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Federal - Incident Response Specialist

Company: Accenture
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

We are:Accenture Federal Services, providing a tailored strategy to address the many cybersecurity challenges faced by customers in today's ever-changing business and industry landscape. Our team delivers a wholistic approach to cybersecurity assessment, monitoring, investigation, and response. Whether we're defending against identified threat actors, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we build cyber resilience so our clients can grow with confidence in their security. -You are:A Cyber Security professional and enthusiast, who is seeking opportunities to evolve his/her craft by understanding latest cyber threats and help clients identify intrusion in their respective environments. In order to effectively do this, you leverage cutting edge Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) data analytics, as well as network/endpoint detection and response technologies for investigating any malicious activity in customer's on-prem and cloud environments.The work:As a member of the Incident Forensics Team perform the following tasks:Perform incident response for cyber security incidentsMake preparations to effectively handle cyber incidentsAct as an escalation point to support security monitoring activitiesCollect and analyze pertinent data to support security investigationsWork with System Owners and administrators to effectively contain cyber incidents, eradicate threats, and recover from cyber incidents Coordinate and track ongoing remediation efforts with System Owners and labs officesDevelop, update, communicate, and retain Standard Operating Procedures SOPsCoordinate with administrators and technical staff to contain cyber incidentsPerform Digital Media Analysis Perform Quality Assurance of incident response analysis and work productsMonitor the incident queue and work with responders to regularly update all active casesDevelop after Action Reports Develop, capture, and deliver summary metrics -Here's what you need: - -2+ years' of Cyber and/or IT experienceExperience drafting analysis reports and briefings for executive or technical audiencesExperience with Security Incident Response SystemsUS CitizenshipAs required by the Colorado 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 Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $88,300 - $123,599 and information about benefits is found here.What We Believe -We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment. -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.Read more hereEqual Employment Opportunity Statement - -Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, -religion, -or sexual orientation. -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. - -Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. -For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy StatementRequesting An Accommodation - -Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired. - -If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an -emailor speak with your recruiter. - -Other Employment Statements - -Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States. - - -Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. - -Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. - -The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information. -SummaryLocation: VA - ArlingtonType: Full time

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