Smart Grid Security Manager – Utilities Industry at Accenture

Resumes to: bruce.bobzien@accenture.com

Security Technology – Smart Grid Security Manager – Utilities Industry

Description

Organization: Technology Growth Platform

Location: Location Negotiable

Travel: 100% (Monday – Friday)

Accenture’s Technology Growth Platform (TGP) offers a full range of global delivery services-from enterprise solutions, system integration, technical architectures, business intelligence, infrastructure consulting, and technology research/development.

Accenture’s Security Practice helps organizations work through complex business and technology issues to provide innovative and holistic approaches for dynamic cyber defense, enterprise risk management, information assurance and information security. Our security professionals bring deep technology skills and industry knowledge to any organization and work closely with clients to design and implement a security solution closely tied to enterprise objectives.

Smart Grid Security Manager- Utilities Industry:

Our Managers assist clients with the identification and evaluation of holistic security gaps with a focus on the infrastructure and business applications layer. They also anticipate security requirements and identify sound security controls for applications, systems, processes and organizations. Our Managers can easily work with non-security teams to integrate security controls on projects.

Key Responsibilities may include:

Working within Utility Industry compliance frameworks, specifically FERC, NERC CIP and recently released NIST Smart Grid security requirements
Defining Security & Control capabilities of Accenture Smart Grid offerings
Leading a project team to deliver Smart Grid security assessment, design and implementation services
Working with Oracle, EMC, RSA, Cisco, Symantec and Silver Springs Networks as part of a Smart Grid Solution
Developing and presenting at industry conferences as an expert in the Utilities Security and Smart Grid field
Play substantive or lead role in establishing Accenture’s presence within the Utilities/Smart Grid field
Business development responsibilities
Demonstrate ability to create and direct proposal effort
Ability to travel 100%

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum of 3 years of technology delivery and implementation skills
Minimum of 2 years of security consulting experience within the Utilities Industry
Minimum of 2 years of experience with Smart Grid-related security technology
Minimum of 2 years of experience managing a technical team
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Skills:

Familiar with smart grid vendors such as SSN, OPower, Ambient, Trilliant, GE Meters, Oracle MDM, Oracle CC&B, etc.
Expertise with smart grid security frameworks such as NISTIR 7628, NERC-CIP, or NIST SPs.
Strongly prefer industry-adopted security certification(s) (e.g. Security+, CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH)
Knowledge of computer networking and standard protocols (e.g. TCP/IP)
Knowledge of wireless technologies (e.g. Cellular, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, ZigBee)
Electric power/gas/water utility or energy industry experience

Professional Skill Requirements:

Eagerness to contribute in a team-oriented environment
Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
Desire to work in an information systems environment
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
Proven track record with client facing presentations and business development activities
Needs analysis, positioning, business justification and closing skills
Ability to effectively lead/ manage large teams.

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

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job

Application Architecture & Integration

Primary Location

USA-GA – Atlanta

Other Locations

USA-NJ – Florham Park, USA-CA – San Francisco, USA-IL – Chicago, USA-NY -New York, USA-TX – Dallas

Organization

Consulting

Schedule

Full-time

Job Level

Manager

Workplace Enablement Services Consultant at Accenture

Resumes to:  bruce.bobzien@accenture.com

 

Workplace Enablement Services Consultant 

Description

Organization:  Technology Growth Platform

Location:  Location Negotiable

Travel:  100% (Monday – Friday)

 

 Technology Growth Platform (TGP) offers a full range of global delivery services including: enterprise solutions, system integration, technical architecture, business intelligence, infrastructure consulting, and technology research/development.

 Our TGP consultants can expect to:

  • work with cutting edge technology
  • deliver high-quality solutions across multiple industries
  • work on a variety of projects ranging in both size and scope
  • receive continuous training
  • gain rapid career progression 

Workplace Enablement Services (WES) is a service line within TGP that implements end-user computing solutions which deliver high-performing workplace environments.  Solutions include: desktop transformation, desktop application management, unified communications, virtualization and desktop management.  We team closely with our clients to help implement these next generation workplace capabilities which enable them to achieve a significant competitive business advantage through workforce flexibility and productivity.

