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Federal - Backend Engineer

Job Location: FL - Orlando, TX - San Antonio, VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00520090


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA, or, San Antonio, TX, or Melbourne, FL


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.  


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 Backend Engineer with a passion to design, develop, and test web-based applications supporting advanced Computer Network Operations (CNO) 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:

  • 7 years of experience developing robust modularized Python applications and deploying them through frameworks such as Tornado, Flask, or Django.
  • 5 years of experience with continuous integration, provisioning, and testing frameworks (e.g. Jenkins, Chef, Ansible).
  • 5 years of experience with relational databases such as PostgreSQL or MySQL.
  • 1 year developing applications that run on Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS, etc.) and with  queuing systems such as RabbitMQ/AMQP, ZeroMQ, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of no-SQL databases such as ElasticSearch and MongoDB.
    Additional language experience in C, C++ and GoLang
  • Experience working with a distributed team in a fast-paced Agile/Scrum environment.
  • 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.


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


US Citizenship Required.

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