Federal - Security Compliance Team Lead - MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

  • Accenture Federal Services
  • Washington D.C., DC, USA
  • Oct 14, 2020
Full time Professional Services

Job Description

Job Description

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. 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.

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 nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.




Sub-team lead responsible for all aspects of Security compliance to include managing team of resources responsible for FedRAMP Moderate system ATO and compliance, Risk Management Framework, NIST 800-53/A, Continuous Monitoring, ATO package development and maintenance, and FISMA reporting.  Resource will lead team of compliance specialist to attain system ATO and maintain the ATO year over year.  Works directly with Security Leadership and client CISO to understand all functional, technical, and operational Security controls required for Moderate Impact System.  Reporting, client interaction, executive status reporting.  FedRAMP and Cloud Security control compliance across IaaS, SaaS, and PaaS, to include  control identification, deployment,  inheritance, compliance. 



Here is what you need:

  • 5 or more years of cybersecurity experience with 3-5 years proficiency in RMF
  • Experience working on large-scale and adhoc projects, supporting enterprise-level activities
  • Experience with developing and managing POA&Ms and security authorizations tracker
  • Experience with evaluating vulnerability assessment results and preparing security reports to regulatory agencies.
  • Proficiency in performing risk-based reviews and ensure development of mitigation plans

Bonus points if you:

  • Possess DOD 8570.01-M IAM Level III and IAT Level II certifications such as CISSP, CISA, Security+, and ITIL 

Important Eligibility Requirements:

  • United States Citizenship required (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.

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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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