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Information Security Risk Assessor

3+ months agoArlington, VA

Accenture is a global collective of innovators whose aim is to improve the way the world works and lives. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent, we drive success in new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. And we are looking to add an experienced Information Security Risk Assessor to an already outstanding team.

Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond to, and recover, at all points of the security lifecycle. We hire the very best security talent and arm them with the coolest tools and latest tech so they can help our clients build resilience as we create integrated, customized turnkey solutions. We blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed service solutions to rethink the entire security lifecycle.

You Are passionate about security, love what you do and have a genuine desire to outsmart the bad guys. You have the experience to analyze a clients' security posture, anticipate security requirements and help find right-sized solutions based on industry leading practices. You have a proven track record working successfully in a fast-paced, agile environment. You're a creative, analytical problem solver with above average documentation skills who can speak to both technical and non-technical audiences. You are eager to put your skills to use by helping us help our clients inject security at every level of their organization.

The Work
In this role you will lead and execute enterprise-wide assessments and strategic projects that typically span the entirety of the client's technology footprint. The ideal teammate will be knowledgeable regarding cybersecurity standards and technologies, experienced with designing and implementing cybersecurity controls and solutions, diligent and thorough in generating written work products, and adept at interacting with clients at all levels of the organization.

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- Experience providing cybersecurity consulting services or performing significant roles within enterprise security organizations.
- Experience performing assessments and/or audits, including the authoring of detailed reports containing findings and recommendations to improve the organization's cybersecurity programs.
- Experience developing strategic roadmaps, including the prioritization of high-value security initiatives and rationalization of investments.
- Experience working across multiple lines of business to improve security controls and defensive mitigations.
- Experience developing and delivering briefings to senior and executive leadership teams.
- Knowledge of prevailing industry standard security control frameworks, including NIST, Cybersecurity Capability Maturity Model, CIS Top 20 Critical Security Controls, etc.
- Knowledge of various security program functions including: Cyber Architecture & Engineering, Security Operations, Incident Response, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Threat & Vulnerability Management, Identity & Access Management, Governance, Risk & Compliance, Security Education & Awareness, etc.
- Practical understanding of various network, system, and application security technologies including: SIEM, Firewall, IDS/IPS, Anti-Virus, DLP, Email Security Gateway, Web Proxy, Malware Sandbox, Vulnerability Scanner, EDR, WAF, CASB, etc.
- Experience leading technical projects and ensuring contractual requirements are delivered with quality.

- Deep understanding of specialized industry cybersecurity standards, including PCI, FFIEC CAT, DHS CSET, ISO 27000 series, IEC-62443, DoE C2M2, NERC-CIP, and NRC RG 5.71/NEI 08-09
- Experience leading technical projects and ensuring contractual requirements are delivered with quality
- Previous experience with hands-on penetration testing or vulnerability scanning
- Project management experience
- Information security certifications such as CISSP, GCCC, GCIH, GCFE, CISM, CISA, or CEH.
- Master's Degree in a technology-related field.

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 $72,400 - $106,999 and information on benefits offered is here.

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Job ID: AccentureInc-00970343
Employment Type: Other