Job Description

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 514,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Accenture Intelligent Cloud & Networks (ICN) provides global support for Accenture Internal Cloud and Network Delivery. This includes Architecture, Operational Support, delivering strategic Programs of work and Ventures & Acquisitions.

Accenture ICN Ventures & Acquisitions delivers Cyber Security, Network, and Hosting Integration services to acquisitions as part of the Post Merger Integration process, and provides Expert support across Application and other technology migration areas. This includes Security Vulnerability and Non-Compliance Remediation.

Job Summary

The selected individual will be responsible for the augmentation of the acquisition IT team in the remediation of security vulnerabilities and non-compliances, and in the IS and IT integration into Accenture, as part of Accenture's global Ventures and Acquisitions pipeline. This service is delivered as part of the Intelligent Cloud and Networks Team. This requires working with teams from all over the world and occasionally travelling within the candidate's geographical region. The individual will be part of a regional team and report into the ICN V&A TIE Regional Lead.

  

Key Responsibilities

  • Act as single point of contact for acquisition technical and security teams and 3rd parties where required to address technical queries with Accenture contacts

  • Interfacing with clients, vendors, and technical teams to apply appropriate technical solutions to business problems

  • Work with multiple groups to ensure that acquisition and Accenture infrastructure are meeting security and compliance requirements

  • Deploy, configure and maintain a variety of tools and (physical and virtual / Cloud) infrastructure spanning data technologies, demonstrating the ability to be organized and to multitask

  • Maintain a high level of knowledge on the deployment and securing of network and hosting / Cloud technologies

  • Participating in initiatives focused on developing global standard, policies, tools selection, and environments

  • Maintain and update technical and process documentation, provide formal status and updates as required

  • Follow established processes and standards for all work. Identify and propose improvements to the processes and standards as necessary

  • Assist in compiling training materials to support operational requirements

  • Report and/or escalate issues to management

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.

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years' experience with Windows and Unix/Linux platforms highly desired

  • Minimum 4 years' experience with Application Migration an advantage

  • Minimum 4 years' experience with Network Security Products and Tools an advantage

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)   

Essential Skills

  • Good written and spoken English communication skills

  • Experience of deploying and securing Cloud and/or Hosting solutions would be considered valuable particularly across vendors and platforms

  • Expected to demonstrate security related knowledge and skills, and good interpersonal and coordination skills

  • Familiarity with facilitating or participating in conference calls is preferred

  • Ability to focus on deadlines with time management skills desired

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Optional

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field highly desired

  • Relevant industry and vendor specific certifications

  • Experience in architecture and design of Cloud and Hosting solutions

  • Experience of designing and deploying Network solutions

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is 

$72,400-$114,499  and information on benefits offered is here. 

 



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Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here


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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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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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