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Cloud Support Specialist
Accenture Federal Services Reston, VA

Cloud Support Specialist

Accenture Federal Services
Reston, VA
Expired: May 02, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $100,800 to $185,800 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Info

At Accenture Federal Services, nothing matters more than helping the US federal government make the nation stronger and safer and life better for people. Our 13,000+ people are united in a shared purpose to pursue the limitless potential of technology and ingenuity for clients across defense, national security, public safety, civilian, and military health organizations.

Join Accenture Federal Services to do the work you love in an inclusive, collaborative, and caring community, where you can be empowered to grow, learn and thrive through hands-on experience, certifications, industry training and more.

Join us to drive positive, lasting change that moves missions and the government forward!

Job Description:

As a trusted Microsoft partner in the Federal space, the Cloud Support Specialist role is a part of the Secure Operations Centers (SOCs) team providing end-to-end operational support for the Azure core and Office365 platform. Operational support is comprised of five workstreams teams: Livesite Engineering, Identity Management, Network Management, Tech Ops (Secure workspace operations) and Customer Experience (CXP). These teams span across various product groups, including Azure, Active Directory (AAD), and Office365. The services will be 24x7x365 and operated from three Microsoft SOCs located in Redmond, WA or Reston, VA


  • Monitor and report, to ensure the deployment flow is proceeding smoothly and any issues are escalated promptly and accurately back to the deploying team.
  • Identify and drive fixes with feature teams for volume drivers.
  • Run documented deployment scripts and procedures.
  • Coordinate restoration actions with Microsoft teams and other partners on behalf of Microsoft.
  • Assist in outage restoration actions, escalating to Microsoft personnel within published timeframes or when indicated by procedure.
  • Log all investigative and restorative actions taken in designated systems for later retrieval for audit purposes and root cause investigations.
  • Identify and drive recovery levers with feature teams
  • Assist in Hardware deployments, including peripherals (desktop and server provisioning)
  • Physical Escort, to include Two Person Access (TPA) in the spaces for maintenance, cleaning, other services as warranted.
  • Equipment assistance / troubleshooting (e.g., intake new equipment, coordinate with partners upon arrival, issue, swap, etc.).
  • Sovereign cloud user account requests (e.g., submissions, provisioning, certificate issuance and troubleshooting).
  • Problem solving, troubleshooting, and debugging expertise to mitigate customer or service outages
  • Secure Work Area operations
  • Update standard operation procedures and technical training guides documentation as needed

Required Skills:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a IT or Computer field or equivalent combination of IT training and practical IT experience
    • Adaptable to a fast pace environment with changing proprieties
    • Executing work with precision in time sensitive outage scenarios
    • Communicate effectively through written and oral English
    • Performing work under continuous deadline pressure
    • Interacting with external customers & partners on behalf of Microsoft
  • Must be able to travel as required
  • Must be open to shift work as 24/7 support is needed

  • Microsoft Certifications

Security Clearance: Active TS/SCI security clearance with Polygraph

Compensation for roles at Accenture Federal Services varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York, or Washington State as set forth below and information on benefits offered is here.

Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role:
California: $100,800 - 185,800
Colorado: $100,800 - $160,400
New York: $93,400 - $185,800
Washington: $107,500 - $170,800

What We Believe

We have an unwavering commitment to diversity with the aim that every one of our people has a full sense of belonging within our organization. As a business imperative, every person at Accenture Federal Services has the responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and core values. Our rich diversity makes us more innovative and more creative, which helps us better serve our clients and our communities. Read more here

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Accenture Federal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that no one should be discriminated against because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion or sexual orientation.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

For details, view a copy of the Accenture Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Requesting An Accommodation

Accenture Federal Services is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities or religious observances, including reasonable accommodation when needed. If you are hired by Accenture Federal Services and require accommodation to perform the essential functions of your role, you will be asked to participate in our reasonable accommodation process. Accommodations made to facilitate the recruiting process are not a guarantee of future or continued accommodations once hired.

If youare being considered for employment opportunities with Accenture Federal Services and need an accommodation for a disability or religious observance during the interview process or for the job you are interviewing for, please speak with your recruiter.

Other Employment Statements

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.

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

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Additionally, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company's legal duty to furnish information.

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