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Threat & Vulnerability Consultant - Location Negotiable

Chicago, IL 60664


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Accenture Security 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 Threat & Vulnerability Cybersecurity Consultant


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.
Threat and Vulnerability
Management professionals perform technical security assessments to identify
vulnerabilities, misconfigurations and weaknesses that may lead to unauthorized
access of IT systems, applications, the data contained within or the corporate
network. Optimizes or Transforms portions or overall Threat & Vulnerability
Management capabilities or programs to reduce the risk of cyber attacks and
breaches. A professional at this osition
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.


Key Responsibilities May Include:



+ Delivery
of IT Security Engagements


+ Penetration
Testing (e.g., internal, external, wireless, physical, social, etc.)


+ Web
application security assessments (e.g., exploiting web app vulnerabilities
such as sql injection, cross-site scripting, parameter manipulation,
session hijacking, etc.)


+ Vulnerability
assessments (i.e., network vulnerability scanning)


+ Technical
security assessments (e.g., Windows, UNIX, firewalls, routers, oracle, sql
server, etc.) for Accenture's clients.


+ Provide
oversight for junior TVM testing resources


+ Work
with offshore delivery center testing personnel


+ Interact
with clients at a technical level.


+ Travel
100%









Basic Qualifications:



+ Minimum of 3 years of IT Security Testing (e.g., penetration
testing, web application security assessments, vulnerability assessments
and technical security assessments


+ Minimum of 3 years of server, application and network security
hardening experience (e.g., design, recommend and implement security
hardening technical controls)


+ Minimum of 3 years of technical writing and report generation


+ Bachelor's Degree



Preferred Skills:



+ Industry recognized certification in security (e.g., CISSP, CISA,
CISM, CEH, etc)


+ Linux and Windows operating systems


+ Application development experience


+ Enterprise IT security risk assessments and related frameworks
(e.g., ISO 27000 series, COBIT, IT General Controls, etc.)


+ Travel 100%



Professional Skill Requirements:



+ Proven ability to work independently and as a team member


+ 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.





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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Posted: 2019-07-31 Expires: 2019-09-11

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