Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Remote to start, Washington DC metro area

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 Solution System Architect will design and implement modular, cloud-native, API-centric applications. These applications will support next generation defense and intelligence operations with a focus on incorporating machine learning insights to automate and scale analysis. Teams will be working in an Agile development environment and expected to identify and mitigate risks and bottlenecks associated with big data environments. 

The work:
• To bridge the gap between business problems and technology solutions
• Finding the best tech solution among all possible to solve the existing business problems
• Describing the structure, characteristics, behavior, and other aspects of software to project stakeholders
• Defining features, phases, and solution requirements
• Providing specifications according to which the solution is defined, managed, and delivered
• Analyzing the technology environment
• Analyzing enterprise specifics
• Analyzing and documenting requirements
• Setting the collaboration framework
• Creating a solution prototype
• Participating in technology selection
• Controlling solution development
• Supporting project management


Qualifications

Here's what you need:
Bachelor’s degree
Expert knowledge of computer hardware, software, OS, database management, and security
Proven ability to collaborate with clients and solutions architects
Proficient at assessing and addressing IT needs for business

The extras:
US citizenship required, dual citizens not eligible

Bonus points if you have:
• Familiarity with distributed platforms (i.e. HBase, Kafka, Spark, NiFi) and the cloud (i.e. AWS, GCP, Azure), preferably Amazon Web Services
• Familiarity with no-SQL databases like Neo4j, ElasticSearch, or Cassandra

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.


Locations

DC,DC - Washington
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