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Federal - Cloud Security Architect/SecOps Lead

Arlington, VA 22212

Organization: Accenture Federal

Location: Arlington, VA

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.

Cyber Practice is seeking a Cloud Security Architect/SecOps Lead to help
architect and design a secure architecture, identify and solve scale
challenges, and drive adoption of cloud technologies with security in
mind. This role is an information
security-focused role requiring advanced knowledge and experience in
monitoring, supporting, and hardening cloud infrastructure and environments.
The AFS Cyber Practice is seeking candidates with existing experience working
with Information Security and DevOps teams.


+ Architect
AWS, Azure, Google Cloud infrastructure for development, test, and production

+ Design and
implement technical operations architecture for monitoring and configuration

+ Support
the Design and implement security operations architecture

+ Design and
implement Backup, Security and Disaster Recovery strategies

+ Evaluate
current cloud infrastructure and recommend improvements to security,
scalability, and cost

+ Represent
technical viewpoints to diverse audiences and make timely and prudent technical
risk decisions.

+ Identify
and develop process improvements and efficiencies

+ Working as
part of a cross-functional team to implement best-of-breed cloud poly
operations capabilities

+ Role will
require travel to various AFS and customer locations throughout the continental

+ Role
requires a high visibility profile, including the need to speak at conferences,
interface with executives, and maintain a position of authority.

+ Support
the identification, validation, and resolution of vulnerabilities and risks
within various cloud environments


+ Bachelors Degree

+ Consulting experience supporting the Federal Government

+ Must
demonstrate experience architecting, designing, configuring, managing, and
administering infrastructure within public and private cloud service providers

+ Must
demonstrate experience with scripting automation tools such as CloudFormation,
Ansible, Terraform, Puppet, PowerShell, or similar tools to automated virtual
network functions (e.g. firewall, routers, gateways, etc.)

+ Must
demonstrate a high level of expertise in cloud security fundamentals, with a
deep level of expertise in the overall cloud security landscape/market, and 3rd
party tools

+ Must have
expertise in implementing third-party tools (e.g. EPP, DLP, CASB) to provide
visibility into SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS technologies and platforms

+ Must
demonstrate expertise in providing guidance for collecting security logs for
various Cloud solutions to ensure appropriate SOC monitoring

+ Must
possess SecOps engineering experience to develop, configure and troubleshoot
new and existing services and environments

+ Experience
with distributed architectures

+ Strong
interpersonal and communication (written and oral) skills; ability to work in a
team environment

+ Ability to
work independently with minimal direction; self-starter/self-motivated

Skills & Qualifications:

+ Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

+ Azure
Fundamentals (AZ-900)

+ Azure
Architect Technologies (AZ-300)

+ Azure
Architect Design (AZ-301)

+ Azure
Architect Security (AZ-500)

+ AWS Certified Architect

+ Masters Degree

+ Technical writing experience

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

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

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

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


Posted: 2020-07-24 Expires: 2020-08-23

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