Full Job Description
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions – underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network – Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 469,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on sales.
Accenture’s Security Strategy and Risk professionals develop and deliver solutions for managing the risk of enterprise systems, applications and data through policies and controls, risk assessments, and issues and exception management. These professionals advise clients on building robust risk management and security programs, identifying and mitigating risks, establishing security policies and practices, implementing security controls, and educating stakeholders.
Proven success in leading a team-oriented environment
Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Desire to work in a fast paced and highly collaborative environment
Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Can apply deep security skills to design, build and protect enterprise systems, applications, data, assets and people for Accenture and our clients
Although no two days at Accenture are the same, your duties as Risk & Security Senior Analyst likely will include:
Drive high-profile and high-impact projects involving complex GRC and risk management challenges.
Perform gap assessments between security and risk leading practice frameworks and clients’ risk and control frameworks and advise on remediating gaps.
Create budgets, staffing requirements, and privacy and security direction for long-term, 5+ year strategies.
Design and establish or transform IT risk management, governance, and compliance programs based on clients’ business structures, strategies, and priorities.
Advise on, develop, and implement processes around risk identification, assessment, and remediation, including issues management, exception management, vendor risk management policy management, and security incident and vulnerability response.
Advise on and assist clients to implement GRC platforms and solutions.
Develop training materials and other communications to increase employee understanding and awareness of security and risk issues.
Translate business requirements into technical requirements.
Communicate GRC technology capabilities into business terms for executive stakeholders.
Minimum of 1 year hands on experience implementing GRC platforms such as Archer
Minimum of 1 year professional experience related to information technology, information security, vendor risk, IT risk, IT audit, IT compliance, or privacy.
Minimum of 1 year of experience with Operational Consultant with strong project management and organizational change management skills, strong critical thinking and analytical skills; Service Management Consulting experience combined with ServiceNow mobile capabilities and experience with the following ServiceNow applications:
IT Business Management (Project, Portfolio, Demand, Agile Dev, Test Mgt)
ITOM (Orchestration, Discovery, Service Mapping)
GRC (Policy & Compliance, Risk)
Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Work experience including Consulting Experience
Ability to travel 50 – 100%.
Archer or ServiceNow certification
Experience integrating GRC platforms with other security tools
Experience with security and risk frameworks (e.g. NIST Cybersecurity Framework, ISO 27001, ISO 31000, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-30, and/or PCI))
Management consulting experience.
Agile software delivery methodology experience
Experience with MetricStream, OpenPages, or RSAM is also relevant but not required
Archer skills such as:
On Demand Applications
Data Driven Events
Archer Control Panel
Workspaces, Dashboards, iViews, Reports
Archer version 6.x (6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, or the current version 6.5)
Professional Skill Requirements
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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Other Employment Statements
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