Job Description

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

We are:

You are:
The DevOps Engineers will automate the development and operations of 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:
• Support the DevSecOps team by performing configuration and maintenance of cloud environments, security, and build automation
• Install, configure, and maintain the DevSecOps pipeline tools
• Coordinate with the infrastructure teams to identify and provision resources in response to developer needs
• Establish run-time instances of releases across all environments
• Provide troubleshooting support to all scrum teams
• Evaluate and upgrade DevSecOps infrastructure tools
• Use Kanban practices to continuously improve the flow of work and create efficiencies
• Develop or provide input to engineering artifacts


Here's what you need:
• Bachelor’s degree or 4 years of IT Experience. 
• Expertise in at least one of Terraform, Ansible, CloudFormation, CodeBuild, or a similar automation, orchestration, or infrastructure as code tool
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Ability to review and maintain existing scripts and applications
• Ability to research and evaluate new concepts and processes to improve performance

The extras:
• US citizenship required, dual citizens not eligible

Bonus points if you have:
• Familiarity with Docker, Kubernetes, or similar container orchestration technologies
• Understanding of Software Defined Networking (SDN) and network security (Cisco, Istio, VPN, firewalls, PKI)
• Familiarity with a broad range of Amazon Web Services (AWS), especially VPC, EC2, S3, IAM, KMS, and EMR
• Demonstrated scripting (e.g. Python) and automation skills
• Familiarity with system monitoring tools
• DOD8570 IAT Level 1 or 2 certified (A+, Security+, etc. certification)

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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