Remote support is authorized for candidates local to the VA/MD/DC area only.
Note: US Citizens, Green card, and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply, we are unable to sponsor at the time.
Advise on security system infrastructure and provide network engineering knowledge to improve the security architecture.
Develop and document cybersecurity solutions architecture to reduce the threat surface based on standardized methodologies and innovative analysis.
Communicate conceptual architecture and capabilities to management.
Guide the design along with the implementation of secure solutions and services across business/IT support areas, driving the successful configuration and implementation of security solutions to reduce security risks.
Conduct training on topics related to the infrastructure and security posture.
Support system, and network-related security policy development including regulatory compliance.
Support change management process to monitor cascading effects and to minimize unintended consequences
Conduct market research on the latest security best techniques, technology, and industry trends.
Knowledge of security standards and best practices, including but not limited to:
NIST 800, Cybersecurity Framework
Experience with security architecture development.
Experience in cybersecurity technology solution planning, engineering, and deployment, including EDR/XDR, FW, NGIPS, SIEM.
Knowledge of enterprise infrastructure design requirements: Data center, Cloud (Azure, GCP, AWS, PaaS/IaaS/SaaS), Software defined networks/SASE, Trusted Internet Connections (TIC), Enterprise certificate authority/PKI operations,DNS/DHCP security, DDoS/WAF, Network access control, Wireless network security.
Ability to work well in a strong collaborative team-oriented environment.
Ability to effectively present technical information to many different levels of the organization.
Demonstrated strong communication skills (written/spoken).
Demonstrated strong organizational skills
Proficiency on Microsoft Office tools: i.e., PowerPoint
Experience working in a fast-paced complex system
Experience in a very large enterprise environment
Experience with Cisco networking and equipment
Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), CCIE/CCNP
Preferred Education, Experience, and Certifications:
5 years of security architecture experience
10 years of cybersecurity experience
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Cybersecurity or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance
Pass both a client mandated clearance process to include drug screening, criminal history check and credit check.
Once candidate’s resume is approved and interview passed, the agency is responsible for providing drug screening. Failure to submit the drug screening results will delay the security clearance process.
If a candidate is given an interim clearance, continuation of employment is then based on the candidate receiving a sensitive clearance.
All candidates must be a US Citizen, or have permanent residence status (Green Card).
Candidate must have lived in the United States for the past 5 years.
Cannot have more than 6 months travel outside the United States within the last five years. Military Service excluded. (Exception does not include military family members.)