Accenture Cloud Security Consultant - Location Negotiable in Carson City, Nevada
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Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond and recover along all points of the security lifecycle. Cybersecurity challenges are different for every business in every industry. Leveraging our global resources and advanced technologies, we create integrated, turnkey solutions tailored to our clients’ needs across their entire value chain. Whether we’re defending against known cyberattacks, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we will help companies build cyber resilience to grow with confidence. Our team of the security sector’s brightest people use the coolest tech to out-hack the hackers and help clients build resilience from within. We blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed service solutions to rethink the entire security lifecycle.
We are currently looking for professionals for our Cloud Security practice with extensive experience in the following:
Cyber Defense Cloud professionals develop and deliver solutions that protect enterprise systems, applications and data by establishing policies, practices and tools that prevent unauthorized access, use, disclosure, modification or disruption. A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities: Adapts existing methods and procedures to create possible alternative solutions to moderately complex problems. Understands the strategic direction set by senior management as it relates to team goals. Uses considerable judgment to determine solution and seeks guidance on complex problems. Primary upward interaction is with direct supervisor. May interact with peers and/or management levels at a client and/or within Accenture. Determines methods and procedures on new assignments with guidance. Decisions often impact the team in which they reside. Manages small teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.
We are currently looking for consultants for our Security practice with experience in cloud security strategy, architecture, implementation and operations for client projects. Key Responsibilities:
• Support the delivery of Accenture's security offerings related to cloud security, including security governance (security policies and procedures), security strategy (security planning), risk (risk assessments and management), cloud data protection (classification, encryption, tokenization), cloud-based identity and access management, technology/provider-specific cloud architecture (AWS, Azure, Softlayer, VMware) and monitoring/analytics for and in the cloud
• Ability to map security controls to compliance requirements for cloud environments
• Demonstrate ability to contribute content to business development / proposal efforts
• Business development responsibilities around cloud security including requirements analysis, content development, Accenture services and leading practices alignment
• Conduct cloud security strategy, readiness and discovery assessments; be familiar with cloud security frameworks, compliance requirements and security operations
• Deliver services that meet Accenture Project quality specifications
• Ability to take initiative to communicate, interact, and collaborate with others to ensure that all aspects of a task are addressed
• Ability to quickly ramp up on new cloud security technologies and translate traditional and other cloud-related experience.
Minimum of 2 years hands on experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Microsoft Azure Services Architecture or Security
Minimum of 2 years of server, application and network security hardening experience (e.g., design, recommend and implement security hardening technical controls)
Minimum of 1 year managing projects using a standardized set of project management principles
Minimum of 2 years of technical writing and report generation
Must be able to travel 80% - Monday – Thursday post Covid
Minimum 1 year of Conceptual knowledge of the following regulations: PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, GLBA, FISMA
Minimum 1 year of Programming of one or more of the following, C# w/ .NET & .NET Core, Python • Java • C • SQL • PHP • Frontend languages & APIs • Bash
Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Work Experience
Experience with cloud data protection (gateway or aaS) for IaaS, PaaS or SaaS. Experience with cloud based identity and access management (hosted or aaS) for IaaS, PaaS or SaaS.
Experience with cloud based Firewall and experience with cloud logging, monitoring, analytics or big data.
Certifications in AWS
Experience working SecaaS, Cloud Security or Third Party / Cloud Security Assessments Experience with Cloud Security vendors in the IAM, Data Protection, Monitoring and IaaS provider specific space Industry recognized certification in security (e.g., CISSP, CCSK,CISA, CISM, CEH, etc.) Experience in Identity and Access Management Experience in Infrastructure Security Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems Experience with application development
Experience with integrity monitoring systems
Experience with Openstack is a plus
Professional Skill Requirements
• Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment • Desire to work in an information systems environment • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
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