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Federal - Cloud Analytics Engineer

Job Location: VA - Springfield

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00652615

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Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Springfield, 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.

Accenture Federal Services is looking for a talented Cloud Analytics Engineer who will work as part of an Analytics project team and contribute to the technical design, development, and implementation of Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud infrastructure to help solve enterprise-wide challenges. As an Engineer on the team, you will get the opportunity to work with high volume data sets leveraging a data warehouse and data pipeline capability. You will work closely with information technology architects, business intelligence engineers, database developers, application developers, functional practitioners, and clients/stakeholders. Teams will also engage in research on leading technologies and cloud-based business intelligence and analytic services to support an overall positive client experience.

A successful candidate will have a strong understanding of large-scale delivery, solutioning and operationalization of data warehouses, data lakes and analytics platforms. We are looking for candidates who have a broad set of technology skills across these areas and who can demonstrate an ability to design smart solutions with appropriate combination of AWS and integrated technologies for deploying on AWS cloud.

Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor's degree in related field, preferably in computer science or engineering
  • 2+ years working in an information technology (IT) related field preferably with data warehouses, data lake, architecture, and/or data integration technologies
  • 2+ years of experience working with one or more key technology platforms including:
    • Cloud-based and hosted Analytic Platforms (e.g., AWS S3, Redshift, RDS, EMR)
    • Big Data Technologies (e.g., Elasticsearch, Apache NiFi, Kafka, Spark, Hadoop)
    • 1+ years of coding experience with one or more key languages: Python, SQL, Java
  • Experience in Software Development Lifecycle
  • Experience working with functional practitioners, key stakeholders, and clients, to gather and interpret user/system requirements into technical specifications
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask; can set priorities and follow a timeline
  • Experience implementing data ingestion solutions on AWS using native services or with other technologies (e.g., Talend, Informatica)
  • Experience architecting data lakes on AWS cloud serving analytics and business intelligence application integrations 
  • Experience in performing architectural assessments, crafting technical options and analysis, finalizing preferred solution alternatives by working with IT and business stakeholders 
  • Experience in designing and optimizing data models on AWS cloud leveraging AWS (e.g., Redshift, RDS)
  • Experience working with diverse project teams
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced, constantly changing environment
  • Ability to interact and work in a diverse and energetic team environment
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.

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