Manager in Cyber Defense

  • 13th month + holiday allowance
  • 20 + 12 holidays
  • Hospitalization and group insurance
  • Bonus program
  • Training & learning opportunities
  • Green mobility program
  • Flexible rewards program
  • Eco-cheques
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Within the Accenture Security team, we’re seeking exceptional individuals to pioneer security solutions that blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed services. Using the coolest next-gen tech, you’ll have every chance to stay one step ahead of cybercrime and out-smart hackers.

Are you the highly motivated and energetic person that we are looking for and do you want to gain additional experience to boost your career in a leading, global professional services company? Then this is your chance! 

Your job 

As a Cyber Defense manager, you’ll have to the opportunity to:  
•    Actively grow and scale up a dynamic team of motivated cyber security professionals 
•    Work with global organizations and the related complexity of their cyber security requirements
•    Work in a multi-disciplined team of Strategy, Digital and Technology professionals to bring the best of Accenture to our clients
•    Have access to our global knowledge network to execute your job
•    Receive continuous training
•    Work with cutting edge technology
•    Deliver high-quality solutions across multiple industries
•    Gain rapid career progression
With the support of our local and global security teams, you will: 
•    Manage and deliver projects from the early planning phase through the successful deployment of our tailored solutions 
•    Grow our cyber defense team by attracting the right talent and by driving sales activities through client workshops and proposals.
•    Assist clients in developing strategies to help secure their most critical assets by providing high value consultancy work. 
•    Coordinate international teams of experts to bring the best value to our clients.
•    Perform current state assessments of our client’s security posture, including benchmarking/maturity assessments, developing strategies and roadmaps for improvement.

Your team

Accenture Technology leverages design thinking, industry insights and the latest digital and Security methodologies to help clients innovate, grow and improve their businesses. Our expertise, capabilities and experience mean that our clients (including some of the biggest brands in the world) trust us to find the right solutions for their needs.
Together with our talented international colleagues, we focus on connecting the needs of businesses with the new possibilities that come with technological progress. Because that's where the real challenges are: inventing and testing things that have never been tried before, getting new applications ready for roll-out, and ultimately guiding clients to select and implement the right technologies – including state of the art Security solutions - to transform their businesses.

Our ideal candidate truly enjoys his or her work, is eager, flexible and has a “can do “attitude. Moreover:
•    You have a higher degree (Bachelor or Master).
•    You have minimum 5 years of working experience with security incident management, organizing a Security Operations Center (SOC), securing software development lifecycles (SDLC), penetration testing, threat hunting and/or forensics.
•    You have experience implementing security incident and event management solutions such as Splunk, QRadar, ArcSight, Elastic or Microsoft Sentinel and SOAR solutions such as Demisto or Phantom.
•    Knowledge of or experience in enterprise grade security solutions is a plus such as firewalling solutions (e.g. PaloAlto, Checkpoint, Cisco), application security testing solutions (e.g. HP Fortify, Checkmarx, IBM Appscan, Microfocus WebInspect), Endpoint Desolutions (e.g. Tanium, Endgame, CrowdStrike, Carbon Black) or vulnerability management solutions (Qualys, Tenable Nessus, Rapid7 InsightVM).
•    You understand common offensive hacking techniques and how to defend against these techniques. 
•    You enjoy (pre)sales discussions and answering proposals.
•    You have basic project management skills to coordinate a team.
•    You have excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
•    You have strong interpersonal skills: able to work in a team and work under pressure 
•    Working knowledge of English and Dutch or French
•    Relevant certifications such as GIAC, CISSP, CISM, OSCP or SABSA are a plus
•    Experience in a professional services firm is a plus.

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Application process

We believe it is crucial that you know where you stand during your application, and what the next steps are. Our process is short - but thorough - and we'd like to get to know you, and see if we are a great fit. Please connect with our recruiters in case of questions.


Found a fitting vacancy or role? Great! Apply by sending in your CV and cover letter and let's get started. Contact our recruiters in case of questions, they are here to help and guide you.

First Interview

During the interview, we'd love to get to know you and see if there is a match with our brand and brand values. We will discuss your ambitions and past experiences and tell you all you want to know about the role.

Second Interview

In the second interview, our senior management would love to get to know you. We will continue to discuss your ambitions, past experiences and we can answer any question you have about the position and work at Accenture.


If we are all happy to proceed after the interviews, we'd like to make you an offer to join Accenture. We hope we can welcome you soon as a new colleague!


We'd like to welcome you to Accenture and are excited that you have accepted our job offer and agreed upon your start date. You will meet all the other new joiners and continue your career at Accenture.

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