Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Alexandria, 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 Systems Engineer should have previous experience working as team lead and manager to support enterprise systems including operations and maintenance in a client-facing role. They should have experience and the ability to perform the following:

  • Highly technical and work with cross-functional team members to ensure high reliability of enterprise systems and services as well as compliance with security policies. 
  • Work in an innovative and entrepreneurial or "start-up like" environment. 
  • Have a demonstrated track record of solving difficult problems. 
  • Will be responsible for supporting our DevOps and Systems Engineering group to create high-impact machine learning solutions for our clients. 
  • Work on a small team and can switch assignments in a disciplined and fast-paced environment. 
  • Must be confident to tackle complex problems, and will be expected to work within DevOps environment to design, develop, test, and deploy Java/JVM language technologies, including big data platforms, such as Hadoop. 
  • Successful candidates will be great communicators, experienced with CI/CD, technical leader, experienced with Agile software development methodology and effective collaborator working with clients and cross-functional teams.


 


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Qualifications

Basic Skills & Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of recent experience as team lead, managing enterprise systems including operations and maintenance
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related engineering discipline
  • Familiar with Agile methodology
  • 3+ years of hands on experience managing, monitoring and supporting enterprise environment
  • Experience working with AWS infrastructure, instance deployment and administration
  • Experience with Single Sign-On integration, OAuth and ICAM security configurations

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Architecting and building highly available, scalable and distributed infrastructure
  • Experience with Hadoop, Spark and Scala
  • Exerperience building RESTful web services
  • Experience with SQL and strong troubleshooting skills
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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