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Network Intrusion Analyst

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00616196


- Job description

Organization: Corporate Functions/CIO
Location: Chicago, IL
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 435,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
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
As part of the global Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT – Tier 3), investigate security incidents that may negatively impact Accenture, including hacking attempts, intrusions, virus infections and other security threats.
Participate in the authoring of Accenture’s Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) contents, assist in large incidents and investigations and collaborate with the Threat Hunting team.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Analyze potential network security incidents to identify security breaches.
  • Investigate security breaches and make qualified decisions and recommendations for corrective action.
  • Operate endpoint security and the SIEM solutions.
  • Interface with other teams and organizations as necessary.
  • Assist in larger security incidents and more complex investigations.
  • Collaborate with the Threat Hunting team.
  • Manage security infrastructure
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience or certifications
  • Minimum 1 year experience in Technical support, networking or security roles.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: In course or advanced studies in Computer Sciences, Systems Engineering or related careers
  • IT Security certification like GCIA, GCIH, GCIA, GREM, CEH, CISSP.
  • Understanding of computer operating systems, including server operating systems (Windows & Linux)
  • Security analysis skills, including ability to analyze logs to detect required information and patterns
  • Understanding of network protocols & architecture
  • Experience with SIEM, EDR and intrusion detection solutions
  • Experience in incident response or in security operational roles
  • Programming and scripting skills

Professional Skills:

  • Ability to manipulate and present data
  • Above average problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Strong sense of ethics & values, ability to handle confidential situations with discretion
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Strong willingness to learn and grow within the role
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
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.
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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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