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Cyber Security Architect (Active Secret Required)

General Dynamics Information Technology
Arlington, Virginia, United States

Travel Required: None

Public Trust: NACLC (T3)

Requisition Type: Regular

As a Cyber Tools Architect, you will engage in technical discussions within the program and with external stakeholders. In this ecosystem, the architect coordinates efforts from a tactical and strategic perspective for cyber-related actions, including recommending priorities and the direction of technical resources. Additionally, the architect evaluates new cyber technologies to determine relevance for the customer's mission. These duties are part of the architect's daily responsibilities to develop ad-hoc white papers for senior program leadership and present the proposal to stakeholders, including engineers and analysts, to gain the essential support for engagements for successful implementation of new technologies and enhancements to existing technologies.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical evaluation and strategic recommendations to the leadership

  • Maintain capabilities based on MITRE ATT&ACK and similar industry accepted Cyber Security Frameworks

  • Perform market research on new vendor or open source offerings and present findings

  • Coordinate quarterly vendor week presentations and demonstrations

  • Maintain overarching understanding of current technical capabilities and new initiatives

  • Identify key requirements and integration enhancements to support the mission

  • Work closely with architects, engineers and intrusion analysts to:

    • Gather mission/business, functional, and technical requirements in support of major cybersecurity initiatives

    • Improve effectiveness and efficiency of security tool integrations

    • Shape technical solutions to maximize cybersecurity defenses and monitoring capabilities

  • Synthesize solution designs and establish architectural principles

  • Incorporate architectural principles into system design standards

  • Maintain a 1 - 3 years outlook for the customer needed capabilities and trends

Position Requirements:

5 years of systems engineering and/or cyber security experience working with various network and/or endpoint detection and response technologies applying cyber security frameworks

Bachelor's of science degree

To be effective in this role, a candidate must possess experience working with the MITRE ATT&CK Framework, NIST Cyber Security Framework and NIST 800-37 Risk Management Framework for Federal Information Systems
Required technical writing sample: system design description, CONOPS or other various technical writers.

Preferred Certifications;

CISSP, CCSK, CCNA, CRISC, CEH and major vendor cloud certifications

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.

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