 Key Responsibilities May Include:

  • ·Participate on a team to design, test and implement WES solutions;
  • ·Thoroughly document all facets of the solution;
  • ·Utilize Accenture methodology, reusable assets, and previous work experience to delivery consistently high quality work;
  • ·Deliver regular written or oral status reports;
  • ·Stay educated on new and emerging market offerings that may be of interest to our clients.

 Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum  3 years professional experience implementing one or more of the of the following:
    • Desktop operating systems (e.g. Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP)
    • Desktop application discovery, packaging and distribution capabilities (MSI, Wise, SMS, SCCM)
    • Virtual desktops (VMWare, Citrix, etc.),
    • Unified communications (Microsoft OCS, Microsoft Lync)
    • Desktop management capabilities (SMS, SCCM)
    • Application virtualization (Microsoft App-V, Endeavor, InstallFree, ThinApp, etc.)
    • Desktop migration tools (Altiris, USMT)
  • Minimum 3 years technical architecture design, and implementation experience
  • Minimum 3 years project management experience (reporting status, tracking issues, etc.)
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous consulting or client service delivery experience
  • Technical/team leadership experience
  • Personnel development experience (supervisory, performance feedback, etc.)  

Professional Skill Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be flexible and work analytically in a problem solving environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong organizational & multi-tasking skills
  • Strong analytical skills and thought processes

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

 Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

 Job

 Application Architecture & Integration

Primary Location

 USA-IL – Chicago

Other Locations

 USA-PA – Philadelphia, USA-TX – Houston, USA-VA – Reston, USA-NY -New York, USA-DC – Washington, DC

Organization

 Consulting

Schedule

 Full-time

Job Level

 Supervisory

Service Architecture (ServiceNow) – Sr. Manager at Accenture

Send resumes to: bruce.bobzien@accenture.com

IT Service Excellence – Service Architecture – Sr. Manager

Description

Organization: Technology Growth Platform
Location: Location Negotiable
Travel: 100% (Monday – Friday)

Technology Growth Platform (TGP) offers a full range of global delivery services-from enterprise solutions, system integration, technical architectures, business intelligence, infrastructure consulting, and technology research/development.

Our TGP consultants can expect to:

• work with cutting edge technology
• deliver high-quality solutions across multiple industries
• work on a variety of projects ranging in both size and scope
• receive continuous training
• gain rapid career progression

IT Strategy, Infrastructure and Security (ISIS) falls within the TGP organization and provides services aimed at improving the strategic intent, transforming economics and effectiveness, and the overall design, of a company’s information technology capabilities and/or functions. Information technology capabilities include IT planning and management, IT processes and approaches, and IT assets that provide the operational components necessary to run applications.

Job Description:
Technology Consulting professionals are responsible for delivering technology innovation and providing the backbone of our systems integration business. Technology Infrastructure professionals focus on the operational foundation required to enable enterprise/agency-wide IT Services. These individuals have skills in enterprise service management tools as well as a functional understanding of the underlying technologies and supporting infrastructure. Service Excellence professionals focus on service and process design and implementation in core ITIL v.3 competencies based on industry standard enterprise service management tools.

Specific to Service Excellence, individuals will take a holistic approach to constructing and optimizing sophisticated service models. Individuals will focus on all aspects of IT Infrastructure Operations including assessment and process development for ITIL’s IT Service Management, covering all phases of work from RFP development, and initial assessment/diagnostic through to process, organization and/or technology design and implementation.

Key Responsibilities may include:
Candidates will demonstrate deep skills in enabling operations for ITIL based processes with a focus on service design and optimization. The individual should also demonstrate business effectiveness skills such as establishing roadmaps for achieving optimal IT services. This position will vary in the scope of project responsibilities; however generally this position will focus on designing and delivering ITIL based solutions such as but not limited to Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation and Continuous Service Improvement. Candidates will demonstrate skills in IT operations with a focus on the processes which enable IT Operations. The individual should also demonstrate operational acumen to design relevant and efficient solutions to meet client goals and align with industry best practices. The candidate should have a foundation understanding of ITIL V3 as well as a functional awareness of industry standard tools used to enable Service Management.

During client engagements responsibilities include scoping, pricing and identifying resources supporting the Accenture client partner. Additionally, this individual will be expected to manage the day to day relationship between the project team and senior client executives.

