Job Description

Position Overview

This career opportunity is to join the Accenture Security team and make an impact on protecting and defending corporate networks from advanced, targeted attacks.

This position supports the Enterprise Security Transformation practice and is focused on engineering secure methods of utilizing cloud infrastructure services and software to improve the overall security posture of our clients.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to design and implement secure cloud infrastructure and systems for some of the world’s leading organizations. Your experience with the cloud security aspects of cloud data processing and storage will be used to create roadmaps for cloud integration, utilization, and maintenance. Alongside the world-class team of security consultants and leadership at Accenture Security, you’ll collaborate with colleagues and client team members supporting network and architecture assessment, threat modeling, vulnerability assessment, and security operations.

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Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience with IT and cybersecurity architecture across the systems development lifecycle in cloud security engineering, requirements development, implementation, and maintenance.

  • Experience with cloud computing platforms including IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS delivery models – key technologies include Azure, Office365, AWS, Google Cloud, container services, and CASB solutions.

  • Experience with cloud system and service administration and implementing large-scale virtualized environments.

  • Experience with Identity and Access Management architectures and solutions, including Azure Active Directory management, role-based access control, SSO, MFA, and identity lifecycle management.

  • Experience with Azure Powershell, Powershell, and other scripting languages.

  • Knowledge of security best practices in hardening and protecting cloud environments, networks, servers, endpoints, applications, and databases.

  • Azure Security Certified, AWS Security Certified

  • Authorization to work in US, willingness to undergo a background check.

Nice to Have’s:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent work experience.

  • Security certifications: Security +, MCSE, Cloud+, CCSP, CCSK, CISSP

  • Experience working with network tools and technologies such as firewall (FW), proxies, IPS/IDS devices, full packet capture (FPC), and email security platforms.

  • Knowledge of the cyber threat landscape to include different types of adversaries, campaigns, and the motivations that drive them.

  • Knowledge of compliance standards (e.g., NERC CIP), and related cybersecurity standards (g., IEC 62443).

** 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 $106,900 - $171,599 and information on benefits offered is here. 



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