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 Cybersecurity Senior Penetration Tester 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 working for a consultancy at the cutting edge of information security. At Accenture, we pride ourselves on our unique, dynamic and meticulous approach to penetration testing to ensure our clients get a true picture of their exposure to a wide range of potential threat actors. This provides our clients with actionable intelligence which can be used to significantly reduce the likelihood of a compromise. We empower our consultants to utilize all of their technical ability on engagements, be creative and really get into the mind-set of an attacker in order to find vulnerabilities that others simply can't.
A Senior Penetration Tester will have the opportunity to demonstrate their in-depth knowledge of penetration testing against some of the world's largest and most complex organizations. The work will require advanced knowledge in a wide range of technical penetration testing disciplines; however, there will be many opportunities to progress technically, learn from other highly skilled team members and develop key managerial and leadership skills necessary for career advancement.
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- Ability to deliver a broad range of penetration testing services, including advanced/expert level proficiency in at least one discipline.
- Ability to lead client-facing engagements and manage projects through to completion, dealing with client issues acting as a project lead and as an interface between Accenture and the client.
- Proficiency in Cloud security including reviewing Cloud configurations and exploiting common Cloud specific security weaknesses.
- Experience in providing training and/or mentoring to other team members.
- Ability to take responsibility for improving areas of the methodologies, tools and processes used by Accenture.
- Carry out research and development work as required, to continue to advance core knowledge areas/develop niche interests and specialisms.
- Write reports to a high standard and provide technical QA for the work of others.
- Industry specific technical accreditations such as OSCP, OSCE.
NICE TO HAVE
- Demonstrable experience in computer science, information security, and coding or systems administration.
- Demonstrated experience in planning, executing and managing Simulated Attack / Red team engagements including techniques described within the MITRE ATT&CK framework.
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