Job Description

Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: San Antonio, TX

We Are:
Accenture Federal Services, bringing together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the potential for our federal clients. Every day we bring bold thinking and diverse disciplines to solve problems in new ways. Ready to learn as much as you can We’ll give you numerous opportunities of formal & informal training sessions to keep your tech smarts sharp.

You Are:
A SOC Analyst looking to support the SOC in providing incident response and handling 24x7 shift work.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Monitoring dashboards and intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS)

  • Performing initial analysis and investigation into alerts as they are seen (to include anti-virus and phishing alerts

  • Performing initial malware analysis utilizing automated means

  • Supporting cyber defense functions to protect our clients from cyber security incidents that have potential to cause negative impact

  • Incident intake, ticket updates and reporting of cyber events

  • Use SOC monitoring devices (SIEM, IDS, DLP) to review and analyze pre-defined events indicative of incidents

  • Understanding, identifying and researching IOCs

  • Uploading packets and evaluating source/destination activity and payloads

  • Assisting in recommendations for content to detect incidents, including IOCs for blocking and detection

This position requires the ability to work a shift schedule and support coverage efforts on a 24x7x365 basis which includes work on holidays, nights, & weekends.

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Qualifications

Here’s What You Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree OR 1+ years of any IT Work Experience

  • Security+ Certification and OR 6+ months of Cyber or Help Desk IT Work Experience in a professional environment


Bonus Points If:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience monitoring Antivirus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Firewalls, Active Directory, Web Proxies, Vulnerability Assessment tools and other security tools found in large enterprise network environments

  • Experience working with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions is a plus

  • Familiarity with various network and host based security applications and tools, such as network and host assessment/scanning tools, network and host based intrusion detection systems, and other security software packages. Host based forensics and malware analysis experience.

  • Previous experience working in a large government or corporate enterprise environment.

  • Experience on a Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT), Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT), Computer Security Incident Response Center (CSIRC) or a Security Operations Center (SOC).

  • RSA Security Analytics / NetWitness

  • Splunk, including Splunk for Enterprise Security

  • RSA Archer

  • SourceFire/FirePower/Snort

  • McAfee ePO, HIPS

  • FireEye NX, EX, HX

  • EnCase Enterprise



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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.


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. 

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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