Security Specialist – DevSecOps – Cyber Defense

  • 13th month pay & Holiday allowance
  • Bonus Program
  • 26 holidays
  • Training & Learning opportunities
  • Laptop & Smartphone
  • 32-40 hours p.w.
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Cutting-edge is your comfort zone.

The Cyber Defense team at Accenture Security supports clients in transforming their development life cycle by embedding security from the beginning and enable development teams to own security of their product in the early stages of development. We help our clients by creating the process framework, implementation of application security tools (SAST, DAST) and integrating them in the DevOps pipeline and processes. Team development and individual development are key. Do you like to work in an international environment, with high skilled, result oriented and cooperative people?

Your job

  • As an Experienced Security Specialist in DevSecOps you will help our clients in developing and evangelizing the best practices for DevSecOps (secure CI/CD) by:

  • Helping the clients in developing the right DevSecOps solution that suits their technology landscape, development methodology and infrastructure.

  • Performing Threat Modelling and coaching agile software development teams embedding a security mind set.

  • Train development teams on secure development in development methodologies like waterfall and agile.

  • Architecting and building DevSecOps pipelines (Docker, Jenkins, SAST, DAST etc.) and the process framework to support the same.

  • Implement, run and integrate the security tools for SAST and DAST in DevOps pipeline.

  • Analyzing the outcome from the tools and help development teams in remediation.

  • Influence, guide and steer teams without using a direct hierarchical escalation.

Your team

At Accenture Security we lead the field with our holistic approach, working carefully with our clients to help them identify and address security challenges. The impact of our work reaches throughout the entire security lifecycle and across value chains end to end, ultimately keeping businesses and end users protected all over the world.

In practice, that might mean deploying cutting-edge security systems, using AI to analyze security risks, or developing defense strategies based on a combination of technology and user behavior. We aren't limited to a single set of tools to deliver security for our clients, so we take a pro‑active and creative approach to finding the best solutions for every security problem.

Your background

  • Bachelor/master’s degree in Cyber Security, Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent (technical related);

  • 5+ years of work experience in application security SDLC.

  • In depth knowledge in application security concepts and frameworks like OWASP and NIST.

  • Skilled in providing secure development trainings to the development teams.

  • Well versed with the knowledge of the approach in implementing security in DevOps.

  • Excellent communication skills and fluent in English and Dutch;

  • Experience in complex high-pressure environments (consulting experience, stakeholder management).

  • Hands-on project or consulting experience in implementing and operating SAST and DAST tools like Fortify, Checkmarx, SonarQube, HCL AppScan, WebInspect etc. At least one tool for SAST and DAST.

  • Security/cloud knowledge (AWS/Azure) is mandatory.

Preferred skills and/or knowledge:

  • Team player with strong analytical skills and the ability to understand and resolve complex problems;

  • Candidates with one or more of the following certifications are preferred:

  • ITIL, CISSP, CISM, CCSK, CSSLP, OSCP, CEH

  • Vendor Training & Certification: AZ-400, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Fortify, Checkmarx, HCL (IBM) AppScan

Our offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work - and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation.  Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow - whatever it is you're great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

  • A flexible transport arrangement that suits your personal situation (electric car or bicycle, flexible budget including NS business card)

  • An expense allowance

  • Discount on Accenture shares

  • The possibility to work 4 x 9 hours a week

Interested?

Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.

Questions? Connect with Annick van Kerkum through email:

annick.van.kerkum@accenture.com.

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Application process

We believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit. Please connect with our recruiters in case of questions.

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Found a fitting vacancy or role? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.

First Interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role.

Second Interview

In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at Accenture.

Offer

If we are all happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!

Onboarding

We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and continue your career at Accenture.

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