Austin, Texas

We Are:

Accenture is the global leader in cybersecurity. We help companies, governments and individuals secure their most important data wherever it lives. This is a Security Architect role in the Managed Security Services Specialization organization focused on Managed Detection & Response.

In our team you will learn to:

• Develop a deep understanding of Cyber Security Operations

• Sell strategic projects to ensure that Accenture builds long-term relationships with clients

• Engage with C-Level clients to effectively demonstrate the technical MDR solution.

The Work (Job Responsibilities):

· Deliver technical briefings, presentations, and demonstrations around SOC and CSS technology

· Organize the delivery of Proof of Concepts (PoCs)

· Gain Technical closure from the customer that products meet the client’s requirements and

· Assist sales in technical qualification and management of the opportunities throughout the technical sales cycle

· Articulate and demonstrate MDR solutions, and position products relative to competition.

· Write technical white papers and being responsible for the technical response to RFI/RFP.

• Build relationships with Client Account Leads and Client Groups to jointly position MDR opportunities


+ Minimum of 12 years of IT experience

+ Minimum of 6 years in at least one Security domain: Managed Detection or Response, Cloud Security, IAM, Threat & Vulnerability Management, or Application Security

+ Minimum 5 years of experience in delivery or solution architecture of one or more skill domains e.g. Managed Detection and Response, Cloud Security, Identity and Access Management, Threat and Vulnerability Management, Application Security

Bonus Points If (Preferred Skills)

+ Demonstrated creativity in complex problem solving and ability to work under pressure

+ Strong project/program management experience

+ Ability to take business problems, existing processes, and technology and translate these into service and process requirements

+ Effective communicator with great interpersonal skills and the ability to be credible with clients

+ Strong analytical skills with a structured problem-solving approach

+ High energy levels and commitment to stringent timelines

+ Ability to innovate and multi-task with minimal oversight

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present documentation and influence decision making

+ Confident and comfortable engaging senior and executive management with external customers

+ Ability to map technical and commercial value to longer-term business goals within the customer's environment

+ Familiarity with outsourced and managed service-oriented type of business preferably with strong understanding of networking and security ops

As required by Colorado law under the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $193,000 to $240,000 and information on benefits offered is here. (

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Austin, Texas

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