Accenture Systems Architect - Location Negotiable in Des Moines, Iowa
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Accenture Security helps organizations prepare, protect, detect, respond and recover along all points of the security lifecycle. Cybersecurity challenges are different for every business in every industry. Leveraging our global resources and advanced technologies, we create integrated, turnkey solutions tailored to our clients’ needs across their entire value chain. Whether we’re defending against known cyberattacks, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we will help companies build cyber resilience to grow with confidence. Our team of the security sector’s brightest people use the coolest tech to out-hack the hackers and help clients build resilience from within. We blend risk strategy, digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed service solutions to rethink the entire security lifecycle.
We are currently looking for professionals for our Managed Detection & Response aka “MDR” practice with extensive experience in the following:
Job Description for Systems Architect – Location Negotiable
You will be solving complex technical problems and building creative solutions in a dynamic environment working with knowledgeable and passionate SDE's. You are experienced building for the cloud – designing for five 9s, globally distributed all-active deployments, horizontal scalability, fault tolerance, and more. You are motivated by learning, evaluating, and deploying new technologies. Our services are deployed in an Amazon Web Services environment, and so you will be working hands on with many AWS services. You thrive in true-agile, highly paced, production facing environment. You have a low tolerance for mediocrity. You love to write code and build extraordinary things.
Minimum of 7+ years of systems architecture in a high availability environment
Minimum of 5+ years of designing and implementing network infrastructure including firewalls, load balancers, DNS, etc.
Minimum of 5 years of Modern programming language experience (eg. C# .NET, Java, Python, etc)
Minimum of 3 years of experience with AWS focused on resource provisioning and management via/AWS CLI and automation tools
Minimum 3 years of experience working in an Agile development environment
Minimum 2 years of experience building and operating a containerized platform at scale desirable
BS Degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical knowledge
Governance and compliance experience a big plus – understanding, maintaining and building systems under compliance frameworks as SOC, PCI, ISO, etc.
Strong “Security First Mindset” approach to your individual and team deliverables.
Extensive hands on technical experience designing and building cloud-native software systems, with specific experience in services-based and event-driven systems
Experience designing and maintaining a multi-account cloud based infrastructure.
Demonstrable experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform capabilities, including excellent understanding of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well-Architected Framework
Experience integrating and securing private and public cloud environments such as AWS and Azure
Experience with system automation by using scripting languages like PowerShell, Ansible, Python.
Successful experience leading projects to completion in collaboration with multiple distributed engineering teams
Experience building infrastructure as code using Terraform & Ansible
Solid understanding of infrastructure including Network, Storage, Servers, Security, Windows, Linux
Strong analytical, troubleshooting and debugging skills, particularly in both production and non-production networks.
Experience with designing and delivering microservice based systems (larger the better)
-Virtual leadership experience with ability to effectively drive results, provide feedback/direction, and manage and build relationships with leaders and team members in a geographically dispersed team environment
Ability to transform preliminary or ambiguous information, ideas, or problems into well-defined plans and solutions
Experience with and excellent technical understanding of cybersecurity including attack-mitigation techniques and cybersecurity architectures
Professional Skill Requirements:
Uncommon ability and motivation to tackle problems and learn fast
Ability to perform at a high level within a technical team
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Excellent communication and relationship skills
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