Cloud Security Architect

Clearance Level
None
Category
Cyber Security
Location
Bethesda, Maryland

REQ#: RQ63101

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular

Job Description Summary:

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.  We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity.  At GDIT, people are our differentiator.

  • As a Cyber/ Cloud Security Architect, you will engage in technical discussions within the program and with external stakeholders. In this ecosystem, the architect coordinates efforts from a tactical and strategic perspective for cyber and cloud security related actions, including recommending priorities and the direction of technical resources. Additionally, the architect evaluates new cyber technologies to determine relevance for the customer's mission. These duties are part of the architect's daily responsibilities to develop ad-hoc white papers for senior leadership and stakeholders, including engineers and analysts, to gain the essential support for engagements for successful implementation of new technologies and enhancements to existing technologies.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical evaluation and strategic recommendations to the leadership on cybersecurity and cloud security architecture
  • Maintain capabilities based on NIST and other Cyber Security Frameworks
  • Perform market research on new vendor or open source offerings and present findings
  • Coordinate quarterly vendor week presentations and demonstrations
  • Maintain overarching understanding of current technical capabilities and new initiatives
  • Work closely with architects, engineers and intrusion analysts to:
  • Gather mission/business, functional, and technical requirements in support of major cybersecurity initiatives 
  • Improve effectiveness and efficiency of security tool integrations 
  • Shape technical solutions to maximize cybersecurity defenses and monitoring capabilities
  • Synthesize solution designs and establish architectural principles 
  • Incorporate architectural and cloud security principles into system design standards

Desired Qualifications:

  • Position Requirements: 5+ years of systems engineering, cloud and/or cyber security experience working with various network and/or endpoint detection and response technologies applying cyber security frameworks
  • Bachelor's of science degree
  • To be effective in this role, a candidate must possess experience working with the NIST Cyber Security Framework and NIST 800-37 Risk Management Framework for Federal Information Systems

  • Preferred Certifications:  CISSP, CCSK, CCNA, CRISC, CEH and major vendor cloud certifications

  • Job Family:  Cyber Security
  • Weekly Scheduled Hours:  40
  • Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:  N/A
  • Clearance Level Must Be Able To Maintain:  Public Trust
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.