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Managed Security Services (MSS) Security Delivery Senior Manager

Business and Financial Operations


Full Time


Overland Park, Kansas, United States

  • Who We Are

Join Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance. Choose Accenture, and make delivering innovative work part of your extraordinary career. 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. Security professionals apply deep security skills to design, build and protect enterprise systems, applications, data, assets and people for Accenture and our clients.

For now, all Accenture business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only.

Please note: The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts.

What We Do

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. Managed Service Security professionals develop and deliver solutions for organizations to gain visibility of security events within their environment. Build new or develop existing event correlation, reporting and remediation capabilities based on advanced monitoring use cases, external threat intelligence, and known traffic patterns.

Identity new or develop existing data integration points to build a security data warehouse for the purpose of exploratory analytics. A professional at this position level within Accenture has the following responsibilities:
Identifies, assesses and solves complex business problems for area of responsibility, where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Closely follows the strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near term goals. Interacts with senior management at a client and/or within Accenture on matters where they may need to gain acceptance on an alternate approach. Has some latitude in decision-making. Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments. Decisions have a major day to day impact on area of responsibility. Manages large - medium sized teamsand/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Our Senior Managers assist clients with the identification and evaluation of holistic security gaps with a focus on the infrastructure and business applications layer. They also anticipate security requirements and identify sound security controls for applications, systems, processes and organizations. Our managers can easily work with non-security teams to integrate security controls on projects. We are currently searching for managers for our Security Technology practice with prior experience in the following areas:

  • Cyber Security Operations
  • Security Monitoring & Analytics
  • Incident Response
  • Compliance
  • Heavy infrastructure security skills including SIEM, Log Management, Network Security & Monitoring, Security Monitoring & incident response
  • Large data set processing
  • Visualization, and forensics skills
  • Monitor security events for large enterprise clients
  • Develop a comprehensive SIEM and Security Analytics architecture to support real-time security monitoring operations
  • Build and implement reporting and visualizations to inform and assist clients' incident response teams and security managers
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of clients, follow methodologies, and create/present clear, concise deliverables
  • Expertise with tools and processes used in security incident detection and handling
  • Security event analysis and intrusion detection (IDS/IPS Incident response - triage, incident analysis, remediation)
  • Demonstrate technical expertise with infrastructure architecture design/implementation and management.
  • Troubleshoot and configure networking devices, various platforms, and database, Windows and/or UNIX system administration
  • Security Operations Center Procedures and Processes
  • Experience with SIEM and log management products: HP-ArcSight, Q-Radar, Splunk, RSA Security Analytics, Nitro and other leading SIEM products
  • Develop processes and procedures around security event management
  • Develop a comprehensive SIEM and Security Analytics architecture to support real-time security monitoring operations


What You Need

  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree or equivalent (minimum 12 years work experience). (If Associate’s Degree, must have minimum 6 years work experience) 
  • Minimum of 8 years in Information Technology
  • Minimum of 6 years in Security
  • Minimum of 6 years Management in Security
  • Minimum of 5 years Designing, Developing & Implementing and managing solutions across cybersecurity domains (Threat Intelligence, Vulnerability Management, Data Protection, etc.)
  • Minimum of 5 of the following:
  • Ability to travel 80-100%
  • 5 years working with SIEM tools performing deployment, configuration, and maintaining operations
  • 5 years working with or in Security Operations Center performing incident investigations and forensics
  • 4 years working with large data processing technologies such as Hadoop
  • 4 years working with visualization technologies such as Tableau
  • 5 years working with Windows operating systems and command line tools, network protocols, TCP/IP
  • 7 years working with network protocols, TCP/IP fundamentals
  • 5 years working with network-based services and client/server applications
  • 7 years working with intrusion detection systems (e.g., snort) and tools (e.g., tcpdump, Wireshark)
  • 5 years working with network architecture and security infrastructure placement
  • 7 years performing incident response and digital forensics
  • 5 years working with programming/scripting languages
  • 7 years working with operational information security disciplines (e.g. incident response, security infrastructure management or monitoring services)
  • 5 years working with improvement of analyst effectiveness by optimizing signature quality in collaboration with other analysts and developer
  • 5 years working with systems administration for Windows and/or Unix based environments
  • 4 years -working with host-based security tools (e.g., EnCase, Forensic Toolkit)
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 years working with SIEM tools performing deployment, configuration, and maintaining operations
  • 5 years working with or in Security Operations Center performing incident investigations and forensics
  • 4 years working with large data processing technologies such as Hadoop

Compensation for roles at Accenture varies depending on a wide array of factors including but 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 City or Washington as set forth below and [Register to View]   

Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role

California: {$159,516 to $333,00}

Colorado: {$159,516 to $288,500}

New York City: {$184,625 to $333,900}

Washington: {$169,855 to $307,200}

COVID-19 update:

The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.

Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

What We Believe

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Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. [Register to View]

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All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

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