Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, 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.


Network Operations - Provide technical support in Network Operations and assist in keeping all service and operational level agreements.  The Network Technician is responsible for the day to day support of all environments and optimization of the network infrastructure across the company. This person will work support tickets, make changes where necessary using the CR process and provide on site support when needed during special events. They will also need to drive to sites to provide hands on support for other operations team members during rollouts, equipment changes, etc. They will also participate in operational projects as well.


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • US Citizen 
  • 3 year(s) of expert level experience in LAN technologies (switches, routers, wireless and firewalls) including centralized monitoring and management in large-scale, high-availability environments
  • 2 year(s) of experience in large scale LAN/WAN switching and routing implementation and operation with specific knowledge of VLAN, VPN and Metro Ethernet networking
  • 2 year(s) of experience in IT infrastructure, TCP/IP, networking and information system security principles, practices and technologies
  • 2 year(s) of experience working with core Internet routing protocols and services
  • 2 year(s) of experience working with Juniper SRX firewalls
  • 2 year(s) of experience working with Cisco ASA firewalls
  • 2 year(s) of experience working with F5 configuration and principles
  • 6-12 months of experience with QoS and LAN traffic management techniques
  • 6-12 months of experience with Solarwinds monitoring platforms

 Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Federal NIST standards and Guidelines
  • Previous work on US Federal engagements
  • Ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently in addition to providing deep technical skills in the Networking area
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot any network issues and provide sound solutions.
  • Ability to identify potential areas of improvement and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Ability to train junior technicians in network technologies.
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships with fellow team members

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.

Accenture is 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.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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