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. 

Accenture Federal Analyst –Emerging Leaders Conference 2019

Join us for the 3rd Annual Accenture Federal Emerging Leaders Conference on August 22nd and 23rd for an exclusive opportunity to explore a dynamic career where you can Be Yourself, Make a Difference. This exciting two-day event is filled with professional development workshops, networking activities, and the opportunity to interview for an Accenture Federal Analyst position.

Event Logistics
  • Date and Time: Thursday, August 22nd, 9:00am to Friday, August 23rd, 5:00pm
  • Location: AFS DC Metro Office – Arlington, VA
  • You will be notified if selected to be part of the conference
  • Selected applicants must be local to the DC Metro Area during the time of the conference  
  • Participants must provide own lodging if not local 

Are you eager for challenges that explore your full potential? At Accenture, you can launch yourself into your next journey – a dynamic career with a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations.

Accenture Federal Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP and a leading services provider to US Federal organizations. You will explore your professional passions and develop market leading skills that will enable you to thrive no matter what your future career path holds. It’s a very exciting place to be!

Who We Are and What We Do 
AFS Technology powers our clients by building highly differentiated new business models and applications services, creating new experiences and driving the use of New IT, including Digital technologies, Cloud, Intelligent Automation, Liquid Delivery, Liquid Workforce and Agile methodologies. This team helps solve the most complex technology challenges for our clients, creating custom-designed solutions using leading edge technologies and integrating our Technology Platforms with our clients’ operations. We leverage alliances with top technology providers in the industry—including SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, salesforce.com, Cisco, IBM, and HP—and harness emerging technologies in the AFS Digital Studio and Accenture Labs to help our clients invent new technology solutions to achieve real business results. 

A passion for the new unites our diverse workforce of more than 375,000 Accenture employees around the globe who offer a steady flow of new ideas, and you’ll be part of the conversation between forward-thinking experts from across the areas of our business. You will receive training on the latest technology and trends at our leading-edge training facility, through virtual classrooms and on-demand learning that’s tailored to the career you’re building.  Join AFS Technology, and you’ll use groundbreaking new technologies to develop and implement innovative solutions that will benefit the business of the U.S. Federal Government and the daily lives of U.S. citizens. 

Your Role as an Accenture Federal Analyst
There is never a typical day at Accenture Federal, but that’s why people love it here! As a new Analyst in AFS Technology, you’ll work alongside clients as you help them make a real difference to their customers: your friends, family and neighbors. You’ll work with them to identify their challenges and collaborate with your AFS colleagues to develop and craft solutions. We are looking for candidates with a passion for technology and a hunger to learn more. Our opportunities are wide ranging when it comes to the technical skills required, so do not worry! We will match you up with the role that best aligns with your skillset, experience, and interest!

As an Analyst in AFS Technology, you might spend your day:
  • Translating the strategic direction and business objectives established by clients into holistic digital, technology, change management and organization strategies
  • Diagnosing business processes or organizational problems, and leveraging analytics to determine how our clients can seize new opportunities 
  • Driving a rigorous approach to solving problems in the context of global, economic, technology and social trends
  • Developing innovative answers to complex business and IT challenges
  • Modernizing and driving costs from complex IT infrastructures
  • Recommending and implementing changes, and ensuring a successful transition to what’s new
  • Designing and Developing Technology solutions that meet client requirements, from analysis to implementation
  • Supporting the core of Accenture Technology’s Business
  • Programming and Testing: Design, code and test business applications that impact our clients’ businesses and help with digital disruption
What You’ll Learn
Your knowledge is our most valuable asset, so we’ll invest in your development from your first day. We want you to be up to speed on your project as soon as possible, so we’ll make sure you have all the training you need to fully understand the latest technologies. In addition to a structured and detailed induction program and supportive graduate community, you can look forward to mentoring from some of our most successful leaders. This training will help you get the all-around skills for success, but it will be your experience that will really make the difference, which is why we offer a variety of project work so that you can explore your every curiosity. Typical training you’ll receive in your first year will be:
  • A robust training curriculum that will build your business acumen, technical and professional skills
  • Training opportunities will occur in the classroom, on-the-job, and through formal online training 
  • Training is available through our global learning portal, and a wide range of learning resources
  • Additional learning opportunities are provided via local AFS technology network, global Accenture technology professional network, and through our vast online tool, the Knowledge Exchange

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Qualifications

  What We’re Looking For:


Accenture Federal Analysts are well-rounded with a consistent track record of outstanding academic performance and high learning agility.  We are looking to build our teams with individuals who are open, entrepreneurial and collaborative. We are looking for candidates with a passion for technology and a hunger to learn more. Our opportunities are wide ranging when it comes to the technical skills required. 


We do a lot of different work for our clients here at AFS. Below are the categories of work that you might help AFS Technology deliver for our clients. 

  • COTS/SaaS Configuration – Salesforce, ServiceNow, Pega
  • Tech Architecture/ Infrastructure/ Cloud
  • Custom Development
  • Business Process Design
  • Analytics – Big Data, Data Engineering, Data Visualization 
  • Emerging Technology – AI, Machine Learning, Blockchain

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree (with a graduation date between December 2019 – May 2020)  
  • Degree Type/Major: All majors considered
  • U.S. Citizenship required
Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong Critical Thinking, Analytical and Problem Solving skills
  • Excellent Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated leadership skills within the past year
  • Strong teamwork orientation
  • Experience coaching and/or mentoring others
  • Proven responsibility for program development

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).

 
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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