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increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required

promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales. Security professionals apply deep

security skills to design, build and protect enterprise systems, applications,

data, assets and people for Accenture and our clients.

Job Description

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.

A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following

responsibilities: Identifies, assesses

and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where

analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable

factors. Closely follows the

strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term

goals. Interacts with senior

management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they

may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach. Has some latitude in

decision-making. Acts independently to

determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Decisions have a major day to day impact on

area of responsibility. Manages large - medium sized teams and/or

work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within


We are currently looking for managers for our Security

practice with extensive experience in cloud security strategy, architecture,

implementation and operations for our client projects.



• Support the delivery of Accenture's security offerings

related to cloud security, including security governance (security policies and

procedures), security strategy (security planning), risk (risk assessments and

management), cloud data protection (classification, encryption, tokenization),

cloud-based identity and access management, technology/provider-specific cloud

architecture (AWS, Azure, Softlayer, VMware) and monitoring/analytics for and

in the cloud

• Ability to interpret relevance of security controls to

relevant compliance with legal, best-practice, and regulatory requirements for

cloud environments

• Developing and presenting at industry conferences as an

expert in the Cloud Security field

• Lead the growth, development and support junior cloud

security resources

• Understand engagements, business drivers and security

enablement opportunities as it relates to our client's business

• Demonstrate ability to lead and manage business

development / proposal efforts

• Business development responsibilities around cloud

security including origination, capture and relationship development

• Ability to translate technical cloud security requirements

into business terms for executive stakeholders

• Conduct cloud security strategy, readiness and discovery

assessments; be familiar with cloud security frameworks, compliance

requirements and security operations

• Deliver services that meet Accenture Project quality


• Ability to take initiative to communicate, interact, and

collaborate with others to ensure that all aspects of a task are addressed



• Minimum 3 years experience working SecaaS, Cloud Security or Third Party /

Cloud Security Assessments and/or AWS or Azure including but not limited

to the following: server, application and network security hardening experience

(e.g., design, recommend and implement security hardening technical controls)

• Minimum of 4 years managing projects using a standardized

set of project management principles

• Minimum of 5 years of technical writing and report


• Minimum of 3 years of managing teams of 3 or more


•Minimum 2 Years Enterprise IT security risk assessments and

related frameworks (e.g., ISO 27000 series, NIST 800 Series, COBIT, IT General

Controls, etc.)

•Minimum 2 Years Conceptual knowledge of the following

regulations: PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, GLBA, FISMA

• Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Work Experience

• Travel 80-100%



• Experience working SecaaS, Cloud Security or Third

Party / Cloud Security Assessments

• Industry recognized certification in security

(e.g., CISSP, CCSK,CISA, CISM, CEH, etc.)

• Experience in IT Security Testing (e.g.,

penetration testing, web application security assessments, vulnerability

assessments and technical security assessments

• Experience in Identity and Access Management

• Experience in Infrastructure Security (virtualized

environments a plus)

• Experience with Cloud Security vendors in the IAM,

Data Protection, Monitoring and IaaS provider specific space

• Experience with Linux and Windows operating


• Experience with application development

Professional Skill Requirements

• Proven ability to

build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment

• Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving


• Desire to work in an information systems environment

• Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

• Excellent leadership and management skills

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that

does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment

authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of

Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for


Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of

Females/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, disability

status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,

genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as

protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or

expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment

opportunities to our service men and women.

Austin, Texas

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