Federal - Storage Architect - Consultant
Accenture - Washington, DC

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Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington, DC

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.

Job Description:
Storage Technologies professionals develop and deliver technology solutions that establish the processes and devices for recording and storing enterprise data.

Key Responsibilities may include:
Planning, managing and participating in the diagnosis (current state), detailed design (future state) and deployment of storage related processes and technologies including storage, backup/ recovery and data management.

Identifying storage related business and technology requirements and validating that design results address them.

Identifying opportunities to drive more value from an organization's existing and planned storage investment through a combination of technical, operational and organizational initiatives.

Demonstrating high degree of hands on storage expertise to develop credibility with Accenture and client stakeholders; i.e. being recognized as an expert in one more storage vendor's products / areas.

Demonstrating holistic data center technologies knowledge (e.g. server, network, applications, etc.) to improve end to end solutions.

Leading technology evaluation and selection efforts.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
Minimum of 2 years of hands on experience with storage technologies (EMC / Network Appliance / Hitachi Data Systems / IBM / HP / Dell / Oracle), including architecture and design.

Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Skills:
Architecting and implementing storage, backup / recovery and/or data management solutions.

Designing scalable storage and backup / recovery architectures for critical business systems.

Design and deployment of advanced computing and storage technologies, e.g server virtualization, storage virtualization, etc.

Exposure to Hardware Platforms (Unix/Wintel - HP/Sun/IBM etc.) and Operating Systems (Windows/Unix/Linux)

Some combination of the following skills

:

Designing / deploying Information Management Lifecycle solutions

Data center (including application and data) migration / consolidation.

Datacenter/Server/Network Operational Components (Monitoring, Management, etc.)

ITIL concepts

Application/Database rationalization design/implementation

Asset Management (Experience with tools/process)

Planning future storage capacity

Implementing disaster recovery processes and procedures

Maintaining problem tracking and resolution at a detailed level for service requests

Performance tuning of servers and related systems

Writing scripts for automation of tasks

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

Professional Skill Requirements:
Experience in project management and detailed technical planning

Supervisory experience including demonstrated leadership to grow and develop other people

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

Generating detailed documentation

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 sponsorship from the employer for a visa.

US Citizenship required.

Accenture an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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