Cyber Security Architect

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Network Engineering
Doral, Florida

REQ#: RQ100331

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Primary responsibilities for the Cyber Security Architect:

  • Plans and designs security solutions and capabilities that enable the organization to identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover from cyber threats and vulnerabilities.

  • Defines and develops security requirements using risk assessments, threat modeling, testing, and analysis of existing systems. Develops security integration plans to protect existing infrastructure and to incorporate future solutions.

  • Designs action plans for policy creation and governance, system hardening (STIG), monitoring, incident response, disaster recovery, and emerging cybersecurity threats.

  • Utilizes a variety of security information and event management (SEIM), data loss prevention (DLP), intrusion prevention systems (IPS), and other tools in designs.

  • Partners with stakeholders to encourage the adoption of security-compatible software designs and best practices.

  • Keeps abreast of the latest intelligence from law enforcement and other sources of cyber threat (Cyber Task Orders/Information Vulnerability Alert Management) information.

  • Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

  • Works autonomously.

  • May provide a leadership role for the work group through knowledge in the area of specialization.

  • Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge.

  • No Shift Work required but may have to provide occasional after-hours support

  • Travel is less than 10%

Experience required:

  • 8+ years experience in Cyber Security

Preferred experience:

  • SIEM/Q-Radar


  • CISCO ASA Firewalls

  • Tipping Point (IPS)

  • Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS)

Certifications required:

  • 8570 Compliance (IAT II):

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

  • CYSA+, GCIA, or GCIH

Education Requirements:

  • BS/BA Degree in Information Technology or related field OR commensurate level of experience based on position level.

Clearance requirements:

  • TS/SCI or Top Secret with SCI eligibility


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