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Federal - System Engineer

Job Location: MD - Annapolis Junction

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00522932


- 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 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 Systems Engineer will enjoy working in fast paced environment with large-scale mission critical data, latest machine learning technologies, and the ability to turn ideas into actionable products for homeland security. Individuals in this role are expected to be working directly with customers, have passion for solving complex problem sets, work independently and collaboratively with team members experienced with Agile methodology.


(i)    Leverage technical skills like Java, Python and other languages to successfully implement analytical resources and infrastructure, tools and products;

(ii)   Use engineering skills to develop scripts, manipulate datasets and perform data mining;

(iii)  Design and implement application code to support data scientists, engineers and resolve technical issues;

(iv)  Conduct code reviews and test and validate applications and system components;

(v)   Create experiments, deliver data-driven results and tools to manage systems, pipelines, and develop impactful data visualizations;

(vi)  Troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve infrastructure issues and components to establish system architectures and scale operations



Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years of hands-on support to operate server architecture and components
  • 2 years experience with SQL or other similar programming languages
  • 2 years experience in Linux, scripting and programming in Python, C++ and other object-oriented languages
  • 2 years experience in one or more of the following languages -- Java, PHP, Ruby
  • Previous experience in software development and strong analytical skills

 Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Hadoop and Spark

  • Experience with Agile methodology

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics or similar technical discipline

  • Strong ability to communicate results in clear and effective manner


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.

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