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Federal - Government Security Data Protection Sr. Analyst (R00102994_Chantilly)

Business and Financial Operations



Full Time


Chantilly, Virginia, United States

Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Remote

We are:
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, VA, San Antonio, TX, and St. Louis, MO. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.

We believe that great outcomes are everything. It’s what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions. By combining digital technologies with what works across the world’s leading businesses, we use agile approaches to help clients solve their toughest problems fast—the first time. So, you can deliver what matters most.

Count on us to help you embrace new ways of working, building for change and put customers at the core. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, we bring over 30 years of experience serving the federal government, including every cabinet-level department. Our 11,000+ dedicated colleagues and change makers work with our clients at the heart of the nation’s priorities in defense, intel, public safety, health and civilian to help you make a difference for the people you employ, serve and protect.

You are:

A Government Security Data Protection Sr. Analyst who will help the Client Data Protection (CDP) team raise the bar of Security First across AFS. In this role you will be responsible for working with a cross-functional team of technical and non-technical key stakeholders to effectively drive decision making, influence policy, and strengthen our risk profile. If you enjoy working in a rapidly changing environment and influencing the strategic direction of a large global organization, this position will provide you with a challenging opportunity.

The work:

  • Ensure related team documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals

  • Develop, track, and maintain metrics to measure success and identify focus areas

  • Assist in operational and business process execution and documentation as needed

  • Combine understanding of CDP and business processes to recommend solutions

  • Drive continuous improvement to operational and automation efficiency

  • Manage access to data protection information

  • Escalate and provide recommended mitigations of issues and concerns

  • Support ad-hoc project requests


Here's what you need:

  • U.S. Citizenship required

  • 2 years working experience in any of the following: Security compliance, Data protection, Information security, Governance and Audit

  • Demonstrated experience in risk assessment and management, business risk analysis, and making complex business/risk trade-off recommendations and decisions

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite capabilities

Other required skills:

  • Advanced level written, verbal, communication, and collaboration skills with an emphasis on client relationship building

  • Customer service and quality focused with proven process improvement skills

  • Track record of delivering solutions combined with leadership in resolving issues

  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize assignments, and meet critical and established deadlines

  • Works effectively as an individual and part of a team

Bonus points if you have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Information Security, Business, or Risk Management

  • Exposure to DoD/Federal cyber security requirements and frameworks

  • Knowledge of Federal computing mandates for IT management and risk frameworks

  • Successful track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate

  • Demonstrated analytical and quantitative skills to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and develop business cases

  • Consistently follow-through on projects while knowing when to seek supervisory direction

  • Understand, identify, and raise problems which may require leadership review

  • Strategic thinker with the ability to see/understand the big picture and understand program direction

  • Familiarity with SalesForce and/or ServiceNow

  • Security or privacy certifications preferred (e.g., Security+)

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $71,600 - $100,299 and [Register to View]

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