Accenture is a global collective of innovators whose aim is to improve the way the world works and lives. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent, we drive success in new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. And we are looking to add an experienced Cybersecurity Principal Penetration Tester to an already outstanding team.
Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond to, and recover, at all points of the security lifecycle. We hire the very best security talent and arm them with the coolest tools and latest tech so they can help our clients build resilience as we create integrated, customized turnkey solutions. We blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed service solutions to rethink the entire security lifecycle.
You Are passionate about working for a consultancy at the cutting edge of information security. At Accenture, we pride ourselves on our unique, dynamic and meticulous approach to penetration testing to ensure our clients get a true picture of their exposure to a wide range of potential threat actors. This provides our clients with actionable intelligence which can be used to significantly reduce the likelihood of a compromise. We empower our consultants to utilize all of their technical ability on engagements, be creative and really get into the mind-set of an attacker in order to find vulnerabilities that others simply can't.
A Penetration Tester would be responsible for delivering advanced level simulated attack and penetration testing engagements as well as managing teams of penetration testers and red teamer's. The work will draw from your knowledge of all layers of the technology stack and the vulnerabilities therein.
You will be working on a diverse range of clients from many industry sectors and will gain unique insight into the inner workings of their critical business functions. Additionally, Penetration Testers at this level have the opportunity to advance their careers through development of important consultative, managerial and leadership skills.
- 1+ year minimum of manual penetration testing experience.
- Ability to deliver a broad range of penetration testing services, including advanced/expert level proficiency at more than one discipline.
- Proficiency at reviewing code using manual techniques in more than one programing language.
- Demonstrated experience in planning, executing and managing Simulated Attack / Red team engagements including techniques described within the MITRE ATT&CK framework.
- Proficiency in Cloud security including reviewing Cloud configurations and exploiting common Cloud specific security weaknesses.
- Ability to lead client-facing engagements and manage projects through to completion, dealing with client issues acting as a project lead and as an interface between Accenture and the client.
- Experience in providing training and/or mentoring to other team members.
- Ability to take responsibility for improving areas of the methodologies, tools and processes used by Accenture.
- Carry out research and development work as required, to continue to advance core knowledge areas/develop niche interests and specialisms.
- Industry specific technical accreditations such as OSCP, OSWE and OSCE.
NICE TO HAVE
- Demonstrable experience in computer science, information security, and coding or systems administration.
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