Cybersecurity Solution Architect

ManTech (


  Full Time   Employee   Contractor

United States

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Cybersecurity Solution Architect to join our team in Reston, VA. The primary location is Reston but candidate will need to travel to DC frequently for customer meetings.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Architect and design cybersecurity solutions for multi-tenant managed security services environment supporting multiple federal government agencies
• Design shared services / cloud infrastructure environment to obtain the equivalent of FedRAMP HIGH certification
• Plan, design, and evaluate cybersecurity solutions.
• Assess architecture and current solution limitations, define and design system specifications, and input/output processes and working parameters for solution compatibilities.
• Provide expert level consultation and technical services on all aspects of cybersecurity, specifically continuous monitoring.
• Manage large-scale programs of national or international scope.
• Provide security architecture and engineering expertise across agency initiatives to ensure a secure enterprise that includes internal systems, cloud services and external/third-party service provider systems.
• Perform research, evaluation and engineering of security technology, products, and solutions designed to safeguard, monitor, and assess the security of an organization’s IT assets.
• Review, analyze, and comment on project-deliverable documents in support of the Software/System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and System Engineering Life Cycle (SELC).
• Evaluate security products already in use and those proposed for use, including an analysis of the individual product, its integration into the overall architecture, its interaction with other products, and its interaction with known products external to which will interface with.
Position Requirements:
Minimum/General Experience:7 years of cybersecurity services experience. Experience shall be in a related security technology or discipline such as vulnerability scanning, asset discovery, and identity management, encryption technology, firewall technology, or information protection.
2 of the 7 years’ experience shall be in a lead security design or technical task/program leadership position.
2 years of experience providing network security services with an additional year of experience with general information technology support.
Must possess network security architecture expertise.
Network security services experience should include a working knowledge of at least three of the following networking and network security devices/software: routers, firewalls, encryption, network and/or host based intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, security information management, anti-virus, vulnerability management, and patch management.
Functional expertise in two or more information assurance technologies or capabilities such as Vulnerability/Threat Assessments, Network Intrusion Detection, Secure Operations, Firewall Design & Deployment, Public Key Encryption, Virtual Private Networks, etc.
Minimum Education: B.S. or relevant experience in related field.
Demonstrated technical experience:
• Proficient in Windows and Linux operating systems
• Proficient in nmap scanning (Slow Scans, Service detection, OS detection, namp Scipts)
• Working knowledge of vulnerability scanners (IP360, Nessus) and interpreting results.
• Ability to complete manual configuration review for different operating system (Linux, Solaris, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012) based on the CIS benchmarks
• Ability to complete manual configuration review for different database servers (MySql, MSSQL, Oracle) based on the CIS benchmarks.
• Detail technical knowledge of database and operating system security
• Thorough understanding of latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
• Create new ways to solve existing enterprise security issues
• Ability to translate tactical issues and address them from a strategic perspective.
• Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating resources and ensuring scheduled goals are met.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
• Effective ability to effectively interact with various levels of senior management is necessary. Candidates must possess strong client interfacing and interpersonal skills.
• Candidates must be fluent in the English language.
Technical writing experience (required):
• Security assessment reports
• Technical evaluation plans
• Technical reports for technical audience (System Admin, Network Admin, Database Admin, Application Developers)
• Technical reports for executive audience (Authorizing Official, CISO, System Owner)

Desired certifications include-
• Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
• Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
• A+, Security+, Network+
• Ability to translate tactical issues and address them from a strategic perspective.
• Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating resources and ensuring scheduled goals are met.
• Awareness of current information security and privacy issues and the ability to interpret the requirements of relevant policies and standards set forth in OMB memoranda and NIST documentation, specifically, 800-37, 800-53A, FIPS-199/200, and 800-30, HIPAA, DHS 4300A, ISO 27001, SOC2, and URAC compliance requirements.
• Ability to assess and weigh current and evolving security and privacy risks in an operational environment.
• Proven problem management skills with the ability to think critically. Must be able to leverage technology and apply critical thinking to gather, aggregate, and analyze data, and present results to senior clients.
• Ability to work effectively in a team management environment and participate in collaborative initiatives which foster the mutual exchange of knowledge and expertise.
• Ability to make decisions and resolve problems effectively – Seek out information and data to evaluate, prioritize and formulate best solution or practice.
• Must be able to multi-task, work independently and as part of a team, share workloads, and deal with sudden shifts in project priorities.
• Demonstrate leadership and foster collaborative team approach – interacts well with front line and senior management providing consultation and expert advice on information security related topics.
• Effectively navigate political landscape and build and strengthen relationships at all levels to include other divisions and government vendor partners.
• Strong presentation and consulting skills.
• Must be able to develop meeting agendas and materials as well as facilitate meetings with the client.
Security Requirements:

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Must pass background investigation and be clearable to DHS EOD.

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