1+ months

Federal - Cloud Security Architect

Arlington, VA 22204

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, 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

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

The Cybersecurity Solutions Architect will have demonstrated experience and comprehensive knowledge of key tasks on a large high visibility IT program. We are seeking a candidate that is knowledgeable of current Department of Defense policies and procedures for implementing a secure cloud/hybrid system. The candidate must be able to provide strategic direction as well as deliver a technical architecture across multiple levels of detail. Working alongside of the lead Solutions Architect, the cybersecurity architect will lead the design and development of the security controls necessary to protect sensitive client data deployed into different types of cloud and cloud/hybrid systems. This position will directly contribute to the overall enterprise digital architecture and support the security vision and strategy around cloud-based applications, across Platform, and Software as a Service (PaaS/SaaS).


+ Development of a security architecture that incorporates a multi-faceted and multidisciplinary security approach to compliment the reference and technical infrastructure architecture.

+ Ability to develop and convey the strategic cyber security requirements of the digital transformation.

+ Design and develop security architectures for cloud and cloud/hybrid-based systems.

+ Have a firm understanding of the security offerings within Amazon Web Services (AWS), VmWare, and Microsoft Azure platforms.

+ Based on business requirements, design and implement architectures and designs that will allow those requirements to be met with a minimal degree of risk and with appropriate security controls present to achieve and maintain authority to operate (ATO).

+ Represents security platform in development and implementation of the overall technical architecture.

+ Supports the Accenture project team, focused on delivering transformative digital capabilities, by enabling security related accelerated decision responses for recommended business and technical changes that are presented as options to the client's highest governance body.

+ Provides consistent security updates of governance decisions to the change management team to drive any new direction throughout the enterprise


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