Accenture Federal - Business Systems Consultant in Arlington, Virginia
Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, Virginia. 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 7,200 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.
As a Business Systems Consultant, you will be responsible for the following:
Actively participate in requirements gathering meetings with client personnel from the Commands assigned to their team
Accurately document all requirements gathered and update the Requirements Traceability Matrix as needed
Draft functional design specifications and incorporate client input/feedback
Perform Peer Reviews of team member deliverables as needed
Document test conditions, scripts, and scenarios, and execute and document results
Identify and escalate risks to the Team Lead
Report detailed status to the Team Lead on a weekly basis
Additional responsibilities may include:
Participate in change management activities, to include training and communication development and delivery.
Support deployment readiness activities, including managing workplans, facilitating BSO Drumbeats, and tracking
Bachelor's Degree in one of the following: Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Information Systems, Business, Public Policy, English, Communications, Political Science (or related fields)
Minimum 2 years of full-time (excluding internships) experience within the past 10 years providing financial systems or business systems services to Federal Government agencies or Fortune 500 companies
Minimum 2 years of project management experience, to include managing and tracking tasks along IT project lifecycle
US Citizenship required
Knowledge of SABRS application
An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.
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 have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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