Austin, Texas

We Are:

Accenture Security delivers continuous, rapid-fire innovation and new business capabilities that meet and re-define the needs of the digital era. You’ll help our clients—including 94 of the Fortune 100 and governments around the world—transform their technology infrastructures using resources that range from cloud, data centers and workplace to networks, security, and managed services.

You Are:The Data Protection Manager is required to deliver and grow Accenture's security offerings related to information security with a focus on data discovery, data privacy, encryption, key management, data loss prevention, and other data security related initiatives.

The Work (Key Responsibilities):

+ Cultivate and maintain relationships with key client stakeholders to deliver excellence, communicate strategic vision, and drive sales

+ Proactively lead & manage large scale programs with multiple workstreams, projects and phases

+ Manage project clients and stakeholders

+ Manage project risks and client expectations

+ Provide expert advice and training on data security best practices, capabilities, and controls

+ Lead and oversee multiple consultants and junior security analysts

+ Develop new offerings and go to market strategies with data security teams

+ Maintain relationships with technology vendors to understand capabilities and develop client offerings

+ Work creatively and analytically to problem-solve in a fast-paced environment

+ Create, manage, and complete deliverables, accelerators, and other project workstream content (status updates, runbooks, etc.) within word, excel, PowerPoint, and Visio

The Skills (Basic Qualifications):

+ Minimum 5 years of data security experience designing, implementing, and delivering solutions involving data encryption, key management, data discovery, data protection, or other data security capabilities

+ Minimum 4 years of experience with data security vendors such as Voltage, Vormetric, Informatica, Protegrity, CipherCloud, Symantec, Digital Guardian, Thales, BigID, IBM Guardium, Imperva, Varonis, etc.

+ Minimum 2 years of experience with related to at least two of the following frameworks: PCI, GAPP, GDPR, SWIFT, SOX, HIPAA, GLBA, NIST, ISO, etc.

+ Minimum 2 years of experience in the creation of deliverables, accelerators, proposals, and business development content within Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio

Bonus Points (Preferred Qualifications):

+ Security professional certification such as CISSP, CISM, CISA, CIPP or ISO 27001 CIPP/IT, CRISC

+ Recognized technical certification for specific data security tools (Informatica, Azure Cloud Security, AWS, Google Cloud, Vormetric, Big ID, DLP)

+ Deep understanding of privacy/data privacy standards and regulations local, domestic and global (State Level Data Protection, ISO, GAPP, NIST 800-53, HIPAA, HiTrust, Privacy by Design, GDPR, EU Data Protection Directives, APEC Privacy Framework)

+ Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment

+ Desire to work in an information systems environment

+ Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral), and interpersonal skills

+ Experience working for the Big 4 or Global Solution Integrator is highly desired]

+ Demonstrate leadership, teamwork, and collaboration in a professional setting and team environment

+ College degree

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 $152,000 to $190,000 and information on benefits offered is here. (

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