Cloud Security Architect

  • Job Reference: 473432690-2
  • Date Posted: 15 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Accenture
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. With our thought leadership and culture of innovation, we apply industry expertise, diverse skill sets and next-generation technology to each business challenge.

We believe in inclusion and diversity and supporting the whole person. Our core values comprise of Stewardship, Best People, Client Value Creation, One Global Network, Respect for the Individual and Integrity. Year after year, Accenture is recognized worldwide not just for business performance but for inclusion and diversity too.

"Across the globe, one thing is universally true of the people of Accenture: We care deeply about what we do and the impact we have with our clients and with the communities in which we work and live. It is personal to all of us." - Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO

As a team:

Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond and recover along all points of the security lifecycle, from Strategy and Risk, Digital Identity, Application Security, Cyber Defense and Cloud Security to Managed Services solutions.

This role is positioned within a Europe Market Wide responsibility and not just aligned to London

As the Cloud Security Architect you will design, implementation and provide integration expertise to our clients' journey to cloud. Experience of cyber and information security risk best practice and risk management processes preferred with ability to communicate with senior (and non-technical) stakeholders:

Key requirements:

  • Strong background in security architecture, security design and defining security frameworks for the enterprise
  • Strong understanding of Network security, system / application security and data security
  • Hands-on experience in Cloud (AWS/GCP/Microsoft Azure ) security architecture, security engineering, or equivalent experience with vendor specific cloud certification.
  • Experience of managing Microsoft Azure, AWS Cloud platforms, GCP would be advantageous
  • Experience in Dev-ops practice and tooling, application security threat modelling & data security.
  • Experience in Cloud formation & Terraform
  • Financial Services experience is advantageous


About Accenture

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries - powered by the world's largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. Visit us at

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

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Qualifications

Key requirements:

  • Strong background in security architecture, security design and defining security frameworks for the enterprise
  • Strong understanding of Network security, system / application security and data security
  • Hands-on experience in Cloud (AWS/GCP/Microsoft Azure ) security architecture, security engineering, or equivalent experience with vendor specific cloud certification.
  • Experience of managing Microsoft Azure, AWS Cloud platforms, GCP would be advantageous
  • Experience in Dev-ops practice and tooling, application security threat modelling & data security.
  • Experience in Cloud formation & Terraform
  • Financial Services experience is advantageous