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IT Cyber Security Specialist - Chicago

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00575874


- Job description

People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
Job Description
The Cyber Incident Response Team Investigations (CIRT) is primarily responsible for conducting investigations and also assisting in responding to network infrastructure events.
Conducting Investigations – Primary Responsibilities
CIRT is responsible for establishing a chain of custody for evidence, conducting necessary computer forensics, including bit stream backups of suspect media and hard drive analysis. Investigations may include embezzlement, intellectual property theft, harassment, fraud, business ethics violations, and trafficking of pornography on the Internet or Accenture's intranet. CIRT's assistance also extends to mail file reviews and e-mail tracing as needed in support of these investigations. CIRT also, on occasion, provides technical support to Human Resources and Accenture Legal & Commercial offices in conducting internal investigations. 
Responding to Network Intrusions and/or Incidents – Secondary Responsibilities
CIRT is responsible for coordinating with numerous groups which could be involved in responding to intrusions, as well as conducting follow-up investigations to such incidents.


Responsibilities May Include:
  • Perform forensic analysis on computers, mobile devices, and other digital media
  • Provide computer forensic services including digital evidence preservation, data recovery, electronic mail extraction, and database examination
  • Interface with business function owners, legal, human resources, technical personnel, and others 
  • Produce security incident and investigation reports/briefings
  • Potentially act at an expert witness at criminal/civil trails


Basic Qualifications:
  • Must possess a recognized professional certification such as: EnCE, GCFE, GCIH, CEH or equivalent
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 2 years of cyber/computer forensic investigative experience
  • Experience with digital forensic analysis tools such as EnCase, Nuix, and Axiom
  • Knowledge of Windows desktop and server OS
  • Familiarity with PowerShell, Python and/or SQL
  • Experience with memory analysis software such as Volatility or Redline
  • Proficiency with PC hardware
  • Understanding of data networking and computer hardware
  • Knowledge of Mac and Linux OS
Professional Skills:
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Capacity to work independently and within a team environment
  • Detailed oriented in investigations and communications
  • Ability to communicate technical investigation results to non-technical functions such as HR or legal
  • Very strong sense of ethics/values — ability to handle confidential investigations with discretion
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. 
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.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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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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