Accenture Federal - Sr. Cyber Security Engineer ++ in Atlanta, Georgia

Title: Federal - Sr. Cyber Security Engineer +Location: USA-Southeast Job Number: 00471740

Defense Point Security, an Accenture Federal Services company, has an immediate opportunity for a Sr. Cyber Security Engineer in Washington, DC. Note that this employee will be based remotely four days a week, and on site with the client in Washington, DC one day a week.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will provide O&M support for engineering, implementing, updating and overall system support for the security tools/systems used by the customer and within their Security Operations Center. In addition, the customer may ask for review and analysis of various tools and systems currently on the market and whether these would be appropriate for their environment .


Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship due to our federal contractual obligation.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.

  • 5 years of experience in Cyber Security.

  • Experience in security operations concepts and implementation, incident response concepts and implementation, Cyber Intelligence concepts and implementation, and cyber intrusion kill chain concepts and implementation.

  • Experience with RSA Archer, Splunk, and/or endpoint protection.

  • SANS Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) or Certified Incident Handler (GCIH).

  • (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

  • If lacking one of the required certifications listed above, 6 years relevant workforce experience may be substituted in lieu of the cert.

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.

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