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Cloud Security Consultant - Location Negotiable

at Accenture

Posted: 6/9/2018
Job Reference #: 00596661
Keywords: security

Job Description

JoinAccenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around theworld.  The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and theway we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleledopportunity to grow and advance.  Choose Accenture, and make deliveringinnovative work part of your extraordinary career.  People in our Client & Marketcareer track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights toincrease market share or create new markets. They progress through requiredpromotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.  Security professionals apply deepsecurity skills to design, build and protect enterprise systems, applications,data, assets and people for Accenture and our clients. 


Job Description

Cyber DefenseCloud professionals developand deliver solutions that protect enterprise systems, applications and data byestablishing policies, practices and tools that prevent unauthorized access,use, disclosure, modification or disruption. A professional at this position level within Accenture has the followingresponsibilities: Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possiblealternative solutions to moderately complex problems.  Understands the strategic directionset by senior management as it relates to team goals.  Uses considerable judgment todetermine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems.  Primary upward interaction is with directsupervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a clientand/or within Accenture. Determines methods and procedures on newassignments with guidance. Decisions often impact the team in which they reside. Managessmall teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at aclient or within Accenture.

We are currentlylooking for consultants for our Security practice with experience in cloudsecurity strategy, architecture, implementation and operations for clientprojects.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      KeyResponsibilities:

• Support thedelivery of Accenture's security offerings related to cloud security, includingsecurity governance (security policies and procedures), security strategy(security planning), risk (risk assessments and management), cloud dataprotection (classification, encryption, tokenization), cloud-based identity andaccess management, technology/provider-specific cloud architecture (AWS, Azure,Softlayer, VMware) and monitoring/analytics for and in the cloud

• Ability to mapsecurity controls to compliance requirements for cloud environments

• Demonstrateability to contribute content to business development / proposal efforts

• Businessdevelopment responsibilities around cloud security including requirementsanalysis, content development, Accenture services and leading practicesalignment

• Conduct cloudsecurity strategy, readiness and discovery assessments; be familiar with cloudsecurity frameworks, compliance requirements and security operations

• Deliver servicesthat meet Accenture Project quality specifications

• Ability to takeinitiative to communicate, interact, and collaborate with others to ensure thatall aspects of a task are addressed

• Ability toquickly ramp up on new cloud security technologies and translate traditionaland other cloud-related experience.  




Qualifications

BasicQualifications

  • Minimum of 1 year experience workingwith Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Microsoft Azure Services Architecture orSecurity
  • Minimum of 2 years of server,application and network security hardening experience (e.g., design,  recommend and implement security hardeningtechnical controls)
  • Minimum of 1 year managing projectsusing a standardized set of project management principles
  • Minimum of 2 years of technical writingand report generation
  • Minimum of 1 years of managing teams of2 or more resources
  • Enterprise IT security risk assessmentsand related frameworks (e.g., ISO 27000 series, NIST 800   Series, COBIT, IT General Controls, etc.)
  • Minimum 1 year of Conceptual knowledgeof the following regulations: PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, GLBA, FISMA
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience including AWS or Azure

PreferredQualifications

  • Experience with cloud data protection (gateway or aaS) forIaaS, PaaS or SaaS.
     Experience with cloud based identity andaccess management (hosted or aaS) for IaaS, PaaS or SaaS.
  • Experience with cloud based Firewall
     Experience with cloud logging,monitoring, analytics or big data. 
  • Experience working SecaaS, Cloud Security or Third Party /Cloud Security Assessments
    Experience with Cloud Security vendors in the IAM, Data Protection, Monitoringand IaaS provider specific space
    Industry recognized certification in security (e.g., CISSP, CCSK,CISA, CISM,CEH, etc.)
    Experience in Identity and Access Management
    Experience in Infrastructure Security
    Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems
    Experience with application development
  • Experience with integrity monitoring systems
  • Experience with Openstack is a plus


Professional Skill Requirements

• Proven success incontributing to a team-oriented environment
• Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solvingenvironment
• Desire to work in an information systems environment
• Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonalskills

Applicants for employment in the US must have workauthorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visafor employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture. 

 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client ofAccenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible forconsideration.

 

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer ofFemales/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 
Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age,race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disabilitystatus, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis asprotected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed orexpunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

 

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employmentopportunities to our service men and women.

Applicants for employment in the US must have workauthorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visafor employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture. 

 

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accentureor an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

 

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer ofFemales/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

 
Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age,race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disabilitystatus, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis asprotected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed orexpunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

 

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employmentopportunities to our service men and women.