Accenture Federal - Senior Systems Engineer in Arlington, Virginia

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Winchester, VA

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.

  • Leads in the development of the technical solution or offering, and in translating the business needs into technical requirements. Identifies gaps, strategic impacts, financial impacts, and the risk profile in the technical solution or offering, and provides technical support

  • Understands cloud computing technology and infrastructure as well as has experience designing and migrating applications to the cloud; has the ability to blueprint, design and deploy scalable, HA, and fault tolerant systems on AWS and Azure and make commercially available PaaS, IaaS, and SaaS recommendations where appropriate

  • Performs a variety of system engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 years of infrastructure experience (firewalls, load balancer, AD, DNS, etc.)

  • 5 years experience with cloud infrastructure technologies (VPC, Vnet, Route53, Azure DNS, ELB, Azure LB, S3, Storage Accounts, Cloud Formation, IAM, RMS, etc)

  • Strong understanding across cloud and infrastructure components (server, storage, data, and applications) to deliver end to end cloud infrastructure architectures and designs

  • 3 years experience automating infrastructure in a cloud environment

  • Demonstrated ability to bring a systematic approach to cloud based development, operations, standardization, and governance of cloud computing applications to the enterprise

  • Demonstrated ability to leverage engineering methods and tools to conceive, develop, operate, and maintain cloud computing systems and solutions for the FBI’s investigative, intelligence, and enterprise applications and data

  • Advanced or expert-level knowledge of Systems Engineering, to include hands-on project engineering, System of Systems; and Enterprise Systems Engineering experience and cloud migration experience

  • Applying technical leadership and expertise integrating new technology, and/or applying innovative techniques to solve complex implementation and integration IT challenges

  • End-to-end understanding of systems development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies and the ability to independently engineer, analyze, and test complex applications, systems, and/or services

  • Experience with program/project methodologies to include Agile, Waterfall, and Spiral development

  • Experience in enterprise software test development, Service as a Solution, cloud computing, distributed systems, database internals, analytics, and/or Systems Architecture

  • Demonstrated systems engineering project experience (requirements development, requirements management, design, or verification) within a USG program.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent technology discipline

  • Possessing a range of technical certifications, such as: (a) higher level network-related certifications (e.g., CCNP, CCIE, JNCP, JNCIE, etc.); (b) higher level platform-related certifications (e.g., MCSA, MCSE, MCSD, MCP, RHCE, RHDS, RHCA, LPIC-2, LPIC3, VCP, VCAP, SNIA, etc.); or (c) higher level systems-related certifications (e.g., ESEP, CSEP, AWS)

  • Demonstrated experience in modern languages for software development, modern computing, data storage solutions, parallel programming, and /or network programming such as PERL, Python, C/C++, Ruby, JavaScript, and/or MatLab

  • Experience Scripting (PowerShell/Shell/Python)

  • Experience with monitoring and analytical tools (Splunk, New Relic, SolarWinds)

  • Experience with automation and provisioning tools (Chef/Puppet/Terraform)

  • End-to-end understanding of systems development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies and the ability to independently engineer, analyze, and test complex applications, systems, and/or services

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

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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 (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

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