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Federal - Security Specialist

Washington, DC 20004

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington, DC

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.

+ Have an understanding of hardening applications in both Windows and Linux environments.

+ Review the adequacy of the security controls and their ability to protect the information system and its information.

+ Assist in determining the assurance measures that can be used to meet the minimum assurance requirements and document implementation

+ Deliver high-quality client solutions to support the design, development, implementation, testing and continual monitoring Federal Government Client's systems security controls.

+ Review Information Systems (IS) in order to identify potential security weaknesses, recommend improvements to mitigate vulnerabilities, implement security controls and document changes.

+ Deliver Risk Assessments (RAs), System Test and Evaluation Plans, Security Assessment Reports (SARs), and Authority To Operate (ATO) Letters.

+ Perform the Assessment and Authorization lifecycle for all systems, including systems hosted applications at third-party locations and cloud services.

+ Perform POA&M tracking and reporting.

+ Ensure that IT systems have all cyber security controls in place and that the all controls function properly in accordance with the latest standards.

+ Participate and respond to computer security breaches and malicious code.

Basic Skills & Qualifications:

+ 3 years of in-depth technical experience and security exposure to implement, validate and test and troubleshoot controls

+ 3 years experience in Linux/Windows system administration experience

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:

+ Bachelor's Degree

+ Knowledge of Federal Government C&A practices and policies, particularly ICS 503, FISMA, SP 800-53

+ Experience interpreting and remediating vulnerability scans

+ Experience with Authorization to Operate (ATO) processes and controls for large systems

+ Working knowledge of controls with the ability to develop and document controls

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: 2019-08-09 Expires: 2019-09-08

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