Accenture Federal Services is hiring a
Senior DevOps Engineer

Annapolis, Maryland, United States 🇺🇸

Full-time, Onsite

$126K - $250K / Year

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 Description: 
Accenture Federal Services is seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer to support clients working on some of the most important national security missions. Our focus is on enabling smart growth and high efficiency while delivering a trusted experience.   
Our DevOps Engineers enable us to deliver solutions quickly and securely. In this role, you help teams increase automation throughout the software development process, from standing up new environments through testing and deployment. In this role you will have the opportunity to contribute to the design of complex, mission-critical applications. 
Some telework is available for this role. 

Responsibilities include:
  • Build/deploy/troubleshoot Kubernetes-based applications 
  • Develop and maintain CI/CD pipelines 
  • Support both front end and back-end development teams in classified and unclassified environments 
  • Collaborate with the customer operations team to ensure continuity 
  • Update existing applications to improve performance and reliability
  • Manage and prioritize customer technical initiatives and requirements
  • Manage Agile (SCRUM) processes and software teams including artifacts and events
  • Establish a process to formally and proactively control and manage changes to requirements, consider impacts prior to commitment to change, gain customer approval, eliminate ambiguity, ensure traceability to source requirements, and track and settle open actions
  • Assess each risk to the program and determine the probability of occurrence and quantified consequence of failure in accordance with an approved risk management plan 

Here's what you need:
  • 20 years' experience in software and/or DevOps engineering 
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and leading Systems Engineering efforts 
  • Demonstrated experience with two or more of the following: 
    • Programming languages such as Java or Python 
    • Building, deploying, and troubleshooting Kubernetes-based applications 
    • Deploying environments using tools such as Terraform, Ansible, or Helm 
    • Deploying applications to cloud environments (such as AWS) 
    • Deploying and maintaining GitLab servers 
    • Utilizing monitoring applications, such as Prometheus 
    • Deploying and maintaining scalable ELK stack implementations 
  • Bachelor's degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline or a related discipline (5 years of equivalent professional or military experience can be used in lieu of degree requirements) 

Bonus points if you have:
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Rancher 
  • Experience documenting processes and tracking issues using the Atlassian suite 
  • Experience interacting directly with end users to troubleshoot issues 

Security Clearance:
  • An active TS/SCI with Polygraph
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, or Washington State as set forth below and information on benefits offered is here.   

Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role: 
California: $136,300 - $256,300
Colorado: $136,300 - $221,200
New York: $126,400 - $256,300
Washington: $145,300 - $235,700
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.
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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.
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