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Federal - Computer Network Operations Engineer

Job Location: MD - Annapolis Junction

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00565134


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Annapolis Junction, 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.  


Accenture Federal Services is looking for highly qualified individuals with Cyber Security experience in Computer Network Defense and Information Assurance. Team members will demonstrate their knowledge of network threats, attacks, and other methods of exploitation to mitigate, deter, detect, respond and sustain networks. Job duties will require high-volume analysis of logs, network and system data, along with other SIEM-specific artifacts, deployment of operation infrastructure, and the simulation of threat actors.


Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years experience with some of the following: Nessus, Snort, tcpdump, tcp wrapper, IDS (various), ISS scanner, eEye digital vulnerability scanner, Network +, IAM.
  • One or more of the following certifications: CCISP - Certified Critical Infrastructure Security Professional, CISM - Certified Information Security Manager, CISSP - Certified Information Systems Security Professional, SSCP - Systems Security Certified Practitioner, GIAC - Global Information Assurance Certification, CSP - RSA Certified Security Professional, CPP - Certified Protection Professional.
  • US Citizenship (Duel citizen not accepted)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in IA/CND (Protect/Detect/Respond/Sustain) with Cyber Security.
  • Proficiency in Python, Bash, PowerShell, Win32 API, CNO Concepts, and Metasploit / Cobalt Strike.
  • Familiarity with NetFlow, Niksun, HBSS and site protector, Ciscoworks, Nitroview.

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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