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Federal - Systems Engineer

Job Location: VA - Springfield

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00646854


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Springfield, VA and 
St. Louis, MO 

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.

The Systems Engineer for Enterprise Management tools has experience maintaining and supporting core infrastructure applications (and the other elements of the technical architecture) using a unified collection of technology services, tools, standards and control structures. The goal is to ensure the continuous delivery of IT Operations, Security, Network, Workplace Technology & Collaboration, and Data Center technology to ensure that critical applications can respond effectively and perform against the demands placed on them. The Systems Engineer is responsible for analysis, design, build, testing, and configuration of Application Performance Monitoring tools in support of off-the-shelf Enterprise Management products to support the monitoring, metrics, and analytics associated with IT service health and service level monitoring.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the design, evaluation, provisioning, configuration, and support of Application Performance Monitoring tools 
  • Assist in monitoring and management of Enterprise Management tools.
  • Assist in migration of existing tools to the cloud.
  • Assist in the automation of manual tasks using tools such as Chef, Puppet, or other scripting languages.
Basic Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Engineering, Math, Business or other technical major and at least 2 year of recent systems engineer/administration experience, OR at least 5 years of recent experience in systems engineering/administration 
  • 1-2 years of cloud administration and/or scripting experience
  • Good oral and written communications skills
Preferred Qualifications: 

Hands on recent use and knowledge of specific products and related technologies: 
  • IT systems administration experience in the Intelligence Community
  • Windows, Red Hat Linux, and/or Solaris administration experience
  • Amazon AWS compute, storage, database, and networking administration experience
  • Knowledge of networking protocols, TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, LDAP & NFS
  • Development of scripts (shell/perl) and automation (Chef/Puppet)
  • Storage Administration experience (NetApp, EMC, Sun, SGI, Oracle)
  • Virtualization experience
  • Experience in supporting 24/7 operations
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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