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Federal - Cloud Tech Architect Delivery Specialist

Arlington, VA

Location: San Antonio or St. Louis ATC
Title: Cloud Network Engineer

We are:
Accenture Federal Services, helping our federal clients tackle their toughest challenges while unleashing their fullest potential...and then some. What makes our approach so unique? Operating from the nation's capital, we expand Cloud adaption by bringing together commercial innovation and leading-edge technologies to deliver an integrated and interactive experience that far exceeds expectations. How? Our passion meets purpose! Through our diverse culture and inclusive thinking, we embrace our employees' ideas taking them from concept to practical solutions. Not to mention, we sleep well at night knowing our work directly impacts and improves the way the world works. We keep our tech smarts sharp by providing abundant training and certification opportunities. Through our diverse culture, workforce, and inclusive thinking, we embrace our employees' ideas, taking them from concept to practical solutions. Are you ready to learn and grow in a career, while making a difference?

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You are:
Proud to know Cloud. A cloud enthusiast and ready to roll up your sleeves to tackle any complex, technological, cloud computing challenge that comes your way! From design, planning, management, maintenance, and support, you help keep our clients on Cloud9. What sets you apart? You have a knack for digging deeper (or should we say higher) into the possibilities with cloud. Voted best trendsetter, you are always in-the-know on the latest Cloud dish. Not only are you able to modernize clients' systems to today, you take it a step further anticipating their tomorrow and beyond. After all, your head is always in the Cloud, because it's where you thrive! Pun intended.

The Work:
Accenture Federal Services is rapidly expanding and scaling our cloud and infrastructure services business to help the Federal Government meet the challenges of modernizing their technology infrastructure. AFS brings the power and innovation of Accenture's global Cloud First initiative and its multi-decade history of infrastructure consulting and infrastructure operations at commercial clients to the Federal Government. You can join this exciting area within AFS as we grow our cloud and infrastructure footprint across the Federal Government.

AFS is currently looking for hands-on cloud network engineers with traditional networking experience such as routing and switching and who has made the pivot to building networks for cloud services or have experience in implementing software defined networks for their companies or clients.

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Here's what you need to bring:
  • 3 or more years of experience with any of the following
    • Local area network (LAN) or wide area network (WAN) implementation or operations
    • Wireless LAN implementations with cloud or on-premises controllers
    • Data center network (spine and leaf) implementation
  • 1 or more years of experience with any of the following
    • Software defined networking implementation or operations
      • Software Defined WAN such as Cisco SD-WAN (Viptela or Meraki), VMWare SD-WAN (Velocloud), HPE Aruba SD-WAN (Silver Peak), Versa Networks SD-WAN, Palo Alto Prisma SD-WAN (CloudGenix), or Fortinet SD-WAN
      • Software Defined Data Center such as Cisco ACI and ACI Anywhere, VMWare NSX (NSX-V or NSX-T), or Arista Software Defined Cloud Networking (SDCN).
      • Software Defined LAN and Wireless LAN such as Cisco SD-Access or HPE Aruba SD-Branch
    • Network automation implementation or operations
      • Utilizing device manufacturer APIs to centrally configure network devices
      • Utilizing orchestration engines such as Ansible or Terraform to configure network devices
      • Writing scripts against device manufacturer APIs to obtain device health or performance metrics
    • Cloud networking implementation or operations
      • Implementing or maintaining the network for Amazon VPCs, Azure VNETs, Google Cloud VPCs, or Oracle VPCs
      • Implementing or maintaining high-speed, low-latency connections from on-premises locations to the cloud infrastructure such as Amazon Direct Connect, Azure ExpressRoute, Google Dedicated Interconnect, or Oracle FastRoute
    • Cloud-based network security deployment or operations
      • Secure Access Services Edge such as
        • Zscaler: Zscaler Private Access
        • Palo Alto Prisma
        • FortiSASE
      • Cloud Access Service Brokers/Secure Web Gateways
        • Zscaler Internet Access
        • Palo Alto Prisma
        • Fortinet Secure Web Gateway
Bonus points for the following:
  • Understanding of containerized network connectivity
  • Experience with network security requirements
    • Zero Trust Architecture
    • Microsegmentation
    • NIST 800
    • Trusted Internet Connection
    • Commercial Solutions for Classified
  • Demonstrated experience with automation tools integration
    • ServiceNow/ITSM integration to network tools
    • Python scripting to integrate network tools
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Job ID: AccentureInc-R00021765
Employment Type: Other