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Federal - Functional Consultant +

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00552910


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Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington, DC


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. 

Perform end-to-end functional life-cycle activities, including analysis, planning, design, test, and deployment on a Federal HR Project.  Resources may be asked to develop skills in a specific functional area and its corresponding application within PeopleSoft.  Activities include but are not limited to:

-Becoming a Federal HR SME

-Helping clients understand system impacts of Federal HR requirements

-Gathering requirements; executingconference room pilots (CRPs) to validate business processes against system capabilities

-Application configuration based on CRP outcomes

-Developingtesting strategy and test creation/execution

-Tracking enhancement requests/defects

-Assisting in the training of end-users when requested

-Supporting post-deployment operations and maintenance of deployed functions.

-Answering and researching system questions

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1 year working in a professional environment
  • 1 year  practical experience working with SDLC

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Practical experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, preferably PeopleSoft HCM 9.2
  • Practical experience with Federal Government systems implementations
  • Experience performing fit/gap analysis, requirements gathering, test planning and test execution
  • Experience with automated software testing 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 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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