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Security Solutions Architect
Ref No.: 18-01533
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 02/12/2018
Title: Security Solutions Architect
Job Type: Contract to Hire
Salary: DOE
Start Date: ASAP

Location: Washington, DC

My direct client is seeking a highly talented Security Systems Architect in cyber security to provide security program for their Cyber security and Privacy Department.

Major Areas of Responsibility:
  • Serve as the Security Solutions Architect for a 30+ person team
  • Bring new trends and innovative ideas regarding enterprise program implementation
  • Establish system information requirements using analysis of the information engineer(s) in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale information systems
  • Provide support for facilitating and helping agencies identify their current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of fire-wall and other related security issues on LANs/WANs
  • Design architecture to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces
  • Ensure systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems architectures, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and ISO reference models, and profiles of standards - such as Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Open Systems Environment (OSE) reference model - as they apply to the implementation and specification of information management solution of the application platform, across the Application Program Interface (API), and the external environment/software application
  • Ensure that the common operating environment is compliant with the Agency enterprise architecture and applicable reference models
  • Evaluate analytically and systematically problems of workflows, organization, and planning and develop appropriate corrective action
  • Demonstrate knowledge of effective use of eGRC tool
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of several of the following areas: understanding of business security practices and procedures; knowledge of current security tools available; hardware/software firewalls and their implementation; different communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools; familiarity with commercial products (ex. - Domain Name Systems, public key encryption technology, Smartcard, Cyberguard, TimeStep)

Position Requirements:
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust government security clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Computer Sciences, Electronics Engineering or other engineering or technical discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years in progressive cyber security environments and positions in the US Government or Commercial sector
  • Minimum of 3 years in a Security Architect position
  • Innovative leader with deep knowledge of latest Cyber Security Best Practices

Nice to Haves:
  • CISSP-ISSAP/ISSEP/ISSMP concentration certification
  • CISM, CISA, GSLC+, Certified Ethical Hacker certification
  • ISSO 27001 experience