1+ months

Federal - Client Data Protection Assessor

Arlington, VA 22212
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, 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 9,000 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.

You are:

A Client Data Protection Assessor (CDPA) who will support the portfolio Commercial Director. You will interface with portfolio ISSE, CDP program personnel, and other information security team members (industrial security, physical security, special programs security, etc.).

The work:

+ Responsible for independently coaching, advising, and conducting security reviews with client-facing project teams

+ Document security summaries in coordination with the ISSE

+ Coach Delivery teams in their efforts to assess, manage and mitigate risk

+ Support adherence to client contractual, USG, and AFS security requirements and controls

Here's what you need:

+ U.S. Citizenship required

+ 3 years demonstrated experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) practices and policies, particularly FISMA/FedRAMP and NIST SP 800-53 (ISO 27001 considered)

+ 3 years of experience performing system analysis, system audits, system monitoring, security control assessment/testing (or ST&E), risk management, incident response

+ 3 years experience in IT security, including Certification and Accreditation (C&A)/Assessment and Authorization (A&A) and IT security risk analysis/advice

+ Understand different information categories (e.g. CUI, PHI, PII, agency-sensitive) required data handling, and data protection requirements

+ Working knowledge of secure coding, application and/or cloud security best practices

+ Working knowledge of secure configuration and vulnerability management and best practices

+ Experience coaching and/or advising project teams on data protection and information security best practices

Bonus points if you have:

+ Bachelors degree

+ Experience with auditing the security aspects of various operating systems and with certifying compliance of various platforms

+ Experience with the preparation of Certificate and Accreditation (C&A)/Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documents (e.g. SSP) and procedures in accordance with Risk Management Framework (RMF), and assuring systems compliance with all required security controls

+ Familiarity with different technology architectures/platforms, threats associated with technologies, and what to do to protect against those threats

+ Experienced project manager or security lead in a client delivery environment (preferably related to Information Systems, Security, or Intelligence)

Important Information

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: 2020-09-23 Expires: 2020-11-22

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