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The Security Senior Manager applies deep security skills to provide the following Security Services: design, build and protect enterprise systems, applications, data, assets and people for Accenture and our clients. In addition, the role might require providing services to help clients protect their information, infrastructures, applications and business processes against cyber threats.
Security and Risk professionals develop and deliver solutions that protect enterprise systems, applications and data by establishing policies, practices and tools that prevent unauthorized access, use, disclosure, modification or disruption. Advanced Attack & Readiness Operations professionals perform technical security assessments to identify vulnerabilities, misconfigurations and weaknesses that may lead to unauthorized access of IT systems, applications, the data contained within or the corporate network. A professional at this position within Accenture has the following responsibilities: Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems. Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals. Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems. Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. Will interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance. Decisions often impact the team in which they reside. Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.
- Delivery of IT Security Engagements
- Penetration Testing (e.g., internal, external, wireless, physical, social, etc.)
- Web application security assessments (e.g., exploiting web app vulnerabilities such as sql injection, cross-site scripting, parameter manipulation, session hijacking, etc.)
- Vulnerability assessments (i.e., network vulnerability scanning)
- Technical security assessments (e.g., Windows, UNIX, firewalls, routers, oracle, sql server, etc.) for Accenture's clients.
- Provide oversight for junior TVM testing resources
- Work with offshore delivery center testing personnel
- Interact with clients at a technical level.
Here's What You Need
- Minimum of 6 years of IT Security Testing (e.g., penetration testing, web application security assessments, vulnerability assessments and technical security assessments
- Minimum of 6 years of server, application and network security hardening experience (e.g., design, recommend and implement security hardening technical controls)
- Minimum of 6 years of technical writing and report generation
- Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience that must include minimum 2 years deep penetration testing in employment along with above requirements
Bonus Points If
- You have industry recognized certification in security (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH, etc)
- You worked with Linux and Windows operating systems
- You have Application development experience
- You worked with Enterprise IT security risk assessments and related frameworks (e.g., ISO 27000 series, COBIT, IT General Controls, etc.)
- You are able to Collaborate with cross teams and peers on solutions.
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 $141,000 - $227,100 and information on benefits offered is here.
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