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Accenture SOC Analyst - Philadelphia area in Morristown, New Jersey

Accenture is a global collective of innovators whose aim is to improve the way the world works and lives. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent, we drive success in new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. And we are looking to add an experienced SOC Analyst to an already outstanding team.

Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond to, and recover, at all points of the security lifecycle. We hire the very best security talent and arm them with the coolest tools and latest tech so they can help our clients build resilience as we create integrated, customized turnkey solutions. We blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed service solutions to rethink the entire security lifecycle.

You Are passionate about security, love what you do and have a genuine desire to outsmart the bad guys. You have the experience to analyze a clients’ security posture, anticipate security requirements and help find right-sized solutions based on industry leading practices. You have a proven track record working successfully in a fast-paced, agile environment. You’re a creative, analytical problem solver with above average documentation skills who can speak to both technical and non-technical audiences. You are eager to put your skills to use by helping us help our clients inject security at every level of their organization.

The Work The primary function of the SOC Analyst is to defend corporate networks from advanced and targeted attacks by providing threat monitoring and cyber defense services. You will work with a dedicated SOC Operations team that provides 24x7x365 support—with a focus on threat identification, incident response, cyber threat intelligence infusion, and mitigations—to ensure defensive resiliency. Daily activities will include analysis of network logs, processing of mitigations, determination and escalation of threat, as well as maintaining the defensive state of detection and alerting capabilities. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work collaboratively in a team environment with various touchpoints and handoffs.

REQUIRED

  • Ability to work flexible schedules including shift work, weekends, and holidays.

  • Experience working in a Security Operations Center or similar environment providing threat monitoring, intrusion detection, analysis, threat determination, mitigations processing and tracking.

  • Familiarity with enterprise network topology and architecture.

  • Experience triaging threats derived from various intakes to include security technology alerts, user reported tickets, and other internal teams across security, technology, and business units.

  • Experience working with various network and system security technologies to include SIEM, data analytics platforms, end-point tools, network technologies and appliances, etc.

  • Experience working across organizational lines of business to implement mitigations, remediations, and countermeasures resulting from cyber threat intrusions.

  • Knowledge of the cyber threat landscape to include different types of adversaries, campaigns, and the motivations that drive them.

  • Previous experience working with and documenting analysis results in a knowledge, intelligence, and/or case management system.

    NICE TO HAVE’S

  • Relevant certifications (Security +, CISSP, GCIA, GCIH, GISF, GCED, GMON, etc.).

  • Previous experience working in IT Operations or Network Operations support.

  • Hands on experience working with Incident Response and Cyber Threat Intelligence functions.

  • Previous experience working with analysis techniques, identifying indicators of compromise, threat hunting, and identification of intrusions and potential incidents.

  • Previous experience working with network tools and technologies such as firewall (FW), proxies, IPS/IDS devices, full packet capture (FPC), and email platforms.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher.

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