Cybersecurity Architect

Full Time
Mid Level

This position is looking for someone who is a US citizen and local to the Washington DC area. This position is looking for someone who has a public trust and is comfortable with working mostly remote. The pay range for this position is $65-$75/hour and is a full-time 6-month contract to hire position. This position requires you to pass a Tier 2 federal background investigation.

Responsibilities, Duties, and Accountabilities:

  • Establish and maintain the Enterprise security architecture and supporting artifacts
  • Develop architecture roadmaps and solutions for delivering protection mechanisms within a multi-layered infrastructure
  • Review existing and propose new security architectures, identify security design gaps, and formalize recommended changes or enhancements
  • Ensure security architecture adheres to regulatory and best practice compliance requirements
  • Assess emerging technologies against security architecture to determine where they fill gaps, overlap with existing solutions, or extend capabilities; integrate into security architecture design where appropriate, including cloud technologies
  • Continuously monitor and improve the security posture of the Enterprise in conjunction with the Information Security Program and team
  • Communicate progress, gaps/findings, and ensure successful handoff of deliverables to program and operational teams
  • Serve as a senior leader of the organization by coaching and mentoring others in the area of cybersecurity
  • Represent security needs in the System and Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)


  • Bachelor’s degree (computer science, computer management, information technology focus etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience with security architecture demonstrating solutions delivery, principles, and emerging technologies

  • 5+ years of experience designing and implementing security solutions

  • 5+ years of consulting and engineering experience

  • 5+ years of experience with cloud computing & security considerations

  • Expert leader in security best practices on current and emerging technology

  • Experience architecting security solutions for hybrid infrastructures

  • CISSP, CISM, CISA, ISSAP, ISSEP certifications or SANS related certifications highly preferred


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