Job Description

Title: Web Services Deputy Team Lead
Location: Ashburn, VA (DC Metro)

We are:
Accenture Federal Services, helping our federal clients tackle their toughest challenges while unleashing their fullest potential…and then some. What makes our approach so unique? Operating from the nation’s capital, we bring together commercial innovation and leading-edge technologies to deliver an integrated and interactive experience that far exceeds expectations. How? Our passion meets purpose! Through our diverse culture and inclusive thinking, we embrace our employees' ideas taking them from concept to practical solutions. Not to mention, we sleep well at night knowing our work directly impacts and improves the way the world works. We keep our tech smarts sharp by providing abundant training and certification opportunities. Are you ready to learn and grow in a career, while making a difference?

You are:
Enterprise Web Services (EWS) Deputy Team Lead. The EWS Deputy Team Lead will manage development, operations/maintenance, and service management efforts for the EWS task area. They will assist the Task Lead and Government Lead by providing periodic updates on projects, and creating/updating status reports. They will also establish and/or improve operational processes, SOPs and policies.

The work:
  • Reporting to the overall Task Lead and client Task Monitor with the status of the team activities and collaborating with the client to determine priorities
  • Leading Change Management processes to implement complex changes to the infrastructure
  • Leading technical architecture meetings to discuss and provide solutions to meet the requirements
  • Leading new Cloud initiatives and coordinating training for Cloud technologies
  • Planning, scheduling, monitoring and reporting on activities related to ongoing projects, including sub-contractor monitoring.
  • Managing daily task/project assignments
  • Planning and leading major projects/initiatives
  • Evaluating CR Implementation results and providing feedback to team members
  • Completing weekly reports for Senior leadership
  • Ensuring team members respond to incidents via email or phone within the SLA


Here is what you need:

    • Excellent leadership, communication, planning, and organizational skills

    • Ability to organize work, set priorities and determine resource requirements
    • BS degree plus 4 years of experience OR MS degree and 2 years of related experience required.  (10 years of relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of degree).
    • 5+ years’ experience in a Project Manager capacity related to infrastructure operations or other technical operations teams
    • Skilled in incident, problem and change management
    • Experience managing high visibility or mission critical teams for an operations program and executing all duties independently or with minimal guidance

    • Experience with development and operations with one of the following:
      • Oracle Weblogic
      • IBM WebSphere
      • Tomcat
    • Experience with ITIL based management platforms such as:
      •  JIRA, Confluence, and/or Remedy
    • Exposure to the following Technologies:                                                     
      • Java
      • Open JDK
      • Apache
      • Amazon Web Services

    Bonus points if you have:

    • Knowledge of middleware architecture, database systems,  network products and related subsystems.
    • Knowledge of creating advanced dashboard in Jira
    • Knowledge of SSL Certs used in Middleware components
    • Knowledge in reviewing security vulnerability reports and develop plans to remediate
    The Extras:
    US Citizenship required

    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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