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Federal SCA Assessor

Washington, DC 20020

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington, DC

We are:

Accenture Federal Services, implementing the latest security frameworks tailored to our federal clients. Cybersecurity challenges are different for every business in every industry. With customized plans, we prepare, protect, detect, respond and recover along all points of the security lifecycle. Whether were defending against known cyberattacks, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we help build cyber resilience so our clients can grow with confidence in security.

You are:

A risk-savvy and compliance-smart expert in the industry. You stay current with the latest cyber threats and help clients spot them before they happen. You work well across technology teams to implement the latest security frameworks and put security systems and processes in place. And, when it comes to creating IT risk assessments, you tackle the design and launch with ease.

The work:

The Security Consulting Lead will perform analysis of design specifications, design documentation, configuration practices and procedures, and operational practices and procedures.

Provide identification of noncompliance of security requirements and possible mitigations to requirements that are not in compliance.

Validates the security requirements of the information system. Verifies and validates that the system meets the security requirements.

Provides vulnerability assessment of the system, coordinates penetration testing, and provides a comprehensive verification and validation report (certification report) for the information system.

Here is what you need:

+ Bachelors Degree

+ 5 years' experience in security operations concepts and implementation

+ Experience in incident response concepts and implementation

+ Experience in Cyber Intelligence concepts and implementation

+ Experience in cyber intrusion kill chain concepts and implementation

+ SANS Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA) or Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)

+ (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

+ 6 years of equivalent experience will be considered in lieu of one certification

+ Must be a US Citizen

Bonus points if you have:

+ Experience with accreditation of Cloud systems, including FedRAMP and associated documentation and processes.

+ Strong familiarity with National Institute of Technology (NIST) Information Security Documents.

+ Experience executing Step 4 (Security Assessment) of the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF).

+ Experience developing and promulgating Security Assessment Plans.

+ Experience interpreting and evaluating implementations of NIST 800-53 rev 4 security controls.

+ Documenting NIST 80053 security control compliance findings within Requirements Traceability Matrixes (RTMs) and Security Assessment Reports (SARs).

+ Experience reviewing and interpreting Tenable Nessus Vulnerability and Compliance scans, WebInspect scans, and dbProtect scans

+ Ability to execute Security Assessments and develop and deliver supporting documentation within aggressive timelines.

+ Proficient with Microsoft Office products particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

+ Infrastructure, Virtualization, Web Tier, Application Tier and/or Database Tier and Operating System experience recommended.

+ Working knowledge of Ongoing Authorization within the NIST Framework

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: 2020-12-23 Expires: 2021-02-14

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