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Security Technology – Smart Grid Security Manager – Utilities Industry
Organization: Technology Growth Platform
Location: Location Negotiable
Travel: 100% (Monday – Friday)
Accenture’s Technology Growth Platform (TGP) offers a full range of global delivery services-from enterprise solutions, system integration, technical architectures, business intelligence, infrastructure consulting, and technology research/development.
Accenture’s Security Practice helps organizations work through complex business and technology issues to provide innovative and holistic approaches for dynamic cyber defense, enterprise risk management, information assurance and information security. Our security professionals bring deep technology skills and industry knowledge to any organization and work closely with clients to design and implement a security solution closely tied to enterprise objectives.
Smart Grid Security Manager- Utilities Industry:
Our Managers assist clients with the identification and evaluation of holistic security gaps with a focus on the infrastructure and business applications layer. They also anticipate security requirements and identify sound security controls for applications, systems, processes and organizations. Our Managers can easily work with non-security teams to integrate security controls on projects.
Key Responsibilities may include:
Working within Utility Industry compliance frameworks, specifically FERC, NERC CIP and recently released NIST Smart Grid security requirements
Defining Security & Control capabilities of Accenture Smart Grid offerings
Leading a project team to deliver Smart Grid security assessment, design and implementation services
Working with Oracle, EMC, RSA, Cisco, Symantec and Silver Springs Networks as part of a Smart Grid Solution
Developing and presenting at industry conferences as an expert in the Utilities Security and Smart Grid field
Play substantive or lead role in establishing Accenture’s presence within the Utilities/Smart Grid field
Business development responsibilities
Demonstrate ability to create and direct proposal effort
Ability to travel 100%
Minimum of 3 years of technology delivery and implementation skills
Minimum of 2 years of security consulting experience within the Utilities Industry
Minimum of 2 years of experience with Smart Grid-related security technology
Minimum of 2 years of experience managing a technical team
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.
Familiar with smart grid vendors such as SSN, OPower, Ambient, Trilliant, GE Meters, Oracle MDM, Oracle CC&B, etc.
Expertise with smart grid security frameworks such as NISTIR 7628, NERC-CIP, or NIST SPs.
Strongly prefer industry-adopted security certification(s) (e.g. Security+, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH)
Knowledge of computer networking and standard protocols (e.g. TCP/IP)
Knowledge of wireless technologies (e.g. Cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ZigBee)
Electric power/gas/water utility or energy industry experience
Professional Skill Requirements:
Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment
Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Desire to work in an information systems environment
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Proven track record with client facing presentations and business development activities
Needs analysis, positioning, business justification and closing skills
Ability to effectively lead/ manage large teams.
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.
Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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