Job Description

Job Description
The Data Protection Manager is required to grow Accenture's security offerings related to information security, with a focus on designing data encryption programs, developing policies and procedures, strategy, additionally will include data classification, data privacy/risk assessments, and implementation of programs and data protection as a service.

The data security Senior Manager should be able to understand, communicate, and implement end-to-end data security capabilities such as:
- Secure Data Strategy - Embedding security into the overall approach and vision for data in an organization.
- Secure Data Governance - Enabling the people & process of an organization to secure the flow of data through the organization.
- Secure Data Integration - Incorporating secure technological and business processes to align data from various sources.
- Data Protection - Provide immutable capabilities layered on top of data at rest or in motion to secure the contents from unauthorized access.
- Data Control - Implementation of technical capabilities such as rights management to enforce the movement or transmission of data.
- Data Security in the Cloud - Implementation of technical capabilities to protect and secure data in the cloud.
- Database Security – Implementation of technical capabilities to protect and secure structured and unstructured database assets.
- Secure Data Analytics - Collection and analysis of business and event data to drive security value and enabling the utilization of data as a business asset.

Key Responsibilities:
- Cultivate and maintain relationships with key client stakeholders
- Manage large Data Security delivery programs consisting of multiple projects, workstreams, phases, or releases, including financials and staffing
- Ability to lead managers, consultants, and junior security analysts.
- Drive Data Security and Protection security opportunities, including solution planning, deal shaping, estimating, and pricing
- Lead Data Security proposal development and sales/marketing collateral
- Grow Data Security encryption services/business line
- Lead Data Security and Protection strategy, roadmap, and vision definition
- Develop new offerings and go to market strategies with data teams
- Maintain relationships with technology vendors to develop offerings
- Assist in the development of point of view, white papers, industry thought leadership, and produce knowledge capital

- Flexibility to travel as necessary

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum of 5 years of security architecture experience designing and implementing data security solutions involving data encryption.
- Minimum of 5 years of experience assessing or building programs in data protection: data encryption (FPE), tokenization, masking, and key management
- Minimum of 4 years of experience in data encryption solutions within cloud environments (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
- Minimum of 4 years of hands-on experience with Data Security vendors, product capabilities, and solutions focus on Data Encryption and not limited to Data Loss Prevention, Data Rights Management, Data Classification, and Data Privacy

Preferred Qualifications:
- Security professional certification such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPP or ISO 27001
- Recognized technical certification such as Symantec CSP in Data Protection, Certified McAfee Security Specialist CMSS DLP Focus, Websense Data Security Suite DSS Professional, or Informatica Certified Specialist or Expert
- Deep understanding of data encryption with extensive leadership contacts
- Experience leading the business development and sales capture process
- Deep understanding of privacy/data privacy standards and regulations local, domestic and global (State Level Data Protection, ISO, GAPP, NIST 800-53, HIPAA, HiTrust, Privacy by Design, GDPR, EU Data Protection Directives, APEC Privacy Framework)

Professional Skill Requirements:
- Minimum Bachelor’s degree
- Industry recognized Professional Security certification preferred (CISSP, CIPP/IT, CRISC)
- Experience working for the Big 4 or Global Solution Integrator is highly desired
- Knowledge of data security vendors and product capabilities

Professional Skill Requirements
- Ability to lead and manage dynamic local and global teams
- Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment
- Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
- Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
- Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
- Demonstrated leadership, teamwork, and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian 



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