Senior Cybersecurity Architect

at Amentum
Published February 8, 2024
Location Providence, RI
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


The **Senior** **Cybersecurity Architect** is a remote-telework position that supports our cybersecurity team and reports directly to our director of Cybersecurity Operations & Engineering. This role is a senior-level position responsible for planning, designing, testing, implementing and maintaining Amentums computer and network security infrastructure. US Citizenship is required.

**Essential Responsibilities:**

+ Develop a complete understanding of Amentums technology and information systems.

+ Document and address Amentums information security, cybersecurity architecture and systems security engineering requirements.

+ Research, design, plan and integrate robust cybersecurity architecture designs for systems and networks to support multiple compliance requirements.

+ Ensure acquired or developed systems and architectures are consistent with the organization's cybersecurity architecture guidelines and relevant policies and standards.

+ Evaluate IT security products and services.

+ Create topology diagrams and process flow charts as required.

+ Influence stakeholders to adapt security strategies, while ensuring alignment with the technology strategy.

+ Define and document how the implementation of a new system, or new interfaces between systems impacts the security posture of the current environment.

+ Respond to security related incidents and provide thorough remedial solutions and analysis.

+ Prevent or minimize the exploitation of data from threats.

+ Create and provide metrics to cybersecurity leadership.

+ Travel up to 25%.

**Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:**

+ **Must be a U.S. Citizen.**

+ Minimum of 8 years experience in cybersecurity architectural design and implementation.

+ Bachelors degree in computer science or similar degree path.

+ Active ISC2 CISSP certification.

+ Solid understanding of system and network security technologies and related concepts, e.g. boundary protection, network segmentation, endpoint security, threat hunting.

+ Understanding in application security, identity and access management (e.g. SSO, OAuth, SAML, MFA), cryptography.

+ Familiarity with security management tools, configuration management and automation concepts.

+ Solid understanding of IT risk management, ability to identify security risks and design related mitigation strategies.

+ Experience with hybrid environments that include both cloud and on-premises assets.

+ Knowledge of NIST publications and their relevancy to compliance.

+ Strong written and verbal communications, especially ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

+ Self-starter with desire for professional excellence, able to work with minimal supervision.

+ Able to prioritize and adapt to dynamic changes in the environment.

**Preferred Skills and Qualifications:**

+ Experience with government or DoD environments.

+ Masters degree in cybersecurity, computer science, or other relevant fields preferred but not required.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veterans status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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