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Senior Security Engineer - REMOTE

Business and Financial Operations


Full Time


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

We Are

Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond and recover along all points of the security lifecycle. Cybersecurity challenges are different for every business in every industry. Leveraging our global resources and advanced technologies, we create integrated, turnkey solutions tailored to our clients’ needs across their entire value chain. Whether we’re defending against known cyberattacks, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we will help companies build cyber resilience to grow with confidence. Our team of the security sector’s brightest people use the coolest tech to out-hack the hackers and help clients build resilience from within. We blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed service solutions to rethink the entire security lifecycle.

You Are

You’ve got the skills to interface with clients and help them with their log monitoring and collection needs. You possess a strong understanding of networking, traffic analysis and can troubleshoot networking issues. You have experience working with a SIEM or configuring technologies for log collection and you know the value of of the security infrastructure in an enterprise. Day-to-day, you’re all about solving security problems for clients and using your people skills to make sure everyone on your team is working well and happily.

Role Responsibilities

The Security Engineer’s in Accenture’s Managed Extended Detection & Response service is responsible for the following:

  • Act as Tier 2 & Tier 3 level response, providing technical client support with various security technologies and Log Collection Platforms for our global client base.

  • Assessing and triaging client requests via the phone, email or the MxDR client portal (service cases and live chat).

  • Developing technical and procedural knowledge of all MxDR services.

  • Responding to technical security questions and concerns from clients.

  • Performing troubleshooting of various technologies.

  • Providing guidance and articulating technical security expertise to clients

  • Documenting best practices and writing knowledgebase articles.

  • Executing assigned projects.

  • Adhering to established internal procedures and guidelines.

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  • Minimum of 2 year experience with Linux fundamentals.

  • Minimum of 2 year experience in computer networking fundamentals, including a detailed understanding of TCP/IP and other core Internet protocols

  • Minimum of 2 year experience with operating system platforms; knowledge of routers, network protocols, scripting

  • Minimum of one or more of the following certifications or like certifications: Security+, CCNA, Network+, Linux+, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, AZ-900: Microsoft Azure Fundamentals

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work experience. (If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience)

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