• Designing and implementing ITIL and Operational processes
• Implementing service management solutions to deliver client value
• Assist in the designing of service and support models to enable critical business services
• Experience in project management and detailed technical planning
• Program and Project Leadership
• Leadership skills in both technical and process oriented initiatives
• Generating detailed documentation
• Travel 100%

This position requires the candidate to work closely with Accenture alliance partners (vendors) to ensure offerings content is current and to identify additional opportunities. As part of this relationship building, the selected candidate will be responsible for building awareness of the technical products and their associated offerings to the Service Lines and Operating Groups in Accenture.
Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum 8 years of experience with ITIL (operational or service management) tools with at least one area in Service Delivery (Service Level Management, Capacity Management, Contingency Planning, Availability Management, or IT Financial Management) or Service Support (Configuration Management, Problem Management, Incident Management, Change Management, Service/Help Desk, or Release Management)
• Minimum 5 years of experience in IT Strategy, service costing, governance and Enterprise Infrastructure
• Minimum 3 years of ServiceNow experience
• Minimum Bachelors Degree

Preferred Skills:

Minimum 8 years experience in one or more of the following areas:
• Minimum 8 years of experience in defining IT strategy, service, costing, and governance.
• Minimum 8 years of experience with Enterprise Infrastructure: servers, storage, network, etc
• IT Service and Operation enablement through:
• Service Desk design and deployment
• Service Value Definition, Business Case Development, Service Assets
• Service Strategy Concepts: Service Portfolio Management, Demand Management, and IT Financial Management
• Service Design Concepts: Service Level Management, Availability Management, Capacity Management, IT Service Continuity Management, Service Catalog Management
• Migration Control
• Vendor Management
• Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for deployment of IT Service enabling tools
• Network/Systems Operations, Operations Architecture Management, Network Addressing Management
• CA, BMC, HP, and Tivoli tool suiteAbility to utilize PowerPoint in proposal development
• Ability to produce documentation utilizing the MS Office SuiteDeep understanding of ITIL V3 and its components
• IT Service Management Tool implementation experience
• Culture Change Management
• Portfolio Management
• Finance skills
• SAP Experience
• ERP implementation experience
• Customer Relationship Management

Professional Skills Requirements:
• Strong oral and written communications skills
• Supervisory experience working with a diverse internal and client teams

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

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location
USA-VA – Reston
Other Locations
USA-NY -New York, USA-TX – Dallas, USA-NJ – Florham Park, USA-CA – San Jose, USA-GA – Atlanta, USA-IL – Chicago, USA-CA – San Francisco, USA-DC – Washington, DC

Service Architecture – Sr. Manager at Accenture

Send resumes to: bruce.bobzien@accenture.com

IT Service Excellence – Service Architecture – Sr. Manager

Description

Organization: Technology Growth Platform
Location: Location Negotiable
Travel: 100% (Monday – Friday)

Technology Growth Platform (TGP) offers a full range of global delivery services-from enterprise solutions, system integration, technical architectures, business intelligence, infrastructure consulting, and technology research/development.

Our TGP consultants can expect to:
• work with cutting edge technology
• deliver high-quality solutions across multiple industries
• work on a variety of projects ranging in both size and scope
• receive continuous training
• gain rapid career progression

IT Strategy, Infrastructure and Security (ISIS) falls within the TGP organization and provides services aimed at improving the strategic intent, transforming economics and effectiveness, and the overall design, of a company’s information technology capabilities and/or functions. Information technology capabilities include IT planning and management, IT processes and approaches, and IT assets that provide the operational components necessary to run applications.

Job Description:
Technology Consulting professionals are responsible for delivering technology innovation and providing the backbone of our systems integration business. Technology Infrastructure professionals focus on the operational foundation required to enable enterprise/agency-wide IT Services. These individuals have skills in enterprise service management tools as well as a functional understanding of the underlying technologies and supporting infrastructure. Service Excellence professionals focus on service and process design and implementation in core ITIL v.3 competencies based on industry standard enterprise service management tools.

Specific to Service Excellence, individuals will take a holistic approach to constructing and optimizing sophisticated service models. Individuals will focus on all aspects of IT Infrastructure Operations including assessment and process development for ITIL’s IT Service Management, covering all phases of work from RFP development, and initial assessment/diagnostic through to process, organization and/or technology design and implementation.

