yber Security IA Systems Architect

Harris   •  

Palm Bay, FL

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 395 days ago

Job Description:

Function as the lead Security Systems Engineer on Federal Government programs responsible for the following:

  • Recommend and implement measures to maintain compliance with ICD 503
  • Manage all aspects of cybersecurity for systems maintained on site and at customer locations
  • Work closely with program managers, system engineering and otherengineering disciplines
  • Brief senior management on all aspects on securityengineering
  • Lead and support frequent interaction with government customers
  • Ensure security requirements are addressed in all phases of the system development lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Develop requiredsecurity accreditation documentation under the DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Program (DIACAP) and Federal Risk Management Framework  (RMF) as required for assigned systems (National Institute for Standards and Technology, Department of Defense, Special Access Programs, Defense Security Service, National IndustrialSecurity Program)
  • Lead and support security assessment activities needed to obtain and/or maintain the Approval to Operate (ATO) security authorization for assigned systems
  • Identify securityrisks, threats and vulnerabilities of networks, systems, applications and new technology initiatives (hardware, software, cross-domain solutions, firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus systems and software deployment tools)
  • Conduct complex securityarchitecture analysis to evaluate and mitigate issues
  • Validate and test securityarchitecture and design solutions to produce detailed engineering specifications


  • Active TS/SCI security clearance required
  • College Degree(s) in Computer Science, Engineering (or equivalent) as follows:
  • Doctorate Degree with a minimum of 2 years of experience in an information security domain
  • Master’s Degree with a minimum of 4 years of experience in an information security domain
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 6 years of experience in an information security domain
  • Experience with system architectures, operating systems, network components, software assurance and databases
  • Experience with configuring, hardening and vulnerability assessment of Windows, Linux clients and servers
  • Experience with configuring, hardening and vulnerability assessment of Network products such as Routers, Switches and Firewalls (CISCO, Juniper etc.)
  • Experience with security assessment and authorization activities required for Federal information systems
  • Experience using security tools such as Nessus/ACAS, STIGs, McAfee, ArcSight, Tripwire, among others
  • Background in Systems Engineering with emphasis on cybersecurity
  • DoDI 8570 IAT or IAM Level 3 compliant professional certification (i.e. CISSP, CISM, GSLC, GCIH, CISA, GCED, or SCNA)
  • Ability to travel and work night and weekend shifts, if needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven cybersecurity professional with excellent oral and written communications skills and the ability to work well with program teammates and work without supervision
  • Ability to communicate technical terms/concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Possess advanced level analytical and problem solving skills
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communications skills