, Identity Management, Security Operations and Managed Security Services etc.)
  • Minimum 7 years experience in a program/project leadership role, managing budgets and ensuring implementation.
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree
  • Ability to travel 75%
Preferred Skills and Highly Needed Qualifications:
  • Industry recognized security qualifications, such as CISSP
  • Candidates will have broad security architect and technical skills with solid understanding of cross functional IT Security areas such as Identity Management, Infrastructure Security, Application Security, Data Protection, and if possible, Managed Security Services or security outsourcing delivery and/or experience as a Sales Engineer or sales support for security products and services with proven ability to develop/architect deals.
  • Prior experience in a client-facing, consulting environment, managing and directing project teams of consultants
  • A strong reputation and presence in the security industry
  • A robust knowledge of security vendors in key security domains, and detailed security product capabilities
  • Must be conversant in security issues and vulnerability trends
  • Must be conversant in project management principles and project quality methods
  • Experience support Security Programs for the Department of Defense (DoD), Public Safety, and Federal Government
Professional Skill Requirements:
  • Eagerness to contribute in a team-orientated environment
  • Ability to lead a team with minimal direction
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information security environment
  • Desire to help contribute and grow the practice
  • Desire to mentor and educate others
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable with C-Level interaction

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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