Key Responsibilities may include:
Candidates will demonstrate deep skills in enabling operations for ITIL based processes with a focus on service design and optimization. The individual should also demonstrate business effectiveness skills such as establishing roadmaps for achieving optimal IT services. This position will vary in the scope of project responsibilities; however generally this position will focus on designing and delivering ITIL based solutions such as but not limited to Service Strategy, Service Design, Service Transition, Service Operation and Continuous Service Improvement. Candidates will demonstrate skills in IT operations with a focus on the processes which enable IT Operations. The individual should also demonstrate operational acumen to design relevant and efficient solutions to meet client goals and align with industry best practices. The candidate should have a foundation understanding of ITIL V3 as well as a functional awareness of industry standard tools used to enable Service Management.

During client engagements responsibilities include scoping, pricing and identifying resources supporting the Accenture client partner. Additionally, this individual will be expected to manage the day to day relationship between the project team and senior client executives.

• Designing and implementing ITIL and Operational processes
• Implementing service management solutions to deliver client value
• Assist in the designing of service and support models to enable critical business services
• Experience in project management and detailed technical planning
• Program and Project Leadership
• Leadership skills in both technical and process oriented initiatives
• Generating detailed documentation
• Travel 100%

This position requires the candidate to work closely with Accenture alliance partners (vendors) to ensure offerings content is current and to identify additional opportunities. As part of this relationship building, the selected candidate will be responsible for building awareness of the technical products and their associated offerings to the Service Lines and Operating Groups in Accenture.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum 8 years of experience with ITIL (operational or service management) tools with at least one area in Service Delivery (Service Level Management, Capacity Management, Contingency Planning, Availability Management, or IT Financial Management) or Service Support (Configuration Management, Problem Management, Incident Management, Change Management, Service/Help Desk, or Release Management)
• Minimum 5 years of experience in IT Strategy, service costing, governance and Enterprise Infrastructure
• Minimum 8 years of Service Now experience
• Minimum Bachelors Degree

Preferred Skills:

Minimum 8 years experience in one or more of the following areas:
• Minimum 8 years of experience in defining IT strategy, service, costing, and governance.
• Minimum 8 years of experience with Enterprise Infrastructure: servers, storage, network, etc
• IT Service and Operation enablement through:
• Service Desk design and deployment
• Service Value Definition, Business Case Development, Service Assets
• Service Strategy Concepts: Service Portfolio Management, Demand Management, and IT Financial Management
• Service Design Concepts: Service Level Management, Availability Management, Capacity Management, IT Service Continuity Management, Service Catalog Management
• Migration Control
• Vendor Management
• Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for deployment of IT Service enabling tools
• Network/Systems Operations, Operations Architecture Management, Network Addressing Management
• CA, BMC, HP, and Tivoli tool suiteAbility to utilize PowerPoint in proposal development
• Ability to produce documentation utilizing the MS Office SuiteDeep understanding of ITIL V3 and its components
• IT Service Management Tool implementation experience
• Culture Change Management
• Portfolio Management
• Finance skills
• SAP Experience
• ERP implementation experience
• Customer Relationship Management

Professional Skills Requirements:
• Strong oral and written communications skills
• Supervisory experience working with a diverse internal and client teams

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

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location
USA-VA – Reston
Other Locations
USA-NY -New York, USA-TX – Dallas, USA-NJ – Florham Park, USA-CA – San Jose, USA-GA – Atlanta, USA-IL – Chicago, USA-CA – San Francisco, USA-DC – Washington, DC

ServiceNow Consultant at Accenture

Send resumes to: bruce.bobzien@accenture.com

IT Service Excellence – ServiceNow Consultant

Description

Organization: Technology Growth Platform
Location: Location Negotiable
Travel: 100% (Monday – Friday)

Technology Growth Platform (TGP) offers a full range of global delivery services-including enterprise solutions, system integration, technical architectures, business intelligence, infrastructure consulting, and technology research/development.

