Springfield, Illinois

About Accenture Cyber Threat Intelligence (ACTI)

At ACTI, we are a global team that spans 13 countries, 4 continents and speaks 30+ languages. We are passionate about delivering intelligence analysis, providing industry-leading analytic insights, cyber context and critical services that our clients need to achieve their business-line and strategic growth initiatives. We know that success is only possible by developing and supporting our most critical resources—our talented analysts, developers and supporting team members. We value creativity and entrepreneurship in our team, and where possible we back their initiative with opportunity and investment. We enjoy the hunt. We are automaters and innovators, working with powerful resources and differentiated data. Above all else, we value an ego-less approach to guiding our clients as they navigate their businesses through all aspects of the Cyber Domain.

You are an agile developer who values clean, optimized code. You believe in product testing and appreciate the value of seamless product integrations, and a positive user experience. You are passionate about cyber security and appreciate intelligence analysis. You stay abreast of the latest threats, recognize the value of intelligence, and believe it should drive operations. You are a devoted team member always willing to lend a hand, mentor a colleague or level-up our global team by sharing your knowledge and approaches with others. You are productive, easy to work with and understand adherence to a good process is key to excellence.

Role Description

The Integrations Lead is a key member of Accenture’s Cyber Threat Intelligence Engineering Team. This role centers on an ability to guide a team of world class engineers to integrate Cyber Threat Intelligence data into third party security products. In this position, you will be responsible for ensuring threat APIs are integrated into leading commercial products in to maximize the client’s contextual understanding of the cyber threat landscape. The successful candidate is able to draw from both deep cyber and technical experiences to lead other team members. The candidate is business savvy, understands how to best prioritize engineering efforts inside of an agile construct and has technical acumen such that he / she can deliver a set of market-leading cyber intelligence integrations on time and on budget. As an Integrations Lead, you are involved throughout the entire software development lifecycle. Communication, teamwork and technical acumen will be critical to success.

Key Responsibilities

+ Responsible for integrating Cyber Threat Intelligence data into third-party security tools/products

+ Work with security tool vendors to foster successful partnerships

+ Lead team of engineers to develop partner integrations

+ Develop and maintain development and test environments

+ Drive technical road map for integration initiatives

+ Ensure software development best practices are followed across projects

+ Ensure team is able to quickly execute development tasks and fully leverages CI/CD pipeline

+ Work with architect to ensure technical designs meet established security, compliance, and architectural guidelines

+ Ensure maintenance and operational considerations are baked into all implementations

+ Provide support for customers utilizing CTI data within security tools/products

+ Work closely with other engineering team members to develop APIs that facilitate partner integration efforts

Basic Qualifications

+ Minimum 5 years of experience developing software solutions

+ Minimum 1 years of experience in an intelligence environment or as a security practitioner, protecting networks and systems from cyber-attacks

+ Minimum 5 years of experience /understanding of software development best practices and modern technology stacks

+ Minimum 5 years of experience/understanding of cyber threat intelligence concepts and principles

+ Minimum 4 years of experience and p roficient in Python 3.x programming language

+ Minimum 4 years of working knowledge of market-leading TIP, SIEM, SOAR security tools and platforms

+ Minimum 4 years of experience with CTI standards such as STIX, TAXII, and ATT&CK

Required Skills

+ Understanding of cloud-native software solutions and capabilities within AWS or similar cloud providers

+ Ability to build relationships with internal and external customers to determine requirements and assess business priorities

+ Ability to maximize how engineering resources are applied to meet business objectives

+ Exhibit strong user and stakeholder focus, excellent problem solving and analytical skills

+ Ability to work with cross functional teams to drive the implementation of new features as well as resolve operational issues

+ Attention to detail and deadline-focused

+ Agile SDLC experience

+ College degree (BS) in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field

+ Succeeds in team environments, experience working in fast-paced Agile environment

Desired Skills:

+ Experience building commercial product integrations

+ Experience with Java programming language

+ Experience with JavaScript programming language

+ Experience with Atlassian Tool Suite

Professional Skill Requirements

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