Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location:  Chantilly, VA

We are:

Accenture Federal Services, bringing together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the potential for our federal clients. Operating in the nation's Capital, we stay ahead of what’s coming next. Drawing from the power of Accenture, we deliver integrated, mobile, and interactive experiences that exceed our people’s expectations. Join Accenture's National Security practice to modernize US Government systems. Use your custom application development skills on teams engaged in all phases of the software development lifecycle for a suite of web-based systems including design, build, test, integrate, operate, and enhance. Join us where ideas are freely exchanged, and concepts evolve into practical solutions.   


You are:    

A motivated, inquisitive developer. You use your skills to deliver innovative solutions that help our federal clients improve the services they provide to the American public. Driven by curiosity, you explore how new technologies can be applied to solve challenging business problems. You thrive in a collaborative, creative and productive team environment where ideas are freely exchanged, and concepts evolve into practical solutions. 


Position Summary:

The Software Product Development Lead will work on a mission-supporting program, managing the tools used for operational lifecycle management. This team creates custom software tools that integrate across various customer systems. As a Software Product Development Lead you will design, develop, manage, and deliver a Search and Discovery tool hosted in AWS. Responsibilities include the system administration and management of the database; daily ingestion of new records; the software to cleanse and curate the data; the latent semantic indexing tool to index the data for search and discovery; the UI for users to perform searches. Our systems operate in a Linux environment on AWS and software is written in Java and JavaScript.


Join our team where the client is appreciative the team is respectful, and you will have the opportunity to mentor and lead others.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience with these one or more of the following programming languages: C# (.NET 3.5/4.0), Java 1.6 (both 64/32 bit), C#/Silverlight (.NET 3.5/4.0), ASP/NET, JavaScript, Python, SQL
  • Experience working in a cloud environment with Amazon Web Services/C2S
  • Demonstrated experience working in an Integrated Development Environment (IDE): Microsoft Visual Studio 2010/2012, NetBeans 6.9/7.02, Visual Studio Ultimate 2010
  • Demonstrated experience working with one or more Operating Systems including; Windows, Linux and/or Linux CentOS
  • Working experience with Search Engines such as; SQL Server Full Text Search Engine (Boolean) and/or Content Analyst LSI 11
  • Experience working with the UI Tools such as; Infragistics, Java Script v1.3 - v1.6, EXT 4.0, Angular
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Linguistic processing technology (Latent Semantic Indexing is ideal
  • Experience with Agile / Scrum methodology.

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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