Cyber Security Architect

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Location – DC

2-3 Days On-site

OCTO Is looking for a senior resource with strong technical skills to perform the role of a Cyber Security Architect and Engineering Principal.

We are seeking an engaging leader with a highly technical background and excel at leading and managing a team of highly talented security engineers. Reporting directly to the Chief Information Security officer (CISO), The cyber security architect and engineering principal will lead a team of subject matter experts across network security, access control, identity and access management domain and direct the deployment of technical security controls, services, and solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of technical security subject matter experts
  • Develop enterprise security reference architecture for DC Government
  • Serve as multi-domain cyber security subject matter expert; provide advisory and consulting services as needed
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams and provide final security review of all infrastructure designs.
  • Assist in performing detailed security reviews of third-party vendors and services providers.
  • Establish technical security standards and procedures to ensure quality and operational effectiveness
  • Identify, prioritize and communicate gaps within the control infrastructure and make proposals on how to mitigate through technology
  • Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the team’s ability to meet strategic, and technical goals
  • Periodically evaluate existing systems and capabilities to ensure effectiveness
  • Engage with stakeholders to ensure that business needs are understood and met
  • Focus on the professional development and advancement for the staff on your team
  • Develop and report performance metrics to measure security engineering workload measures and KPIs


5+ years as Enterprise Cyber Security Architect or similar role is a MUST

10+ years building and Supporting security solutions for large enterprises

15+ years of experience in Overall Cyber Security

16+ utilizing advanced experience with scripting and tool automation such as Perl, PowerShell, Regex

16+yrs experience technology implementation/integration of security tools: DDOS, Firewall, IPS/IDS, VPN, Endpoint SecurityThreat Emulation is a MUST

16+ yrs. developing, leading and executing information security incident response plans


W2 – $77/Hr

1099/C2C – $82/Hr

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