Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Reston, VA

We are:

Accenture Federal Services, bringing together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the potential for our federal clients. Every day we bring bold thinking and diverse disciplines to solve problems in new ways. Ready to learn as much as you can? We’ll give you numerous opportunities of formal & informal training sessions to keep your tech smarts sharp.  

You are:
The creative mind behind a computer program. You take clients through all phases of the development lifecycle in a suite of web-based systems while enhancing their approach brilliantly.  Driven by curiosity, you get a thrill out of exploring how new technologies can be applied to challenging business problems. Motivated by the mission, you flex your skills to deliver innovative solutions that positively impact the world we live in. Helping expand our reach across the team and happy to do so.

The work:
• Perform software development / engineering, and operations and maintenance tasks in support of one or more systems
• Design, develop, and deploy new software 
• Conduct unit, integration, and performance testing on software
• Maintain and improve the performance of existing software 
• Clearly communicate status, issues and recommendations with management and colleagues
• Prepare other system documentation as needed
• Recommend improvements to existing software
• Increase scope of system knowledge to become the primary developer for one or more systems


Here's what you need:
• Proficient with software design / development / implementation 
• US Citizenship required; dual citizens not eligible
• Custom application development language such as Java or .NET (C#)  

Bonus points if:
• HTML, XML, Python, R experience
• Angular JS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, Jquery, Json, Web Services
• Relational database skills/experience (MS SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle)
• Infrastructure experience, particularly cloud platforms (AWS, Azure)
• Server administration experience (Windows and Linux)
• Experience with Agile / Scrum methodology
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• Experience briefing stakeholders, including front-line users and product owners

Important Information:

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 Federal Services.

Accenture Federal Services 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 Federal Services 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. 

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

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