Federal – Cyber Hunter (Remote) ++

Full Time
Arlington, VA
Areas of Interest: Digital Forensics, Incident Response, Threat Analysis
report a problem
Remote / Telecommute
Remote work is frequently a way to describe working from a home office or being a telecommuter. Depending on the job and company, remote work offers the ability to work from anywhere in the world. To do a remote job, professionals need access to tools like phone/internet service and a quiet place to work without distraction.
Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Remote
Great outcomes are everything. It's what drives us to turn bold ideas into breakthrough solutions that solve the toughest problems fast--the first time. So you can change how people work and live.
The selected candidate will use adversary tactics, techniques and procedures to recognize and analyze malware based on a combination of behavioral activity and signature based tippers that lead to being able to visualize and act upon malicious activity on a system or network. You will work on modern security hardware/software tools/solutions, such as: firewalls, proxies, virus prevention and remediation, access control, encryption, and log analysis. You will perform live network forensics and analysis.

Basic Qualifications:
  • 5 years of full-time experience in an offensive and/or defensive cyber operations role (e.g. penetration tester, red team, incident responder, malware analyst, SOC/NOC technician, etc.)
  • 1 or more years of malware analysis experience (static and dynamic analysis)
  • 3 years experience with TCP/IP
  • 5 years working with the internals of Windows and Linux
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to support, perform, and troubleshoot hardware and software installations independently.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to train hunting and provide process improvement-related feedback to a broad audience.
  • Strong analytical and investigative skills
  • Solid decision-making skills
  • Attention to detail
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 U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require now or in the future sponsorship by the employer for a visa.
Accenture is a federal contractor, an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

US Citizenship Required.

Accenture is a federal contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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.
Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.
Accenture is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Share this job:


High performance delivered.
Accenture is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with more than 336,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world’s most successful companies, Accenture collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$30.0 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2014. 

Management Consulting, Systems Integration and Technology, Business Process Outsourcing, Application and Infrastructure Outsourcing
Visit Accenture's Social Media pages:
Company Industry: Information Technology and Services
Company Type: Public Company
Company Size: 10,001+