Cybersecurity Architect

Basecamp Consulting and Solution - McLean, VA

ContractEstimated: $130,000 - $170,000 a year

The Cybersecurity Architect will interface with customers to:

* Identify and understand needs

* Assessment and decomposition of security requirements

* Development and presentation of cyber focus design solutions and guidelines

* Provide leadership and oversight to the delivery of security architect services

As cyber expert, the responsibilities in efforts that will result in the integration of application security and/or information security requirements, controls and processes into the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) or Project Life Cycle and also participate in feature development, technical risk assessments and security technology deployments.


  • Deploy Splunk log aggregation tool.
  • Create general Splunk alerts based on general alerting requirements.
  • Deploy Tenable Nessus Scan tool
  • Configure Nessus scan tool to perform Operating System level scans, Network tool scans and Baseline Configuration.
  • Working knowledge of Linux Operating System and Windows Operating system.
  • Provide security engineering expertise to enhance security posture.
  • Develop secure application architectural designs
  • Ensure applications and infrastructure meet standards for security as defined by CIS and FIPS.
  • Utilize publicly available Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) to analyze and probe system weaknesses.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in security architectures in large datacenter environment – DNS/DHCP, Load Balancing (F5 Networks), Firewalls (Cisco, Palo Alto, Fortinet, & Juniper Networks), IDS/IPS, IPSEC VPN)
  • Ensure that all solutions follow security, compliance controls, and conformance to firm’s IT security standards.
  • Full document and provide security considerations related to technical implementations


  • OSCP/OSCE Highly Preferred
  • Proven hands-on Security Engineering experience dealing with Network engineering as well as Software Engineering.
  • Linux Operating System working experience
  • Tenable Nessus experience
  • Developer background, 2 years of experience with programming in at least one common object oriented language (java, c#, C, Python, Ruby etc.)
  • Experience with continuous integration concepts and tools, such as Bamboo, Jenkins, Microsoft TFS, TeamCity, etc.
  • Knowledge of Risk Controls framework, and Audit procedures (27000/1/2, NIST 800-53/171, SOC2, DFARS, Privacy Shield, etc.)
  • Ability to script in multiple operating systems, Linux (BASH), Windows (Powershell)


Cisco IOS, Windows Server, RHEL 7, Java/Python/C#/Javascript, Various Networking Tools, Proxy (Nginx, Apache, Netscaler), Nessus Vulnerability Scanner, Splunk, Snort, Wireshark

Job Type: Contract

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)