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Cyber Resilience Detection & Response Transformation Manager

Accenture

Accenture

Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024
Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning, and a global community of diverse talent, we drive success in new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices 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 The Work expanding our team in search of experienced professionals to grow our Cyber Resilience practice, helping our clients transform and optimize their defensive capabilities You will be part of a specialized team that advises ...

We are

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 Cyber Resilience Detection & Response Transformation Manager 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 security, you love what you do and have a genuine desire to outsmart the bad guys. You have the experience to analyze a clients’ security posture, anticipate security requirements and help find right-sized solutions based on industry leading practices. You have a proven track record working successfully in a fast-paced, agile environment. You’re a creative, analytical problem solver with above average documentation skills who can speak to both technical and non-technical audiences. You are eager to put your skills to use by helping us help our clients inject security at every level of their organization.

The Work

We are expanding our team in search of experienced professionals to grow our Cyber Resilience practice, helping our clients transform and optimize their defensive capabilities. Accenture provides the opportunity to support world-class cybersecurity programs for some of the largest organizations in the world, through a focus on rapid threat identification, incident response, cyber threat intelligence infusion, and mitigations to ensure defensive resiliency. You will be part of a specialized team that advises our clients on how to manage their cyber risk and solve hard security problems through a combination of strategic vision and operational expertise. In our experience, no two client challenges are the same, and all will provide you with opportunities to learn and grow.

The successful candidate will ideally have a strong background in cyber defense transformation, SIEM architecture and implementation, threat detection engineering, security automation (SOAR) engineering, EDR deployment and tuning, SOC operations, technology integration, and managed security services.

Projects that you might lead or deliver for our clients include:

  • Advising a CISO on cyber defense strategy

  • Assessing security operations maturity while recommending short- and long-term capability improvement

  • Identifying and integrating the best solutions for clients to achieve their technical and budget objectives

  • Building a SOC or insider risk program by establishing a strong operating model, process library, and governance framework

  • Planning the build-out of a leading SIEM and SOAR architecture as part of a global cyber defense strategy

  • Aligning Accenture’s world-class Managed Threat Detection & Response (MxDR) solution to help clients achieve high-value 24x7 coverage and scale rapidly

  • Shepherding a company through recovery from a severe cyber-attack and into improved business resilience

  • Leveraging our industry-leading cyber intelligence team to deliver threat briefings. z

Travel may be required for this role. The amount of travel will vary from 0 to 100% depending on business need and client requirements.

Here’s what you need

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience working in a Security Operations Center or similar environment entailing continuous monitoring, intrusion detection, threat analysis, identifying indicators of compromise, incident handling, mitigations processing and tracking, threat hunting, and proactive intelligence.

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience working across organizational lines of business to implement mitigations, remediations, and countermeasures resulting from cyber threat intrusions, and utilizing knowledge of the cyber threat landscape to include different types of adversaries, campaigns, and the motivations that drive them.

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience developing with designing and developing cyber defense capability models, operational processes and procedures, and other SOC artifacts which are codified in a knowledge management system

  • Minimum of 7 years’ proven experience in utilizing and/or implementing security technologies to include SIEM (such as Splunk ES, Microsoft Sentinel, Google Chronicle SecOps, Palo Alto XSIAM, etc.), SOAR (e.g., Palo Alto XSOAR, Chronicle SOAR, Splunk SOAR, etc.), EDR (e.g., CrowdStrike, Defender, SentinelOne, etc.), and other cyber threat detection and response platforms.

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience with applying industry-recognized network defense frameworks (e.g., MITRE ATT&CK, Cyber Kill Chain, Diamond Model, etc.) and integrating with cyber defense processes.

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience evangelizing security concepts to a wide audience and influencing decision-making processes to stakeholders ranging from SOC analysts to Security Engineering teams to C-suite stakeholders

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in building client relationships utilizing strong communications skills (both verbal and written) to engage and influence stakeholders ranging from SOC analysts to Security Engineering teams to C-suite stakeholders. Must be self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a team.

Bonus points in you have

  • Master’s Degree in Cyber Security or Technology field.

  • Certifications: CISSP, CISM, GCIH, GCFA, GCFE, GMON, GSEC, or other relevant security certifications.

  • Hands-on experience in performing Incident Response and Cyber Threat Intelligence functions, including digital forensics and malware analysis.

  • Experience working with network tools and technologies such as firewall (FW), proxies, IPS/IDS devices, full packet capture (FPC), and email platforms.

  • Experience in managing cyber security functions, strategy, and risk within Fortune 500 companies, or providing those services in a consulting capacity.

  • Experience leading a security consulting, integration, and/or managed service capability.

  • Experience in public speaking, facilitating workshops, and/or thought leadership publication.

  • Knowledge of security best practices in hardening and protecting networks, servers, endpoints, applications, and databases.

  • Formal leadership and/or functional management experience.

  • Project Management experience, including a deep understanding of delivery excellence principles and core concepts such as project plans, schedules, milestones, and status reporting.

  • Knowledge of industrial control systems, compliance standards (e.g., NERC CIP, TSA Security Directive), and related cyber security standards (e.g., IEC 62443).

Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York or Washington as set forth below. We accept applications on an on-going basis and there is no fixed deadline to apply.

Information on benefits is here.

Role Location Annual Salary Range

California $93,400 to $258,500

Colorado $93,400 to $223,300

New York $86,500 to $258,500

Washington $99,500 to $237,800

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