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Systems Architect ( R-00037570 )


Systems Architect



Aberdeen, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

This position provides technical expertise to C5ISR Center Sustaining Base Network Assurance Branch (SBNAB) Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Security Operations Center (SOC) as a Systems Architect. This position is located at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD and requires a minimum of Secret clearance with eligibility to obtain TS/SCI.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create a network architecture that takes all factors of a network into consideration such as functional requirements, technical considerations, business processes and end users.

  • Create a wide variety of IT system architectures that are beneficial and can be implemented.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of prior IT experience, or Master’s degree with 5+ years of experience.

  • Must have a DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE or equivalent) to start.

  • Must have an active Secret clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI security clearance.

  • Must have experience and understand the relationship between applications, operating systems, hardware and software.

  • Must have experience in total system design including networks.

  • Has knowledge of security principles, policy and regulations.

  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.

  • Microsoft, Cisco, and other industry certifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Deep technical understanding of core current cybersecurity technologies as well as emerging capabilities.

  • Hands-on cybersecurity experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of cybersecurity threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).

  • CND experience (Protect, Detect, Respond and Sustain) within a Computer Incident Response organization.

  • Experience in a 24x7 environment.



External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Systems Engineering

Pay Range: