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.

The Senior Identity & Access Management (IDAM) Engineer is responsible for the integration and hands-on implementation of new capabilities and managing existing capabilities for Federal agencies in support of customer requirements. The IDAM Engineer will work closely with architects, engineers, and integrators to assess customer requirements and to design and extend capabilities offered by the SailPoint and CyberArk or similar customer solutions to support dashboard data requirements. Additionally, you will serve as a trusted advisor, providing subject matter expertise, guidance, and best practice recommendations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Design, plan, deploy and operate the SailPoint IdentityIQ used for gathering identity and access data and related attribute requirements for the CDM Master User Record (MUR).
  • Responsible for all aspects of the design and successful implementation of Privileged Access Management (PAM) tools (i.e., CyberArk, CA PAM) used for gathering CDM MUR data and attributes
  • Work closely with customers to establish requirements, design, develop and implement policy-driven approaches to integrate and manage identity and access across privileged and non-privileged accounts.
  • Responsible for leading activities related to integrating CDM IDAM solutions into production Agency environments.
  • Provide recommendations and guidance to DHS and Agency customers regarding improving efficiency and security of IDAM solutions
  • Provide guidance to customers, management, and operations and other teams on addressing CDM IDAM data gathering/reporting issues from the Agency.
  • Serve as a liaison between product vendors and the DEFEND E Tier 3 support team to address technical issues
  • Accomplish extract, transform, and load operations to enrichment content.
  • Validate data feeds to Integration layer and proper functionality of MUR data being reported to the Integration layer after deployment
  • Review known issues published by product vendors and identify potential impact to the Agency’s CDM solution
  • Support upgrades and patching of new application versions when they are released
  • Create application documentation, architecture diagrams, how-to guides, SOPs, and other deliverables for both training and tool maintenance.
  • Prepare technical designs with Visio diagrams and detailed descriptions.
  • Provide briefings to federal customers regarding architectural best practices on an as needed basis
  • Provide Tier III support for CDM Phase 2 services including but limited to implementation, configuration, troubleshooting, operations and management of the IAM application

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Qualifications

Basic Skills & Qualifications:
  • 5 years of experience in Information Technology
  • 3 years of hands-on experience with the design and implementation of IDAM tools (e.g. SailPoint IdentityIQ, CyberArk, CA PAM)
Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
  • 1-3 years of experience with Identity and Access Management solutions
  • 1-3 years of experience with Privilege Access Management solutions
  • Experience integrating IAM solutions with Active Directory, LDAP directories, databases, HRIS Systems, and web applications
  • Experience with web services to include RESTful and SOAP API’s
  • Experience with FISMA-related security standards and best practices
  • Experience working with cloud solutions to include Amazon Web Services (AWS), VMware Cloud, Microsoft Azure, etc.
  • Knowledge of CDM goals and objectives
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server or other relational databases, relational data models, developing SQL queries, and stored procedures.
  • Strong analytical skills to enable effective troubleshooting
  • Experience with implementing and managing enterprise device types, operating systems (Windows and UNIX) and knowledge of UNIX security including SUDO, Active Directory and Windows domain management including group policy objects and remote access methods and related protocols.
  • Basic understanding of scripting/coding using languages such as Java, Python, Bean Shell, Powershell, BASH
  • Experience leading technical discussions with internal and external customers
  • Experience provisioning and de-provisioning accounts, groups, entitlements, and roles
  • Experience with 3rd party tool integration using APIs and Database connections
  • Ability to troubleshoot wide-ranging issues that cross team boundaries (OS, hardware, network, storage, firewall, COTS layers, customer access/authentication).
  • Knowledge of integrated security system architecture
  • In-depth experience with general IT security concepts, network security and monitoring practices/methodologies
  • Experience presenting material to senior management level and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to learn and implement new tools as required, for example: Forescout CounterAct, McAfee ePO EP and Application Control, Rapid 7, Carbon Black, Tenable SCCV, Splunk, Red Hat FUSE, Venafi, CyberArk, CA-PAM, RSA Archer, IBM Big Fix and/or other security tools in support mission objectives as necessary

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.

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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