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Lead Cloud Systems Administrator

Company: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

At Accenture Federal Services, nothing matters more than helping the US federal government make the nation stronger and safer and life better for people. Our 13,000+ people are united in a shared purpose to pursue the limitless potential of technology and ingenuity for clients across defense, national security, public safety, civilian, and military health organizations.
Join Accenture Federal Services to do the work you love in an inclusive, collaborative, and caring community, where you can be empowered to grow, learn and thrive through hands-on experience, certifications, industry training and more.
Join us to drive positive, lasting change that moves missions and the government forward!
Job Summary:
We are seeking a Systems Administrator/Engineer to be a crucial pillar in the robustness of our IT infrastructure. This includes a dynamic mix of on-premises and cloud-based systems. Your primary responsibilities will center around maintaining the integrity of our systems through rigorous patch management and security measures, alongside providing expert support for application troubleshooting across Linux and Windows environments. You will play a pivotal role in safeguarding our infrastructure while collaborating with our DevOps team to explore opportunities to apply DevSecOps principles and leverage cloud technologies where relevant.
Key Responsibilities:
Patch Management and Security:
Manage the deployment of security patches and updates for both Windows and Linux operating systems across diverse on-premises and cloud-based hosts, spanning multiple domains.
Maintain constant vigilance to ensure systems are up to date with the latest security measures.
Application Troubleshooting:
Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams to diagnose and resolve application issues.
Work closely with application development teams to support applications and access.
Security and Access Control:
Lead the creation, management, and maintenance of user and security groups.
Implement and promote security best practices to safeguard sensitive data.
Must have:
Minimum of 6 years of experience in setting up and maintaining Windows and Linux operating systems, accounts, and system security.
Familiarity with hybrid on-premises and cloud environments; experience with cloud technologies is a valuable asset.
Strong knowledge of security best practices and access control.
Proficiency in diagnosing and troubleshooting operating system issues related to the deployment of applications.
A profound passion for technology and a steadfast commitment to creative problem-solving.
Active Top-Secret clearance.
Willingness to work five days on site in Chantilly, VA.
Bonus points if you have:
Familiarity with Infrastructure-as-Code (IaC) using tools like Ansible Automation Platform, AWS CloudFormation, or Terraform.
Familiarity with containerization technologies such as Docker, AWS EKS, Kubernetes, or others.
Experience with deployment and management of cloud infrastructure, compute, and cloud-based applications (AWS, Azure, GPC, etc)
Experience with Agile or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
Compensation for roles at Accenture Federal Services varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York City or Washington as set forth below and information on benefits offered is here.
Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role
California: $111,400 - 180,700
Colorado: $111,400 - 156,100
New York City: $129,100 - 180,700
Washington: $118,700 - 166,100
What We Believe
We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture Federal Services has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.
Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Accenture Federal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.
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.
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.
For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.
Requesting An Accommodation
Accenture Federal Services is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture Federal Services and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.
If you are being considered for employment opportunities with Accenture Federal Services and need an accommodation for a disability or religious observance during the interview process or for the job you are interviewing for, please speak with your recruiter.
Other Employment Statements
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.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture Federal Services or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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