Pen Test Solution Consultant (UK)


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The Role
We are looking for talented, experienced and entrepreneurial people to join our team as solution consultants.
Context has been delivering large-scale programmatic penetration testing for over twenty years. Global leaders in financial services, operators of critical national infrastructure and firms under attack by the most sophisticated threat actors all look to Context to provide scalable, reliable and high-quality penetration testing services. As part of Accenture Security, we are ready to deliver this at greater scale than ever.
Solution consultants play a central role in how we win and deliver work. They work directly with our clients and internal stakeholders to understand our clients’ requirements, identify how we can help, and offer our best capabilities in response. The role is crucial for us to win, deliver and follow-on from our most complex and impactful projects. 
We are looking for ambitious entrepreneurial people with a good awareness and understanding of cyber security.  You must have consultative business development experience, including of designing and delivering customer projects, with a good grip on project commercials and delivery risk management.
An understanding of security and resilience services is required, and you will need to be smart, curious and commercial. Current ‘hands-on’ technical expertise, whilst advantageous, is not necessary to succeed at this role. We will work with you as needed to develop your technical understanding of large scale programmatic penetration testing - with training and coaching from the subject matter experts to help you become a trusted adviser for our clients.
Experience in systems integration, managed services solution development and delivery would all be helpful. You must also have an outgoing and engaging personality, have strong written and oral communication and presentation skills – and be a real team player.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand customer requirements for penetration testing, and how security testing programmes work at large organisations.
  • Be able to swiftly and proactively translate those requirements into practical and effective programmes that bring the right mix of Context and Accenture’s capabilities.
  • Clearly and effectively communicate our penetration testing value proposition to customers.
  • Coordinate our response to proposal requests for security testing, collaboratively working with colleagues in Cyber Defence and wider Accenture to prepare and help deliver high quality responses and presentations.
  • Track and manage a range of concurrent and prospective projects, from initial discussion through solution design and presentation, pricing, contracting and to project delivery.
  • Contribute to service line sales targets and other related KPIs.
Location and Travel
The role is based at our offices in Canary Wharf, London or Cheltenham – although scope for significant remote / home-based working is likely, as well as travel to client sites where required. Other office locations and flexible arrangements can be accommodated.  
Context Information Security as part of Accenture Group
About AccentureAccenture 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 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. Closing Date for Applications 31/12/2021Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
Job tags: Penetration testing Risk management Strategy
Job region(s): Europe
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