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IT Security Engineer

accenturefederalservices · 30+ days ago
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At Accenture Federal Services, nothing matters more than helping the US federal government make the nation stronger and safer and life better for people. Our 13,000+ people are united in a shared purpose to pursue the limitless potential of technology and ingenuity for clients across defense, national security, public safety, civilian, and military health organizations.
 
Join Accenture Federal Services to do the work you love in an inclusive, collaborative, and caring community, where you can be empowered to grow, learn and thrive through hands-on experience, certifications, industry training and more.
 
Join us to drive positive, lasting change that moves missions and the government forward!
 

You Are:

The IT Security Engineer will be responsible for making sure AFS enterprise systems align with defined security and technical controls and are implemented in a compliant manner.  The Technical Engineer will be working with the various application owners to ensure the systems meet the defined controls (e.g. configuration management, access management, audit, and logging policies, etc.).

Design, develop, test, and/or maintain moderately complex hardware, technology, and/or processes.  Design and develop moderately complex technical solutions. Use a process-driven approach in designing solutions.

Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Provide guidance and support for system security by performing complete assessments of the system portfolio and ensure prompt compliance.
  • Provide advice and insight into the overall management and evaluation of the system security posture.
  • Assist in documentation of systems governed by NIST standards.
  • Implement infrastructure and cyber security controls, including enhanced monitoring and management.
  • Mitigate risks and vulnerabilities in network, system, and application areas.
  • Support the building of security architectures and technical solutions that meet defined security requirements.

Here's What You Need:

  • US Citizen required.
  • Highly technical, with a deeply analytical mind-set
  • 2+ years of IT platform fundamentals experience
  • 2+ years of relevant experience delivering and sustaining technical and cloud solutions.
  • Experience in the administration of Microsoft OS Servers (Patch, STIG, configure, and troubleshoot)
  • Expertise in DevOps tools, Configuration Management, Cloud Infrastructure, and Automation
  • Demonstrated experience with scripting capabilities using PowerShell, CMD, Bash, Python, etc.
  • 2+ years of experience performing on agile/scrum team.
  • Experience with databases, LDAP and directory services, application servers, operating systems, and network infrastructure.
  • Strong understanding of Identity Lifecycle regarding privileged accounts and how people use accounts.
  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of troubleshooting and configuring Privileged applications, Privileged ID Management, and API integrations.
  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team member in a corporate environment.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills.

Bonus Points if you have:

  • Familiarity with Federal NIST standards and Guidelines
  • Previous work on US Federal engagements
  • Good analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to identify potential areas of improvement and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Ability to develop strong professional relationships with fellow team members.
  • Customer service skills 

 

Compensation for roles at Accenture Federal Services varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York, or Washington State as set forth below and information on benefits offered is here.

 Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role:

  • California: $82,400 - $154,800
  • Colorado: $82,400 - $133,700
  • New York: $76,300 - $154,800  
  • Washington State: $87,800 - $142,300
 
What We Believe 
We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture Federal Services has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.
 
Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here
 
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Accenture Federal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation. 
 
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.
 
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. 
 
 
Requesting An Accommodation 
Accenture Federal Services is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture Federal Services and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.
 
If youare being considered for employment opportunities with Accenture Federal Services and need an accommodation for a disability or religious observance during the interview process or for the job you are interviewing for, please speak with your recruiter.
 
Other Employment Statements 
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.
 
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture Federal Services or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
 
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
 
The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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