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Accenture Cloud Platform Architect in Washington, District Of Columbia

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 an experienced Cloud Platform Architect who has a growth mindset, insatiably curious, always learning and welcoming of challenges for the opportunity to grow. In this role you will help design cloud architecture, hybrid solutions, and application support for customer requirements, make recommendations based on both business analysis and technical acumen while bringing innovative technical solution ideas to our customer problems. In this role you will also be responsible for presenting technical concepts to non-technical audiences. If this sounds like you, let’s talk!

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide systems engineering, orchestration, and administrative support for multiple AWS Cloud environment

  • Deploy Enterprise Services throughout the IT project lifecycle, to include refining requirements, creating design documentation, creating installation instructions and deployment plans, deploying and upgrading virtual machines, and providing O&M and troubleshooting support

  • Lead large technical initiatives and coordinate closely with development teams and project management

  • Design and engineer software deployment services from a centralized software repository to virtual desktops in the cloud

  • Utilize Agile Scrum frameworks and methodologies in daily execution

  • Assist the Project Manager in advising level of complexity and effort of technical implementation details

  • Interface with a customer executing a large program with thousands of users and a rapidly growing userbase, supporting multiple vendors, government, and military personnel that require various communication and collaboration mechanisms to meet mission objectives

Here's what you need:

  • BS in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics with 5 years of experience as a Cloud or System Architect

  • 5+ years of experience with commercial cloud services

  • 3+ years of experience with Kubernetes

  • At least on of the following certifications: CCNA-Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND or SSCP

Bonus points if you have:

  • 3+ years of technical leadership experience leading integrated project teams

  • 3+ years of cloud architecture experience

  • 1+ years of experience working in a DevSecOps project environment

  • Professional Level Certification in AWS (Solutions Architect, SysOps, Developer, or DevOps)

  • IAT Level III or IASAE II Certification

Security Clearance:

  • An active Secret clearance is required to start

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 as set forth below and information on benefits offered is here. (     

*Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role * * *

California: $122,600 - $234,900

Colorado: $122,600 - $202,900

New York: $113,500 - $234,900

Washington: $130,500 - $215,900

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.