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Federal - Senior Software Developer

Job Location: VA - Chantilly

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00511782


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Reston, VA


Great outcomes are everything. It's what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions that solve the toughest problems fast--the first time. So you can change how people work and live.


The selected candidate will:

  • Become an integral, contributing member of a an Agile Scrum Team providing software engineering and development services for the delivery of releasable software.
  • Develop coding solutions to meet customer application needs defined by our product owner.
  • Use your originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks

Basic responsibilities include:

  • Design, develop, enhance, debug, and implement software.
  • Troubleshoot production problems related to software applications.
  • Resolve problems with software and respond to suggestions for improvements and enhancements.
  • Learn new technologies/coding solutions/algorithms and share what you learn with your teammates.
  • Collaborate closely with fellow Scrum team members to produce the best product possible for our customer.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Management Systems or a related discipline, or 6 years additional work experience in lieu of degree.
  • 8 years experience with various programming languages like - C# and/or .Net, Java based languages, Linux, Windows development.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in incremental software development projects using an Agile Scrum approach.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong collaboration skills and desire to work within a team.
  • Highly responsible, team-oriented individual with very strong work ethic.
  • Experience working on (or desire to work on) unusually complicated problems and providing solutions that are creative and ingenious.
  • Act independently to expose and resolve problems.
  • Experience leading a team of highly motivated programmers.
  • Experience working with senior level clients.

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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