22 days old

Federal - Edge Security Analyst

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 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.

Join Accenture and help
transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer
scale of our capabilities and client engagements, in conjunction with the way
we collaborate, operate and deliver value, provides an unparalleled opportunity
to grow and advance. Choose Accenture and make delivering innovative work part
of your extraordinary career.

At Accenture, we are seeking a Security Analyst to provide Support Incident Response activities through WAF configuration updates and event analysis.


+ Work with 3rd Party engineers to update Web Application Firewalls (WAF) and Content Delivery Network (CDN) configuration

+ Work as a member of a cross-functional team contributing to technology based solutions and review concept feasibility

+ Review client requests to validate feasibility of requests and determine next steps

+ Support continuous monitoring and improvement efforts through traffic reviews and identification of potential configuration updates

+ Support client Bot Management efforts through web access log reviews and aid in the determination of potentially legitimate IP addresses/JSessionIDs to facilitate client review

+ Communicate results of investigations and recommendations to project leadership and occasionally client team members

+ Provide on-call support and after-hours deployment support on a rotating basis

+ Troubleshoot application and connectivity issues to determine impact and remediation

Skills and Qualifications:

+ Familiarity with CDNs and/or WAF solutions

+ Experience with writing Splunk queries for researching events

+ Experience with XML configuration files

+ Experience with Regular Expressions (RegEx)

+ Experience with Internet technologies (TCP/IP, HTTP/HTTPS, and web traffic)

+ Experience with scripting and developmental technologies (APIs, Python, Shell scripting)

Preferred Certifications:

+ Network+, Security+, CCENT, CCNA

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: 2019-07-29 Expires: 2019-09-11

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