Federal - CIRT Senior Manager
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA
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The CIRT Senior Manager role will oversee 10-20 employees in
multiple shifts of Cyber Incident Response Analysts, a Forensics
Team, and the XDR subcontracting team to detect, respond to and
remediate cyber incidents for AFS corporate information systems.
This person will also support legal investigations, FOCI
investigations, CDP investigations and client team security
incidents where appropriate.
The CIRT Senior Manager is directly responsible for outputs and
communications of service and capability the CIRT team provides and
directly interacts with the internal IT Security, Infrastructure
and Application teams, Client Security teams, CISO, Legal and HR,
as well as project AMDs and CALs. This individual must be well
spoken, and very focused on security and the services provided by
this CIRT team as well as being versed on potential risk to
delivery as well as the company directly. This role oversees CIRT
delivery, management and planning, and communications.
- Manage CIRT hiring, training and delivery to meet response time
and criticality SLAs
- Create and contribute to metrics showing trends and threats to
the AFS environment
- Manage staffing levels against CIRT scope
- Ensure skill capabilities against forensics, AFS technologies
and response skills; cross-train to ensure critical skills are 2 or
- Coordinate and oversee XDR SIEM interactions with AFS data eg
ensure content and correlation produce actionable CIRT incidents.
Work with XDR team for tuning and updates.
- Oversee CIRT team members to create, manage, and update
engagement documentation including runbooks, SSP inputs, IR plans,
- Oversee and perform Root Cause Analysis for security incidents,
including preserving forensic evidence and working with Legal, HR
and Insider Threat teams to support corporate action
- Coordinate with legal andManage C-level relationships and
communication for major incidents, keeping the CISO and CSO and
General Counsel, and other required stakeholders in the loop with
clear, effective and calm communications
- Provide support to Legal and HR for investigations
- Manage and drive remediation efforts related to information
security; remediation may be from incidents, penetration tests,
vulnerability scans, internal/external audits and other
- Evaluate new / emerging security products and technologies and
make recommendations to customer leadership regarding the security
impact and value to the organization
- Review service management reports to ensure tickets (i.e.,
incidents, problems, requests, changes) related to information
security, are being acknowledged, worked and Service Level
Agreements are met; provide direction on ticket remediation and
ensure remediation is complete
- Cultivate trusted partner relationships with CIO team and CDP
team; keep consistent and open dialogue to uncover issues,
Here Is What You Need:
- Bachelors Degree or 7 years of equivalent industry
- Experience with SOC and/or CIRT operations
- Experience working with security principles and/or practices
around one or more of the following type of platforms; SIEM, SOAR,
EDR Endpoint Protection capabilities (Antivirus/Antimalware, FIM,
DLP), Network and Host-based Intrusion Detection
- Experience with SOC and/or CIRT leadership
Bonus Points If:
- Advanced degree
- 10+ years of industry experiences
- Forensics investigations
- Legal investigations
- Excellent incident communications skills with senior
- US Citizenship Required
As required by theColorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture
Federal Services provides a reasonable range of minimum
compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual
compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but
not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office
location. For the state of Coloradoonly, the range of starting pay
for this role is$151,500 - $212,300andinformation on benefits
offered is here.
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