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Security Automation Engineer

Berwyn, PA

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 Security Automation Engineer 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.

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You Are passionate about breaking down barriers to efficiency and enabling cybersecurity analysts reach their maximum potential in defending enterprises. You may some have experience with cybersecurity operations and are experienced at working with users to understand challenging problems, then use software development or scripting languages to solve them. You also have a solid background in the fundamentals of computing, such as the ability to troubleshoot networking of product integration issues.

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The Work

Cybersecurity analysts today are overwhelmed with too many alerts, not enough context, and numerous repetitive tasks. Our Security Automation service helps our clients be more efficient, better prioritize threats, and respond more quickly and efficiently to the threats that they face. We primarily utilize Security Orchestration, Automation, and Response (SOAR) platforms to implement use cases.

What you will do:

Work with our clients to understand their security operations pain points and identify where security automation could create significant efficiencies or enable their analysts to be more effective. Design, document, and implement use cases in SOAR platforms. Develop prototypes and elicit client feedback. Deploy and configure SOAR platforms and integrations with third party security technologies such as firewalls, CASB, EDR, etc.


  • Solid knowledge of and experience implementing solution to challenging problems with Python or JavaScript
  • Experience with common authentication (e.g., OAuth, Okta, SSO, LDAP) technologies.
  • Experience implementing and using solutions with REST interfaces.
  • Moderate Linux and Windows system administration experience. Understanding of fundamental computing technologies such as the TCP/IP stack, networking, processes, threads, etc. Ability to troubleshoot IT issues.
  • A basic understanding of cybersecurity concepts.
  • Ability to derive requirements and use cases from cybersecurity analysts and stakeholders.
  • Ability to prototype solutions, elicit feedback, and prioritize modifications with end users.
  • A solid understanding of cybersecurity operations and incident response.
  • Awareness of security threats and defensive strategies. Familiarity with MITRE ATT&CK.
  • Experience communicating and presenting effectively with diverse levels of the organization including managers, users, and technical teams, with ability to explain security topics to a business audience.
  • A proven track record of taking ownership of projects and delivering them on time and within budget.
Nice to haves
  • SOAR platform experience (XSOAR, Phantom, ServiceNow)
  • Web development experience
  • Experience working in Security Operations, Incident Response, or Penetration Testing
  • Experience using and configuring various security technologies, such as EDR, SIEM, Firewalls,
  • Other scripting languages (Bash, PowerShell, etc.)
  • Logging flow and search technologies (Splunk, Elastic Stack, etc.)
  • Experience working with Cloud Technologies (AWS, Azure, etc.) and strategies for security cloud infrastructure and applications.
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Job ID: AccentureInc-00881895
Employment Type: Other