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.
 
Accenture Federal Services is currently seeking a Nessus Security Engineer.
 
Job Responsibilities:
 
  • Conducts Operations and Maintenance and configuration management for all SOC tools.
  • Provides security engineering, integration and implementation of security tools for the SOC.
  • Provides analysis related to the design, development, and integration of hardware, software, man-machine interfaces and all system level requirements to provide an integrated IT solution.
  • Performs analysis, design, and development of security infrastructure for a Department-level SOC.
  • Performs O&M for SOC tools including incident response and tracking system with a focus on Tenable Nessus tool. Other tools may include NIDS, SIEM, Log Management architecture, DLP, Forensic tool suites, Splunk, Tanium and many other SOC-tools.
  • Conducts troubleshooting of mission-critical system issues on a 24x7x365 basis.
  • Supports adhoc requests, the remediation of scan results, troubleshooting of failed scans and supporting a continuous monitoring program
  • Research and support implementation of new security tools and scanning techniques as necessary
  • Creation and management of security tool SOPs
  • Brief technical and non-technical management personnel on cyber security issues, vulnerability scanning issues and security tools maintenance

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree and/or 5 years of related experience exercising the skill set previously listed is preferred.
  • 5 years of experience in IT
  • 2-3 years of experience using Tenable Nessus and Security Center to perform vulnerability analysis and perform moderate System Administration.
  • Experience in system administration, database administration, network engineering, software engineering, or software development, with a concentration in Cyber Security. Knowledge and experience with a federal change management process
  • Experience with enterprise vulnerability scan administration, Knowledge and understanding of Cybersecurity Framework
  • Experience with STIG configuration requirements
  • Preferred Security certification such as: CISSP, SANS GIAC, Security+, GCIH, CEH or similar industry certification

 

 

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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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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