Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Reston, 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.

Governance Analyst Job Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for supporting and/or drafting governance recommendations to Federal Agencies and internal project teams including business continuity, change management, risk mitigation, as well as, industry best practices related to cybersecurity and the implementation of cybersecurity solutions.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Provide recommendations and suggestions to internal project teams and federal agencies of industry best practices related to cybersecurity policies and procedures, business continuity, change management, risk identification, and risk mitigation
  • Understand how policies and procedures impact the development and implementation of cybersecurity solutions 
  • Understanding of governance and how governance best practices can be applied across large enterprises and federal agencies 
  • Write, maintain and review of policies that comply with Federal agency requirements within the scope of the CDM solution 
  • Review policy, memos, and other Agency directives to identify potential impacts to cyber implementations, and make recommendations for implementation or policy changes 
  • Support the development of policy white papers and briefings to keep Management, customers, and colleagues abreast of relevant, emerging policies and guidance 
  • Draft correspondence on subjects like Cyber Security guidance, strategic information Technology plan updates amongst others 
  • Build and maintain direct relationships across ManTech's project teams supporting CDM and Agency POCs


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 3 years of experience developing and implementing enterprise IT, cyber security policies and/or governance activities on IT implementations across Federal customers
  • Knowledge and experience with cybersecurity industry and government programs, policies, and strategies
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.

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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