1+ months

Senior Security Engineer

Washington, DC 20020

Accenture Overview

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We Are

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 were 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 sectors 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 Cyber Security Services aka CSS practice with extensive experience in the following:

You Are

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 a fast paced and highly collaborative environment

Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Can apply deep security skills to design, build and protect enterprise systems, applications, data, assets and people for Accenture and our clients

The Work (Role Responsibility)

Act as Tier 1 level response, providing technical customer support with various security technologies and Log Collection Platforms for our global customer base.

Assessing and triaging client requests via the phone, email or the managed security services client portal (service cases and live chat).

Developing technical and procedural knowledge of all MSS services.

Responding to technical security questions and concerns from customers.

Performing troubleshooting of various technologies.

Providing guidance and articulating technical security expertise to customers

Documenting best practices and writing knowledgebase articles.

Executing assigned projects.

Adhering to established internal procedures and guidelines.

Building MSS detections from closed and open source IOCs

Maintain the Internal Threat Response Blog

Performing investigations across the MSS customer set to identify advanced threats

Writing and publishing Threat Landscape Updates to customers

Performing the Monthly Threat Landscape Briefing to customers

Responding to analysis requests for tuning of global signatures

Applying signature logic to newly onboarded vendor signatures

Supporting the development of new device collectors

Secondary Responsibilities Include

Proactive incident trend analysis and false positive reduction

Supporting the development of new SOC analytics

Developing or updating analysis policies and procedures

Developing and Maintaining inter-organizational intelligence sharing apparatus

Heres What You Need (Basic Qualifications)

+ Minimum of 2 years of experience in an operational environment with client-facing responsibilities

+ Minimum of 2 years of experience understanding of the cyber security threat landscape which include detailed technical knowledge about the most prevalent vulnerabilities, threats, attack methods, and infection vectors.

+ Minimum of 2 years of IT security experience ideally focused on intrusion detection/network security monitoring and/or working with cyber threat intelligence

+ Minimum of 2 years of experience Linux Red Hat

+ Minimum of 2 years of experience and thorough understanding of how to identify malicious activity within a network

+ Minimum of 1 year of experience in performing break fix analysis

+ Minimum of 1 year of experience in computer networking, including a detailed understanding of TCP/IP and other core Internet protocols.

Bonus Points If (Preferred Skills)

+ Strong customer service and interpersonal skills

+ Consistently high levels of teamwork and professionalism.

+ Passion for cyber security, learning, and knowledge sharing

+ Strong troubleshooting skills with the ability to be dynamic and adapt in order to solve complex technical issues with customers and partners.

+ A solid foundation in Linux fundamentals.

+ A solid foundation in computer networking fundamentals, including a detailed understanding of TCP/IP and other core Internet protocols

+ Knowledge of identified operating system platforms; knowledge of routers, network protocols, scripting

+ Security certifications: CISSP, security+, network+, Linux+ and CCNA

+ Hands-on experience with market-leading security products, including intrusion detection systems (Snort/SourceFire, IBM Proventia/ISS, McAfee IntruShield) and firewalls (CheckPoint, Cisco PIX)A solid foundation in computer networking fundamentals, including a detailed understanding of TCP/IP and other core Internet protocols.

+ Experience in user behavior analytics tools and investigation

+ Experience in Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) and Network Forensic tools

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.

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Other Employment Statements

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

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Posted: 2020-12-09 Expires: 2021-02-07

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