1+ months

Federal- Cyber Security C&A Specialist

Bethesda, MD 20814
Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Germantown, MD

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.

Key Responsibilities may include: Consultant - Information Risk, Privacy and Security Strategy.

Responsible for planning, developing, finalizing, and reviewing key deliverables focusing on cybersecurity programs, including governance and risk assessment.

Requires strong understanding of standards and requirements outlined by FISMA, NIST, OMB and others

Will identify unique system characteristics, interview key organizational personnel, compose requisite documentation (security categorizations, risk assessments, contingency plans, security test & evaluation reports, vulnerability assessment reports, etc.).

Ability to map complex technical requirements, functionality, and capabilities to prescribed security controls, policies, and practices.

Basic Skills & Qualifications:

+ BS degree and 3 years of experience supporting
Cyber Security efforts and or Network/Systems Administration; or AS degree and
5 yrs of experience.

+ 2 years of experience developing Cyber
Security governance and policy processes and documentation.

+ 2 years of experience implementing and tracking
Cyber Security metrics, and developing dashboards and risk assessment reports.

+ Familiarity with Cyber Guidance documents.

+ Experience related to one of the following (risk
assessments, security policy development, security strategy, general IT and
security controls development, compliance readiness (i.e. NIST 800 Series, RMF,

+ Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

+ Experience preparing for or conducting a NIST, FEDRAMP, or DIACAP security assessment, or security breach investigation

+ Knowledge of security vendors and security product capabilities

+ Exposure to Governance, Risk and Compliance tools and platforms

+ One recognized security certification or significant progress

+ Preference for at least one current recognized security professional certification such as CISSP, CISA, Security +)

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: 2019-08-16 Expires: 2019-10-16

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