Team Description

The Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT) is primarily responsible for conducting investigations and secondarily assisting in responding to network infrastructure events.InvestigationsCIRT is responsible for establishing a chain of custody for evidence, conducting necessary computer forensics, including bit stream backups of suspect media and hard drive analysis. Investigations may include embezzlement, intellectual property theft, harassment, fraud, business ethics violations, and trafficking of pornography on the Internet or Accenture's intranet. CIRT's assistance also extends to mail file reviews and e-mail tracing as needed in support of these investigations. CIRT also provides technical support to Human Resources and Accenture Legal & Commercial offices in conducting internal investigations.Responding to Network Intrusions and/or IncidentsCIRT is responsible for coordinating with numerous groups which could be involved in responding to intrusions, as well as conducting follow-up investigations to such incidents.

This position will be primarily responsible for evidence management and investigations as well as other responsibilities as described below.


+ Managing evidence with proper chain of custody procedures

+ Forensic imaging of digital media

+ Understanding and performing basic forensic investigations

+ Recovering data from failing media

+ Organizing and tracking eDiscovery matters

Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree or some experience

+ 6 months of Information Security experience and/or Workstation or Server experience

+ Good understanding of computer hardware / operating systems

+ Ability to manipulate and present data using MS Excel and Power Point

+ Basic understanding of forensics and intrusion detection

+ Intermediate or advanced English, spoken and written

Professional skills

+ Above average problem-solving skills

+ Very strong sense of ethics/values – ability to handle confidential investigations with discretion

+ Excellent organizational skills

+ Strong oral and written communication skills

+ Capacity to work independently and within a team environment

+ Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload with minimal supervision

Preferred Skills

+ Understanding chain of custody requirements

+ Programming skills - PowerShell, Python and/or SQL

+ Experience using Encase Forensics, Nuix, Axiom, X-Ways or similar forensic tools

+ High level understanding of Apple hardware / software

+ EnCE, CISSP, CISA, Sec+, MCSE and/or other industry relevant certification

+ Intermediate or advanced Portuguese, spoken and written

+ Experience with Unix / Linux


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