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Accenture Penetration Tester - location negotiable in Des Moines, Iowa

Accenture is a global collective of innovators whose aim is to improve the way the world works and lives. Empowered with innovative tools, continuous learning and a global community of diverse talent, we drive success in new business architecture that disrupts conventional practices. And we are looking to add an experienced Cybersecurity Penetration Tester to an already outstanding team.

Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond to, and recover, at all points of the security lifecycle. We hire the very best security talent and arm them with the coolest tools and latest tech so they can help our clients build resilience as we create integrated, customized turnkey solutions. We blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed service solutions to rethink the entire security lifecycle.

You Are passionate about working for a consultancy at the cutting edge of information security. At Accenture, we pride ourselves on our unique, dynamic and meticulous approach to penetration testing to ensure our clients get a true picture of their exposure to a wide range of potential threat actors. This provides our clients with actionable intelligence which can be used to significantly reduce the likelihood of a compromise. We empower our consultants to utilize all of their technical ability on engagements, be creative and really get into the mind-set of an attacker in order to find vulnerabilities that others simply can't.

The Work

A Penetration Tester with our team will be able to demonstrate existing experience and knowledge of IT security and penetration testing techniques against the real-world systems of some of the largest and most complex IT systems including those used by millions of people around the world. There will be opportunities to improve technical and consultative skills through formal training, attaining industry leading certifications and on the job mentoring.

REQUIRED

  • Demonstrated experience planning and conducting cybersecurity penetration tests of networks and web applications.

  • Ability to deliver technical and complex assignments to realistic, but challenging deadlines.

  • Ability to translate the technical findings from an assessment into relevant, actionable information for customers.

  • Expertise in penetration testing techniques with and without automated tools.

  • Ability to work in a team setting, learning from experienced security experts and contributing your own knowledge.

  • Help improve the tools, techniques and processes used by team members every day.

  • A passion for information security and an aptitude for finding, understanding and exploiting security flaws are essential.

    NICE TO HAVE

  • Demonstrable experience in computer science, information security, and coding or systems administration.

  • Industry specific technical accreditations such as OSCP, OSWE and OSCE.

** 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. Equal Employment Opportunity Statement Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative, more competitive and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. 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. Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement Requesting An Accommodation Accenture is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired. If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email or speak with your recruiter. Other Employment Statements Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration. Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process. The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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