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Accenture Senior Information System Security Officer in Boston, Massachusetts

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’ National Security Portfolio (NSP) is seeking a highly motivated Senior Information System Security Officer to support the integration, testing, deployment, and sustainment of a Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) system to provide maritime domain awareness in Northern Africa. The system will be responsible for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating security information to enhance the security and force protection of maritime boundaries, natural resources, and strategic ports. The ideal candidate will work as part of an integrated team based in greater Boston, Massachusetts, to support the design and implementation of systems security features.

The Work:

  • Identify, Select, and implement applicable security controls for various operating systems and applications, applicable security standards and frameworks

  • Develop and maintain bodies of evidence (BOE) for managed information systems, services, and networks

  • Develop and Disseminate system security policy, process, and likewise governing product, in service of maintaining a low operational risk picture

  • Support internal vulnerability assessments and facilitate external audits

  • Coordinate security-related tasks and activities across other functional areas E.g. Program Management, Engineering, Software Development, etc.

  • Produce documentation in response to, and satisfaction of information security requirements. Examples are: SSPs, RARs POA&Ms, SCTMs, Test reports, Briefings and Training products

  • Assist in a secure change management process and related CCBs

  • Must be able to manage multiple priorities and complex tasks in a dynamic work environment

Here's what you need:

  • DoDI 8570 IAM Level III/ IAT Level III Certification

  • BS and 3+ years of prior experience; Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • 3+ years experience with:

  • NIST SP 800-37, CNSSI 1253, FIPS 199 and NIST SP 800-53

  • Risk Management-Experience doing Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) tracking

  • Creating metrics

  • Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditation processes

  • Administering Windows, Linux, VMWare, and Cisco network devices, in an enterprise or tactical environment

  • 1+ years experience with the Microsoft Office Suite. E.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.

  • Understanding of classified networks, systems, and the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

  • Ability to travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations.

Bonus points if you have:

  • Expert in creating presentations and presenting policies, guidance, and procedures regularity

  • Familiarity with cloud technologies

  • Experience implementing a robust Security Event and Incident Management (SEIM) system

Security Clearance:

  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a security clearance

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 State 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.