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Federal - STARLIMS Functional SME/Consultant

Job Location: VA - Arlington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00624298


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA


Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

We are looking for Senior SME to join a new AFS project supporting a our customer in maintaining a mission-important system. These individuals will play key roles with the agency's STARLIMS system; providing expertise in the full systems life cycle. The individual will also play a key role in the replacement of legacy forensic technology.

Basic Qualifications:

The Senior SMEs shall cumulatively possess the following skills

and attributes, and each must possess a minimum 1 year experience of four (4) from the list below:

  • Knowledge and experience with all aspects of STARLiMS v10 Forensic application, including: configuration, testing, implementation, deployment, and operations maintenance (note: ALL Senior SMEs must possess this qualification)
  • Knowledge of ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standards and ASCLD/LAB International
    Supplemental requirements
  • Knowledge and experience with AFIS and IAFIS systems
  • Knowledge of SWGDRUG, SWGDE and SWGFAST recommendations
  • Knowledge and experience with the STARLiMS v10 Inventory Management module including: configuration of the module, and bar-coding to support the successful implementation of this module
  • Knowledge and experience with analytical instrumentation and equipment used in controlled substance/drug analysis and various output of such devices
  • Knowledge and experience with data and system security including network security, encryption protocols, and electronic signature
  • Knowledge and experience with the phasing out and/or replacement of legacy forensic systems with the STARLiMS v10 Forensic application
  • Knowledge and experience with the implementation and integration of the SDMS software and STARLiMS in order to automate the population of results from analytical instrumentation with varying outputs (PDF, CSV, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience with Mettler-Toledo balances and LabX® software

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong communication, teamwork, systems analysis, functional requirements gathering, problem solving
  • Bachelor's Degree highly preferred

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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