Sr. Cyber Security Architect

Manassas, VA
May 01, 2017
May 23, 2017
Full Time
Senior Cyber Security Architect to lead the following tasks:

    • Analyze user needs and requirements to plan system architecture supporting cybersecurity operations.
    • Collaborate with system developers and users to select appropriate design solutions or ensure the compatibility of system components.
    • Define and document how the implementation of a new system or new interfaces between systems impacts the security posture of the current environment.
    • Design system architecture or system components required to meet user needs.
    • Document and address organization's information security, cybersecurity architecture, and systems security engineering requirements throughout the acquisition lifecycle.
    • Employ secure configuration management processes.
    • Ensure that acquired or developed system(s) and architecture(s) are consistent with organization's cybersecurity architecture guidelines.
    • Evaluate current or emerging technologies to consider factors such as cost, security, compatibility, or usability.
    • Identify the protection needs (i.e., security controls) for the information system(s) and network(s) and document appropriately.
    • Perform security reviews, identify gaps in security architecture, and develop a security risk management plan.
    • Plan system implementation to ensure that all systems components can be integrated and aligned (e.g., procedures, databases, policies, software, and hardware).
    • Provide input on security requirements to be included in statements of work and other appropriate procurement documents.
    • Provide input to the Risk Management Framework process activities and related documentation.
    • Translate proposed technical solutions into technical specifications.
    • Propose new technologies or procedures that could be used to advance the ability to detect and mitigate malicious activity.
    • Perform other official duties as assigned.


Education Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline is required.

Qualifications Bachelors Degree and 5+ years of related experience in cyber security architecture.


A minimum active SECRET security clearance preferred, but not required.

 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.