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Accenture Federal - Data Strategy & Management Manager in Arlington, Virginia

Organization: Accenture Federal ServicesLocation: DC Metro

We Are:

Accenture Federal Services, bring together commercial innovation with the latest technology to unleash the potential for our federal clients. Operating in the nation’s Capital, we stay ahead of what’s coming next. Drawing from the power of Accenture, we deliver integrated, mobile and interactive experiences that exceed our people’s expectations. Join us where ideas are freely exchanged, and concepts evolve into practical solutions.

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 5-6 years of experience in defining enterprise data strategy in the areas such as AI, data management, data governance, data supply chain, data security, data archival, data quality, master data management , data architecture , and /or cloud data migration for medium to large scale corporations

  • Proven ability to demonstrate how the outputs of data strategy lead to more effective data management and innovation capabilities

  • Entrepreneurial mindset and ability to identify sources of value from data analytics across client’s business units and to define paths toward realizing value that lead and/or contribute to building future product/data strategy approaches in a collaborative manner

  • Lead and/or c ontribute to building future product/data strategy approaches in a collaborative manner

  • Proven experience working with cross-functional teams (i.e., org change enablement, digital, cloud, design-thinking, cybersecurity)

  • Exhibit ability to use diagnostics and strategy methods, as well as, own and ensure delivery of high-quality analysis and recommendations to clients

  • Expert ability to utilize various research methodologies, media research, and external data sources

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience in establishing and maintaining data governance processes, including data quality and master data management (MDM)

  • Build client relationships and senior internal relationships, highlighting the role of data strategy and management

  • Drive efficiency in work, defining smarter processes and innovation in new approaches

  • Manage and mentor team members to develop technical skills and knowledge

  • Maintain knowledge of relevant case studies, data, tools and approaches using it to trial new analytical techniques, progressing craft skills of the team

  • Experience and knowledge of cloud data platforms (such as AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform and Snowflake) and other data technologies (such as Informatica, Collibra, etc.)

  • Experience in business development activities such as responding to request for proposals (RFP), structuring solutions, client orals/presentations, drafting statement of work and managing sales pipeline.

  • Effectively delivering multiple projects simultaneously

  • Data architecture and/or engineering or AI experience is desired

  • Knowledge of statistical techniques and programming languages is desired

  • Certifications in data science or technologies

  • Publications on topics related to innovation – data or otherwise

  • C-suite client experiences is desired

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • US Citizenship required

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 $103,800 – $142,799 and information on benefits offered is here ( .

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 Federal Services.

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

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

COVID-19 update:

The safety and well-being of our candidates, our people and their families continues to be a top priority. Until travel restrictions change, interviews will continue to be conducted virtually.

Subject to applicable law, please be aware that Accenture requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Accenture will consider requests for accommodation to this vaccination requirement during the recruiting process.

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 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 (

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Accenture 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.

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Requesting An Accommodation

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If you would like to be considered for employment opportunities with Accenture and have accommodation needs for a disability or religious observance, please call us toll free at 1 (877) 889-9009, send us an email ( or 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 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.