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A Business Information Security Advisor who will support, advise, oversee and adjudicate security decisions by the business units within AFS Information Technology such as Endpoint, Identity, Network, Cloud Apps/O365. You will translate AFS policy and external standards such as 800-171 to provide strategic through detailed configuration guidance to business units as they develop and operate systems following AFS Information Security requirements.
Participate in IT system design and architecture reviews to provide security planning advice and requirements
Coordinate with Agile / DevOps teams to advocate secure coding and system architecture practices and escalate concerns
Validate IT software and platform architectures/governance models for security best practices and recommend changes to enhance security and reduce risks, where applicable
Determine baseline security configuration standards
Determine strategies for security configuration monitoring and reviewing application changes
Articulate security concerns related to the solution being developed and providing guidance to minimize risks associated with the proposed solutions
Identify security requirements by evaluating business needs and technical requirements and relate them to required/desired security controls
Support the Risk Management Team as necessary in conducting security assessments of existing and potential vendors, contractors, and software
Acts as an advisor and business enabler to IT teams seeking guidance on security practices and controls to support secure solution design
Liaise with other security architects and security practitioners to share best practices and insights
Track developments and changes in the digital business and threat environments to ensure they are adequately addressed in security strategy plans and architecture artifacts
Stay up-to-date on the state of enterprise IT and security tools, trends, and processes
Here's What You Need:
US Citizenship required
5 years of experience in IT or information security engineering to include experience in cloud security, application security, or network security
Strong knowledge of application and network security principles
Strong knowledge of Microsoft cloud services (e.g., Azure Active Directory, Azure IaaS/PaaS, Office 365)
Strong understanding of secure web application network protocols (HTTP(S), TLS, SFTP, etc.)
Prior experience performing ongoing maintenance and operations of security technologies (e.g. management of firewalls, IDS/IPS, endpoint security, etc)
Knowledge of US security requirements related to regulations/standards such as NIST SP 800-171, 800-53, RMF, ISO 27001, SOX, etc.
Experience using Agile within project or development teams
Certifications: CISSP, CISSP-IASSP, CISM, SSCP, SANS GIAC (e.g. GCIA, GCIH, GPEN), CASP, CCNP Security
Compensation for roles at Accenture Federal Services varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York City or Washington as set forth below and information on benefits offered is here.
Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role
New York City: $129,100-$180,700
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