Accenture Labs - Cyber Security Research & Development Programmer Senior Analyst

Accenture - Washington, DC

This is an extraordinary opportunity to build a rewarding career at Accenture Labs in Washington, DC. Working in highly collaborative teams for world-leading clients, we’ll nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. While fast-tracking your career, you’ll have the flexibility to pursue your specialist passions.

Accenture Labs people are highly curious, and they always want to know "what if?" With foundational expertise in their technology R&D area, they enjoy an influential role as an authority in their area externally and internally and have an up-to-the minute knowledge of technology and industry trends and the business implications. Utilizing their deep analytical expertise, they develop and code ideas into tangible proof of concepts and pilots. They actively publish and support the creation of differentiated IP.

The Cyber Security Research & Development Senior Analyst will implement and execute projects within the security R&D group. Build on ideas and directions provided by leads and stakeholders in order to achieve high quality deliverables. Build on concepts in a very dynamic environment and be seen as highly differentiated technology expert within the cyber security domain. Actively participate in the cyber security research and technology community by building relationships and serving as a security expert when working with clients or client teams.

Key responsibilities:
Build Internal & External Relationships
Actively contribute to the technology community
Help maintain relationships with partner organizations
Execute R&D Agenda and Team
Build prototypes – bringing concepts to initial implementations – including design, coding to testing
Apply and reshape prototypes in pioneering engagements based on clients’ needs and drive toward successful deployment in the clients’ IT environment
Understand and apply software development best practices
Continuously learn new technology areas that are mission-aligned to the R&D group

Basic Qualifications
Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related Technology (No later than September 30, 2019)
Preferred Skills
Internship or academic experience with programming languages C#, Python, Java, Linux, Scala, .NET, MongoDB, React or NodeJS
Digital Native with interest in next generation technology and innovation
Experience creating prototypes that apply and test new ideas related to Cyber Security
Applied Research experience in areas relevant to Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Threat Intelligence, Cyber Defense, IoT Security, etc
Application Development experience related to Cyber Security
Experience working with data intensive software projects
Experience working with data storage technologies (such as MySQL, SQL Server, MongoDB or Cassandra)
Professional Skill Requirements
Ability to travel based on client needs (up to 25%)
Proven ability to create a project plan and execute against it
Proven ability to motivate, lead a high performance team
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Excellent leadership and management skills

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Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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