Our TGP consultants can expect to:
• work with cutting edge technology
• deliver high-quality solutions across multiple industries
• work on a variety of projects ranging in both size and scope
• receive continuous training
• gain rapid career progression

IT Strategy, Infrastructure and Security (ISIS) fall within the TGP organization and provides services aimed at improving the strategic intent, transforming economics and effectiveness, and the overall design, of a company’s information technology capabilities and/or functions. Information technology capabilities include IT planning and management, IT processes and approaches, and IT assets that provide the operational components necessary to run applications.

Job Description:
ISIS professionals are responsible for delivering technology innovation and providing the backbone of our systems integration business. Technology Infrastructure professionals focus on the technology foundation required to enable enterprise/agency-wide applications such as e-mail, voice mail, messaging, security, and database software (for functionally specific applications). These individuals have skills in hardware, common carrier bandwidth, onsite communications equipment, storage, and related software. Data Center Technology & Operations professionals focus on storage, database technologies, platform technologies, operating systems, event/fault monitoring, backup/recovery, problem management, service desk, change management and operations gap assessments.

Specific to Data Center Technologies, individuals will take a holistic approach to consolidating and optimizing sophisticated data center environments, including physical data center facilities and critical infrastructure components including servers, enterprise storage, database and predictive operations environments. For Data Center Operations, individuals will focus on the design and implementation of tools for IT Services and Operations

Key Responsibilities may include:
Candidates will demonstrate skills in enabling tools for ITIL based technologies with a technical focus on availability of business applications, operating systems, and server/storage hardware. The individual should also demonstrate business effectiveness skills such as establishing roadmaps for deploying tools for maintaining optimal IT service. This position will vary in the scope of project responsibilities; however generally this position will focus on designing and delivering technical solutions such as but not limited to IT Discovery solutions, Configuration Management solutions, IT Asset Management solutions, IT Monitoring solutions, IT Service Desk solutions and Business Process monitoring solutions. Candidates will demonstrate skills in IT operations with a technical focus the tools and technical solutions which enable IT Operations. The individual should also demonstrate technical acumen to design relevant and efficient solutions to meet client goals and align with industry best practices. The candidate should have a good understanding of ITIL V3.

During client engagements responsibilities will include assisting with scoping, pricing and identifying resources supporting the Accenture client partner.

Candidate should demonstrate experience in the following areas:
• Designing and implementing ITIL and Operational tools
• Enablement of Operational Tools for large scale ERP and CRM deployments
• Implementing systems management solutions to deliver client value
• Assist in the designing of support for scalable server architectures for critical business systems
• Some experience in project management and detailed technical planning
• Generating detailed documentation

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 3 years experience with ITIL oriented (operational or service management) tools- service desk, change, availability, and/or performance monitoring management.
• Minimum of 2 years experience with ServiceNow
• Minimum Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Skills:
• Experience in one or more of the following areas:
o Tool and Software enablement for IT Services and Operations
o CA, BMC, HP, and Tivoli tool suites
o HP uCMDB, and/or DDM skills
o Production Scheduling, Output/Print Management
o Service Desk design and deployment
o Network/Systems Operations, Operations Architecture Management, Network Addressing Management
o Storage Management, Backup/Restore Management, Archiving
o Event/Fault Management, System Performance Management
o Migration Control
o Hardware Performance/Optimization
o Vendor Management
o Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for deployment of IT Service enabling tools
o Tool enablement based on Capacity Modeling & Planning
o High Availability Planning
o Disaster Recovery tool enablement
o Understanding of Change Management, Configuration Management, and Release Management

• Ability to utilize PowerPoint in proposal development
• Ability to produce documentation utilizing the MS Office Suite
• Broad understanding of ITIL V3 and its components

• Nice to Have Skills:
o UNIX Administration
o Windows Administration
o Virtualization
o Operational Development Architecture
o Portals (products/functions)
o XML (Extensible Markup Language)
o Customer Relationship Management

Professional Skills Requirements:
• Strong oral and written communications skills
• Supervisory experience working with a diverse internal and client teams

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

Accenture is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job
Infrastructure/IT Admin and Support

Primary Location
USA-IL – Chicago
Other Locations
USA-NY -New York, USA-TX – Dallas, USA-WA – Seattle, USA-AZ -Phoenix, USA-NJ – Florham Park, USA-CA – San Jose, USA-CA – San Francisco, USA-GA – Atlanta, USA-DC – Washington, DC