Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA, Washington, DC, Suitland, MD


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.
  • Responsible for the design, deployment, configuration, and operations for a multi-node big data cluster. This includes working with open source and/or commercial stacks to support the full SDLC. Resource will work to deploy, manage, and maintain development, test and production environments for the big data platform.
  • Develop scripts to automate and streamline operations and configurations in the infrastructure 
  • Use knowledge of enterprise security solutions like LDAP and Kerberos and SAML to maintain a secure environment 
  • Work with Technical Architect and developers to identify infrastructure needs and providing support to developers 
  • Provide direction to less experienced administrators 
  • Research performance issues; Optimize platform for performance
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in all operational environments


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Qualifications

Basic skills and Qualifications: 
  • 4 years System Administration in Database environments including 2 years with Big Data technologies
  • 2 years of experience administering and configuring Hortonworks or similar platform (ex. Cloudera or MapR)
  •  2 years of experience with administering NIFI,Kafka or other event streaming platforms
  • 2 years of experience with administering NoSQL database technologies like Hive, Hbase, Impala or Presto
  • 2 years of experience with administering distributed processing platforms like YARN, Spark, Mesos
  • 3 years of experience with scripting tools like Bash, Shell Scripting and Python for streamlining configurations
  • 1 year experience working with one or more cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • 1  years of experience with security tools like Ranger, Knox and Atlas
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
  • 4+ years of production experience administering large scale database deployments in traditional RDBMS or NoSQL environments
  • 2+ years of production experience administering Hortonworks Data Platform or similar stacks (Cloudera or MapR)
  • Experienced in large scale enterprise deployments with 100+ nodes and 50+TB of data
  • Familiarity with enterprise security solutions like LDAP, Kerberos
  • Familiarity with automation tools such as Chef, Puppet and Ansible
  • Familiarity with Microservices and Event-Driven Architecture
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.

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DC,DC - Washington,MD - Suitland,VA - Arlington

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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