Financial Services Security Associate Director-NE (R00092087_Plano)
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Accenture Security delivers continuous, rapid fire innovation and thought leadership, new business capabilities that meet —and redefine—the needs of the digital era. You’ll help our clients—including 94 of the Fortune 100 and governments around the world—transform their technology infrastructures using resources that range from cloud, data centers and workplace to networks, security and managed services.
As a Cybersecurity Associate Director, you will be responsible for leading and managing complex information security engagements. You will provide cybersecurity subject matter expertise, and drive project delivery execution as the primary point of contact for the project team – often interfacing with client security stakeholders, client business and/or IT stakeholders, Accenture domain experts and other third party teams as needed. You will lead others on your projects, from one to many, across our Analyst, Senior Analyst, Consultant, Managers and Sr Manager levels. You will be the ultimate problem solver, and will need to lead from the front, ensuring we are partnering with our clients to shape and deliver on committed outcomes. As a team member, you’ll be part of an industry team focused on acquiring and applying cybersecurity expertise to solve problems across the industry value chains. You’ll work closely with our Industry team to innovate and shape solutions of the future.
- Lead delivery of Accenture’s Security offerings related to cybersecurity with a focus on cybersecurity strategy definition, security program planning, security operating model design and implementation, cyber risk assessments, and implementation of programs and solutions.
- Managing and leading largescale complex cybersecurity engagements with resources distributed globally.
- Managing the engagement lifecycle – including engagement shaping, scoping, budgets, timelines, risks, issues and client expectations.
- Coaching and developing teams of cybersecurity consultants, and analyst.
- Working directly with clients and Accenture teams to design and implement program strategies for cybersecurity capabilities, such as data protection, insider risk, vulnerability management, security operations, security analytics, application security, cloud security, OT security, and digital identity.
- Analyzing client’s security posture to create current state assessment, gap analyses, and strategic implementation roadmaps.
- Performing requirements analysis and developing strategies and solutions for cybersecurity, risk, and information governance.
- Partnering with additional Accenture Industry teams to define and develop new/differentiated go to market solutions for our clients.
- Establishing trusted relationships with our clients at all levels – from executive sponsors to the client’s own teams of technologists, technicians and business associates.
Here's what you need
Minimum of 10 years of cyber security experience.
Minimum of 6 years of experience in designing, developing, implementing, and managing solutions across various cybersecurity domains (e.g. threat intelligence, vulnerability management, data protection, cloud security, OT security)
Minimum of 4 years of experience working with clients in the financial services industry
Bonus Points If
If you have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field
If you have previous consulting experience
If you are eager to contribute in a team orientated environment
If you are able to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
If you have desire to help contribute and grow the practice
If you have excellent communication written and oral, and interpersonal skills
If you are comfortable with C-Level interaction
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