Federal - Cyber Security Governance Consultant


Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Suitland, MD


We are:

Accenture Federal Services, implementing the latest cloud security frameworks tailored to our federal clients. Cybersecurity challenges are different for every business in every industry. With customized plans, we prepare, protect, detect, respond and recover along all points of the security lifecycle. Whether we're defending against known cyberattacks, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we help build cyber resilience so our clients can grow with confidence in cloud security.

You are:

A risk-savvy and compliance-smart expert in the industry. You stay current with the latest cyber threats and help clients spot them before they happen. You work well across technology teams to implement the latest security frameworks and put security systems and processes in place. And, when it comes to creating IT risk assessments, you tackle the design and launch with ease.

The work:

  • Support the development of Cyber Workforce Improvement Policy and keep track of Cyber Security Workforce training, certifications and qualifications
  • Support the compilation of Cyber Security compliance and assessment reports
  • Provide subject matter expertise to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) and Enterprise Stakeholders
  • Update and maintain a Cyber Security Dashboard, and develop improved metrics and measures to quantify Cyber Risk
  • Support Assessment and Authorization (A&A) meetings and Information Assurance (IA) status briefs


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Qualifications
Here's what you need:
  • 3 years of experience supporting Cyber Security efforts within the DoD
  • 2 years of experience developing Cyber Security governance and policy processes and documentation
  • 2 years of experience implementing and tracking Cyber Security metrics, and developing dashboards and risk assessment reports
  • Familiarity with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cyber Guidance documents

Bonus points if:

  • You're a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Informatio n Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or have similar security ce rtifications
  • You have k nowledge of DoD Cyber Security Policies


Important information
An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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 (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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.

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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