Jan 10, 2023

Cyber Security Architect

  • Insystech Inc
  • Fairfax, VA, United States
Information Technology

Job Description

Company and Position Background Insystech has thrived for over 20 years developing innovative solutions and providing mission-critical services to the U.S. Federal Government and State and Local Government entities. We have consistently focused on listening to our customers, understanding their problems, and providing the best value IT solutions that solve their problems. Currently, we are expanding our Cybersecurity services practice to help our clients establish and maintain a strong Cybersecurity program through Governance: Risk Management and Oversight; Threat Intelligence and Collaboration; Third-party service provider and vendor risk management; Incident response, and resilience. Project/Role Description Secures enterprise information by strengthening the overall security posture Responsibilities, Duties Study the current cybersecurity landscape of the organization and collaborates in the development of the new landscape based on standards, industry best practices Plan, implements, and tests security systems Prepare security standards, policies, and procedures Set up processes for continuous compliance with NIST Standards, HIPPA, and FISMA Present cybersecurity architecture plans to management Document, publish standards, guidelines for everyone in the organization Present (and convince as needed) steps to adopt stringent cybersecurity standards and ensure that the rest of the organization follows Develop Reference Architectures Perform Architectural Assessments Develop Vendor Checklists Develop Future State Definitions/Current State Mapping Model systems and technology Predictive analytics Data mapping/visualization Security baselines Review Domain Name Service (DNS) Security Review and recommend Internet of Things/Industrial Internet of Things (IoT/IIoT) security Tightly coupled/legacy application review/improvement plans Gap Analysis Manage approved hardware and software lists System Security Plans (In close coordination with sec-ops, infrastructure, and application teams) Requirements Bachelor of Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field. 10+ years of experience as an IT professional with 3+ years of specialized experience as a Senior Cybersecurity Architect. CISSP/CISM certification required. Experience with IT Compliance and Risk Management Methodologies – Cyber Security Framework, NIST Standards (SP 800-53r5), HIPPA, and FISMA. Strong knowledge of best practices associated with as well as the appropriate authoritative guidance for physical security, network security, security risk assessments, critical infrastructure protection, continuity and contingency planning, emergency preparedness, security awareness, and training. Strong analysis and comprehension skills. Ability to provide technical knowledge and information assurance analysis support. Excellent communication skills. Ability to work in a team.

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