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Security professionals apply deep security skills to design, build and protect enterprise systems, applications, data, assets and people for 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.  A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:

 

  • Provides solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives. 
  • Involved in setting strategic direction to establish near term goals for area of responsibility. 
  • Interacts with senior management levels at a client and/or within Accenture, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters. 
  • Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments. 
  • Decisions have a lasting impact on area of responsibility with the potential to impact outside area of responsibility. 
  • Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

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

  • Demonstrate ability to lead and manage business development / proposal efforts
  • Business development responsibilities around cloud security including origination, capture and relationship development
  • Develop, plan and lead solution delivery efforts for Financial Services (Capital Markets, Banking, Payments, and Insurance) clients across a broad range of Security and privacy capabilities and requirements
  • Assist with selling Security and delivering services across multiple Financial services 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 Financial Services Security pipeline growth


Qualifications

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience with designing and delivering Security services for clients
  • Minimum 5 years of experience selling and delivering Security Services for Financial Services clients-preferably to the clients in northeast of the US.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Security sales and delivery expertise in one or more of the following areas, with ability to cross sell into the other areas
    • Security, Strategy, Transformation, & Risk
      • Security, Strategy & Transformation
      • Risk Management, Compliance, Policy & Privacy
      • Business Continuity Management
      • Security Architecture
    • Enterprise Security
      • Infrastructure Security
      • Application Security
      • Data Protection
      • Identity & Access Management
    • Extended Enterprise Security
      • Cloud Security
      • Mobile Security
      • Social Networking Security
    • Cyber Security, Analytics & Active Defense
      • Active Defense
      • Orchestrated Analytic Security
      • Cyber Security
      • Threat & Vulnerability Management

Professional Skill Requirements

• Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment

• Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

• Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

• Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills

• Able to meet requirements for retaining professional security certifications

• Ability to successfully pass a client background screening.

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. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. 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. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement Requesting An Accommodation Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired. If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter. Other Employment Statements Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

COVID-19 update:  The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually. 

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