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Federal - Automation Engineer

Job Location: MD - Annapolis Junction, TX - San Antonio, VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00496657


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA or San Antonio, TX


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 AFS Adversary Research and Reconnaissance Team (ARRT) provides full spectrum cyber operations capabilities to the federal government, including developing world class capabilities to arm its operators in battling this nation’s adversaries across the globe. We are currently looking for a Senior Automation Engineer with a passion to design, develop, and automate solutions to test advanced Offensive Cyber Operation capabilities running on Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS platforms. We work in a unique and fast-paced environment and you will be encouraged to collaborate with our research and development teams and bring innovative ideas to the position. Members of this team are highly motivated, self-driven, and able to work well independently as well as within a team.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of software development experience in a high-level or scripting language such as Python, Bash, or PowerShell
  • 3 years of experience configuring and administrating multiple platforms (Windows, Linux, mobile) on bare metal and within a virtual environment
  • 3 years of experience with continuous integration, provisioning, and testing frameworks (e.g. Jenkins, Chef, Ansible)
  • 2 years experience communicating to team members and leadership with written and verbal briefs/updates

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with a distributed team
  • Operational knowledge of current offensive/defensive security practices

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.


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