Application Security Consultant

Accenture, Multiple Locations, Canada

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

Required qualification and skills:

  • Can read/write code in at least one programming/scripting language and open to learning more
  • 4+ years of experience delivering application security projects/services or equivalent industry experience in related fields such as software engineering/programming, cloud, quality assurance, etc.
  • Understand basic software development concepts and tooling (typical SDLC, IDEs, pipelines, code repositories, etc)
  • Familiar with basic risk management concepts (e.g. risk and vulnerability ratings, activities in a typical threat-risk assessment, impact/likelihood, etc)
  • Understanding of basic application security vulnerabilities (e.g. OWASP Top 10)
  • Strong presentation, speaking, collaboration, and writing skills
  • Curious, self-motivated, life-long learner, empathetic, collaborative, comfortable with uncertainty.
  • Willing to obtain Canadian federal Reliability security

Preferred skills:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Computer science, CIS/MIS, engineering, information security, or related
  • Industry recognized certification such as CISSP, CSSLP, CISM, etc
  • Prior experience in consulting
  • Prior experience with threat modelling, performing DAST/SAST/SCA scans or pen-tests, standing up and configuring appsec tools, and/or integrating tools into a development pipeline
  • Basic cloud proficiency with GCP, AWS, or Azure
  • Basic understanding of agile/devops methods
  • Understand basic networking concepts (e.g. DNS, LANs/WANs/VLANs, common protocols like HTTP(s), etc)
  • French language proficiency

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