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Chief Cyber Engineer/Architect

Herndon, VA, USA | Leading Technology Company

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    15-20 years
Job Description:
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The Chief Engineer/Architect shall be responsible for a diverse range of information security technical analytical projects, and activities which include: designing, developing, deploying, and testing the Agency's information systems; analyzing the information security environment by identifying potential vulnerabilities; developing security measures to safeguard information. Implement multi-faceted large scale and/or enterprise-wide IT projects in accordance with the system development life cycle, PMF, and ICD 503 in support of Agency policies and regulations as appropriate. 

Serves as a voting member at the engineering review board. Note: NDAs will be required. 

Must have a strong understanding of the IT infrastructure and inter relationship of the following disciplines: network, storage, backup, server platforms, desktop, database, middleware, monitoring, application, and security.

Identify, analyze, define, and coordinate customer needs and translate them into technical INFOSEC requirements. 

Coordinate and as requested provide leadership and technical expert guidance to team members. 

Provide system engineering, design, and implementation. 

Provide 5MB level assistance with complex work assignments involving analysis, design, development, and deployment of innovative hardware systems and applications. 

Work with the technical team to review and assess software applications and hardware to protect inion and systems from unauthorized access, denial of service, and compromise of information assets. 

Develop and maintain effective disaster recovery information security system plans, processes, and procedures necessary to recover services in the event of a declared disaster. 

Identify discrepancies between the enterprise technical architecture and system designs proposed by project teams, and assist project teams in resolving the discrepancies. 

Stay abreast of latest trends and technologies and ensure that the Agency's cyber defense protections are adequate and effective and make recommendations on the way forward

Maintain system baselines and configuration management items, including security event monitoring "policies" in a manner determined and agreed to by the management.

Ensure changes are made using an approval process agreed to in advance

Participate in all engineering review boards within CSG. 

Plan for future technologies integration by providing the architecture roadmap and work closely with other groups 



REQUIRED 

Qualifications



A 's in systems engineering, computer engineering, computer science. 

Minimum of 15 of progressively responsible in IT Architecture, Security 

Engineering, Network Engineering, Systems Engineering with emphasis in systems engineering, design, and implementation. At Sponsor's discretion, equivalent of eight (8) demonstrated may be considered on a case by case basis. 

- Demonstrated knowledge and a minimum of 10 hands-on with System Engineering Lifecycle, Project Management, and process methodology related to governance, management, engineering, and operations with in supporting project activities at engineering and operations review boards. 

- Demonstrated knowledge minimum10 ' hands-on with IT infrastructure, which includes the following disciplines: network, storage, backup, platforms, middleware, application, monitoring, and security. 

- Demonstrated knowledge and minimum 5' in creating architecture 

framework and associated artifacts. 

- Demonstrated knowledge and in O&M and configuration management controls 

and use. 

Excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, communications, and briefing skills. 

-Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

- 's in Information Technology related to Network Management or similar 

discipline. 

- Architect training preferred. 

May be called on to lead special projects or investigations into specific technology or solution issues and to shepherd research and piloting of new capabilities with engineers and/or partner organizations as required. 

In coordination with CDD Staff management and the TREND II PM, ensure compliance with all applicable Agency, CSG, and CDD program management requirements for managing IT engineering projects, including the Agency Program Management Framework for all TREND II projects. Represent CDD at relevant Agency-level boards to gain approvals for new technology and shepherd projects thru the necessary change management boards and ensure compliance with all relevant standards and processes. 

Maintain system baselines and configuration management items, including security event monitoring "policies" in a manner determined and agreed to by the COTR, CDD Staff management. Ensure changes are made using an approval process agreed to in advance. 

Stay abreast of latest trends and technologies and ensure that the Agency's cyber defense protections are adequate and effective and make recommendations on the way forward. 


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