Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Springfield, VA

We Are:

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 7,200 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

You Are: 

AFS is seeking a Chief Architect for a large, multi-year contract that will thrive in a technical leadership role for 100+ person technical team.   Using your experience in understanding multiple cyber domains and areas of expertise, you will provide subject matter expertise with currently deployed architectures and provide a vision and path for the future state.  You understand, keep pace with as well as find creative methods and strategies to integrate emergent technologies into existing cybersecurity workflows, processes while strengthening network information security. You understand what it takes to build and represent a technical team that is dedicated to the mission. 

The Work:

  • Improve cyber tools and workflows and integrate emergent technologies into cybersecurity workflows and processes.

  • Improve and optimize cyber monitoring methods and

  • Lead and serve as a chief architect, chief engineer, Technical Team lead in cybersecurity

  • Lead during an external cybersecurity audit to include Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI), Command Cyber Operational Readiness Inspection (CCORI), and Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP).



Qualifications

Here's What You Need:

  • IAT Level3 certification, one of the following: CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH, CCSP

  • 7+ years of experience in IA technology or a related area

Bonus Points:

  • Experience modernizing complex enterprise cybersecurity.

  • Experience presenting briefing to senior customer management and customer stakeholders.

  • Experience securing infrastructure solutions and applications deployed cloud environments (e.g. Amazon Web Services (AWS)) and hybrid cloud environments.

  • Experience monitor systems for security gaps, designing effective solutions, and providing reports to senior management.

  • Experience with Defense Department Intelligence Community agency

  • Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in computer engineering, computer science, information systems or cybersecurity-related discipline 

The Extras:

  • U.S. citizenship; no dual citizens

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

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $119,000 - $166,700 and information on benefits offered is here.



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