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Senior Manager CYBER SECURITY, LIFE SCIENCES - Location Negotiable

Des Moines, IA 50381


Choose Accenture for a challenging and rewarding cybersecurity career where the variety of opportunities and challenges allows you to make a difference every day. A place where you can develop your potential and grow professionally, working alongside talented colleagues. The only place where you can learn from our unrivalled experience, while helping our global clients achieve their cybersecurity objectives. If this is your idea of a typical working day, then Accenture is where you should be.



Accenture's Global Security practice helps organizations work through complex business and technology issues to provide a straightforward approach to information security. Our security professionals bring deep technology skills and industry knowledge to any organization and work closely with clients to design and implement a security solution closely tied to business objectives.



Job Description:



Accenture works with the worlds top pharmaceutical, biotech, medical technology, distributor, and consumer health clients globally to redefine the future of life sciences industry. We are truly focused on supporting our life sciences clients to deliver better patient outcomes.



Our Life Sciences cybersecurity team supports this mission by helping our clients build and execute against cybersecurity strategies that are tailored to the business drivers, risks, and threats relevant to life sciences companies. They identify and evaluate security gaps, subsequently driving the implementation of solutions to increase resiliency. They possess relevant cybersecurity technical skills through continuous research of the latest security vulnerabilities, threats, capabilities, and mitigation techniques, and apply these through an industry lens. They are expected to anticipate security requirements, analyze, and understand the client security posture and formulate rightsized solutions based on industry leading practices.



As a Cybersecurity Manager, you will be responsible for leading and managing complex information security engagements. You will provide cybersecurity subject matter expertise, and drive project delivery execution as the primary point of contact for the project team often interfacing with client security stakeholders, client business and/or IT stakeholders, Accenture domain experts and other third party teams as needed. You will lead others on your projects, from one to many, across our Analyst, Senior Analyst and Consultant levels. You will be the ultimate problem solver, and will need to lead from the front, ensuring we are partnering with our clients to shape and deliver on committed outcomes.



As a Life Sciences team member, youll be part of an industry team focused on acquiring and applying cybersecurity expertise to solve problems across the Life Sciences value chain. Youll help our clients protect the core of their cybersecurity enterprise, while shaping and delivering protections that extend well into research, development, medical device technology, clinical trials, manufacturing and distribution. Youll work closely with our Industry team to innovate and shape solutions of the future. Expect to utilize your expertise, or develop additional expertise across the life sciences industry, including pharmaceutical, biotech, medical technology, distributor and consumer health. Youll be key to supporting the development of go-to-market solutions and responsible for helping implement them for our clients.



Key Responsibilities:



Lead delivery of Accentures Security offerings related to cybersecurity with a focus on cybersecurity strategy definition, security program planning, security operating model design and implementation, cyber risk assessments, and implementation of programs and solutions



Managing and leading largescale complex cybersecurity engagements with resources distributed globally



Managing the engagement lifecycle including engagement shaping, scoping, budgets, timelines, risks, issues and client expectations



Coaching and developing teams of cybersecurity consultants, and analyst.



Working directly with clients and Accenture teams to design and implement program strategies for cybersecurity capabilities, such as data protection, insider risk, vulnerability management, security operations, security analytics, application security, cloud security, OT security, and digital identity



Analyzing clients security posture to create current state assessment, gap analyses, and strategic implementation roadmaps



Performing requirements analysis and developing strategies and solutions for cybersecurity, risk, and information governance



Partnering with additional Accenture Industry teams to define and develop new/differentiated go to market solutions for our clients



Establishing trusted relationships with our clients at all levels from executive sponsors to the clients own teams of technologists, technicians and business associates





Key Responsibilities:



Lead delivery of Accentures Security offerings related to cybersecurity with a focus on cybersecurity strategy definition, security program planning, security operating model design and implementation, cyber risk assessments, and implementation of programs and solutions



Managing and leading largescale complex cybersecurity engagements with resources distributed globally



Managing the engagement lifecycle including engagement shaping, scoping, budgets, timelines, risks, issues and client expectations



Coaching and developing teams of cybersecurity consultants, and analyst.



Working directly with clients and Accenture teams to design and implement program strategies for cybersecurity capabilities, such as data protection, insider risk, vulnerability management, security operations, security analytics, application security, cloud security, OT security, and digital identity



Analyzing clients security posture to create current state assessment, gap analyses, and strategic implementation roadmaps



Performing requirements analysis and developing strategies and solutions for cybersecurity, risk, and information governance



Partnering with additional Accenture Industry teams to define and develop new/differentiated go to market solutions for our clients



Establishing trusted relationships with our clients at all levels from executive sponsors to the clients own teams of technologists, technicians and business associates



Basic Qualifications:



Minimum of 10 years of cyber security experience.



Minimum of 5 years of experience in designing, developing, implementing, and managing solutions across various cybersecurity domains (e.g. threat intelligence, vulnerability management, data protection, cloud security, OT security)



Minimum of 3 years of experience of cybersecurity solutions with leading vendors for their respective technologies



Minimum of 3 years of experience working with clients in the life sciences industry



Preferred Qualifications:



Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field



Ability to travel 80%



Previous consulting experience



Eagerness to contribute in a team orientated environment



Ability to lead a team with minimal direction



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



Desire to work in an information security environment



Desire to help contribute and grow the practice



Desire to mentor and educate others



Excellent communication written and oral, and interpersonal skills



Comfortable with C-Level interaction



Experience within one of the following cybersecurity domains is a bonus:



OT security, especially focused on (connected) labs and manufacturing environments



Medical device and equipment security



Cloud security



Data protection



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.



Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. 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. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement Requesting An Accommodation Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired. If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter. Other Employment Statements 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. Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.


Posted: 2021-05-03 Expires: 2021-06-04

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