FS Cyber Security Technology Advisory

  • Accenture
  • 16 Hestham Cres, Morecambe, Morecambe, Lancashire LA4 4QF, UK
  • Nov 01, 2017
Full time Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description

Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

In Accenture Consulting, we focus on helping clients achieve profitable growth and solve their most pressing challenges; we do this by operating at the intersection of strategy, technology, digital and operations, providing a connected Consulting experience.

As the primary owners of client relationships, we take the best of Accenture's five businesses (Strategy, Digital, Consulting, Operations and Technology) to our clients to provide unmatched industry knowledge, client experiences, strategic alliances, proprietary assets and subject matter experts to best serve clients and accelerate growth with end to end solutions.

This team focuses on advising Boards and the full C-Suite. This dedicated group of security technology experts understand issues specific to our clients' industry and will help shape our clients' response to evolving security threats. Accenture's unique ability to combine deep Security expertise across Strategy, Technology and Operations means that it is able to offer clients an enterprise-wide security program to predict, protect, detect, and respond to threats in an industry specific context.

What responsibilities will you have?
- Support the delivery of Accenture's security offerings, including security strategy, governance and risk, enterprise security and digital identity, cyber security, emerging technology security, and managed security
- Ability to interpret the relevance of security controls to relevant compliance with legal, best-practice, and regulatory requirements
- Developing and presenting at industry conferences as an expert in the Security field
- Lead the growth, development and support junior security resources
- Understand engagements, business drivers and security enablement opportunities as it relates to our client's business
- Demonstrate ability to lead and manage business development / proposal efforts
- Business development responsibilities around security including origination, capture and relationship development
- Ability to translate technical security requirements into business terms for executive stakeholders
- Conduct security strategy, readiness and discovery assessments; be familiar with security frameworks, compliance requirements and security operations
- Ability to take initiative to communicate, interact, and collaborate with others to ensure that all aspects of a task are addressed

Basic qualifications

What skills & experience are we looking for?
- Experience in managing projects using a standardized set of project management principles
- Experience in security solutioning, technical writing and presentation, and report generation
- Experience in delivery security consultancy and projects
- Technology design and implementation experience in financial industry
- Risk Management experience; Threat profiling, Cyber Threat Strategy, Control Assessment and Remediation
- Ability to drive Security Monitoring solutions; SOC Establishment, SOC Assessment & Transformation, SIEM, Testing, -
Reporting and Governance
- Extended Ecosystem: articulating risks and exposures across 3rd parties, cloud providers, "shadow" IT, partners, and suppliers
- Experience with solutions and products in an IT security domain (multivendor Firewall, IDS, WAFs, Virtual deployment etc.)
- Understanding of encryption technologies and products
- Knowledge of architecture methodologies, standards, frameworks and tools (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman, COBIT etc.)
- Perform as a Security Strategy Consulting Practitioner subject matter expert in at least one or more of the following areas:
-SIEM
-Data Loss Prevention
-Governance Risk and Compliance
-Identity & Access management
-End point Protection and anomaly detection.
-Vulnerability Management
-Compromise Indication and Breach Analysis
-Asset Management
-Threat Intelligence

What academic qualifications do you need?
- Industry recognized certification in security (e.g., CISSP, CCSK, CISA, CISM, CEH, etc.)
- Bachelor's Degree (2:1 or equivalent)

What's in it for you?
All of our Consulting professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. You'll also have opportunities to hone your functional skills and expertise in an area of specialisation. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.

On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes XX days' vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!

What are the next steps?
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About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions-underpinned by the world's largest delivery network-Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.