1+ months

Threat & Vulnerability Penetration Testing Consultant- Northeast

New York, NY 10176






We are a global collective of innovators applying the New every day to improve the way the world works and lives. Help us show the world whats possible as you partner with clients to unlock hidden value and deliver innovative solutions. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent and perspectives, we drive success in a new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. Our expertise spans 40+ industries across 120+ countries and impacts millions of lives every day. We turn ideas into reality.



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 Advanced Attack & Readiness Operations practice with extensive experience in the following:







Job Description Advanced Attack & Readiness Operations 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. Advanced Attack & Readiness Operations 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. A professional at this position 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. Will 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.







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 or Equivalent Experience that must include minimum 2 years deep penetration testing in employment along with above requirements





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.)



+ Ability to Collaborate with cross teams and peers on solutions.



+ Racking up those air miles will have to wait, as weekly non-essential travel to client sites Monday through Thursday is currently suspended. For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.













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Posted: 2021-02-26 Expires: 2021-05-16

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