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Federal - Security Compliance/Contracts Manager (R00052073_Arlington)

Business and Financial Operations




Arlington, Virginia, United States

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Arlington, VA

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 9,000 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 Security Compliance/Contracts Manager reporting directly to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), is responsible for interpreting and identifying standards necessary to maintain a secure environment for the protection of company information/assets and classified information. This role will be responsible for overseeing the review of RFP requirements and participating in proposal development/preparation with a focus on security requirements.

The work:

  • Identifying and interpreting security requirements within solicitations and contracts across the company

  • Identifying activities regarding protection, safeguarding of classified information and security of company assets/employees

  • Interacting with and advising senior and executive management on contractual matters, also includes significant interaction with internal customers; In consultation with appropriate subject matter experts, provides interpretation of contractual, regulatory and legal requirements to management and internal customers

  • Reviewing and resolving issues affecting company compliance and ensures satisfaction of legal requirements, company and customer objectives

  • Mapping RFP/RFI requirements to existing security matrices for compliance

  • Developing security proposal templates, volumes, compliance matrices, production checklist, and bid and proposal budgets, to include writing or participating in creating security proposals upon request

  • Providing written reports to executive leadership

  • Educating personnel on RFP security procedures and ensuring they are up-to-date on training and executing training plan


Here's what you need:

  • U.S. Citizenship required

  • 7 years experience in the management of and development of security requirements for complex proposals for federal government solicitations

  • 5 years experience with NIST; to include experience with ICDs, DISA STIGs, NISPOM, or SRGs

  • 5 years of experience with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)

  • 5 years experience with the U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

  • 5 years experience with Defense Acquisitions Regulations Systems (DFARS)

  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

Other required skills:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Experience developing and presenting complex information to senior management and/or government officials

Bonus Points if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree

  • 8 years of relevant Military experience

  • 15 years of Information Security or related experience

  • Deep understanding of Federal information security requirements

  • Experience with the Intelligence Community

  • Consultative approach and incisive diagnostic skills

  • Proven executive leadership capability

  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

  • Demonstrates a deep understanding of Federal, DoD, and Intelligence Community security requirements.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of balancing security risk, cost and delivery requirement

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 $108,300 - $154,299 and [Register to View] .

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Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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