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Federal Hybrid Cloud Automation Lead

Job Location: VA - Springfield

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00525867


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location:  Springfield, 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.   


The Hybrid Cloud Automation Lead will have 10+ years of experience delivering IT programs ensuring the implementation of quality controls, metrics, and measures ensuring timely delivery of contract deliverables.

The Hybrid Cloud Automation Lead provides leadership and technical oversight over planning, designing and developing of hybrid cloud service orchestration and automation solutions for cloud services to the Office of Information and Technology (OIT).   The Hybrid Cloud Automation Lead will lead a team a cross functional team of orchestration, automation, and service integration practitioners to develop full end-to-end automation solutions for automating the provisioning, configuration, maintenance, and pro-active remediation of cloud services residing in AWS and on private cloud.




·         Collaborate with and provide technical leadership to Office of Information Technology (OIT) IT for designing, architecting and deploying tools for the automation of end-to-end cloud automation services within hybrid-cloud environment

·         Develop strategies, identify requirements and define specifications for automation systems

·         Manage complex projects and provide technical leadership for all automation projects for cloud orchestration, automation, and service integration.

·         Provide advanced technical programming guidance for developing automation solutions based on best practices

·         Design and architect solutions in collaboration with cross-functional engineering, infrastructure, and operations teams

·         Work with cross-functional team to design and implement redundant and survivable networks and monitoring systems in accordance with disaster recovery and emergency planning teams

·         Provide advanced troubleshooting assistance and routinely collaborate with cross-functional teams on operational issues, projects, and initiatives

·         Research emerging cloud and automation trends and provide recommendations for future expansion and improvements to networking and monitoring systems



 Basic Qualifications:Over 10 years of experience and both a B.S. and M.S. degree. Bachelor of Science (BS) can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience, and a Master of Science (M.S.) can be substituted with an additional 2 years of related experience.
-  5+ years of technical leadership experience
-  3+ years experience architecting, designing, building, and securing AWS cloud computing environments both public and private
-  3+ years experience with providing automation solutions in a medium- to large-sized private and/or public cloud infrastructure environments
-  2+ years of experience with automation design patterns and tradeoffs
-  2+ years of experience with HP server automation tools (orchestration and server automation)
-  Strong verbal and written communication skills.
-  AWS Certified Architect
-  ICAgile Certified Professional (or equivalent)


Preferred Qualifications:


- Azure Certified Architect
- VMWare Certified Architect
- Experience with Cloud Broker solutions such as CloudForms
- Familiar and/or proficient Business Intelligence and AI Techniques and methodologies
- ITIL Certified
- Experience with Ansible or similar automation tools


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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