Federal - Information Assurance Engineer - MULTIPLE LOCATIONS

  • Accenture Federal Services
  • Washington D.C., DC, USA
  • Oct 22, 2020
Full time Professional Services

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 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 we’re 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:

  • Review and update Security Artifacts such as System Security Plans and Security Assessment Reports
  • Develop test plans and assessment reports in support of system authorization
  • Analyze vulnerability scan results and interpret risk to the client technology landscape 
  • Categorize system and identified security objectives by applying appropriate information security Controls for Federal Information System’s
  • Track Plan of Actions and Milestone (POA&M)s to closure 




Here is what you need:

  • 1+ years 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
  • Client Facing experience 

Bonus points if you have:


  • Familiarity with FAIR Methodology
  • 1 year of risk management, audit, or assessment experience
  • 1 year of experience with A&A, ATO, or security assessment processes
  • Experience with the following tools: CSAM, XACTA, eMASS 
  • You have one or more of the following certifications: 
    • Security+
    • Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) 
    • Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA) 


The Extras

  •  US Citizenship required


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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