DevSecOps Security Manager:

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Why join Accenture’s security practice?

Serving as a trusted security partner for more than 20 years to more than 330 clients across ~70 countries, Accenture’s security practice helps organizations build resilience from the inside out so they can operate and grow confidently in a rapidly evolving threat landscape. Our 7000 security professionals bring exceptional industry expertise to tailor intelligent security services to our clients’ unique businesses and industries. We provide a full spectrum of services – from security strategy development, to business transformation to managed security services – on demand and at a global scale.

Leveraging our global resources and next-generation technologies, we create an integrated, comprehensive program tailored to each organization’s specific business goals and industry. Recognizing that there is no finish line in securing enterprises, we are constantly collaborating at our global cyber labs and centers with our broad, interdisciplinary innovation ecosystem of the best minds in security. Our focus on continuous innovation gives us a front lines perspective that ensures we are adapting to match the pace of security challenges.

Accenture’s unique ability to combine deep Security expertise across Strategy, Technology and Operations means that it can offer clients an enterprise-wide security program to predict, protect, detect, and respond to threats in an industry specific context.

Description: You will be joining Accenture's global application security advisory services practice, working as part of the rapidly expanding Canadian team to help put the Sec in devsecops, with a focus on software security.

You will lead small teams to help Accenture clients develop their software security programs & strategy, build their devops pipelines, advise and then build infrastructure as code/policy as code, provide subject-matter-expertise around software security and the cloud, advise clients on the latest trends and tooling, build operational efficiency, scale their businesses, etc.

As a senior member of the team, you will assist in hiring, mentoring, and training team-mates with a goal towards building software security-focused cloud and devsecops expertise in yourself and the team. You will contribute to sales/proposals/RFP discussions to help solution and manage delivery of security and technology initiatives to internal and external clients.

As part of the global Accenture Technology group, you'll get international exposure to a variety of clients, industries, technologies, projects, frameworks, cloud providers, subject matter experts, learning resources, etc at an amazing scale and scope that will ensure you're always learning, growing, and doing meaningful work that help you, your team mates, and our clients succeed.

Required qualifications and skills:

+ Can read/write code in at least one programming/scripting language

+ Experience in leading teams and managing projects

+ 4+ years of experience in cloud security initiatives (e.g. AWS, Azure, or GCP) or equivalent industry experience in related fields such as software engineering/programming, application security, security or infrastructure operations, site-reliability engineering, etc.

+ 2+ years’ experience building devsecops practices/pipelines, and/or configuring, standing up & integrating tools.

+ Familiar with basic risk management concepts (e.g. risk and vulnerability ratings, activities in a typical threat-risk assessment, impact/likelihood, etc)

+ Understanding of basic application security vulnerabilities (e.g. OWASP Top 10)

+ Basic understanding of agile/devops methods and concepts

+ Understand basic networking concepts (e.g. DNS, LANs/WANs/VLANs, common protocols like HTTP(s), etc)

+ Strong presentation, speaking, collaboration, and writing skills

+ Curious, self-motivated, life-long learner, empathetic, collaborative, comfortable with uncertainty.

+ Willing to obtain Canadian federal Reliability security clearance

Preferred skills:

+ Bachelors’ degree in Computer science, CIS/MIS, engineering, information security, or related

+ Container security, service mesh, kubernetes expertise

+ Infrastructure-as-code, compliance as code framework expertise

+ Industry recognized certification such as CISSP, CSSLP, CISM, etc.

+ Prior experience in consulting

+ French language proficiency


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