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2018-06-122018-07-18

Network Security Consultant - Location Negotiable

Irving, TX
Title: Network Security Consultant - Location Negotiable
Location: USA-Southwest
Other Locations: USA-Midwest, USA-West, USA-Northeast, USA-Southwest
Job Number: 00597516

**Organization: Security Growth Platform**



**Location: Location Negotiable**



**Travel: 80% (Monday - Thursday)**





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 specialized skills across more than 40
industries and all business functions underpinned by the worlds 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. With approximately 425,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries,
Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit
us at www.accenture.com at http://www.accenture.com/ .



**Job Description**



**Security and Risk**
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. **Infrastructure Security** professionals
develop and deliver infrastructure security solutions -- including policies and
standards, procedures, tools and technologies -- to ensure that data stored in
or transmitted via enterprise networks cannot be read or compromised by
individuals without proper authorization, while still allowing authorized users
to complete legitimate tasks. 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 **considerablejudgment** to determine solutions and **seeks guidance** on **complexproblems** . Primary upward interaction is with **direct supervisor andproject leads** . 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 **smallteams and/or work efforts** (if in an individual contributor role) at a
client or within Accenture.



**Job Description:**

**Infrastructure Security** professionals develop and deliver infrastructure
security solutions -- including policies and standards, procedures, tools and
technologies -- to ensure that data stored in or transmitted via enterprise
networks and systems cannot be read or compromised by individuals without
proper authorization, while still allowing authorized users to complete
legitimate tasks.



**Key Responsibilities:**



May include responsibilities for assisting clients with determining
network security controls and architectural components including:




+ Securing implementation and integration of corporateWAN, LAN and server architectures serviced by the organizations networks

+ Implementation of network security hardware andsoftware

+ Perform analysis of security logs and events,document threat analysis reports

+ Create custom security policies and applicationsignatures

+ Assist in identification and remediation of webbased threats

+ Assess and/or maintain firewall infrastructure andcode upgrades

+ Perform analysis of network and cloud securityneeds that contribute to design, integration, and installation of hardware andsoftware

+ Analysis, troubleshooting, and ability to developand implement solutions to solve network problems







A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following
responsibilities:

Manages **teams and/or work efforts** (if in an individual contributor role)
at a client or within Accenture.





Qualifications:


**Basic Qualifications:**






+ Bachelors Degree

+ Minimum 3 years of experience in network securitydesign and operations specific to DMZ/perimeter, network segmentation, endpointprotection, cloud perimeter security, and network administration

+ Minimum 3 years strong working technicalknowledge of network security controls relating to IPS systems, SIEM, internetmonitoring, vulnerability management, and firewall technologies

+ Minimum 2 years of experience assessing the currentstate of existing network security deployments. Document and articulate gapsand improvement points, both written and verbally

+ 80% travel required






**Preferred Qualifications:**






+ 3 years of corporate datacenter, perimeter firewall,or endpoint security design and deployment - both green field and legacyexperience

+ Firewall automation or orchestration experiencewith one or more technologies (Panorama, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.)

+ SIEM tool and use case integration with platformssuch as: Splunk, QRadar, and Arcsight

+ Significant understanding or deployment experiencewith one or more next-generation firewall design and deployment of advancedfeatures application, user, and encryption aware

+ Familiarity with firewall reporting and automation partnertools such as Algosec or Tufin

+ Familiarity with endpoint protection solutions suchas Cylance, Crowdstrike, and Symantec Endpoint Protection

+ Good understanding of routing and switchingtechnologies and protocols

+ 3 years Network packet capture andinterpretation experience

+ Cisco CCNP/CCSP or Palo Alto PCNSE Certificationpreferred

+ CISSP Certification preferred

+ Comfort with authoring network diagrams andschematics in Visio or Omnigraffle

+ IT/OT Industrial Security Security experiencedesired

+ Strong knowledge of Internet protocols









**Professional Skill Requirements:**






+ Proven Ability to work independently and as a teammember

+ Good Soft skills with the ability to work withinlarge teams and complex client environments

+ Good communication (written and oral) andinterpersonal skills

+ Good organizational, multi-tasking, andtime-management skills

+ Able to meet requirements for retainingprofessional security certifications

+ Ability to successfully pass a client backgroundscreening









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 specialization.



We offer a variety of formal and informal training
programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialized skills
faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training
conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with teammates. The
sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an
unbeatable platform from which to build a career.



Applicants for employment in the US must have work
authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa
for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.





Candidates who are currently employed by a client of
Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for
consideration.





Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of
Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.





Equal Employment Opportunity



All employment decisions shall be made without regard to
age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability
status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as
protected by federal, state, or local law.





Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or
expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.





Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment
opportunities to our service men and women.








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