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Accenture Security Analyst - Location Negotiable - Entry Level

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00618831

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- Job description

We are in the midst of a technology revolution that is disrupting and transforming businesses and entire industries around the world. Accenture is working with clients to apply innovation and intelligence at the heart of their organizations. Empowered with leading-edge technologies, continuous learning opportunities and a global community with deep industry expertise, you’ll grow your career while solving clients’ biggest challenges.

 

Whatever your passion, Accenture offers a range of career opportunities in our strategy, consulting, digital, technology, security or operations businesses.

 

Our analyst experience includes a comprehensive and multi-modal learning curriculum with common required training and specialized training specific to your career track.  You’ll also benefit from mentorship and coaching from our people to ensure a successful integration.  Through local office corporate citizenship, inclusion & diversity and networking opportunities, we’ll help you build a strong sense of community and camaraderie from the start.  We are also committed to providing you varied experiences that will help you expand your skill set and broaden your exposure to all that Accenture has to offer its clients.

 

Security Analyst

 

As a Security Analyst, you will infuse security into everything we do at Accenture; helping our clients grow confidently in a rapidly evolving threat landscape. You’ll nurture your skills through hands-on client experience across industries and our full spectrum of security services including, Strategy & Risk, Cyber Defense, Digital Identity, Application Security and Managed Security, positioning you for future specialization. You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with the brightest minds in security, leverage our advanced research and use next-gen technology like AI, machine learning and predictive analytics to pioneer security solutions.

With over 5,000 security specialists, Accenture Security is the only company in the world that has the global presence, commitment to innovation, unmatched industry know-how, and the business strategy acumen to tackle the world’s most prevalent security challenges. Leveraging global resources and next-gen technologies, we create integrated, practical solutions that are tailored to each client’s specific business goals and industry.

 

Your Role

 

There is never a typical day at Accenture, but that’s why people love it here! As a Security Analyst you may work within the following areas:   

 

• Strategy & Risk helps Boards and the C-suite develop the strategies, governance and policies needed to manage security risks

• Cyber Defense builds effective defenses against even the most advanced threats

• Digital Identity group connects the right users and customers to the right data and systems for their access and needs

• Application Security embeds security into the enterprise and custom applications that support the business

• Managed Security will run a client’s key security processes, seamlessly as-a-Service

Basic Qualification:
• Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree (with a graduation date no later than September 30, 2019)  

Preferred Qualifications:
• Preferred majors include: STEM Degree (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) or Information Security subjects
• Strong Critical Thinking, Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills 
• Excellent Communication, Organization, and Interpersonal Skills
• Team-Oriented
• Ability to Multi-Task
• Willingness to travel 


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.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.
 
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.  

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

About Accenture
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 more than 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 www.accenture.com.


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