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System Administrator Team Lead - iDefense/Accenture Security

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington, VA - Arlington, VA - Rosslyn

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00560549


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System Administrator Team Lead - iDefense Accenture Security

Location: Candidates must live within commutable distance to the iDefense Local office Sterling, Rosslyn, Arlington, Virginia area.  This is not a remote position.

iDefense in Partnership with Accenture Security

Join iDefense in Partnership with Accenture and help transform leading organizations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.

At Accenture, we’re building something great – not just an innovative, next-generation threat intelligence platform, but just as importantly we’re building a culture of innovation and collaboration to transform the broader security landscape.
Job Description:

iDefense is looking for a System Administrator with experience managing a hybrid operating environment. The candidate must have a broad understanding of computer software, hardware and networking fundamentals. The candidate will be responsible for installing, configuring, securing, maintaining, monitoring, and troubleshooting critical assets.

Candidates for this position must be self-driven and passionate. The candidate must have strong communication skills who also thrives while working with others. The candidate will work with developers and engineers to architect, operate, and maintain an environment that focuses on security all the while maintaining a level of flexibility to ensure business needs are met.

Key Responsibilities May Include:

• Installing hardware and software components; including but not limited to infrastructure related components and critical services.
• Configuring hardware and software specific to the requirements as set forth by the individual service and larger operating environment
• Securing all facets of the operating stack, ensuring the proper level of controls are implemented as specified by the needs of the business
• Monitor and Maintaining an operating environment through the development and execute of standard operating procedures for every facet of the operating environment
• Troubleshoot and rectify problems that may arise at various areas within the operating stack.

Basic Qualifications: 
• Minimum 5 years of experience within the field of System Administration
• Experience installing, configuring, securing, operating and maintaining VMWare 5.5+ environments
• Experience installing, configuring, securing, operating and maintaining AWS/Azure environments
• Strong Linux/Unix and TCP/IP Networking stack fundamentals

• Ability to work off hours including weekends (approx. 10% for maintenance prep)

• BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with patch management process and industry tools (Qualys, Nessus)

• Scripting experience Python/Chef/Ansible/Shell

• Experience installing, configuring, securing, operating and maintaining VPN gateways (Cisco ASA)

• Experience installing, configuring, securing, operating and maintaining SAN/NAS devices (vSan, NetApp)
• Experience maintaining Windows machines a bonus

• Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement.
• You'll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Accenture serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects.
• Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company.
• Access to leading-edge technology.
• Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan.

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 (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Accenture is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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