10 days old

Federal - Information Security Specialist

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.


+ Support Security Assessments and Authorizations for in-house and cloud solutions (AWS) - with understanding of federal security regulations.

+ Perform complex risk analyses which also include risk assessment.

+ Assess assigned system to determine system security status and ensures adherence to security policy, procedures and standards.

+ Review security requirements and subsequently review systems to determine if they have been designed and established to comply with established standards.

+ Provides technical consultation on tasks; provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel.

+ Provides recommendations of product for upgrades, patches and other general security measures in order to better secure systems for Federal systems.

+ Provide privacy and systems security compliance guidance to teams throughout the Agile systems development life-cycle.

More specifically:

Create and/or maintain analysis and documentation artifacts such as Systems Security Plans (SSPs), Information System (IS) Risk Assessment (RA), and Contingency Plans (CPs), Security Operations Monitoring and Management Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) etc. Security testing may include vulnerability scan review/advise, security compliance scan review/advise, if needed should surfing with systems developers to review for compliance, support database penetration testing, perform security controls assessment based on client requirements, coordinate with developer, system admin, technical lead, etc. to conduct risk assessment for any system modification/changes, perform security gap analysis for client accreditation, maintain Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs), perform routine Contingency Table Top Testing with system team and developers.

Develop and maintain a professional working relationship between the Federal agency data center, system maintainers, Federal information systems security officers, Cloud Service Providers (e.g. AWS, Azure), and other support contractors (systems development or testing etc.).


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