1+ months

Federal - Cloud Subject Matter Expert

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 Cloud SME:

+ Responsible for new cloud architecture design, development, and integration of new architectural features into existing cloud infrastructures while maintaining the integrity and security of enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks.

+ Leads multi-disciplined teams in the design and implementation of the cyber security system architecture.

+ Able to apply cyber security standards, directives, guidance and policies to a cloud architectural framework.

+ Compiles industry best practices and lessons learned into future iterations and new designs for the cloud hosting environment.

+ Provides broad based experience in the systems engineering lifecycle and specific cyber security initiatives relating to cloud architectural design and

+ Resolve cloud architecture implementation issues during integration and test.

+ May interface with external entities including law enforcement organizations, intelligence community organizations and other government agencies.

+ Working understanding of core AWS services, uses, and AWS architecture best practices.

+ Has proficiency in developing, deploying, and debugging cloud-based applications using AWS.

+ Understands cloud-native application lifecycle management on AWS and has proficiency in developing, deploying and debugging cloud-based applications on AWS using at least one high-level programming language (e.g., C/C++, Java, Python, Ruby, Go) through use of a CI/CD pipeline and tool chain.

+ Ability to use the AWS service APIs, AWS CLI, and SDKs to write applications.

+ Clear understanding of key AWS service features, interaction methods and shared responsibility model.

+ Ability to develop software using AWS security best practices and IAM roles.C20

Basic Skills & Qualifications:

+ Bachelors degree in Computer Science, cyber or related discipline required & 1 of the following certifications required: CCSP, AWS CCP or other AWS certs

+ 5+ experience in IT and in cloud computing

+ 5 year of experience in streaming and/or batch analytics (e.g. Kafka, Spark, Flink, Storm, MapReduce, Hadoop)

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

+ Masters degree in Computer Science, cyber or related discipline required

+ Proficiency writing code for serverless applications and use of containers in the development process.

+ Experience with cloud technologies, including but not limited to: AWS, Azure, Google cloud, Oracle cloud, Cloud computing, etc

+ Experience in distributed databases, NoSQL databases, full text-search engines (e.g. Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Solr) Experience in designing enterprise APIs

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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