Cyber Security Architect

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Cyber Security
Fort Meade, Maryland
Remote, Based in Maryland

REQ#: RQ97057

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking an Cyber Security Architect to help support an exciting new Cloud Service Offering contract, Defense Enterprise Office Solutions (DEOS), in Fort Meade, MD. This position will require the employee to report onsite at least 3-4 days a week. 

NOTE: This position is contingent upon contract funding and tasking. 

The Cyber Security Architect will

  • Participates in risk assessment during the Certification and Accreditation process. 

  • Designs, develops, implements, and integrates information assurance architecture, system, or system component for use within data center, network, and enclave environments.   

  • Participates in information systems risk assessments and designs security countermeasures to mitigate identified risks.

  • Ensures that the architecture and design of DoD information systems (IS) are functional and secure.

  • As necessary, designs and develops IA or IA enabled products, interface specifications, and approaches to secure the environment. 

  • Utilizes experience and judgment to plan and accomplish the organizations security related goals.

  • Supports system or network designs that encompass multiple data center or networks to include those with differing data protection/classification requirements.

  • Reports to IA issues with separate reporting to other senior management for network operational requirements, as necessary. 

  • Recognized for strong expertise in industry issues and trends.

  • Utilize functional area expertise gained through direct industry experience to assess the operational and functional baseline of an organization and its organizational components. Examples of the functional areas would include Human Resources, Finance, Supply, Service, etc.

  • Works with senior managers and executives to provide industry vision and strategic direction with regard to their enterprise.

  • Guides the determination of information technology inadequacies and/or deficiencies that affect the functional area’s ability to support/meet organizational goals.

  • Generates functional area strategies for enhanced IT operations in a cross-functional area mode throughout the organization.

  • Participates in account strategy sessions, strategic assessments and design reviews to validate enterprise approach and associated work products, such as ERP implementations.

  • Provides guidance and direction to other professionals, acts in a consulting and/or advisory capacity; coordinates resolution of highly complex problems and tasks, possesses ability to meet and operate under deadlines. 

Required Qualifications:  

  • Active DoD Top Secret clearance  

  • BA/BS Degree

  • 10+ years of experience

  • IAT Level II Certification  

  • 3+ years managing Office 365 services and Azure in a large-scale environment 

  • Experience with Azure Sentinel, Lighthouse and Defender ATP 

  • Experience with commercial cloud services

  • Experience with DoD RMF process, ACAS and HBSS 

  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment 

  • Able to report onsite as indicated above

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experience with AWS, Azure and/or GCP cloud services

  • Experience with Agile software development

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.