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Security Palo Alto / Firewall Infrastructure Consultant - Location Negotiable

Chicago, IL 60664


Organization: Security Growth Platform


Location: Location Negotiable


Travel: 80% (Monday - Friday)





Join
Accenture and help transform leading organizations 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. Choose Accenture, and make delivering
innovative work part of your extraordinary career. People in our Client
& Market career track drive profitable growth by developing
market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress
through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact
on sales. Security professionals
apply deep security skills to design, build and protect enterprise systems,
applications, data, assets and people for Accenture and our clients.



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 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.


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 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:


Design,
implementation and integration of corporate WAN, LAN, and server components
into security architectures


Implementation
of network security hardware and software


Perform
analysis of security logs and events, and suggest ways to improve threat
analysis that lead to actionable intelligence


Create
custom security policies and application signatures


Assist
in identification and remediation of web based threats


Review
firewall infrastructure and code upgrades and advise on cross-platform
migrations


Perform
best practice analysis of network security needs that contribute to design,
integration, and installation of hardware and software


Ability
to analyze, troubleshoot, and implement solutions to solve network problems


Ability
to administer perimeter security systems such as firewalls and intrusion
detection systems, both on-site and across cloud platforms





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.






Basic Qualifications:





Bachelors
Degree (Preferred in Computer Science) and/or 2 years Palo Alto Experience
including Certification(s)


Minimum
2 years of Palo Alto and/or Firewall experience & Minimum 3 years of
experience in network security design and operations specific to DMZ/perimeter,
network segmentation and network administration


Minimum
3 years strong working technical knowledge of network
security controls relating to IPS systems, SIEM, internet monitoring,
vulnerability management, cloud security, and firewall technologies


Experience
with internet proxy and filter policy design and implementation


Experience
configuring and managing VPN connections to remote office, business partners,
and end user connectivity over the internet


Strong
knowledge of Internet protocols and layer 3 routing


80%
travel required








Preferred Qualifications:





3
years of network analysis tools experience: element management, automation
orchestration, and SIEM tools Splunk, Panorama, HP NNM, Riverbed performance tools, Netscout performance tools,
or similar


3
years network packet capture and interpretation
experience


3
years working with Cisco ASA firewalls


Strong
knowledge of Internet protocols and layer 3 routing





CISSP
Certification


CCSP/CCNP
Certification


AWS
Solutions Architecture Certification


Palo
Alto Networks ACE/PCNSE Certification


Scripting
Experience in Perl/VB, Python, or PHP


Juniper
NCIE-Sec





Professional Skill Requirements:





Proven
Ability to work independently and as a team member


Good
Soft skills with the ability to work within large teams and complex client environments


Good
communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills


Good
organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills


Able
to meet requirements for retaining professional security certifications


Ability
to successfully pass a client background screening



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.





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.





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













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Posted: 2019-11-29 Expires: 2019-12-29

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