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Category: Administrator Job Type: Contract
Job ID Number: 10692 City/State: Washington    DC
Job Title: System Security Architect
Job Description: Location: Richmond, VA/ 12+ Months Contract

At least seven (7) years of experience with performing information security responsibilities for on premise and cloud applications. Establish processes and procedures for information security best practices. Be familiar with financial applications, databases, cloud services, SaaS providers and a variety of networking technologies (e.g., TCP/IP, Windows, UNIX, Linux, RedHat).

Local candidates strongly preferred.
Only US Citizen required

Top Skills Needed:
  • The candidate shall also demonstrate the below knowledge and experience:

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

  • Have the ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Have a thorough understanding of computer programming, and training in risk management.

  • Be able to communicate technical security information clearly and concisely both written and verbally.

  • Ability to effectively communicate risk to senior leadership in a clear and concise manner.

  • Strong analytic capabilities with respect to technical debt and downstream implications.

  • Have an understanding and/or experience with FISMA, FedRAMP, and the Privacy Act.

  • Ability to translate “Security in the cloud” controls to FedRAMP customer controls.

The Contractor shall deliver, but not limited to, the following:
  • Participates in risk assessment during the security assessment process.

  • Designs, documents, and integrates information assurance architectures across technology stacks.

  • Work across functional areas to inventory, assess, and address technology debt as it pertains to the supported business areas.

  • Participates in information systems risk assessments and designs security countermeasures to mitigate identified risks.

  • Ensures that the architecture and design of sensitive information systems are functional and secure.

  • Assesses threats to the environment and provides input on the adequacy and appropriateness of security designs and architectures.

  • Utilizes experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

  • Experience with analyzing security risks inherent in cloud and hybrid architectures.

For expedited response, please contact Karunish at 804-999-4216
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