Job Description

Accenture Overview:

Choose Accenture for a challenging and rewarding cybersecurity career where the variety of opportunities and challenges allows you to make a difference every day. A place where you can develop your potential and grow professionally, working alongside talented colleagues. The only place where you can learn from our unrivaled experience while helping our global clients achieve their cybersecurity objectives. If this is your idea of a typical working day, then Accenture is where you should be. 

Accenture Security:

Accenture's Global Security practice helps organizations work through complex business and technology issues to provide a straightforward approach to information security. Our security professionals bring deep technology skills and industry knowledge to any organization and work closely with clients to design and implement a security solution closely tied to business objectives.

The work, Role Responsibilities:

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, Cloud 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.  Moreover, the cybersecurity senior manager is expected to have experience and a deep understanding of the security needs and procurement processes for US state and local governments.

 Key Responsibilities: 

  • Delivery of Accenture's Security offerings for Public Service clients related to cybersecurity with a focus on security program planning, cyber-risk assessments, and implementation of programs and solutions
  • Managing and leading large-scale complex cybersecurity engagements with resources distributed globally
  • Coaching and developing teams of managers, consultants, and security analysts

 Additional responsibilities:

  • 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


Qualifications

Here’s what you need (Basic Qualifications):

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in Information Technology
  • Minimum of 8 years of security experience
  • Minimum of 8 years of management experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in designing, developing, implementing, and managing solutions across cybersecurity domains (threat intelligence, vulnerability management, data protection, etc.)
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience of cybersecurity solutions with top vendors for their respective technologies
  • Minimum 6 years of working with Public Service (state and local government) organizations
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree

Bonus Points (Preferred Skills):

  • Strongly prefer experience in assessing or building end-to-end cybersecurity solutions, including 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
  • Knowledge of Public Service topics for state and local governments that drive security discussions such as NIST 800-53 and 171
  • Must be conversant in security issues and vulnerability trends
  • Must be conversant in project management principles and project quality methods
  • Previous consulting experience

 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

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

** 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.

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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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