Job Description

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 unrivalled 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'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.


Job Description:
Accenture works with the world’s top Resources companies globally to redefine the future of the industry.


Our cybersecurity team supports this mission by helping our clients build and execute against cybersecurity strategies that are tailored to the business drivers, risks, and threats relevant to life sciences companies. They identify and evaluate security gaps, subsequently driving the implementation of solutions to increase resiliency. They possess relevant cybersecurity technical skills through continuous research of the latest security vulnerabilities, threats, capabilities, and mitigation techniques, and apply these through an industry lens. They are expected to anticipate security requirements, analyze, and understand the client security posture and formulate rightsized solutions based on industry leading practices.

As a Resources team member, you’ll be part of an industry team focused on acquiring and applying cybersecurity expertise to solve problems across the Resources value chain. You’ll help our clients protect the core of their cybersecurity enterprise, while shaping and delivering protections that extend well into research, development, medical device technology, clinical trials, manufacturing and distribution. You’ll work closely with our Industry team to innovate and shape solutions of the future. Expect to utilize your expertise, or develop additional expertise across the life sciences industry, including pharmaceutical, biotech, medical technology, distributor and consumer health. You’ll be key to supporting the development of go-to-market solutions and responsible for helping implement them for our clients.
Lead delivery of Accenture’s Security offerings related to cybersecurity with a focus on cybersecurity strategy definition, security program planning, security operating model design and implementation, cyber risk assessments, and implementation of programs and solutions
Managing and leading largescale complex cybersecurity engagements with resources distributed globally
Managing the engagement lifecycle – including engagement shaping, scoping, budgets, timelines, risks, issues and client expectations
Coaching and developing teams of cybersecurity consultants, and analyst.
Working directly with clients and Accenture teams to design and implement program strategies for cybersecurity capabilities, such as data protection, insider risk, vulnerability management, security operations, security analytics, application security, cloud security, OT security, and digital identity
Analyzing client’s security posture to create current state assessment, gap analyses, and strategic implementation roadmaps
Performing requirements analysis and developing strategies and solutions for cybersecurity, risk, and information governance
Partnering with additional Accenture Industry teams to define and develop new/differentiated go to market solutions for our clients
Establishing trusted relationships with our clients at all levels – from executive sponsors to the client’s own teams of technologists, technicians and business associates

Qualifications - External

  • Lead delivery of Accenture’s Security offerings related to cybersecurity with a focus on cybersecurity strategy definition, security program planning, security operating model design and implementation, cyber risk assessments, and implementation of programs and solutions
  • Managing and leading largescale complex cybersecurity engagements with resources distributed globally
  • Managing the engagement lifecycle – including engagement shaping, scoping, budgets, timelines, risks, issues and client expectations
  • Coaching and developing teams of cybersecurity consultants, and analyst.
  • Working directly with clients and Accenture teams to design and implement program strategies for cybersecurity capabilities, such as data protection, insider risk, vulnerability management, security operations, security analytics, application security, cloud security, OT security, and digital identity
  • Analyzing client’s security posture to create current state assessment, gap analyses, and strategic implementation roadmaps
  • Performing requirements analysis and developing strategies and solutions for cybersecurity, risk, and information governance
  • Partnering with additional Accenture Industry teams to define and develop new/differentiated go to market solutions for our clients
  • Establishing trusted relationships with our clients at all levels – from executive sponsors to the client’s own teams of technologists, technicians and business associates
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Qualifications

  • Minimum of 7 years of cyber security experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in designing, developing, implementing, and managing solutions across various cybersecurity domains (e.g. threat intelligence, vulnerability management, data protection, cloud security, OT security)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience of cybersecurity solutions with leading vendors for their respective technologies
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with clients in the resources industry
     

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What We Believe


We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.


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


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.


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.


Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.


Requesting An Accommodation


Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.


If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter.


Other Employment Statements


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.


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.

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CT - Hartford,MA - Boston,NY - New York,PA - Philadelphia,PA - Pittsburgh
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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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