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Cybersecurity Architect, Washington DC 20001

PDS Tech is seeking a candidate for the Cybersecurity Architect position located in Washington, D.C. 20001. Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020
7-month Contract to Hire.  Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) to qualify.  Must not have traveled outside of the US for more then a combined 6 months total in the last 5 years  and Must have lived in the United States for the last 5 years. Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance. No C2C 

Design and develop solutions for customer's enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks. 
Serve as the primary technical interface to the customer and perform liaison functions between customer leadership and the technical teams. 

Take complex issues and explain them simply to customer leadership while also providing tailored recommendations on courses of action. 
Evaluate complex enterprise security infrastructure and ensure the disparate components are well integrated, secure, and operating efficiently. 
Ensure system security needs are established and maintained for operations. 
Develop security requirements, perform security risk assessments, and perform systems analysis and systems design. 
Perform security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation,systems hardening, vulnerability testing and scanning. 
Perform disaster recover, and business continuity planning. 
Provide analytical support for security policy development and analysis.
Integrate architectural analysis of cyber security features as it relates to existing systems as well as future needs and trends. 
Position may also apply advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction. 
Perform gap analysis and provide recommendations. 
Works closely with Program Managers and Capture Managers to fully understand technical requirements and recommend solutions. 
Must be willing to travel as needed. 
The successful Architect: 
Must have strong problem solving and organization skills
Must be able to build and maintain excellent relationships with the customer 
A self-starter with the ability to work with all levels of internal and external customer’s management with minimum direct supervision 
Must have strong presentation and communication skills; this is a critical requirement for this position.
Candidate must be able to clearly communicate technical approaches and findings. 
Basic Qualifications: 
BS and 10 years of broad IT experience  in information security, information systems, or related field of study 
2+ years working as a Cybersecurity Architect supporting a large enterprise IT system 
8+ years Cybersecurity related experience 
Experience in managing projects larger [> $100k] requiring highly-skilled and diverse integrated project teams to include multiple simultaneous activities or projects 
Experience with the Risk Management Framework (NIST SP 800-53) and Committee for National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI 1253) 
Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance 
Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) as per our contract requirements 
Must not have traveled outside of the US for more then a combined 6 months total in the last 5 years 
Must have lived in the United States for the last 5 years 
Position is based in Washington DC and/or Northern Virginia and does not offer relocation assistance 

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in technical field (Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Systems Security, Electrical Engineering, Physical Sciences)
Outstanding organizational and oral and written communications skills
Demonstrated ability to quickly understand new technologies and concepts
Ability to work in a matrix organization
Ability to provide detailed reporting Certifications such as CISSP or other security certifications i.e. CEH, ISSAP/ISSMP, CRISC, SANS
Familiarity with building and designing enterprise security strategies and roadmaps
Experience with cybersecurity technologies and advanced threat management solutions
Experience with cloud, mobile, SIEM, and open source security technologies

Experience integrating heterogeneous operational security technologies
Experience with Enterprise Security Architecture
Experience leading a Security Assessment / Red Team function
Experience with product security vulnerability management, responsible disclosure, publishing CVEs, and experience working with security research community
Experience in standards frameworks CVSS, ISO, NIST, ITIL, etc…
Prior USPS experience Active USPS Clearance 
Job Number: 1710067707
Job Location: WA, DC
Duration: 7 months
Input Date: 05/04/2017
Attention: Elisabeth Laspe
Address: 1215 FERN RIDGE PKWY STE 231
City, State: ST LOUIS, MO 63141
Phone: 314/628-9143
800 Phone: 800/472-3737
Fax Phone: 314/628-9485

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