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Accenture Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 08 May 2024


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  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


  • About Accenture: Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud, and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, they offer Strategy and Consulting, Song, Technology, and Operations services — all powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Their 744,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. They embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for their clients, people, shareholders, partners, and communities.

About Accenture Security

Join Accenture Security 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-hack the hackers. Accenture Security provides comprehensive security services – from security strategy development, to business transformation, to managed security services – on demand and at a global scale to help mitigate risks and take full advantage of advanced technologies and proven risk management models. Their experienced team of global security professionals helps businesses understand their risks and build resilience from the inside out, giving them the confidence to focus on what matters most: innovation and business growth.

Position Overview

Accenture is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Data and AI Security Expert to join their team. As a key member of their security team, the successful candidate will be responsible for evaluating, enhancing, and securing their data and AI infrastructure. This role will focus on assessing data components, reviewing architecture, and providing expert guidance to elevate their security posture in data and AI domains.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assessment and Evaluation: Conduct thorough assessments of data components and AI systems to identify security risks and vulnerabilities. Evaluate the effectiveness of existing security measures and controls within data and AI infrastructure. Analyze data storage, processing, and transmission mechanisms for potential security gaps.
  • Architecture Review: Review the architecture of data and AI systems, including technologies such as Cloudera, Kafka, and Hadoop. Benchmark the architecture against industry best practices and security standards. Identify areas for improvement to enhance security resilience and threat detection capabilities.
  • Recommendation and Guidance: Provide expert recommendations and guidance on security enhancements for data and AI systems. Advise on the implementation of security controls, encryption mechanisms, and access management strategies. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment of security measures with business objectives.
  • Data Security Enhancement: Develop strategies to enhance data security, privacy, and integrity across the organization. Implement data governance frameworks and policies to mitigate security risks and ensure compliance with regulations. Evaluate and recommend tools and technologies for data encryption, anonymization, and secure data sharing.
  • AI Security Integration: Assess the security implications of AI models and algorithms deployed within the organization. Implement security controls to protect AI systems against adversarial attacks, data poisoning, and model manipulation. Monitor AI systems for anomalous behavior and potential security breaches.


  • Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
    • Extensive experience in data security, AI security, or cybersecurity roles, with a focus on securing data and AI infrastructure.
    • In-depth knowledge of security technologies such as Cloudera, Kafka, and Hadoop, as well as AI frameworks and platforms.
    • Strong understanding of security principles, standards, and best practices, including encryption, access control, and secure coding.
    • Experience with security assessments, architecture reviews, and security tool evaluation.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and mitigate security risks effectively.
    • Strong communication skills with the ability to convey complex security concepts to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
    • Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CISM, and specialized certifications in data security and AI security are highly desirable.

Why join us?

  • We offer a transparent, fast-paced approach to career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues.
  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools.
  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards.
  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends.
  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live.

Next Steps

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