Job Description

We are:

Accenture Federal Services, providing a tailored strategy to address the many cybersecurity challenges faced by customers in today’s ever-changing business and industry landscape. Our team delivers a wholistic approach to cybersecurity assessment, monitoring, investigation, and response. Whether we’re defending against identified threat actors, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we build cyber resilience so our clients can grow with confidence in their security. 

You are:

A Cyber Security professional and enthusiast, who is seeking opportunities to evolve his/her craft by understanding latest cyber threats and help clients identify intrusion in their respective environments. In order to effectively do this, you leverage cutting edge Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) data analytics, as well as network/endpoint detection and response technologies for investigating any malicious activity in customer’s on-prem and cloud environments.

The work:
As a member of the Incident Forensics Team perform the following tasks:

  • Perform incident response for cyber security incidents

  • Make preparations to effectively handle cyber incidents

  • Act as an escalation point to support security monitoring activities

  • Collect and analyze pertinent data to support security investigations

  • Work with System Owners and administrators to effectively contain cyber incidents, eradicate threats, and recover from cyber incidents Coordinate and track ongoing remediation efforts with System Owners and labs offices

  • Develop, update, communicate, and retain Standard Operating Procedures SOPs

  • Coordinate with administrators and technical staff to contain cyber incidents

  • Perform Digital Media Analysis Perform Quality Assurance of incident response analysis and work products

  • Monitor the incident queue and work with responders to regularly update all active cases

  • Develop after Action Reports Develop, capture, and deliver summary metrics

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Qualifications

 Here’s what you need:  

  • 3 years of Cyber and/or IT experience

  • Experience drafting analysis reports and briefings for executive or technical audiences

  • Experience or training in at least one of the following: EnCase, FTK, SleuthKit, Cellebrite, Volatility, and RedLine

Bonus points if you have:

  • Understanding of NIST SP 800-61 and other NIST Special Publications

  • Experience performing incident response

  • Experience performing security monitoring

  • Experience performing digital media analysis (DMA)

  • Experience configuring and operating industry standard Digital Media Analysis tools

  • Experience preserving Chain of Custody to support Law Enforcement in cyber investigations

  • Experience reviewing security events and log files in support of an investigation

  • Experience working with industry standard logging solutions

  • Experience working with industry standard Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) solutions

  • Experience analyzing PCAP

  • Strong understanding of the Cyber Kill Chain



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DC - Washington,VA - Arlington
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Please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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