Principal Cybersecurity Architect

at KellyMitchell
Location Bellevue, WA
Date Posted April 10, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Contractor


KellyMitchell matches the best IT and business talent with premier organizations nationwide. Our clients, ranging from Fortune 500 corporations to rapidly growing high-tech companies, are exceptionally served by our 1500+ IT and business consultants. Our industry is growing rapidly, and now is a great time to launch your career with the KellyMitchell team.

Job Summary: Principal Cybersecurity Architect 


  • Leads the development and improvement of architectural and security designs for systems.
  • Explores and integrates new cybersecurity technologies, processes, and capabilities.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert to executive leadership on a range of cybersecurity best practices, architectures, solutions and technologies.
  • Provides cybersecurity architecture services across specific lines of business to ensure the secure delivery of all technology.
  • Supports the development and implementation of cybersecurity strategies across the functional areas.
  • Provides strategic and tactical cybersecurity guidance for technology (informational and operational) projects, including the evaluation and recommendation of technical controls.
  • A strong understanding of security technologies, architecture, and best practices
  • demonstrate prior experience in developing cyber architecture and in meeting similar responsibilities and cyber outcomes
  • Strong knowledge of Cyber Security threats, vulnerabilities, and risks 

Desired Skills/ Experience:

  • Experience in telecommunications industry desired
  • Knowledge of wireless standards and technologies (e.g. GSM, UMTS, WLAN, LTE, and 5G).
  • LTE RAN and Core architecture and protocols
  • Knowledge of NFV and SDN technologies, architectures, and products
  • Knowledge of IoT architecture and security.
  • Experience in developing wireless architectures and solutions. 
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills necessary to engage with diverse cross functional groups and present effectively to small and large groups
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in a technical discipline is desirable.
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to build from good relationships with clients/operational managers and colleagues
  • Ability to gather and assimilate information
  • Ability to be adapt and prioritize
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate problems, issues and solutions
  • Solid written and verbal communication
  • Knowledge and practice of formal architecture methodologies such as UML, MDA, or TOGAF is desirable. 
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