Solutions Architect - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

ManTech is seeking a motivated, career,and customer-oriented Solutions Architect to join our team in the Reston, VA area to provide unparalleled support to multiple federal agencies through the Continuous Diagnostic&Mitigation (CDM) Program. The CDM Program is a high-profile, high-visibility, cybersecurity modernization and risk management program where you can contribute innovative solutions and consult with many different federal agencies to enhance their Information Assurance (IA) programs and continuous monitoring capabilities.

Demonstrating a proven track record, the Solutions Architect will bring his/her critical experience to develop continuous monitoring capabilities through consulting in areas of information security, system design and development, and the implementation of proven methodologies and best practices.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Design, build and assist in implementation of enterprise-class security systems, tools, and capabilities
  • Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy
  • Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats
  • Conduct Design Workshops with multiple stakeholders
  • Present solutions of an extremely technical nature to senior level stake holders
  • Create exceptional, technically correct, as well as impactful technical documents
  • Design security architecture elements to mitigate threats as they emerge
  • Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements
  • Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements
  • Train users in implementation or conversion of systems
  • Conduct Gap analysis of security tools, security solutions, as well as processes
  • Assist in scoping resource requirements
  • Assist in creation of implementation schedules

Position Requirements:
  • A Bachelor's degree preferred
  • A minimum of 8 years of direct cybersecurity experience in a heavy technical role
  • ISC2 CISSP is preferred
  • Certifications such as CCIE, CCSP, Security+, CCNP Security, CCNA Security, CISA, GSE, SCNA, GCIH, or other technical certifications
  • Experience in a cyber architecture team on projects similar to the size, scope, and complexity of enterprise level environments
  • Experience developing cybersecurity solutions across a diverse and heterogeneous IT environment
  • Experience testing tools and solutions sets against customer requirements
  • Technical leadership in Enterprise Architecture (EA), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), and IT Service Delivery to multiple U.S. Government Agencies
  • Experience in TOGAF, Federal Enterprise Architecture or similar Enterprise Architecture models
  • Experience in NIST RMF or CDM Framework
  • Experience in conducting assessments at 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
  • A minimum 3 years of experience in architecting Security solutions, such as Incident Response Automation, Packet Filtering, Proxies, Network Access Protection, Trust Internet Connection (TIC), Email Gateways, Web Application Firewalls, Data Loss Protection (DLP), Encryption (Data at Rest, Data in Motion) or Software Development Assurance (code inspection), is highly desired.
  • General Programming Experience with languages such as Java, Python, C , Ruby or PHP is desired
  • A minimum six years of experience working with Security Authorization requirements, developing and enhancing the security risk posture, and analysis and reporting of IT security metrics.
  • Experience in interfacing with a wide array of security vendors
  • Ability to work across multiple projects and task orders simultaneously
  • Exceptional experience conducting briefings, interviews, as well as presentations to senior level leadership
  • Experience with evaluating, testing, and proposing complex solutions to government clients.