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Job Description

ACCENTURE SECURITY

Application Security professionals assess, define, implement and support world-class security, our clients, spanning simple IT projects to large-scale, enterprise-level transformation programs.

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Application Security Consultant assesses, defines, implements, participates in and supports DevSecOps programs for Accenture clients. Engagements span from short assessments to large-scale, enterprise-level transformation programs. Collaborate with teams and aid in developing consultative solutions to implement client DevSecOps capabilities that enable secure product development in both on-premise and cloud environments. Participate in methodology and architecture security assessments and define solutions to produce tailored DevSecOps platforms inclusive of target state people, process, and technology operating models. 


YOUR ROLE

 A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

  • Support our clients achieving the benefits that DevSecOps can offer
  • Contribute to/participate in the design and implementation of DevSecOps platforms, which covers areas such as integrating security into build automation, deployment automation, test automation, SDLC orchestration, environment management, monitoring, and production release procedures
  • Participate in the assessment, architecture, design and implementation of DevSecOps practices and solutions needed to build and operate security in the cloud
  • Participate in the development of junior DevSecOps team members
  • Promote DevSecOps culture in our clients
  • Drive adoption of tools and practices as the client transitions to DevSecOps
  • Ability to apply knowledge and experience in a waterfall development lifecycle where warranted
  • Experience and ability to act in a consultative capacity with client personnel in addition to applying technical skills


Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in Application Security
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working on deployments to cloud
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with the following:
    • Working with SAST, DAST, and/or Penetration Testing Tools
    • Working in an Agile development environment, with an end-to-end understanding of the SDLC
    • Hands-on experience with DevOps CI/CD tools such as Git, Jenkins, Ant/Maven/Gradle, Nexus/Artifactory, SonarQube, Puppet/Chef/Ansible 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Cloud Certification (Practitioner, Security, Developer, Architect) – completed or in progress for higher levels
  • Experience with at least one of the following: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure
  • Software application development experience, preferably Web application development
  • Experience with Agile and/or DevOps methodologies
  • Experience performing application security assessments such as threat modeling, security testing, and vulnerability management and remediation
  • Software security frameworks and maturity models (BSIMM, OpenSAMM, etc.)
  • Industry recognized certification in security (e.g., CISSP, CSSLP, CASE, CEH, etc.)
  • Bonus – Exposure to one or more of the following technologies: cloud computing, application containers such as Docker or OpenShift, Infrastructure-as-Code, microservices, identity and access management, secrets management such as HashiCorp Vault
  • Degree/experience requirements:   A Bachelor of Science in a technical concentration (Math, Engineering, Computer Science, Cyber Security) is preferred, but candidates with non-technical degrees or without degrees will be considered by demonstrating sufficient relevant experience in Information Technology and Security which supports the skills needed to execute this role.
  • For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. 
  • Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.

THE WORK:

  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Able to meet requirements for obtaining/retaining professional security certification
  • 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. 

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