1+ months

Federal - Automation Specialist

Washington, DC 20004
Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Fort Belvoir, 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. 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.

The Automation Specialist will work with a team of engineers to design, build, and maintain an enterprise network and toolkit. Through collaboration with Software Engineers, Network Engineers, and SMEs across multiple teams, they will create technology to streamline infrastructure operations and deployments. This role is a mix of software engineering and network engineering. This engineer must be highly motivated, self-driven, forward-thinking, and results-oriented.

Job Responsibilities:

+ Development, configuration, implementation, and testing of multiple network platforms to streamline network operations.

+ Develop an automation framework to couple with other internal technology standards.

+ Work with multiple engineering teams to incorporate infrastructure provisioning into deployment pipelines.

+ Develop validation and testing procedures around network systems.

+ Manage development of complex automation solutions to work with existing and new network technologies such as switches, routers, and firewalls.

+ Mentor fellow Network Engineers on automation techniques and best practices.

+ Write and maintain software to solve complex network management tasks

+ Provision and deploy network devices and auditing configuration.

+ Integrate network function (e.g. DNS and DHCP) provisioning into software engineering pipelines.

+ Deploying firewall rules while utilizing internal business processes for checks and balances.

+ Design, deploy, and maintain network systems.

+ Create, maintain, and update documentation of network systems.

Basic Skills & Qualifications:

+ 4 years of experience with network automation platforms such as Ansible, Puppet/Chef, SolarWinds NCM, Cisco ACI

+ Cloud infrastructure experience: AWS, Azure, GCP

+ Network virtualization experience: Cisco ACI, VMware NSX

+ Experience with BASH, Perl, Powershell, C#, Java, Git

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: 2019-07-19 Expires: 2019-09-11

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