IT Architect

Fort Meade, Maryland
Sep 12, 2023
Oct 12, 2023
Full Time
Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Provide full systems engineering life-cycle support.
  • Perform joint architectural/systems engineering analyses to validate that proposed C4 designs can be fully integrated with existing, and target IS enterprise architectures.
  • Assist with the development and review of strategies, plans, and activities to integrate capabilities into an operational platform.
  • Provide technical solution(s) to engineering problems.
  • Assist with maintaining and updating a cyberspace operations program community-level milestone review process and provide recommendations on implementation to ensure collaboration in the identification and coordination of new and proposed C4 investments and initiatives, including Development, Modernization, and/or Enhancement (DME).
  • Assist with the design and development of systems and associated enterprise architectures in accordance with the DoD Architectural Framework (DoDAF) and architectural artifacts.
  • Design and assess system reliability documents for new secure, remote, backup storage systems to improve the resiliency of the systems for different disaster recovery scenarios.
  • Integrate and maintain electronic processes or methodologies to automate the collection, reporting, and resolution of issues to resolve system or technology problems.
  • Apply engineering principles for reviewing and analyzing secure systems designs, identifying areas for improvement, developing solutions for resolving secure systems design problems, and develop analysis and recommendation reports.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the requirements team and perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, risk analysis, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems solutions.
  • Perform analyses at all levels of the total system product lifecycle, including HW/SW, concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance, and disposal.
  • Perform site surveys, system evaluations, system analysis, architecture, and infrastructure assessments.
  • Conduct logical and systematic conversions of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Apply and/or develop advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories, and concepts.
  • Assist the Government in planning new programs and recommend technological application programs to accomplish long-range objectives.
  • Conduct reviews and provide comments on technical and planning materials provided by Government Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) (e.g., technical documentation, reports, DoD and IC cyber policy/procedures).
  • Assist with data collection and analysis, for such things as cyber presentations, speeches, and briefings (Section F, Deliverable 25).
  • Maintain metrics (e.g., quarterly, monthly, and annual) on leading security indicators, as required.
  • Review cyber-related input from various organizations, consolidate the information into a package, and submit for inclusion into various cyber reports (e.g., Director's/Commander's Weekly Activity Report (WAR) and Defend the DoDIN reports)
  • Analyze the security details of systems and assist with developing and publishing security processes from formal cybersecurity meetings of every category
  • Ensure system engineering designs utilize DevSecOps in accordance with DoD guidance.
  • Utilize a test environment to allow for development and testing of engineering solutions to provide interoperability.

  • 10+ Years of Experience
  • Bachelor of Science (BS)
  • Top Secret / SCI with CI Poly
  • DoD 8570 IASAE Level II
    • CASP+CE
    • CISSP
    • CSSLP


We are seeking an IT Architect to join our team supporting U.S. CYBERCOM in Ft Meade, Maryland.

United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) is a unified Combatant Command whose mission is to plan, coordinate, integrate, synchronize, and conduct activities to direct the operations and defense of the Department of Defense Information Network (DODIN) and conduct full spectrum military cyberspace operations. Since its inception, USCYBERCOM's mission has been rapidly evolving to effectively operate and defend the DODIN and to integrate and coordinate Department of Defense (DoD) Offensive Cyber Operations (OCO) and Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO).

Additional Job Information


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: Ft. Meade, Maryland
  • 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: 10%


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.

  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Active TS/SCI CI Poly


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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