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Security Operations Center Tier II Lead

3+ months agoChicago, IL

Title: Security Operations Center Tier II Lead

Organization: Corporate Functions

Location: Chicago, IL

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Job Summary:

As a senior member of the global Cyber Incident Response Team (CIRT) Security Operations Center (SOC) Tier II, investigate security events escalated by SOC Tier I analysts that may negatively impact Accenture, including hacking attempts, intrusions, computer virus infections, and other security threats. Participate in malware/forensic investigations to identify indicators, cause, depth of compromise, and work collaboratively with Tier III investigators to remediate. Assess and prioritize security events escalated by the SOC (Tier I) and events generated by Accenture's security monitoring tools.

The role requires 3-4 hours per month that will fall on the weekend

Key Responsibilities:
  • Investigate security events using a wide range of logs, SIEM, EDR tools, and other security tools to identify the root cause
  • Identify patterns/outliers within data sets that match threat actor TTPs, post compromise activity, insider threat, and other unusual behavior
  • Develop and provide remediation/mitigation recommendations to enhance the security posture of the organization
  • Escalate events to Tier III requiring additional resources to resolve
  • Investigate suspicious emails identified by email protection systems or reported by end-users
  • Participate in threat hunting activities and investigate potential threats based on current intelligence and information gathered from security events
  • Provide detailed responses to incidents within the ticketing system
  • Develop new and enhance existing incident response processes and playbooks
  • Create detailed incident reports if needed
  • Mentor, train, and advise junior members of the SOC Tier I and SOC Tier II teams on incident investigation and analysis
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Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years working in an incident response or SOC role
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Computer Science
  • Experience leading a team
  • Professional Security Certifications (Including or equivalent to GCIH, GCFA, GCIA)
  • Experience with Splunk
  • Experience with Tanium
  • Experience with Microsoft Defender ATP
  • Experience with Proofpoint
  • Experience with FireEye
Professional Skills:
  • 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

$75,600 - $122,799 and information on benefits offered is here.

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Job ID: AccentureInc-R00011949
Employment Type: Other