Cyber Security R&D Manager

Role Summary:

A Manager in the Security R&D group is responsible for developing the prototypes that bring Accenture's Technology Vision to life. This includes working within the R&D teams creating the software and other materials needed to demonstrate the value of a new technology. They must be able to learn new technologies very quickly and be able to adapt to rapidly changing requirements.

Our Managers represent their research agendas as subject matter experts to projects across Accenture and to our clients. Advising clients on emerging concepts and strategy for addressing security challenges while delivering research pilots. Managers are expected to present at conferences and participate heavily in client workshops.

Key responsibilities:

Build Internal & External Relationships

Represent the R&D group and the overall Labs in internal and external settings

Develop deep relationships with downstream providers, the broader ecosystem and other external R&D organizations

Present relevant thought leadership to senior executives in Accenture and its clients

Spearhead thought leadership through publications/POV's, patents and speaking engagements

Manage Cyber Security R&D Agenda

Define, prioritize, lead and oversee multiple Cyber Security R&D projects; chart a long-term Cyber Security R&D roadmap

Formulate and execute Cyber Security R&D agenda, which involves discovering the relevant ecosystem to work with, prototype, establish pioneering engagements and package the results for scaling to the rest of Accenture

Understand, articulate and further identify key Security trends and its potential business impact

Work closely with the Cyber Security R&D group lead to develop a broader technology agenda

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