ShorePoint is a cybersecurity services firm with a focus on high-profile, high-threat private and public-sector customers who demand experience and proven security models to protect their data. We are seeking a motivated, career, and customer-oriented Enterprise Architect, Senior to join our team in the Reston, VA area to provide unparalleled support to multiple federal agencies through the Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation (CDM) Program. This is a unique opportunity to shape the growth, development and culture of an exciting and emerging company in the cybersecurity market. This position provides the opportunity to travel to client sites both locally and nationally. 

 

Roles and Responsibilities

The Enterprise Architect Senior provides all the necessary technical expertise to architect and design cyber security enterprise solutions into a Federal Agency’s overarching enterprise. This position ensures effective execution of all architecture tasks with the agency assigned cyber security projects. The position is also responsible for providing thought leadership for our clients while providing technical oversight for solution deployment engagements. The position performs a critical role in understanding DHS strategic and programmatic needs, proposing effective enterprise IT solutions, and consistently providing high-level customer service. The position will interface regularly with Project Control, Customer Success and Agency Advocacy Managers, and PMO Manager, as well as our Strategy, Transition and Operations teams to assist in resolving issues, improving processes, and increasing productivity.

  • Lead the technical engagements to assess client business and technical objectives
  • Determine deliverables, evaluate risk and execute projects effectively
  • Lead the development of cyber security architecture and designs of enterprise IT COTS Security solutions into geographically dispersed data centers
  • Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy
  • Conduct design and discovery workshops with multiple stakeholders
  • Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirementsIdentify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements
  • Ensure that mapping of data elements provided by COTS products to the Logical Data Model
  • Ensure that designs are effective in delivering cyber security data & information to multiple dashboardEnsure DHS CDM policies and procedures are followed via audits and other inspection mechanisms
  • Lead and/or support the development of solution product costs for procurement
  • Work internally to develop strategic plans for architecture, engineering, integration, and dashboardDocument, manage, and report on project risks and opportunities
  • Assist in rectifying issues and improving service in faltering/failing projectsProvide reporting and feedback to senior management as requiredIdentify and communicate current and emerging security threatsOther duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Experience implementing multiple types of technical solutions using COTS security tools in complex and heterogeneous IT data centers that are geographically dispersed
  • Must be able to clearly articulate your experience in:  Architecting, designing, engineering, integrating, configuring, and deploying COTS solutions into data centers
  • Understanding of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning and their impacts to technical designs
  • Understanding of 2 or more of these IT/Security functions; asset management, vulnerability management, identity and access management, network protections, and data protection
  • Leading enterprise IT solution activities from cradle to grave
  • Understanding the data sets or information provided by COTS tools in support of the needs of the organization
  • Must be able to speak to emerging cybersecurity, Cloud, or other IT technology trends 
  • Experience collaborating with Agencies to mature operational processes, reduce redundancies, and develop innovative solutions
  • Experience understanding organizational needs, proposing solutions, and managing project execution efforts designed to deliver overall program benefits for Government Agencies
  • Experience collaborating with US Government Agencies, state or local governments, or commercial entities to develop IT service program maturity in accordance with Federal IT mandates and best practices
  • Strong experience in ensuring customer satisfaction, problem resolution, and risk management on several medium to large projects
  • Experience in conducting assessments of an Enterprise by reviewing technical documentations, conducting interviews and workshops to identify gaps and developing a tailored solution is highly desired
  • Demonstrated experience in security solution design using existing and emerging technologies to achieve enterprise solutions

Education Requirement

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical field 

Years of Experience Requirement

  • 5 years of enterprise IT Architecture experience and a minimum of 10 years of experience hands-on enterprise IT engineering experience for a total of 15 years of experience
  • 5 years of experience architecting or engineering within Fed/CIV, DOD, or Intel
  • 5 years of experience supporting an ISSO/ISSM in the development of Security Authorization requirements by providing technical expertise of system implementationIncludes providing technical evidence in support of A&A processes. Includes experience with NIST RMF
  • 5 years of experience performing or assisting in the analysis of enterprise IT logs, data, and/or information preferably Security Operations

Certification Requirement

  • Must hold a Security Certification such as CISSP, CCIE, CCSP, Security+, CCNP Security, CCNA Security, CISA, VCP, GSE, SCNA, GCIH, and/or GLSC are highly desired

Location

  • Reston, VA

Security Clearance

  • Must be a US citizen and pass a background investigation
  • Able to obtain and maintain a DHS Suitability/Entry on Duty (EOD)
  • Active Secret or Top Secret clearance desired

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