Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Washington, DC

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 BigFix Engineer is responsible for the integration and hands-on implementation of new capabilities and managing existing capabilities for Federal agencies in support of the project and customer requirements. The BigFix Engineer will work closely with architects, design engineers, and integrators to assess customer requirements and deploy and extend capabilities and support dashboard data requirements. Additionally, the candidate will serve as a trusted advisor, providing subject matter expertise, guidance, and applying best practices.


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Qualifications

Basic Skills & Qualifications:
  • 5 years of experience administering IBM BigFix as subject matter expert and hands-on experience with tool deployment, configuration, customization, and endpoint management in a large enterprise setting
Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
  • Experience applying effective tool lifecycle management including: developing effective inventory methods and baselines, patch assessment and management, hardware asset discovery, software asset management, configuration settings management, protections, and containerization methods, etc.
  • Experience developing applying fixlets and tasks or similar script and query methods required to perform patch baselines; including testing and deployment strategies
  • Experience establishing security compliance and policy configurations
  • Effective communications skills, both oral and written
  • Experience leading technical discussions with internal and external customers
  • Experience developing and/or deploying provisioning methods, scripts, and applications
  • Experience and use of the key tools, technologies and relevant script methods relevant to asset management provisioning
  • Experience and use of the key technologies relevant to application configuration or integration including SSL, DHCP, Active Directory, LDAP, JDBC, ODBC, PKI, GPOs, PowerShell, SSH, etc.
  • Experience managing enterprise device types and operating systems (Windows, Mac OS and UNIX) to include, Active Directory and Windows domain management including patch and configuration management and group policy objects
  • Understanding and use of Microsoft SQL database, database definition, procedures, and advanced SQL
  • Ability to troubleshoot broad-ranging issues (operating systems, network, firewall, COTS products, access and authentication schemes
  • Certs preferred - Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), ITIL and/or Agile Scrum, CISSP
  • Experience implementing, configuring, and administering enterprise hardware and/or software asset management tools and applying inventory and patch management methods in large enterprise settings
  • Patch management and analysis across multiple operating systems including Windows, Mac OS, and Unix, including patch analysis and remediation
  • Experience supporting incident response and handling; scanning for malicious content, automation, aggregation of intelligence data, development of remediation methods
  • Experience managing endpoints and content delivery in the Cloud
  • Experience using Virtualization Technologies, such as VMware, vSphere, Xen
  • Ability to perform ETL operations to retrieve enrichment content from existing hardware, software, system boundary inventories
  • Knowledge of CPEs, CVEs, and CCEs
  • Knowledge of NIST, RMF, or CDM Framework
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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