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Security Products Senior Manager - West Coast - Location Negotiable

Job Location: CA - El Segundo, CA - Los Alamitos, CA - LosAngeles, CA - San Diego, CA - San Francisco, CA - San Jose

Regional Description: West

Job Number: 00627866

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Organization: Accenture Security – North America Products
Location: West Coast - Location Negotiable
Travel: 80%

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career  Accenture people build careers in four different areas of our business: Consulting, Technology, Operations and internal Corporate Functions.  Each area offers a unique career experience and a compelling mix of work and training opportunities, work environment and structure for career progression.  Working closely with our clients, Consulting professionals design, build and implement strategies that can help enhance business performance.  They develop specialized expertise—strategic, industry, functional, technical—in a diverse project environment that offers multiple opportunities for career growth. While the specific type of consulting work they do can vary, it generally aligns to management consulting, systems integration consulting or technology consulting.  Typically, Consultants work at client sites, which often requires travel.

 

Security professionals apply deep security skills to design, build and protect enterprise systems, applications, data, assets and people for Accenture and our clients.  It is critical to be able to build relationships at all levels within Accenture and our clients.

 
Job Description
 

Security and Risk professionals develop and deliver solutions that protect enterprise systems, applications and data by establishing policies, practices and tools that prevent unauthorized access, use, disclosure, modification or disruption. Our cybersecurity teams 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 cybersecurity 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 cybersecurity 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.

 

This role will also work closely with the Managing Director, Security Products North America in the assessing, development and roll out of new services offering(s).

 

We are currently looking for Senior Managers for our Security practice with extensive experience in the following:

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Key Responsibilities will include by not limited to:

 
  • Demonstrate ability to lead and manage business development / proposal efforts (RFx)
  • Business development responsibilities around cloud security including origination, capture and relationship development
  • Working directly with clients and Accenture teams to design and implement program strategies for cybersecurity, including data protection, vulnerability management, security incident and event management, and identity management, 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
  • Translating technical requirements into business terms for executive stakeholders
  • Develop, plan and lead solution delivery efforts for Product clients across a broad range of Security and privacy capabilities and requirements
  • Assist with selling Security and delivering services across multiple Security Product clients
  • Assist with qualification and definition of Security opportunities through discussions with client executives and senior leadership
  • Lead development of written and oral client proposals
  • Lead large scale delivery of Security engagements and maintain relationships with key client stakeholders
  • Assist with driving the overall Product Security pipeline growth

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

 
  • Minimum of 8 years experience in Information Technology
  • Minimum of 6 years of security experience
  • Minimum of 6 years management experience
  • Minimum of 5 years experience on the job/or with clients designing, developing, implementing, and managing solutions across cybersecurity domains (threat intelligence, vulnerability management, data protection, etc.)
  • Experience working with cybersecurity solutions with top vendors for their respective technologies
  • Experience in Security Sales and/or Delivery Expertise in one or more of the following areas, with ability to cross sell into the other areas:
 
    • Identity & Access Management
    • Security, Strategy, Transformation & Risk
    • Risk Management, Compliance, Policy & Privacy
    • Incident Response & Business Continuity Management
    • Security Architecture
    • Enterprise Security
    • Infrastructure Security
    • Application Security
    • Data Protection
    • Extended Enterprise Security
    • Cloud Security
    • Mobile Security
    • Social Networking Security
    • Cyber Security, Analytics & Active Defense
    • Threat & Vulnerability Management
 
 
 
 
 
 
Preferred Skills
 
  • Strongly prefer experience in assessing or building end-to-end cybersecurity solutions, including identity management, managed security solutions, data protection solutions, security incident and event monitoring platforms, threat and vulnerability programs, security operations centers and other cybersecurity solutions
  • Knowledge of security vendors and security product capabilities
  • Exposure to multiple cybersecurity solutions and technologies across domains including – security incident event monitoring (SIEM), data loss prevention (DLP), encryption, tokenization, network security management, vulnerability management, identity management (IdM), anti-malware, and other solutions and technologies
  • Must be conversant in security issues and vulnerability trends
  • Must be conversant in project management principles and project quality methods (Agile)
 
 
Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work Experience.
Knowledge of Security vendors and Security product capabilities

Industry recognized Professional Security certification preferred (CISSP, CIPP/IT, CRISC)

Ability to lead a team and counsel others is a must
 
 
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
 

Candidates who are currently on assignment as part of the Global Careers program are not eligible for consideration.

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 a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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