Principal DevSecOps Engineer

Accenture Federal Services delivers a range of innovative, tech-enabled services for the U.S. Federal Government to address the complex, sensitive challenges of national security and intelligence missions.

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Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the planning and design effort for all tasks in the backlog (e.g. POA&M items, component upgrades, feature requests, bug fixes)
  • Implement tasks in the backlog (e.g. POA&M items, component upgrades, feature requests, bug fixes)
  • Review all changes to the program baseline
  • Ensure the software can be deployed successfully in all environments (Customer Virtual Private Clouds on all domains)
  • Ensure the security controls are implemented correctly (e.g. no regressions) with each release
  • Ensure the Body of Evidence (BOE) is up-to-date with each release
  • Willing to travel on-site as needed to Fort Belvoir, VA or Fort Bragg, NC, and be there within 24 hours

Here's what you need:

  • BS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics with 5 years’ experience as an engineering lead or without a degree have at least 10 years’ experience as an engineering lead
  • At least 5 years’ experience applying agile methodologies to the system development life cycle
  • 5 years’ experience with Infrastructure-as-Code / Configuration-as-Code
  • 5 years’ experience with Commercial Cloud Services
  • 3 years’ experience with Kubernetes
  • 2 years’ experience with GitOps
  • 2 years’ experience with the Platform One Big Bang service
  • 1 year experience with the assessment and accreditation of a national security system (NSS)
  • DoD privileged user account on a TS/SCI information system - meets DoD 8140 / 8570.01-m requirements

Bonus points if you have:

  • 3 years’ experience with Terraform
  • 3 years’ experience with Amazon Web Services for the DoD/IC (e.g. C2S)

Security Clearance:

  • An active TS clearance with SCI eligibility; active TS/SCI preferred

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: $156,000 - $253,200 

Colorado: $156,000 to $218,700

New York City: $180,600 - $253,200 

Washington: $166,100 - $232,900

Eligibility Requirements

US Citizenship required.

Important information

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 Federal Services

Accenture Federal Services is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role. Accenture Federal Services is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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