Security Architect, Lead

Key Role:

Leads cyber architecture programs within Booz Allen Hamilton’s global information and cybersecurity posture worldwide. Be at the forefront collaborating with cross functional teams to develop Booz Allen Hamilton’s globally converged technological security strategy, which will in turn drive the future security roadmap for Booz Allen Hamilton’s enterprise cyber security stack, product security protection programs, and go-to-market platform protection models. Implement the strategic direction you helped define by the Director of Cyber Architecture and Engineering. Lead evaluations, analyses, troubleshooting, and guidance related to system, network, application, and security architectures. Create security guidance, best practices, and general corporate security standards and reference architectures. Perform security reviews based on the security stack philosophies and standards. Perform Threat Modeling, analyzing security events and incidents to improve technical maturity and rigor. Primary responsibility for leading these efforts in collaboration with the rest of the team for Booz Allen Hamilton worldwide across a broad set of security disciplines providing an integrated security ecosystem to deter, detect, defend, and respond to business impacting security, operational security and risk issues. Leverage skills in independently conducting technical analysis of security and business problems, as well as threats, incidents, investigations, workforce protection and other general security related issues. Communicate and participate in coordinating response and defensive actions over a variety of security disciplines and disseminate technical information as appropriate in support of Booz Allen Hamilton's critical business, go to market, and operational infrastructure needs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience with identity security design, strategies, and security architectures

  • Experience in identity disciplines featuring cyber based solution engineering or architectural oversight

  • Knowledge of key cyber threats including nation state actors, malware and ransomware, command and control infrastructures and mitigations

  • Knowledge of key cyber processes such as security incident handling, risk posture measurement and change management

  • Knowledge of security services and solutions from networking, endpoint, application, and data

  • Ability to design, deploy, and maintain security architectures in enterprise class organizations

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • Bachelor's degree or 10+ years of experience working in the cyber industry in lieu of a degree

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with building complex, multi-service IT architectures

  • Experience with a programming or scripting language, including C++, Perl, Java, or Python

  • Knowledge of the use of databases for reporting, including SQL language

  • Knowledge of the applications of Artificial Intelligence in security

  • IT Architecture Certifications


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


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