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1797 - Security Architect

Sterling, Virginia

We are seeking a senior security architect for our mission-critical customer in Sterling, VA.


  • Report directly to the program Chief Architect, and contribute expert analysis, advice, and planning guidance to our federal customer.
  • Provide and update enterprise security architectures, provide systems architecture analysis, analyze and produce security roadmaps, analyze existing systems, conduct trade studies and perform analysis of alternatives, and make recommendations.
  • Work will regularly require you to interface directly with senior government personnel.
  • Exceptional communication skills are required.
  • Primary location is Dulles, VA with occasional meetings in Arlington, VA (Ballston)


  • Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training/certification, or work/military experience.
  • 7 years past experience with computer network defense architectures, with an emphasis on edge-security type solutions (IDPS, NGFW, WAF, Proxy, security delivery platform, CASB, and similar).
  • 3 years operational experience, either in SOC operations, or information assurance (system authorization).
  • 3 years tangible experience with classified or law enforcement networks and operating environments
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the purpose and capabilities of a highly robust set of security technologies and products, particularly recent development in security technology that may help large government organizations protect themselves more effectively
  • Demonstrable knowledge of government security standards and policies (e.g., NIST 800-53, CNSSI-1253, and others).


  • Active TS/SCI and DHS EOD
  • Candidates with past working experience in the role as consulting system engineer directly with government customers are preferred


  • Secret minimum