Cyber Resilience Detection & Response Transformation Manager
Posted on: November 19, 2023
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 Cyber Resilience Detection & Response Transformation
Manager 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
Passionate about security, you love what you do and have a genuine
desire to outsmart the bad guys. You have the experience to analyze
a clients' security posture, anticipate security requirements and
help find right-sized solutions based on industry leading
practices. You have a proven track record working successfully in a
fast-paced, agile environment. You're a creative, analytical
problem solver with above average documentation skills who can
speak to both technical and non-technical audiences. You are eager
to put your skills to use by helping us help our clients inject
security at every level of their organization.
We are expanding our team in search of experienced professionals to
grow our Cyber Resilience practice, helping our clients transform
and optimize their defensive capabilities. Accenture provides the
opportunity to support world-class cybersecurity programs for some
of the largest organizations in the world, through a focus on rapid
threat identification, incident response, cyber threat intelligence
infusion, and mitigations to ensure defensive resiliency. You will
be part of a specialized team that advises our clients on how to
manage their cyber risk and solve hard security problems through a
combination of strategic vision and operational expertise. In our
experience, no two client challenges are the same, and all will
provide you with opportunities to learn and grow.
The successful candidate will ideally have a strong background in
cyber defense transformation, SIEM architecture and implementation,
threat detection engineering, security automation (SOAR)
engineering, EDR deployment and tuning, SOC operations, technology
integration, and managed security services.
Projects that you might lead or deliver for our clients
- Advising a CISO on cyber defense strategy
- Assessing security operations maturity while recommending
short- and long-term capability improvement
- Identifying and integrating the best solutions for clients to
achieve their technical and budget objectives
- Building a SOC or insider risk program by establishing a strong
operating model, process library, and governance framework
- Planning the build-out of a leading SIEM and SOAR architecture
as part of a global cyber defense strategy
- Aligning Accenture's world-class Managed Threat Detection &
Response (MxDR) solution to help clients achieve high-value 24x7
coverage and scale rapidly
- Shepherding a company through recovery from a severe
cyber-attack and into improved business resilience
- Leveraging our industry-leading cyber intelligence team to
deliver threat briefings. z
Travel may be required for this role. The amount of travel will
vary from 0 to 100% depending on business need and client
Here's what you need
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years) work
experience. (If Associate's Degree, must have minimum 6 years work
- Minimum of 7 years' experience working in a Security Operations
Center or similar environment entailing continuous monitoring,
intrusion detection, threat analysis, identifying indicators of
compromise, incident handling, mitigations processing and tracking,
threat hunting, and proactive intelligence.
- Minimum of 7 years' experience working across organizational
lines of business to implement mitigations, remediations, and
countermeasures resulting from cyber threat intrusions, and
utilizing knowledge of the cyber threat landscape to include
different types of adversaries, campaigns, and the motivations that
- Minimum of 7 years' experience developing with designing and
developing cyber defense capability models, operational processes
and procedures, and other SOC artifacts which are codified in a
knowledge management system
- Minimum of 7 years' proven experience in utilizing and/or
implementing security technologies to include SIEM (such as Splunk
ES, Microsoft Sentinel, Google Chronicle SecOps, Palo Alto XSIAM,
etc.), SOAR (e.g., Palo Alto XSOAR, Chronicle SOAR, Splunk SOAR,
etc.), EDR (e.g., CrowdStrike, Defender, SentinelOne, etc.), and
other cyber threat detection and response platforms.
- Minimum of 7 years' experience with applying
industry-recognized network defense frameworks (e.g., MITRE
ATT&CK, Cyber Kill Chain, Diamond Model, etc.) and integrating
with cyber defense processes.
- Minimum of 7 years' experience evangelizing security concepts
to a wide audience and influencing decision-making processes to
stakeholders ranging from SOC analysts to Security Engineering
teams to C-suite stakeholders
- Minimum of 7 years' experience in building client relationships
utilizing strong communications skills (both verbal and written) to
engage and influence stakeholders ranging from SOC analysts to
Security Engineering teams to C-suite stakeholders. Must be
self-motivated and able to work both independently and as part of a
Bonus points in you have
- Master's Degree in Cyber Security or Technology field.
- Certifications: CISSP, CISM, GCIH, GCFA, GCFE, GMON, GSEC, or
other relevant security certifications.
- Hands-on experience in performing Incident Response and Cyber
Threat Intelligence functions, including digital forensics and
- Experience working with network tools and technologies such as
firewall (FW), proxies, IPS/IDS devices, full packet capture (FPC),
and email platforms.
- Experience in managing cyber security functions, strategy, and
risk within Fortune 500 companies, or providing those services in a
- Experience leading a security consulting, integration, and/or
managed service capability.
- Experience in public speaking, facilitating workshops, and/or
thought leadership publication.
- Knowledge of security best practices in hardening and
protecting networks, servers, endpoints, applications, and
- Formal leadership and/or functional management
- Project Management experience, including a deep understanding
of delivery excellence principles and core concepts such as project
plans, schedules, milestones, and status reporting.
- Knowledge of industrial control systems, compliance standards
(e.g., NERC CIP, TSA Security Directive), and related cyber
security standards (e.g., IEC 62443).
Compensation at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of
factors, which may include but are not limited to the specific
office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As
required by local law, Accenture provides a reasonable range of
compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado,
New York or Washington as set forth below.
Information on benefits is here.
Role Location Annual Salary Range
California $93,400 to $258,500
Colorado $93,400 to $223,300
New York $86,500 to $258,500
Washington $99,500 to $237,800
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