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Federal - Technology Consultant

Job Location: VA - Chantilly

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00652065


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Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Chantilly, 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.

In this role you will work closely with IT clients and team members to examine existing deployed technologies, processes, and workflows to identify issues, gaps, or opportunities for alternative solutions. You will stay on top of a broad range of current enterprise technology products, solutions, or suites via research or practical experience. Work with a great team that has been prime to this customer for several years!

Responsibilities include:
  • Provide analysis of existing customer technologies 
  • Work closely and coordinate with technology stakeholders to gather requirements, current functionality, and future needs.
  • Research IT best practices and best-of-breed technologies in order to provide recommendations to address analysis findings
  • Prepare written reports documenting analyses and/ or findings from the analysis process
  • Deliver quality work products that meet or exceed expectations and achieve measurable business results and program goals
  • Anticipate, escalate, and resolve project risks and issues
Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management/Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent discipline
  • Minimum 1 year of experience with DoD customers as an IT Consultant
  • Minimum 1 year of experience researching and refining technology solutions from loosely-defined requirements OR experience researching and defining technology best practices
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Experience with developing and providing operational support for information systems
  • Experience with DoD Cyber Security standards for information systems
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with experienced military officers
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills (oral and written; good briefing skills)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Good organizational, multi-tasking and time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Desire to add value to the client and Accenture above and beyond the role
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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