Cyber Security Architect in Manassas, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 12/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Manassas, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Are you a highly skilled Cyber Security Architect with the desire to support a major government agency? If so, we may have the ideal role for you with our leading government integrator client in Manassas!

This is a contract to hire opportunity. Applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis and convert to FTE following contract duration. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Cyber Security Architect:

  • Analyze requirements to plan system architecture for cyber security
  • Work collaboratively to select appropriate solutions and ensure compatibility of components
  • Define and document new system/interface implementation and its impact on security posture
  • Document organizational information security, cyber security architecture, and systems security requirements
  • Ensure systems and architectures align with organizational cyber security architecture standards
  • Perform security reviews, identify gaps or vulnerabilities in architecture, and develop risk management plan

Requirements of the Cyber Security Architect:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (or at least 8 years of experience) and at least 5 years of experience
  • CISSP, GIAC, CCE, ECIH, or CEH preferred
  • Expertise in communications protocols, network operating systems, firewalls, and IPS/IDS systems
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with security systems analysis, testing, and documentation
  • Knowledge of virtual environments, mobile device environments, and data encryption methods
  • Demonstrated knowledge of TCP/IP, network security, and tools such as Wireshark
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent attention to detail

Keywords: Cyber Security Architect, CISSP, CEH, Security Posture, Information Assurance, Network Security, Wireshark

Job ID: 331807

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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