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Federal - Security Engineer

Job Location: MD - Calverton

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00545849


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Calverton, 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.  


Key Responsibilities:


  • Support Certification and Accreditation activities
  • Architecting and engineering security solutions for the environment
  • Analyzing and conducting vulnerability assessments
  • Troubleshoot issues and respond to security incidents
  • Address ongoing enterprise security changes
  • Develop and revise security documentation (i.e. SSP)
  • Support security hardening activities
  • Conduct security source code reviews
  • Communicate activities across O&M team and client lead


Basic Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen
  • 2 years of general IT experience
  • 2 years of information security experience
  • 2 years of technical hands-on experience (installation, configuration, and troubleshooting) with at least one security technologies including but not limited to Vulnerability Assessment Tools, Anti-virus, Intrusion Detection Systems, Web Application Security Scanner, Virtual Private Networks, Security Information Event Management and Network Access Control, Database Security, and Encryption
  • 1 year of experience related to one of the following (risk assessments, security policy development, security strategy, general IT and security controls development, compliance readiness (i.e. NIST 800- Series, FISMA, FedRAMP, FIPS) or technical security archicture/design. 
  • 1 year supporting one core operating system (e.g., Linux, Unix, Windows)

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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