Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Washington, DC


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.

Provide technical expertise to plan, analyze, define and support the delivery of future functional and technical capabilities for an application or suite of applications leveraging a cloud-based architecture. Contribute to the continuous review and improvement process for existing platform & application components. Participate in technical solution and design discussions, complete proof of concepts, and develop non-functional requirements. Contribute to creation and quality of deliverables. Build processes to ensure successful operations and management applications within the cloud.

• Experience with components in batch and/or transactional architectures
• Experience with the design, build, implementation of automation tools such as Ansible, Chef, or Puppet. Custom tooling is also acceptable here if no packaged solution has been used in prior work experience
• Experience with scripting languages including Python, Perl, Unix/Linux Shell (bzsh, csh, other), or PowerShell.
• Experience with the design, build, implementation of technical system improvements

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience with automation frameworks including one or more of the following: Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Salt
  • 3+ years of experience scripting and/or programming in a Unix or Linux environment.
  • 2+ years of experience designing and implementing cloud-based solutions in AWS, Azure, or GCP.
  • 2+ years of experience designing and implementing container-based applications (Docker).
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience architecting and implementing solutions using container orchestration technologies such as Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, OpenShift, or Mesos.
  • Experience in software development and agile methodologies in a collaborative environment using Git or Subversion.
  • Experience working with and troubleshooting production workloads, including using application and system monitoring tools.
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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Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

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