23 days old

Federal - Application Security Consultant

Washington, DC 20044
Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington, DC

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. Its what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the worlds leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fastthe 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 nations priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

In this role, you will:

+ Perform vulnerability scans and security testing on public-facing, Cloud-hosted web and mobile applications using Burpsuite Pro, other dynamic code analysis tools, and manual testing.

+ Review the scan and test results to provide analysis, validation and remediation steps.

+ Classify and prioritize the risk of new vulnerabilities and flaws according to the specifics of the environment's risk level, and assess the impacts of internal and external threats.

+ Deploy, configure and run tools to aide in assessing the security of the applications in dev, test and production environments.

+ Lead efforts to establish and improve secure SDLC activities and identify tools to integrate in the SDLC to aid in evaluating the security of the applications.

+ Assist security engineering team in configuring and deploying web application firewalls to protect applications and mitigate security flaws

Basic Skills & Qualifications:

+ 3 years experience deploying, configuring, and/ or running application security tools (i.e. Burp Suite Pro, HP Fortify, AppSCAN (IBM), WebInspect (HP) ) to identify security flaws in web and mobile applications

+ 3+ years experience with full vulnerability management process (i.e Discover, Assess, Report, Remediate, Verify)

+ 3+ years experience implementing secure SDLC practices, including integrating security tools into SDLC

+ Experience in Team Lead positions or SME positions

+ BS Degree or 8 + years related experience

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

+ Experience with vulnerability assessment in AWS cloud infrastructures

+ Experience with Linux Operating System

+ Experience with Ansible

+ Experience with SonarQube

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).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and 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 is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.


Posted: 2019-08-23 Expires: 2019-09-27

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