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Federal - Business and Technology Strategist

Job Location: VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00572641


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, 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.  


  • Create data-driven business case analyses with recommendations that align to an organization’s mission.
  • Support the creation and manage the integration of standards applied to existing technology architectures.
  • Provide action-oriented, entrepreneurial insights to emerging technology and innovation in the government and commercial industries.
  • Lead the evaluation and analysis of business operations, new capabilities, or proposed efficiencies.
  • Prepare briefings on projects, studies, and analysis for presentation to senior executives.
  • Participate as an organization representative at interagency meetings or industry conferences


Basic Qualifications:

  • 3-4 years of experience supporting the DoD with at least 2 years supporting an intelligence-related agency.
  • 2 years of advanced experience with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • 2 years analyzing business data for efficiencies and making recommendations to create more effective outcomes for an organization.
  • 1-2 years of experience evaluating, developing, implementing or managing enterprise IT operations.
  • 1-2 years evaluating or integrating emerging technologies.
  • U.S. citizenship required; duel citizens not accepted
  • Availability to travel, domestic, 5-20%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of the latest enterprise IT architectures, frameworks, and standards.
  • Understanding of defensive cybersecurity operations for secure mission environments.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced office with quick turn-over of deliverables.
  • Experience writing business case analyses, briefing and justifying results.
  • Experience with innovation frameworks, design thinking, and emerging technology fields.
  • Experience with collaborative efforts, engaging in cross-agency communication and collaboration.
  • Great communication - written and oral - and interpersonal skills.
  • Good organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills.

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.

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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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