Cybersecurity Architect - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Las Vegas
United States


SAIC is seeking a Principal Cybersecurity Architect. The Cybersecurity Architect will be an integral member of the program's architecture team that drives modernization and transformation initiatives. The successful candidate will have a blended set of skills and experience across cloud and hybrid enterprise environments to include: datacenter network and infrastructure security, and DoD or DOE system boundary security. Recent experience translating business objectives and requirements into deployable Zero Trust and hybrid cloud solutions.

This position is responsible for:

· Contributes to and actively supports Engineering Review Board and Transformation activities to ensure design and implementation of sound solutions

· Develops security designs and implementable solutions based on sound enterprise architecture practices

· Provides substantive contributions to the program's strategic roadmap, technical direction, and development of program wide standards and best practices

· Develops and maintains security architecture artifacts (models, templates, and standards) as leverage-able security capabilities in projects and operations

· Keeps current on developments and changes to threat environments to ensure that these are adequately addressed in security strategy plans and architecture artifacts

· Validates IT infrastructure and other reference architectures for security best practices, and recommends changes to enhance security and reduce risk where applicable

· Conducts or facilitates threat modeling of services and applications that tie to the risk and data associated with the service or application

· Coordinates with appropriate compliance and privacy officers to understand sensitive data within production systems and recommends controls to ensure this data is adequately secured

· Collaborates with other architects and security practitioners to share best practices and insights

· Participates in application and infrastructure projects to provide security planning advice

· Supports disaster recovery planning (DRP) and business continuity management (BCM) design and testing


TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

Must be US Citizen

Must be able to obtain and maintain DOE Q

Required certification: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 

5+ years of enterprise security experience supporting the DoD or DOE.

Industry experience in security architecture, analytics, design, and development of enterprise solutions for multiple technology platforms. Experience establishing a hybrid cloud security strategy.  

Desired Skills: Experience with Agile delivery. Experience working in a managed services or as-a-service environment.    




Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.