Job Description

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Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond and recover along all points of the security lifecycle. Cybersecurity challenges are different for every business in every industry. Leveraging our global resources and advanced technologies, we create integrated, turnkey solutions tailored to our clients’ needs across their entire value chain. Whether we’re defending against known cyberattacks, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we will help companies build cyber resilience to grow with confidence. Our team of the security sector’s brightest people use the coolest tech to out-hack the hackers and help clients build resilience from within. We blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed service solutions to rethink the entire security lifecycle.

The Work

The Cyber Intelligence Operations Analyst is responsible for the following:

The responsibilities of this role include researching and reporting on developments in the threat landscape, building network and endpoint detections, and coordinating internal teams to best defend our customers. This includes but is not limited to the following responsibilities:

 

  • Writing, editing, and publishing technical reports
  • Developing and deploying network and endpoint detections to support a Security Operations Center analysis team
  • Performing data analysis to optimize SOC procedures
  • Prioritize and remediate internal maintenance requests to ensure a well-run global analytics platform
  • Assist in the coordination and implementation of major detection enhancements to SOC analytics
  • Coordinating analysis teams to best educate on and respond to developments in the Threat Landscape
  • Developing policies and procedures for handling security incidents
  • Occasional weekend on-call support required
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Qualifications

Here’s What You Need (Basic Qualifications)

  • Minimum of 2 years of IT security experience – ideally focused on intrusion detection/network security monitoring and/or working with cyber threat intelligence
  • Minimum of 1 year working in the information security threat landscape, including detailed technical knowledge about the most prevalent threat groups, malware, attack methods, and vulnerabilities
  • Minimum of 1 year experience researching security threats and developing detection mechanisms to defend against them
  • Minimum 1 year of hands-on experience with market-leading security products, including intrusion detection systems (Snort/SourceFire, IBM Proventia/ISS, McAfee IntruShield) and firewalls (CheckPoint, Cisco PIX)

 

 

Bonus Points If (Preferred Skills)

  • In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP and routing, firewall technologies, information security principles and practices
  • Experience working with clients, preferably in an operational environment.
  • Experience researching complex technical subject matter and documenting the results/key findings
  • One or more of the following certifications is desired: CISSP, GCIA, GCIH, GCFA.

 

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