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Accenture Strategy & Risk Security Products Senior Manager - Location Negotiable in Des Moines, Iowa

Security and Risk professionals develop and deliver solutions that protect enterprise systems, applications and data by establishing policies, practices and tools that prevent unauthorized access, use, disclosure, modification or disruption. Our cybersecurity teams help clients identify and evaluate security gaps, subsequently driving the implementation of solutions to mitigate security exposure. They possess relevant cybersecurity technical skills and knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements and standards (such as SOX, ISO, PCI, NIST and CobIT). They are able to perform continuous research of the latest security vulnerabilities, threats, capabilities, and mitigation techniques. They are expected to anticipate security requirements, analyze and understand the client security posture and formulate right-sized solutions based on industry leading practices. It is the job of our security and risk professionals to translate these solutions for our clients and describe the business problem while aligning to an organizations’ overall strategy and objectives.

The cybersecurity senior manager is responsible for identifying, leading and managing complex information security engagements. They provide subject matter expertise and drive project delivery execution as the primary point of contact for client stakeholders, typically at the director, senior director and C-suite levels. The cybersecurity senior manager will work with our clients to develop new opportunities, scope engagements and ensure quality delivery of work is performed.

Additionally, the cybersecurity senior manager is expected to understand and have in experience across many and deep experience in two or three of the domain areas identified: Cyber Defense, Threat and Vulnerability Management. Advanced Security Analytics, Data Security, Identity Management, Security Operations and Managed Security Services working closely with the leadership to develop go to market solutions and implement them for our clients.

This role will also work closely with the Managing Director, Midwest Market Unit, Products Industry Client Group Lead to assess, develop and roll out new industry specific service(s) and offering(s).

Security Senior Managers are expected to possess extensive experience in the following: Key Responsibilities will include by not limited to:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage business development / proposal efforts (RFx)

  • Designing and implementing enterprise-wide cyber risk governance frameworks, developing detailed business risk scenarios and cyber threat models

  • Assessing enterprise-wide business risks and cyber threats, designing and implementing cyber risk management controls and monitoring and reporting of cyber risks, threats and vulnerabilities

  • Have knowledge of common regulatory requirements such as OCC HS, FFIEC, SOX, GDPR, CCPA (and other privacy legislative requirements), GLBA, NY DFS etc. as well as industry frameworks such as NIST CSF, COBIT, COSO and PCI

  • Business development responsibilities around origination, capture and relationship development. Specific familiarity with origination of cloud security opportunities is desired

  • Working directly with clients and Accenture teams to design and implement program strategies for cybersecurity, including data protection, vulnerability management, security incident and event management, and identity management, among others

  • Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success managing projects relating to the defining and assessing of Data Protection strategy, architecture and practices, and technology implementation

  • Analyzing client’s security posture to creating current state assessment, gap analyses, and strategic implementation roadmaps

  • Performing requirements analysis and developing strategies and solutions for cybersecurity, risk, and information governance

  • Performing risk remediation cost-benefit-analysis for a variety of solutions

  • Establishing ROI (return on investment) building business cases and identifying business process improvements for investments in cybersecurity programs and technologies

  • Developing and integrating cybersecurity metrics and reporting programs for key security, privacy, risk, compliance, and service continuity indicators

  • Translating technical requirements into business terms for executive stakeholders

  • Develop, plan and lead solution delivery efforts for Product clients across a broad range of Security and privacy capabilities and requirements

  • Assist with selling Security and delivering services across multiple Security Product clients

  • Assist with qualification and definition of Security opportunities through discussions with client executives and senior leadership

  • Lead development of written and oral client proposals

  • Lead large scale delivery of Security engagements and maintain relationships with key client stakeholders

  • Assist with driving the overall Product Security pipeline growth

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in Cybersecurity & Privacy – Strategy, Risk and Compliance

  • Minimum of 3 years management experience (Big 4 and Consulting experience ideal)

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Security Sales and/or Delivery Expertise in one or more of the following areas, with the ability to cross sell into the other areas:

  • Security, Strategy, Transformation & Risk

  • Risk Management, Compliance, Policy & Privacy

  • Incident Response & Business Continuity Management

  • Security Architecture

  • Enterprise Security

  • Infrastructure Security

  • Application Security

  • Platform Security (such as large enterprise systems like SAP and Oracle)

  • Data Protection strategy, architecture and practices

  • Extended Enterprise Security

  • Cloud Security

  • Mobile Security

  • Social Networking Security

  • Cyber Security, Analytics & Active Defense

  • Risk, Threat & Vulnerability Management

Preferred Skills:

  • Strongly prefer experience in assessing or building end-to-end cybersecurity solutions, including identity management, managed security solutions, data protection solutions, security incident and event monitoring platforms, threat and vulnerability programs, security operations centers and other cybersecurity solutions

  • Knowledge of security vendors and security product capabilities

  • Exposure to multiple cybersecurity solutions and technologies across domains including – security incident event monitoring (SIEM), data loss prevention (DLP), encryption, tokenization, network security management, vulnerability management, identity management (IdM), anti-malware, and other solutions and technologies

  • Must be conversant in security issues and vulnerability trends

  • Must be conversant in project management principles and project quality methods (Agile)

Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work Experience.

Knowledge of Security vendors and Security product capabilities

Industry recognized Professional Security certification preferred (one or more of CISSP, CIPP/IT, CISA, CISM, CRISC)

Ability to lead a team and counsel others is a must

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Eagerness to contribute in a team-orientated environment

  • Ability to lead a team with minimal direction

  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

  • Desire to work in an information security environment

  • Desire to help contribute and grow the practice

  • Desire to mentor and educate others

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Comfortable with C-Level interaction

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