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Security Strategy Manager - Location Negotiable

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.

Job Description

Strategy 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.  Strategy Risk Management and Transformation professionals develop and deliver solutions for evaluating enterprise IT security practices, indentifying and mitigating risks, establishing security policies and practices, implementing controls, and educating stakeholders. Apply standards and best practices in infrastructure and application security.  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 teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client or within Accenture.

Key Responsibilities:

• Working directly with clients and Accenture teams to design and implement security strategies and architectures across platforms and for a variety of vendor solutions

• Performing requirements analysis and developing security strategies for clients

• Performing security program assessments, documenting gaps, and creating strategic implementation roadmaps

• Performing cost-benefit-analysis for insourcing versus outsourcing

• Ability to understand business direction of companies and create optimized security organizations and architectures to meet business needs while increasing profits

• Ability to show return on investment for security and technology investments

• Ability to create budgets, staffing requirements, and security direction for long-term, 5+ year strategies.

• Ability to translate technical requirements into business terms for executive stakeholders

• Ability to streamline security operations, while maintaining relevant compliance with legal, best-practice, and regulatory requirements

• Ability to travel up to 100%
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