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Federal - Software Developer

Job Location: VA - Chantilly

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00553903


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Chantilly, 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.  


Accenture Federal Services is looking for a self-motivated, high energy, team player with excellent development and communication skills to develop and analyze software for Government and Defense mission critical programs. The candidate will participate in small teams and perform a wide variety of tasks, including but not limited to, software requirements analysis and refinement, design, implementation, documentation, and testing. The candidate must have the ability and willingness to work in a collaborative team environment on quick response projects and will have regular contact with customers. 


  • Design, develop, and test software solutions for advanced cyber operations applications.
  • Automate key activities in the software development lifecycle, including integration, testing, deployment, and issue monitoring.
  • Attend daily meet ups (scrums) to discuss work items.
  • Track work items in Jira and continuously groom Jira backlog based on user priorities.
  • Test, maintain and continuously improve software capabilities.
  • Document design, implementation and maintenance details.


Basic Qualifications:

  • US Citizenship required (dual citizenship not eligible for consideration)
  • Proven Agile software development methodology
  • Experience with one or more of the following software packages:
    • JavaScript
    • Python
    • Linux
    • Scripting languages
    • Git
    • Jira
    • Automation tools such as Jenkins, Circle CI

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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