Cybersecurity Architect

Key Role:

Ensure a secure network architecture by planning, designing, testing, implementing, and protecting the organization’s mission and IT assets. Evaluate and identify IT solutions, develop secure designs, oversee the implementation of security applications and appliances, and apply in-depth knowledge on securing multiple networks processing information at different classification levels. Ensure designs are consistent with cybersecurity best practices with regard to secure configuration management, Cloud security, document management services, virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), web and application services, mobile device management, infrastructure and network access, end-user support, authentication, and data recovery. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience in information or cybersecurity solution engineering, with security tools and devices, including network firewalls, web proxy, intrusion prevention system, vulnerability scanner, and penetration testing tools
  • 4+ years of experience with management and supervisory leading technical teams of 8+ staff while supporting the continued professional development of the staff
  • Experience with building and administering Windows Server and Active Directory, Network devices, including Cisco and Juniper, and managing cloud security operations, such as identity and access control, secure configuration management, network security, enforcement policy scripting, workload security, data security, and logging
  • Knowledge of web service technologies, application of encryption, and common authentication protocols
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking concepts and DNS
  • Knowledge of Federal compliance standards, including NIST 800-53, FIPS, and FedRAMP
  • Ability to perform as the primary liaison between the system security engineers and coordinate with the information system security manager and system owner
  • Top Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or Telecommunications

Additional Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in project management
  • Experience identifying and maintaining assignment resources
  • Experience establishing milestones in consideration of team skillsets
  • Ability to manage simultaneous work assignments with a consistently high degree of quality
  • SANS GIAC Security Certification in Administration, Software, Forensics, or GSE Expert, ISC2 CISSP Certification, or security systems vendor administration-level certification
  • PMP Certification


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.

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