Security Systems Architect

    Location: Washington, D.C.
    Date Posted: 01-19-2018
    CVP is seeking a highly talented Security Systems Architect in cyber security to provide technical leadership and innovative ideas to set up a new enterprise security program for the Cybersecurity and Privacy Department.
    Major Areas of Responsibility
    • Serve as the Security Solutions Architect for a 30+ person team
    • Bring new trends and innovative ideas regarding enterprise program implementation
    • Establish system information requirements using analysis of the information engineer(s) in the development of enterprise-wide or large-scale information systems
    • Provide support for facilitating and helping agencies identify their current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of fire-wall and other related security issues on LANs/WANs
    • Design architecture to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces
    • Ensure systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems architectures, the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) and ISO reference models, and profiles of standards - such as Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Open Systems Environment (OSE) reference model - as they apply to the implementation and specification of information management solution of the application platform, across the Application Program Interface (API), and the external environment/software application
    • Ensure that the common operating environment is compliant with the Agency enterprise architecture and applicable reference models
    • Evaluate analytically and systematically problems of workflows, organization, and planning and develop appropriate corrective action
    • Demonstrate knowledge of effective use of eGRC tool
    • Demonstrate a working knowledge of several of the following areas: understanding of business security practices and procedures; knowledge of current security tools available; hardware/software firewalls and their implementation; different communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools; familiarity with commercial products (ex. - Domain Name Systems, public key encryption technology, Smartcard, Cyberguard, TimeStep)
    Position Requirements
    • CISSP
    • Ability to obtain a Public Trust government security clearance
    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Computer Sciences, Electronics Engineering or other engineering or technical discipline
    • Minimum of 10 years in progressive cyber security environments and positions in the US Government or Commercial sector
    • Minimum of 3 years in a Security Architect position
    • Innovative leader with deep knowledge of latest Cyber Security Best Practices
    Desired Skills
    • CISSP-ISSAP/ISSEP/ISSMP concentration certification
    • CISM, CISA, GSLC+, Certified Ethical Hacker certification
    • ISSO 27001 experience
    Customer Value Partners, Inc. is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Customer Value Partners seeks to provide employment opportunities for protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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