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Cybersecurity Tools & Systems Architect

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Job ID: 203570
Location: ATLANTA, GA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 31, 2020
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Eng/Archt
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking qualified personnel for an exciting opportunity in Atlanta, GA and/or Washington, D.C.  SAIC will support the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) cybersecurity mission to ensure HHS can actively protect the vital health information with which it is entrusted, respond to existing and emerging cybersecurity threats, and continue to enhance the program to ensure HHS has the capability and capacity to respond to new and emerging requirements, technologies and threats.  If you are interested in working in this dynamic environment please review the job description and requirements below and then let us hear from you.

The Cybersecurity Tools and Systems Architect, plans, configures, deploys, maintains, and upgrades COTS/GOTS and custom toolsets to address vulnerabilities and/or implement security controls.   The position oversees the tools that support HHS Security Operations. Applies a combination of expert engineering knowledge of enterprise IT and security solutions to design, develop and/or implement solutions to ensure they are consistent with enterprise architecture security policies and support full spectrum military cyberspace operations. Designs, tests, and implements secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, tuning and management of IT security systems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions.  Includes security control design and solution planning at the system, mission, and enterprise level, security-in-depth/defense-in-depth, and other related IAM/ISSO/ISSE support functions.  Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access. Researches and evaluates cyber capabilities and new security tools and products against operational requirements and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy, and to support the offensive and defensive capability design and troubleshoot and problem solve technical and non-technical issues. 

This role will be responsible for providing unique cyber domain expertise and guidance to the delivery team and stakeholders. Work may encompass one or more specialty areas of cyber security, cyberspace, and cyber operations, including providing expert knowledge and insight into compliance, cyber hunt, incident response, risk and vulnerability assessment, and emerging cyber threats requirements; guiding technical support to penetration testers, incident handlers, cyber analysts, and product support personnel relative to the cyber arena; assisting in the management of complex networks and systems of differing classification levels systems; integrating cyber security requirements with communication and IT; and utilizing other principles in the professional body of knowledge.  May be required to perform research, design evaluation, technical development, system integration planning, and other tasks in specific technical areas. May be responsible for complex cyber, technical, engineering, and architecture tasks. Often coordinates and guides the activities of technical staff members assigned to specific tasks. May supervise and/or guide a broad team of technical staff members/engineers. 


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and eighteen (18) years of related experience; master’s degree and sixteen (16) years of related experience; Ph.D. and thirteen (13) years of experience; twenty (20) years of related experience with no degree.

Candidates must be able to obtain a Public Trust security clearance.

Must have subject matter expertise in some or all of the following tools:
RSA Archer Suite tools
Palo Alto
Trusted Internet Connection Infrastructure

Experience working within the Department of Health & Human Services

Experience working within the Department of Health & Human Services


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