Federal - Microsoft Systems Engineer

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Metro DC area

We are:

AccentureFederal Services,bringing together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the potential for our federal clients.Every day we bring bold thinking and diverse disciplines to solve problems in new ways.We thrive in a world of constant change. Ready to learn as much as you can? We'll give you numerous opportunities from informal training sessions to courses and certifications to keep your tech smarts sharp.

You are:

The person who will provide the best of engineering knowledge and experience, to assess new technologies, and design and engineer innovative technical solutions.

The work:

This role provides Systems Engineering support for the installation and maintenance of Accenture's Tasking Management Solution developed on the Microsoft Dynamics Platform. The solution has been deployed and use by our Department of Defense clients located in the continental U.S., Europe and Asia for more than 10 years. The Microsoft (MS) Systems Engineer supporting the role will be working with multiple MS technologies including Dynamics, SharePoint, SQL, Active Directory, Active Directory Federation Services, load balancing(software or hardware), Exchange, and IaaS/SaS offerings including Azure Active Directory, Dynamics Online, Office 365.

  • Lead Dynamics/TMT solution installation, configuration, and troubleshooting activities
  • Develop installation plan through coordination with clients and the project team
  • Assist client in development and implementation of sustainment plan for the deployed solution
  • Conduct training and provide desk-side support for client technical support staff
  • Document solution configuration for the client
  • Manage client expectations with regard to solution functionality and deployment process
  • Provide client Help Desk support, including remote or telephone based support activities
  • Prepare project status reports
  • Support testing of new version releases and updates to installation documentation

Here's what you need:
  • SECURITY+ certification or MS equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of IT experience with in experience in one or more of the following:
  • Windows Server technology administration and maintenance, Web based .Net Application support, firewall boundary, DNS support, SharePoint Administration troubleshooting experience for both routine and complex problems

Bonus points if you have:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Good communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong core knowledge of Microsoft products and technology
  • 1-2 years supporting an application using SQL server
  • 1-2 years Virtualization experience, including VMware ESX, Hyper-V or Virtual Server
  • 1 plus years Microsoft Dynamics CRM experience
  • 1 year Azure Active Directory experience
  • Background and understanding of Defense Agency organizations and operations
  • Knowledge/Understand of DoD Security Technical Implementation Guide and practices
  • Ability to leverage knowledge/experience to learn/understand complex solutions in a dynamic environment

Important information

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 $61,700.00 - $89,399.00 and Information on benefits offered is here.

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