Security Consulting Senior Manager - #16554


Date: 3 weeks ago
City: Riyadh
Contract type: Full time

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance citizen services—creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent and innovation led company with 738,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Accenture Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients succeed and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

Accenture Technology

We provide innovative services that span Cloud; systems integration and application management; security; intelligent platform services; infrastructure services; software engineering services; data and artificial intelligence. We also deliver it at speed and at scale through our Advanced Technology Centers.

We continuously innovate our services, capabilities and platforms through early adoption of new technologies such as blockchain, robotics, 5G, quantum computing and edge computing.

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Develop Enterprise Security Architecture capabilities.

  • Define and design security architecture and design principles.

  • Develop security architecture blueprints and use cases.

  • Develop enterprise security architecture models.

  • Ensure that Cybersecurity Architecture design is aligned with the organization's Cybersecurity strategy.

  • Develop and integrate Cybersecurity designs for systems and networks with multilevel security requirements.

  • Perform cybersecurity reviews and identify gaps in security architecture, to develop cybersecurity risk management plans.

  • Provide input to the risk management framework and related documentation.

  • Advise on security requirements to be included in RFP process, project and change management processes.

  • Analyze candidate architectures, allocate security services, and select security mechanisms.

  • Define and prioritize essential system capabilities or business functions required for partial or full system restoration after a catastrophic failure event.

  • Ensure that acquired or developed systems and architectures are consistent with organization.

  • cybersecurity architecture guidelines.

  • Translate proposed capabilities into technical requirements.

  • Design systems and solutions to support successful proofs-of-concept and pilot projects in emerging.

  • Read and interpret technical diagrams, specifications, drawings, blueprints, and schematics relating to systems and networks.

  • Recommend cost-effective security controls to mitigate risks identified through testing and review.

  • Develop and address security architecture and systems security engineering requirements throughout the acquisition life cycle.

  • Guarantee that acquired or developed systems and architectures are consistent with cybersecurity architecture guidelines.

  • Read and translate technical diagrams, specifications, drawings, blueprints and schematics relating to systems and networks.

  • Must have experience in cloud security and able to architect for azure, aws , google cloud or private cloud.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Consulting, stakeholder engagement and relationship management skills

  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

  • Flexibility to travel.

  • Knowledge of SABSA and TOGAF frameworks.

  • Ability to apply network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles.

  • Ability to apply secure system design tools, methods, and techniques and in line with security policies.

  • Ability to apply cybersecurity and privacy principles to organizational requirements.

  • Ability to develop and maintain architecture to support an organization's goals and objectives.

  • Ability to optimize systems to meet enterprise performance requirements.

  • Ability to work with enterprise architects, systems security engineers, system owners, control owners, and system security officers to apply security controls as system-specific, hybrid, or common controls.

  • Knowledge of the organization's enterprise cybersecurity architecture.

  • Knowledge of the principles of cybersecurity and privacy.

  • Knowledge of how to analyze capabilities and requirements.

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity defense and vulnerability assessment tools and their capabilities.

  • Knowledge of network components, their operation, appropriate network security controls, traffic protocols, methods, and management.

  • Knowledge and understanding of risk assessment, mitigation, and management methods.

  • Knowledge of relevant cybersecurity and privacy principles and related legislative and regulatory requirements.

  • Knowledge of cybersecurity-related threats and vulnerabilities.

  • Knowledge and understanding of new technologies and solutions from a cybersecurity perspective.

  • Knowledge of key security management concepts.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in information security, cybersecurity or relevant field.

  • Should be certified in CISSP, CISM, TOGAF Foundation, SABSA SCF, or equal certifications.

Why join us?

  • We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues.

  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools.

  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards.

  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends.

  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live.

Next Steps

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