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Federal - Windows Linux Administrator

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00522534

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- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Chantilly, VA

                                      

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps clients transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes.  We serve every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and health to make a difference for the people they employ, serve, and protect.  

 

  • Installation, configuration, and maintenance of systems, software, and related cloud infrastructure.
  • Participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.
  • Use ticketing system to assist customers with cloud server issues and status information.
  • Troubleshoot Windows/Linux OS, networks, cloud, storage, application, and firewalls.
  • Work closely with team members to resolve technical issues, as well as perform routine tasks such as monitoring, server management, user and group administration, software installation, imaging etc.
  • Assist with the forecasting and managing of server technologies and growth, coordinate and manage client/server disaster recovery planning.
  • Apply patch and security changes per policy and proactively monitor the environment for patch compliance.
  • Participate in long- and short-range technology planning.
  • Maintain documentation for configurations, operating procedures, and service records relating to cloud instances and software.
  • Participates in change management processes to include patch compliance which also includes Information Assurance Validation Testing.
  • Candidate should possess strong analytical and decision-making skills with the ability to participate in technical meetings.

 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in IT or IS or 4 years work experience in leiu of degree.
  • 3+ years of hands on experience with Windows and/or Linux System Administration, preferably in an Enterprise environment, supporting large scale server deployments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience deploying and administering applications in a cloud environment.
  • Active Directory Administration.
  • Server Builds
  • Patch Management
  • Backup / Recovery
  • Scripting with PowerShell and/or Visual Basic Script.
  • Experience working with Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment technologies, including JIRA, Git, Jenkins, Chef, Confluence, Nexus, Sonar Cube, and Junit.

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 U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

                                       

Accenture is a federal contractor, 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.

 

US Citizenship Required.

 

 

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