Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA

We are:
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, VA, San Antonio, TX, and St. Louis, MO. 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 10,000+ 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:

Government Data Protection Security Analyst who will support our Security & Intelligence Directorate's Client Data Protection (CDP) team, and raise the bar of Security First across AFS. You will be responsible for working with a cross-functional team of technical and non-technical key stakeholders to effectively drive decision making, influence policy, and strengthen our risk profile. If you enjoy working in a rapidly changing environment and influencing the strategic direction of a large global organization, this position will provide you with a challenging opportunity

The work:

  • Ensure related team documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals

  • Develop, track, and maintain metrics to measure success and identify focus areas

  • Assist in operational and business process execution and documentation as needed

  • Combine understanding of CDP and business processes to recommend solutions

  • Drive continuous improvement to operational and automation efficiency

  • Manage access to  data protection information 

  • Escalate and provide recommended mitigations of issues and concerns 

  • Support ad-hoc project requests

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Qualifications

Here's what you need:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Experience in any of the following: Security compliance, Data protection, Information technology, Information security, Governance and Audit

  • Experience in Salesforce reporting capabilities and dashboards to create metrics and relay statistics to key stakeholders

  • Exposure to change management approaches to implement, communicate, and help users adapt to program updates

  • Strong knowledge of MS Project, Excel, MS Word and Visio Drawing tool along with general familiarity with Outlook and other MS Office applications

Other required skills:

  • Customer service and quality focused with proven process improvement skills

  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize assignments, and meet critical and established deadlines

  • Works effectively as an individual and part of a team

  • Track record of delivering solutions combined with leadership in resolving issues

  • Innovative problem solving, research, and analytical skills

  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills with attention to polish

Bonus points if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Experience in risk assessment and management, business risk analysis and making business/risk trade-off recommendations and decisions 

  • Experience with Agile development methodology and the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) 

  • Demonstrated experience developing and refining technical and business operational processes

  • Effectively time management skills, will ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • CompTIA Security+, or other security, audit, or privacy certifications

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 $53,400-$79,899 and information on benefits offered is here.



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