CIO Security Associate Manager

Organization: Corporate Functions/CIO

Location : Chicago, IL

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Job Description
Candidate will be part of the Internal IT Security Compliance team focused on monitoring compliance with security metrics, facilitating preventative actions and compliance improvements, and designing and testing compliance reporting improvements. Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Analyzing daily/weekly security vulnerability metrics and maintain actual/projected data
  • Defining approach, stakeholders, and actions to address categories of vulnerabilities
  • Reporting vulnerability breach status to CIO Leadership
  • Coordinating remediation activities with app and infrastructure teams and reporting on related remediation efforts
  • Providing vulnerability remediation support to application team contacts
  • Providing support for questions related to security compliance reporting and remediation
  • Owning and tracking security related action items discussed in weekly Security meetings
  • Identifying and addressing new areas of risk to lower our security risk profile
  • Analyzing, defining, coordinating, and testing new security compliance reporting requirements
  • Creating and leading virtual training sessions to support security compliance programs
  • Creating various summary reports highlighting non-compliance for leadership
  • Drafting memos to be distributed by Leadership to announce scan results or other key security messages
  • Maintaining and reviewing access lists for key security reporting information
  • Participating in Information Security Initiative project implementations as security compliance representative ensuring deliverables follow internal targets

Work Requirements:
  • Candidate will need some flexibility in meeting with globally disbursed teams
  • Candidate will be coordinating actions/meetings with teams based in India/Argentina/Philippines

+ Basic qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Coursework or major in Information Security
  • MS Excel (basic vlookup, pivot creation)
  • PowerPoint
  • Compliance
  • Qualys Vulnerability remediation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Security Vulnerability & Penetration Testing
  • Systems Development Lifecycle

Professional Skills:
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

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.

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