By Light HQ

Principle/Sr Security Architect

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Posted Date 11 months ago(10/27/2020 9:12 PM)
# of Openings
IT Support
Tier 3 - Secret/ADP II


By Light Professional IT Services is seeking a Principal/Sr Security Architect to join our Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) team in Hanover, MD.  This is an exciting position which supports Global Content Delivery Service (GCDS) - a DISA enterprise service which provides secure application content across multiple server locations globally, providing redundant failover availability and closest to user service, thus reducin delivery time and congestion on the network.  


  • Work closely with DISA Security and Network Architects to perform future strategic engineering to shape the next technology refresh to meet emerging customer requirements 
  • Review the current architecture and develop new configurations that integrate with other DISA efforts 
  • Work with end user agencies to solidify requirements s
  • Provide written detailed technical analysis based on lab findings in support of expanded cyber security capabilities 
  • Design architectural changes and developing implementation approaches for new services.
  • Drive technological activities and enterprise initiatives to comply with DOD security strategies.
  • Support operations and migration strategies for system architectural changes

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • CCNP
  • 10+ years of IP and network security experience
  • Strong working knowledge in current technologies for DMZ services such as, firewalls, web application firewalls, database firewalls, IDS, IPS, and proxy servers/appliances
  • Solid knowledge of routing, switching, load balancing

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • a firm understanding of DISA and DoD's existing communications and cyber security infrastructure
  • Advanced user of intrusion-detection, DLP, SIEM, vulnerability-scanning, Web gateway, proxy appliances or antivirus tools
  • Experience with Akamai Technology products, a plus
  • Knowledge to levarage Cloud based technologies
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • A current DoD Secret clearance with the ability to attain a Top Secret clearance


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