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Federal - Cloud Security Specialist

San Antonio, TX 78284
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Organization: Accenture
Federal Services


Location: San Antonio, TX





Accenture Federal Services, a wholly
owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington,
Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level
department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal
Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at
defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health
organizations.





We believe that great outcomes are
everything. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions.
By combining digital technologies with what works across the worlds leading
businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems
fastthe first time. So you can deliver what matters most.





Count on us to help you embrace new
ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly
owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the
federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200
dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of
the nations priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian
to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.








The Cloud Security Specialist is responsible for supporting the delivery of Accenture Federal Services' security offerings related to infrastructure security, including network security tools integration (firewalls, N-IDS, VPN, routers, switches), Security Architecture Design, development and implementation of security technologies. Our Security Specialists are familiar with security frameworks, compliance requirements and security planning and operations and may be conversant in basic project management principles and project quality methods.







The selected candidate will develop information systems
assurance programs and control guidelines.


The Cloud Security Specialist (CSS) is a technical boots on
the ground role that works directly with cloud security technologies deployed
within the enterprise. The CSS is a
blue security defense role that serves as a hands-on operator of cloud
security capabilities related to monitoring, detection, and incident
response. The responsibilities of the
CSS are:








+ Creation, monitoring, and management of cloud
security dashboards, alerts, and notifications 24-hour incident response to
cloud security threats.


+ Generate, decipher, and distribute ad hoc
reports to project teams based on the output of cloud security tools.


+ Manage, configure, and troubleshoot cloud
security tools and agents


+ Review cloud network configurations to identify
potential flaws and deviations from best practices.


+ Execute security scans across cloud security
systems using trusted tools. Coordinate
with IT operations and developers to remediate discovered findings via plans of
actions and milestones.


+ Create scripted solutions for pulling key
security information or conducting incident response actions related cloud
management platform and monitoring solutions.


+ Management of cloud whitelisting/blacklisting,
data flow, and firewall technologies.
This includes reviewing requests and providing approvals and exceptions
based on security risk.






















































Organization: Accenture
Federal Services


Location: San Antonio, TX





Accenture Federal Services, a wholly
owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington,
Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level
department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal
Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at
defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health
organizations.





We believe that great outcomes are
everything. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions.
By combining digital technologies with what works across the worlds leading
businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems
fastthe first time. So you can deliver what matters most.





Count on us to help you embrace new
ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly
owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the
federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200
dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of
the nations priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian
to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.








The Cloud Security Specialist is responsible for supporting the delivery of Accenture Federal Services' security offerings related to infrastructure security, including network security tools integration (firewalls, N-IDS, VPN, routers, switches), Security Architecture Design, development and implementation of security technologies. Our Security Specialists are familiar with security frameworks, compliance requirements and security planning and operations and may be conversant in basic project management principles and project quality methods.







The selected candidate will develop information systems
assurance programs and control guidelines.


The Cloud Security Specialist (CSS) is a technical boots on
the ground role that works directly with cloud security technologies deployed
within the enterprise. The CSS is a
blue security defense role that serves as a hands-on operator of cloud
security capabilities related to monitoring, detection, and incident
response. The responsibilities of the
CSS are:








+ Creation, monitoring, and management of cloud
security dashboards, alerts, and notifications 24-hour incident response to
cloud security threats.


+ Generate, decipher, and distribute ad hoc
reports to project teams based on the output of cloud security tools.


+ Manage, configure, and troubleshoot cloud
security tools and agents


+ Review cloud network configurations to identify
potential flaws and deviations from best practices.


+ Execute security scans across cloud security
systems using trusted tools. Coordinate
with IT operations and developers to remediate discovered findings via plans of
actions and milestones.


+ Create scripted solutions for pulling key
security information or conducting incident response actions related cloud
management platform and monitoring solutions.


+ Management of cloud whitelisting/blacklisting,
data flow, and firewall technologies.
This includes reviewing requests and providing approvals and exceptions
based on security risk.


















































Basic Qualifications:



+ Technical Bachelor's degree and 3 years of Relevant IT work experience OR 5 years of relevant IT work experience
in lieu of a degree


+ 2+ years of production environment experience
with any cloud platform for controlling, creating, and managing cloud resources: Assets-virtual instances, customer Virtual Private Cloud, i.e. MS Azure / AWS Management Console, Google Cloud Platform; Oracle OCI, CLI (Command Line Interface).


+ 2+ years of experience with Infrastructure
as Code- YAML, JSON, Python, or PowerShell.


+ US Citizenship Required (No Dual Citizenship)



Preferred Skills:



+ Experience building and maintaining cloud
configuration templates (e.g. Terraform with HCL, SCALR, AWS Cloud Formation,
Azure Resource Manager)


+ 6 months experience with cloud platform
access control tools and security policies (e.g. Azure Role Based Control, AWS
Identity and Access Management, Oracle Cloud Infrastructure)


+ 1 year of experience with security monitor
tools, SIEMs, and Scanners (e.g. Elastic Stack, Tenable Nessus)


+ Fortune
100 experience preferred


+ CompTIA Security+ and/or CompTIA Advanced
Security Practitioner (CASP)


+ Strong understanding of network scanning,
configuration, execution, and reporting within a fully virtualized cloud
environment.


+ Strong analytical skills and an understanding of
cloud networks and their threat vectors.


+ Ability to work on-call or overnight to support
incident management.


+ Strong documentation skills for documenting
configurations, security tool outputs, and reports


+ Ability to work in a team or independently


+ Problem solving skills for troubleshooting and
fixing security cloud technologies/configurations


+ 1 year of experience applying Federal Government
standards and compliance


+ 1 year of experience with IT Service Excellence
(ITSE): ITIL, Service Level Management


+ Basic scripting skills in languages native to
the platform (JSON / YAML, PowerShell, SHELL, Python, or other scripting tool)


+ Containerization - (Kubernetes (K8s), Docker, etc.)


+ Ability to proficiently use, deploy, configure,
and/or manage cloud security tools (Tenable I/O Nessus Azure Sentinel, AWS
CloudWatch / CloudTrail, AWS Inspector, AWS Guard Duty, or similar
type tool) within a virtualized environment


+ Certification of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK)


+ Certification in MS Azure or AWS





An active security
clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.





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





Applicants for
employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require
now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.





Accenture is a federal
contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of
Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.





Equal Employment
Opportunity


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.





Job candidates will not
be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as
part of the hiring process.





Accenture is committed
to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.









Posted: 2020-01-24 Expires: 2020-03-23

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