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 9,000 plus 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.

People in the Corporate Function career track contribute to the running of Accenture as a high-performance business through specialization within a specific functional area, and grow into internally focused roles by deepening their skills and/or developing new skills within an internal functional area.
 
The IT Cyber Security Engineer will make AFS more secure by protecting system boundaries, keeping computer systems and network devices hardened against attacks and securing highly sensitive data. Key responsibilities are, but are not limited to:
  • Engineering, implementation and monitoring of security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks and information
  • Identifying and defining system security requirements
  • Designing system security architecture and develop detailed security designs
  • Preparation and documentation of standard operating procedures and protocols
  • Configuration and troubleshooting of security infrastructure devices
  • Development of technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks
  • Ensuring that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents
  • Production of comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement

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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 years of IT work experience
  • Experience of working with others in a team environment
  • Ability to lead and mentor others within the team
  • Experience and knowledge of delivery management, release management, change management principles, methodologies and tools. 
  • Good knowledge of MS Project, MS Word, MS Excel
  • Familiarity with Agile Delivery Methodologies
  • Experience with Microsoft Mobility & Security Capabilities Microsoft Intune, Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics, Azure Information Protection, and Microsoft Cloud App Security)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Security projects/products including IDS, SEIM, Conditional Access, Data Classification and Cloud risk assessments
  • Ability to adhere to defined objectives, activities in a timely way, and monitor self-performance against given deadlines and milestones
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships with fellow team members
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
  • Problem solving and root cause identification skills
  • Familiarity with Federal NIST standards and Guidelines i.e.. NIST 800-171
  • Previous work on US Federal engagements


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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