Federal - Security Leader

Arlington, VA
Feb 21, 2021
Feb 27, 2021
Full Time
Organization: Accenture Federal ServicesLocation: Arlington, VAAccenture Federal Services, helping our federal clients tackle their toughest challenges while unleashing their fullest potentialand then some. What makes our approach so unique? Operating from the nations capital, we bring together commercial innovation and leading-edge technologies to deliver an integrated and interactive experience that far exceeds expectations. How? Our passion meets purpose! Through our diverse culture and inclusive thinking, we embrace our employees' ideas taking them from concept to practical solutions. Not to mention, we sleep well at night knowing our work directly impacts and improves the way the world works. We keep our tech smarts sharp by providing abundant training and certification opportunities. Are you ready to learn and grow in a career, while making a difference?You Are:The AFS Cyber Practice is seeking an OT/ICS security leader. As an industry luminary, you provide thought leadership and direction in cybersecurity strategy, assessment, and delivery. As a highly motivated OT/ICS security and critical infrastructure guru, you firmly grasp cybersecurity concepts, IT and OT/ICS threats, and have a vision for the ideal operational state of OT/ICS security. You bring subject matter expertise in the requirements for securing critical infrastructure entities and national security interests as well as related policies and legislation.The Work:This role is heavily focused on maintaining and building strong client and industry partnerships. It will provide the right candidate with the opportunity to collaborate with other OT/ICS security leaders from across Accenture and leverage the security innovations and extensive resources of the firm. This includes significant collaboration and joint endeavors that leverage Accenture Securitys global Cyber Fusion Centers, OT/ICS ranges, research and development, and test and evaluation facilities. As a principal leader, you will use all available resources to drive measurable outcomes for our clients, while working with a passionate team of cybersecurity professionals to craft and deliver compelling, innovative, and effective security solutions.Here Is What You Need:Bachelors Degree or 5 years of equivalent industry experienceExperience consulting, leading, and/or supporting the Federal Government, Capability to interact and provide executive level communications to corporate, government, military, and intelligence community leadershipMust have a firm understanding of the government procurement process and budget cycleMust demonstrate experience managing and delivering opportunities and solutions from beginning to endExceptional organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills (ability to handle multiple priorities and challenging situations)Experience leading and influencing ICS/OT security policies, procedures and standards governing the security operations for ICS systems and networks,Ability to both work in a team environment, while also have the ability to work independently with minimal direction; self-starter/self-motivatedUnderstanding of distributed control systems (DCS) and supervisory control & data acquisition (SCADA) architectureUnderstanding of network and communication protocols common in ICS environmentsUnderstanding of ICS design considerations with emphasis on human safety and the availability/security of operating environmentUnderstanding and knowledge of assessment and authorization and the risk management frameworkUnderstanding and knowledge of leading IT and OT security practices, trends, and commercial/open-source technologiesBonus Points If:Advanced Degree10+ years of industry experienceCertified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP)ISA/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity ExpertExperience in managing information security functions, strategy, and risk within a large-scale, enterprise organizationIdeal candidate often speaks at conferences, participates on panels, and authors thought leadership contentThe Extras:US Citizenship RequiredImportant Information: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 and with Accenture Federal Services.Accenture Federal Services is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Equal Employment Opportunity: 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.Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. Accenture Federal Services is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.