Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location:  Annapolis Junction, MD

 

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

 

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

Accenture Federal Services is seeking a Security Engineer to support a critical mission in Annapolis Junction, MD.

 

Job responsibilities:

 

·       Take ownership of one or more security technologies inside AWS environment including design, implementation, operations & maintenance

·       Interface with project managers regarding schedule and level of effort of the above activities

·       Identify and troubleshoot client-server, application or integration issues, escalating to SMEs and vendors/OEMs only when appropriate

·       Build and manage one or more security technologies and validate changes in a virtual lab environment

·       Develop and maintain documentation including designs, drawings, deployment plans, installation guides, job aids and operation and maintenance guides

·       Understand all aspects of the technologies and its operation and ensure resilience of the solutions.


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in information systems, computer science or related field or Associates Degree plus 2 years additional related experience
  • 2-3 years hands on experience with AWS deploying security infrastructure components, e.g. firewalls, IDS/IPS, configuring those components (firewall rules, firewall port configs), Overall understanding of networking in general
  • Experience with Palo Alto and/or F5 Big IP Appliance technologies
  • Experience managing, securing and troubleshooting network devices from a command line
  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving client-server issues in a TCP/IP network environment
  • US Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security+ certification
  • Experience implementing, operating, maintaining, supporting and troubleshooting one or more of the following security technologies that gather information on installed software and configuration settings/security hardening: 
    • File Integrity Monitoring/Tripwire
    • Database Monitoring
    • API Gateway/SSL Management - F5 Big IP Appliance
    • Palo Alto
    • Log Management
  • Experience w/ HBSS or ACAS agent deployment
  • Ability to create CloudFormation scripts using JSON/YML

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected applicable law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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