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Security Architect
Ref No.: 17-21255
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Start Date: 11/09/2017
Job Description:
  • Security Architect will support the Chief Information Security Officer's roadmap to initiate a SOC. Develop processes and methodologies that govern SOC operations, senior leader reporting, and management of security events.
  • Must possess knowledge of security tools (including hands-on experience with some or all of the following Splunk, CISCO Identity Service Engine - Client and/or CISCO Firepower series, CISCO web security, etc.), business processes, and experience implementing within the federal or private sector.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must work onsite at DOL client site M-F during normal business hours.

Technical Skills:
Skill Years/Level of Experience
Mandatory Experience designing, implementing, configuring, and operating information security continuous monitoring concepts and tools. 7 – 10 years
Experience with performing systems administration in Windows, Linux, and VMware environments, including performing installation and configuration, monitoring system performance and availability, performing upgrades, and troubleshooting 7 – 10 years
Excellent troubleshooting skills – ability to review an incident, provide a recommended action to fix the issue, and document the steps taken to achieve the resolution 5 – 7 years
Preferred Industry Security Certifications DoD 8570; GCIA, CEH, GCIH, SSCP, GCFA
Vendor Certification: Cisco / Splunk /Red Hat

Job Responsibilities:
  • Experience designing, implementing and troubleshooting network security for enterprise customers (preferably within a data center environment)
  • Extensive experience in security configuration of network and security devices in a large enterprise environment (routers, switches, firewalls, intrusion detection/prevention systems)
  • Experience installing, configuring and troubleshooting one (1) or more of the following Cisco security technologies: Client, IPS/SourceFire, ASA, CSM, ThreatGRID/AMP, ESA, WSA
  • Detailed understanding of TCP/IP protocols
  • Detailed understanding of routing protocols (OSPF, RIP, EIGRP, BGP) and layer 2 protocols and technologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Required Qualificaion: Bachelor's degree