Federal - Data Center Analyst
Accenture - Arlington, VA

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Location: Arlington, VA/Washington DC

Travel: 100%

Accenture Federal Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Accenture, helps U.S. federal agencies build the government of the future. With 4,000 dedicated US employees, Accenture Federal Services is uniquely positioned to support federal agencies in shattering the status quo, achieving profound efficiencies and relentlessly delivering results. Accenture Federal Services is a long-time and trusted resource for the federal community. Every cabinet level agency in the United States-and 20 of the country's largest federal government agencies-have worked with Accenture Federal Services to achieve outcomes and move toward high performance. Join us and you can help our federal clients achieve what matters most, powering the services that touch the nation every day.

Accenture's Data Center Technologies & Operations (DCT&O) practice helps organizations work through complex business and technology issues to provide innovative and holistic approaches for dynamic technology upgrades. DCT&O works to transform the way Government works within the Technology arena by accelerating best practices. Our DCT&O professionals bring deep technology skills and industry knowledge to any organization and work closely with clients to design and implement technology solution.

Job Description:
This position will focus on delivering projects in the field of platform technologies, including data center rationalization, server, storage, and/or Oracle. As a part of platform technology specialty within Accenture, these individuals will possess skills in data center operational technologies ranging from technical skills such as operating systems and server/storage hardware to business effectiveness skills such as establishing total cost of ownership (TCO) models for data centers and developing a business case for cost saving opportunities. 100% travel requirement.


Basic Qualifications:
1 year of professional experience in one or more of the following areas of IT Infrastructure:

data center rationalization, consolidation, relocation, migration, or virtualization projects.

storage technologies (EMC / Network Appliance / Hitachi Data Systems / IBM / HP / Dell / Oracle), including administration and/or architecture.

virtualization technologies (VMware, Citrix Xen, Hyper-V, LPARs, VPARs, Logical Domains, Zones, and/or Containers).

server technologies (Windows, UNIX, Linux, and/or Solaris), including administration and/or architecture.

Oracle databases.

Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree.

Preferred Skills:
A track record of outstanding academic performance

Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment

A strong desire and aptitude to learn new technology

Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

Must hold or have held a Public Trust position (IT1/IT2 or ADP I, II or III) or have a Secret or higher level clearance

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

Applicants for employment in the US must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.

US Citizenship required.

Accenture an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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