Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA

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:

The Cyber Practice Lead for Federal Civilian is a proven business builder, with notable experience in growing and operating an advanced technology and cyber capability/practice within the Federal market space. The successful leader will need to effectively strategize about AFS’s differentiated patch in Cyber, identify contracts/assets/people that help accelerate our growth, instill an entrepreneurial spirit amongst our Senior Managers, and create a compelling environment where our staff want to learn, grow, and thrive. This position is expected to influence client relationships, add value to the solutioning and sale process, and build affiliations and relationships with our key ecosystem partners (e.g. MAGs, SFDC, SNOW, and select Cyber product companies).

The Work:
  • Collaborate w/ P&L and Growth Platform leads to carry out and assist with the execution of AFS cyber vision and the living strategy to achieve it
  • Work effectively with a deputy who focuses on business operations (recruiting, staffing, talent development, etc.)
  • Drive and maintain a new business pipeline in partnership with account teams and business development directors that supports growth objectives
  • Maintain an understanding in security trends, platforms, and emerging offerings spanning all mediums (mobile, desktop, cloud, network, and infrastructure)
  • Effectively lead operations for the capability across a Federal Civilian portfolio and provide leadership that continuously furthers AFS’s ambitions to be the number one cybersecurity firm for security professionals to work and thrive
  • Assist with brand development in the market (i.e. work w/ LLP and AFS marketing on our digital, conference, and special event presence)


Here Is What You Need:

  • 5+ years of successful leadership experience in Cyber or Cyber related field
  • Experience in change management with C-Suite and Senior Executives
  • Federal experience – building clients and offerings, leading pursuits, closing deals, driving entrepreneurism
  • Experience leading offensive and defensive Cyber practices ideal
Bonus Points If:
  • 10+ years of successful leadership experience in Cyber or Cyber related field
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Reputation as a “growth leader” and innovator in Cyber and Advanced Technology arena
  • Ability to motivate teams and build partnerships internal and external
  • Visionary - Ability to help determine client needs and solutions
  • Expertise in federal acquisition, business development, and capture
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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