Federal - Remote-Cloud Application Security Specialist - TX - SAN ANTONIO

  • Accenture Federal Services
  • San Antonio, TX, USA
  • Oct 12, 2020
Full time Professional Services

Job Description

Job Description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: San Antonio, TX

We Are:
Accenture Federal Services, bringing together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the potential for our federal clients. Every day we bring bold thinking and diverse disciplines to solve problems in new ways. Ready to learn as much as you can? We will give you numerous opportunities for formal & informal training sessions to keep your tech smarts sharp.  
You Are:
An AIP Applications Security Specialist looking to support development and operations of AIP -- an analytics platform as a service -- focusing on maintenance of its FedRAMP certification.
The Work:
  • Performing application hardening and security documentation to evolve capability and offerings within compliance of Federal security requirements.
  • Advise on secure architectures and support agency ATO activities as required.
Key duties will require you to:
  • Harden apps in Boundary
  • Run scans in Boundary
  • Review scan reports
  • Patch based on findings from vulnerability scans
  • Configure security changes from vulnerability scans
  • Meet SLAs for remediation
  • Report out on progress of remediation
  • This position requires the ability to work a shift schedule and support coverage efforts on a 24x7x365 basis which includes work on holidays, nights, & weekends




Here’s What You Need:
  • Proficient experience providing SysOps expertise in creating, developing, and deploying hardening security applications to meet federal standards in DevSecOps.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or four additional years application experience
  • Proficient experience writing and using configuration files, tool configuration scripts and application run-time configuration scripts in a cloud environment, (ideally AWS or Azure hybrid-public & private cloud/network systems).
  • Proficiency using DEVOPS tools- Ansible/Docker preferred but will consider others-- establishing CI/CD pipelines
Bonus Points If:
  • Novice experience working with SAST, DAST, and/or Penetration Testing Tools
  • Novice experience working in an Agile development environment, with an end-to-end understanding of the SDLC
  • Novice in hands-on experience with DevOps CI/CD tools such as Git, Jenkins, Ant/Maven/Gradle, Nexus/Artifactory, SonarQube, Puppet/Chef/Ansible
  • Multicloud/ Polycloud environment experience
Important Eligibility Requirements

US Citizenship - No Dual Citizenship


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. 


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