Application Security Manager

Accenture, Multiple Locations, Canada

Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in development and SDLC
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in Application Security
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience managing medium to large sized teams and projects
Preferred Skills
  • Understands the SDLC, with experience on the tools used on the development and CI/CD pipelines
  • Desired knowledge in different computer languages, including Java and .Net
  • Technical knowledge of application security tools used for testing and mitigation (SAST, DAST, RASP, WAF)
  • Understands the development process to validate and remediate findings from automatic scanners, penetration tests and bug bounty programs
  • Proficiency in identifying application threats, vulnerabilities, and risks, and advise development teams how to protect against them
  • Good communication skills and able to work with onshore and off-shore teams
  • Experience working for the Big 5 consulting firms is highly desired
  • Industry recognized certification in security (e.g., CISSP, CSSLP, CASE, CEH, etc.)
  • In possession of, or able to qualify for, Canadian security clearance
  • PMP preferred

Professional Skill Requirements
  • Proven success in leading teams and contributing to a team-oriented work environment
  • Proven ability to think creatively and analytically to create solutions that solve problems and achieve target objectives
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong, collaborative and long-lasting relationships at all levels within Accenture and our clients
  • Demonstrated leadership, teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian
  • A Bachelor of Science in a technical concentration (Math, Engineering, Computer Science) is preferred, but non-technical degrees are acceptable with sufficient practical experience in Computer Science
  • Ability to travel up to 100%
It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed.
Accenture does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis covered by local law.   Accenture is committed to providing employment opportunities to current or former members of the armed forces.
We are committed to employment equity. We encourage all people, including women, visible minorities, persons with disabilities and persons of aboriginal descent to apply.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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