Cyber Security Architect (Active Secret Required)

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Rosslyn, Virginia

REQ#: RQ43458

As a System Security Architect, you evaluate new technologies to determine relevance for the customer's mission. Additionally, the role involves engaging in technical discussions both within the program and with external entities. In support of large scale, the architect coordinates efforts from a tactical and strategic perspective for cyber-related actions, including recommending priorities and the direction of resources. These duties are part of the architect's daily responsibilities of prepare and present white papers as needed to the senior program leaders, present approaches to stakeholders, including engineers and analysts, to gain the necessary engagement to support the successful implementation of new technologies and enhancements to existing technologies.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical evaluation and strategic recommendations to the leadership
  • Perform market research on new vendor offerings and present findings to customer leadership
  • Coordinate Quarterly vendor week presentations and demonstrations for the office.
  • Work closely with cyber architects and engineers to shape technical solutions to ensure the maximum protection by cybersecurity defenses and monitoring capabilities
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities for security tool integration to improve effectiveness and efficiency
  • Work closely with security analysts and engineers to identify key requirements and enhancements to support office mission
  • Conduct briefs on new vendor offerings and coordinate with vendors to perform health checks on existing tools
  • Maintain overarching understanding of current technical capabilities and new initiatives
  • Cultivate technical solutions that meet business objectives with awareness of current or developing technical capabilities of the Department
  • Support mission/business, functional, and technical requirements gathering for major cybersecurity initiatives
  • Synthesize information on solution design, establish architectural principles, and apply industry and government standards to system architectures

Maintain a long-term outlook (2 – 5 years) for the customer needed capabilities and trends.

5 years of experience and a bachelor's of science degree

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.