Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Greenbelt, MD

 
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

 
Job Description:
Intelligence correlation and application is a key factor for the security posture of any organization with a mature cyber defense. As threat information is gathered, it can be developed into actionable intelligence and applied to detect physical or cyber threats. As a Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst, you would conduct hands-on, all source analysis to identify, monitor, assess, and counter vulnerabilities and threats posed by threat actors against client information systems.

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Qualifications

Basic Skills & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience
  • 5 years experience in Cyber Intelligence concepts and implementation, and cyber intrusion kill chain concepts and implementation
Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
  • SOC analyst or Incident Response experience
  • Hands-on experience in countermeasure implementation through creation of detection rules
  • Experience within the DHS intelligence or cyber environments
  • Strong data analysis skills to identify trends and patterns
  • History of creating and performing Splunk searches for threat actor activities
  • Experience with gathering information from various defensive solutions such as SIEMs
  • Strong applied technical and working knowledge of networking and defensive security postures
  • Working understanding of nation-state cyber activity and indicators of compromise
  • Knowledge and experience with various threat actor tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Experience with creating threat intelligence products
  • Strong cyber threat intelligence analysis and reporting skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and organization skills
  • Working knowledge of Splunk with completion of Splunk Core Certified Power User or completion within 6 months on the program
  • Firm understanding of vulnerabilities and their impact on security applications / systems

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role. 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be 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). 

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and 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.

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DC,DC - Washington

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.

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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