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Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT) Analyst

Chicago, IL

Title : Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT) Analyst

Organization : Corporate Functions

Location : Chicago, IL

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People in the Corporate Function contribute to the running of Accenture as a high- performance business through specialization within a specific functional area and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.

The Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT) is primarily responsible for conducting investigations and assisting in responding to network infrastructure events.

Job Summary :

CIRT is responsible for establishing a chain of custody for evidence, conducting necessary computer forensics, including bit stream backups of suspect media and hard drive analysis. Investigations may include embezzlement, intellectual property theft, harassment, fraud, business ethics violations. CIRT's assistance also extends to mail file reviews and e-mail tracing as needed in support of these investigations. CIRT also provides technical support to Human Resources and Accenture Legal & Commercial offices in conducting internal investigations.

This position will be primarily responsible for forensic evidence management and forensic investigations of digital media as well as other responsibilities as described below.

Key Responsibilities :
  • Managing evidence with proper chain of custody procedures
  • Forensic imaging of digital media
  • U nderstanding and performing basic forensic investigations on digital media
  • Recovering data from failing media
  • Managing evidence with proper chain of custody procedure
  • Assist with computer incident investigations, determining the cause of the security incident and preserving evidence for potential legal action
  • Interface with business function owners, legal, human resources, technical personnel, and others
  • Produce security incident and investigation reports/briefings
  • Travel on site for incident response and data collection
Work Requirements :

Travel requirements 0-5%

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Basic Qualifications :
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of Information Security experience and/or Workstation or Server experience
Preferred Qualifications :
  • Experience with Unix / Linux
  • Programming skills - PowerShell, Python and/or SQL
  • Experience using Forensics Tools like FTK, EnCase, Nuix, Axiom, SIFT, etc
  • High level understanding of Apple hardware / software
  • Sec+, GCFE, EnCE, or other industry relevant certification
Professional skills:
  • Above average problem-solving skills
  • Very strong sense of ethics/values - ability to handle confidential investigations with discretion
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Capacity to work independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • Good understanding of computer hardware / operating systems
  • Ability to manipulate and present data using MS Excel and Power Point
  • Basic understanding of security and forensic investigations
  • Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian.
As required by theColorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only , the range of starting pay for this role is 55,100 - 88,499 and information on benefits offered is here.

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Job ID: AccentureInc-R00024762
Employment Type: Other