Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location:  Reston, VA or Redmond, WA

 

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 to augment the Azure Networking team that is behind Microsoft cloud infrastructure. The Physical Networking team is responsible for the data center networks, that enable cloud services. Our focus is on smart growth, high efficiency, and delivering a trusted experience to customers and partners worldwide. We are looking for a passionate, high energy individual to help build the network that powers the world's largest online services. 

We are looking for a Senior Network Engineer with strong knowledge in Network Programming with strong experience in networking technologies such as Routing, Switching, Load Balancing, etc. The Network engineer/administrator is responsible for providing deployment and 24/7 operations support in a Microsoft Azure cloud environment across multiple security domains.  Responsible for performing bare metal provisioning and troubleshooting existing network configurations in a complex, secure network environment.  

Responsibilities and requirements include:
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP fundamentals (e.g. DNS, FTP, SSH, ACL, VLAN, DMZ, BGP general networking technologies
  • Understanding of cloud network architectures and how troubleshoot connectivity issues
  • Experience troubleshooting routing, switching, and load balancing in a complex networking environment
  • Ability to perform hardware replacement and configuration/reloads
  • Perform system and software updates/upgrades in accordance with guidance from Microsoft teams
  • Follow Microsoft policies and procedures when performing actions on the network and other supporting services in support of Microsoft Government Online Services  
  • Ability to document and communicate the status of progress against plans, taking corrective action as necessary.
  • Ability to communicate with client management teams, stakeholders, users and team members regardless of technical expertise.

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • US Citizenship is required
  • 4-6 years of hands on experience with Network technologies and platforms with hands on experience architecting, designing and supporting complex network environments entailing multiple technologies and tools
  • 4-6 years of hands on experience with IP based networking and IP based network solutions
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree 
  • Cisco Certification
  • Extensive knowledge of Router, Firewall, Data Compression and encryption technologies including routing and switching platforms (e.g., ASR, Nexus, 6500, etc.), routing protocols (BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, ATM, etc.), MPLS technologies, etc.
  • Exposure and configuration of virtualization technologies including Cisco, Brocade, VMware solutions, etc.

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 U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

Accenture is a federal contractor, 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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