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Accenture Security Consultant in Canberra, Australia

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    Do you have your head in the Cloud? Good. At Accenture Cloud First, we’re looking for people who live and breathe Cloud. Inventive, imaginative and optimistic people, whose heads are filled with the possibilities of Cloud technology, with the technical ability to make them happen. People who don’t want to even think about settling for an ordinary Cloud career. People who want to fast-track their future and work on amazing projects with global impact.

    Job Description

    At Accenture Security we help clients address their industry-specific security vulnerabilities end-to-end, e.g., from oil rig to gas pump, and everything in between. By exposing risks, you’ll counsel the C-suite on holistic solutions and fundamentally strengthen their business and truly transform how organisations work. You’ll deploy the most advanced, under-the-radar innovations. From collaborating with our global Cyber Labs to using advanced AI analytics, you’ll pioneer new frontline risk detection and defence strategies as part of the world’s #1 technology services company.

    We are looking to hire a team of experienced professionals across multiple levels ranging from analysts to managers to join our rapidly expanding team in Accenture Security. If you have relevant expertise in an extensive portfolio of capabilities including Strategy & Risk; Cyber Defen c e; Digital Identity; Application Security & Managed Security, you should consider joining our team.

    You will be part of a team that helps businesses prepare, protect, detect, respond and recover along all points of the security lifecycle. You will be leveraging our global resources and next-generation technologies, to create integrated, practical solutions that are tailored to each organization’s specific business goals and industry — solutions that clients can put in place immediately. Whether defending against known threats, quickly detecting and responding to the unknown or running an entire security operations centre , we help harden organizations and make it extremely difficult for even the most sophisticated cyber adversaries to succeed.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Operate as a security consultant across multi ple domain s and technolog y tower s for p rofessional s ervices and o utsourcing across: data centre , clo ud, n etwork, application , s ervice m anagement and w orkplace s olutions .

    • Understands the broader business strategy and defines a security solution to support the business and end-to-end environment.

    • Helps define the performance goals and metrics for security systems .

    • Owns security outcomes as a liaison between client and d elivery teams. Act as a technical liaison between s ales team, c lients, d elivery & support team s.

    • Develop technical security documentation such as high-level design, low level design , incident response, security risk assessments and configuration templates.

    Key Requirements

    • Minimum 3 years security consulting and/or within operational information security disciplines ( e.g. cyber security, incident response, security infrastructure management or monitoring services)

    • Demonstrated experience in security ri sk management, accreditation, and compliance

    • Exposure to implementing security control measures

    • Knowledge of designing security for infrastructure, network and application architectures

    • Highly desirable: CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRIS, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, PCI QSA, IRAP Assessor  

    • Hold a relevant Defence security clearance (NV1 preferred) or be eligible to receive a Defence security clearance.

    • Australian citizenship is required to be eligible for an Australian Government security clearance

    Supplementary Requirements:

    • Minimum of a Bachelor degree

    • Relevant years of security experience in one of the areas mentioned above.

    • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

    • Consulting, stakeholder engagement and relationship management skills

    • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

    About Accenture

    Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, we offer Strategy and Consulting, Interactive, Technology and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Our 569,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. We embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for our clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com .

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