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Federal - Systems Engineer

Job Location: MO - St Louis, VA - Springfield

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00548585


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Springfield, VA or 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 engineering cloud-based DevOps solutions in support of the customer's data products and services that are provided to a wide variety of their customers. Design, develop, test, and implement cloud systems using the Apigee Edge API gateway and other commercial and open source DevOps tools. Analyze the development of automated test procedures. Work independently and with team members in an Agile, fast–paced development environment under the direction and supervision of a senior technical lead. Write documentation of new or existing solutions to ensure effective communication. Apply leading–edge principles, theories, and concepts to complex client problems and contribute to the advancement of industry knowledge in the area of expertise. Solve complex technical problems of critical importance to the organization's technical direction. Act as an expert in the field and lead the development and implementation of key technologies for the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and provision cloud services architectures in support of DevOps environments.
  • Evaluation, designing, provisioning, configuring, operating, and supporting Apigee Edge and other DevOps tools.
  • Monitor and manage Apigee Edge platform and other DevOps tools.
  • Migration of existing tools to the cloud.
  • 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 4 years of recent systems engineering experience, OR at least 10 years of recent experience in systems engineering.
  • 1 year experience with Amazon AWS computer, storage, database, and networking design and provisioning OR 2 years’ Windows/Linux Server engineering experience

  • Good oral and written communications skills.

Preferred Qualifications:


Hands on recent use and knowledge of specific products and related technologies:                                                            

  • IT systems engineering experience in the DoD community.
  • Integration of systems and/or software products.
  • Knowledge of networking protocols, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, LDAP, and NFS.
  • Development of scripts and automation using Unix shell languages such as bash and tools such as Chef/Puppet.
  • 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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