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Federal - Systems Engineer

Job Location: MO - St Louis, VA - Springfield

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00529278


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Springfield, VA and St. Louis, MO


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 is responsible for analysis, design, build, testing, and configuration of Application Performance Monitoring tools in support of off-the-shelf Enterprise Management products to support the monitoring, metrics, and analytics associated with IT service health and service level monitoring.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the design, evaluation, provisioning, configuration, and support of Application Performance Monitoring tools.
  • Assist in monitoring and management of Enterprise Management tools.
  • Assist in migration of existing tools to the cloud.
  • Assist in the automation of manual tasks using tools such as Chef, Puppet, or other scripting languages.


Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Engineering, Math, Business or other technical major and at least 2 years of recent systems engineering experience, OR at least 5 years of recent experience in systems engineering

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on recent use and knowledge of specific products and related technologies
  • IT systems engineering experience 
  • Windows, Red Hat Linux, and/or Solaris administration experience
  • Amazon AWS compute, storage, database, and networking administration experience
  • Knowledge of networking protocols, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, LDAP & NFS
  • Development of scripts (shell/perl) and automation (Chef/Puppet)
  • Storage Administration experience (NetApp, EMC, Sun, SGI, Oracle)
  • Virtualization experience
  • Experience in supporting 24/7 operations

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 US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and 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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