Project Architect

Perspecta - Herndon, VA (30+ days ago)3.3


Every day at
Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s
most important work. We’re a company
founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single
promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers,
investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative
solutions. We continually push
ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative
ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works
with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care,
and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many
ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the
opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta’s
talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the
team. Let’s make an impact together. This role will be supporting the
Department of Homeland Security and its Continuous Diagnostic and Mitigation
(CDM) program. Provides cybersecurity architectural expertise to managers and technical staff. Develops cybersecurity architectures and deliverable artifacts for an enterprise federal agency. Takes cybersecurity solution strategy and applies this to client federated and non-federated environments to meet functional requirements. Advises integration team on selection of technical purchases and their placement with regards to security, processing, data storage, data access and applications. Advises management team on feasibility of future cybersecurity projects within agency. Helps to create overall cybersecurity strategy when required. Education and Experience
  • BS in Computer Science or related field required, Masters preferred.
  • Experience developing conceptual, logical, and technical security architectures
  • Knowledge of existing standards, frameworks, models, and methods for developing and implementing security architectures
  • Minimum of 5 years of security architecture experience with at least 10 years of IT enterprise experience
  • Broad IT Knowledge base with key technologies to include but not limited to: HBSS, ACAS, IPS/IDS, firewalls, proxies, encryption, SIEM, virtualization
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and relationship skills to articulate advanced technical topics and build consensus among senior business and technical stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborations skills working in a team-oriented environment
  • Strong understanding of the application of NIST 800-53 controls
  • Experience identifying and assessing business impacts to proposed changes to a largely technical solution or enterprise operations
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to adhere to defined processes & procedures, and suggest improvements
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Position required EOD
Clearance. Applicants must be clearable in order to gain a clearance once
they have been hired.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prefer overall strong background in systems engineering, security engineering, architecting, enterprise integration, and interoperability in a complex systems environment
  • Knowledge of emerging cybersecurity technologies
  • Experience modeling data, message, and service interoperability
  • Understanding of technical, operational, and management issues related to design, development, and deployment of complex and distributed systems
  • Understanding of interrelationships between critical infrastructure protection and cybersecurity
  • Familiarity with DHS Cybersecurity programs such as Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification
  • ITIL foundations certification
  • Knowledge and experience with C&A processes in Federal environments, preferably with experience utilizing the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) for complex systems or networks