Federal - Information Assurance Engineer

  • Accenture Federal Services
  • Mar 23, 2020
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Washington DC Metro Area
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. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So you can deliver what matters most.

We are looking for Security professionals with varied years of experience in the Metro DC area that have engineered one or more of the following specialties:




Basic Skills & Qualifications:
  • 4+ year of experience with the one or more of the following:  Federal Security frameworks in: FedRAMP, FISMA, RMF, DIACAP and NIST SP 800 series and NIST SP 800-53
Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • Experience interpreting and evaluating implementations of NIST 800-53 rev 4 security controls
  • Experience with supporting cloud systems, preferably in support of FEDRAMP
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Infrastructure, Virtualization, Operating System
  • Experience developing Security Assessment documentation
  • Experience with documenting NIST 800-53 security control compliance findings within Requirements such as: Traceability Matrixes (RTMs) and Security Assessment Reports (SARs)
  • Experience reviewing and interpreting Vulnerability and Compliance scans, such as Tenable Nessus,Web Inspect, and dbProtect
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and oversight
  • 1+ year of experience with one or more of the following tools: CSAM, XACTA, eMASS
  • Preferred Certifications:
    • Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

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.


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