Senior Engineer Architect

Washington, District of Columbia
Aug 29, 2023
Sep 27, 2023
Full Time
Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Lead the design and implementation of Zero Trust Architecture solutions across the organization.
  • Provide expertise in micro-segmentation strategies, ensuring secure communication between different parts of the infrastructure.
  • Oversee identity management solutions, ensuring that only authorized individuals can access specific resources.
  • Manage asset management solutions, keeping track of all hardware and software assets within the organization.
  • Design and implement policy engines to automate and enforce security policies across the network.
  • Lead workflow automation initiatives, streamlining processes and reducing manual intervention.
  • Collaborate with other IT teams to ensure that all solutions are integrated seamlessly and securely.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and best practices in Zero Trust Architecture and related technologies.

  • Zero Trust Architecture Expertise: Deep understanding of Zero Trust principles, strategies, and implementations. Ability to design and implement Zero Trust solutions tailored to an organization's needs with at least 5 years of experience.
  • Micro-segmentation Proficiency: Knowledge of network segmentation strategies and tools. Ability to design, implement, and manage micro-segmented networks to enhance security.
  • Identity Management Mastery: Expertise in designing and implementing identity and access management (IAM) solutions, including single sign-on (SSO), multi-factor authentication (MFA), and role-based access control (RBAC).
  • Asset Management Acumen: Ability to develop and manage solutions that track and manage IT assets throughout their lifecycle, ensuring security and compliance.
  • Policy Engine Expertise: Proficiency in designing and implementing policy engines that automate and enforce security and operational policies across the organization.
  • Workflow Automation Skills: Expertise in automating processes and workflows to streamline operations, reduce manual intervention, and enhance security.
  • Cloud Architecture Knowledge: Understanding of cloud platforms, services, and best practices, especially as they relate to Zero Trust and security.
  • Network Security Proficiency: Deep knowledge of network security protocols, tools, and best practices.
  • System Integration: Ability to integrate various security and IT solutions to work seamlessly within an organization's infrastructure.
  • A Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, information security, or a related field from an accredited University.
  • Excellent communication skills in both technical and non-technical language.
  • Certifications: IAT Level II or Level III is Required (CISSP is Preferred)
  • Clearance Requirement: Secret


We are seeking a Senior Engineer Architect with subject matter expertise in Zero Trust Architecture, micro-segmentation, identity management, asset management, policy engine, and workflow automation to join our team supporting the United States Army Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Center in the DC Metro Area.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: DC Metro Area (On Site)
  • Type of environment: Office,
  • Noise level: Medium
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: Less than 20%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Citizenship - US Citizen

Clearance requirement - Secret


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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