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Cyber Defense Cloud Security Architect
at Accenture
United States

Cyber Defense Cloud Security Architect
at Accenture
United States

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Summary

Cyber Defense within Accenture Security provides several high-risk, high-impact services for our clients. As such, the teams within Cyber Defense have unique and challenging infrastructure and security requirements. Some of the infrastructure currently managed within Cyber Defense includes command-and-control infrastructure for advanced red teaming, cloud infrastructure to support incident response investigations, and custom environments dedicated to developing malware and reverse-engineering software. Additionally, the workstations and laptops of Cyber Defense personnel have unique security requirements and challenges. This person will report to the Global Cyber Defense Infrastructure Lead and serve as the subject matter expert for cloud security across the Cyber Defense organization.

Some of the responsibilities of this role include:

*       Serve as the subject matter expert (SME) for cloud security architecture, compliance, and incident response across Cyber Defense.

*       Developing "best practice" security standards for the management and security of Cyber Defense cloud infrastructure.

*       Ensuring that cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP) and hybrid infrastructure is compliant with Accenture and/or client data protection policies.

*       Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date inventory of Cyber Defense assets, accounts, and active controls.

*       Conduct periodic scans and testing of Cyber Defense infrastructure to ensure compliance with security standards.

*       And conduct periodic reviews of delivery methodologies and practices to ensure the highest level of quality and security.


Qualifications

Cyber Defense within Accenture Security provides several high-risk, high-impact services for our clients. As such, the teams within Cyber Defense have unique and challenging infrastructure and security requirements. Some of the infrastructure currently managed within Cyber Defense includes command-and-control infrastructure for advanced red teaming, cloud infrastructure to support incident response investigations, and custom environments dedicated to developing malware and reverse-engineering software. Additionally, the workstations and laptops of Cyber Defense personnel have unique security requirements and challenges. This person will report to the Global Cyber Defense Infrastructure Lead and serve as the subject matter expert for cloud security across the Cyber Defense organization.

Some of the responsibilities of this role include:

*       Serve as the subject matter expert (SME) for cloud security architecture, compliance, and incident response across Cyber Defense.

*       Developing "best practice" security standards for the management and security of Cyber Defense cloud infrastructure.

*       Ensuring that cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP) and hybrid infrastructure is compliant with Accenture and/or client data protection policies.

*       Maintaining an accurate and up-to-date inventory of Cyber Defense assets, accounts, and active controls.

*       Conduct periodic scans and testing of Cyber Defense infrastructure to ensure compliance with security standards.

*       And conduct periodic reviews of delivery methodologies and practices to ensure the highest level of quality and security.


*       7-10 years information security experience, with a recent (3-5 years) focus in cloud security.

*       Amazon AWS, Google Compute, and/or Microsoft Azure experience: 3-8 years

*       Threat and Vulnerability Management: 1-3 years

*       SIEM and Log Management Implementation: 2-5 years

*       Experience with sensitive customer data and compliance frameworks (NIST, PCI, etc).

*       System administration experience in Windows and/or Linux environments: 2-3 years

*       Experience in Cyber Intelligence, Threat Operations, Penetration Testing, Red Teaming, Incident Response and Threat Hunting

 

*       Security certifications: CISSP, CISM, GSEC, etc.



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