By Light HQ

Solutions Architect (SECRET)

Job Locations US-MD-Hanover | US-MD-Fort Meade
Posted Date 3 months ago(6/23/2021 8:58 PM)
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By Light is seeking a Solutions Architect to design solutions that mesh with an enterprise environment, recommending best practices for the entire solution. Serve as the subject matter expert, leading initiatives around creation of a user interface approach to minimize business impact on migration readiness and planning. Work with customers from cradle to grave to ensure successful onboarding with a strong understanding of their requirements and how they will connect to the Cloud Based Internet Isolation (CBII) service.


By Light is an IT products and services firm specializing in software development, satellite/terrestrial communications, cyber security, and network engineering/design. Headquartered in Arlington, VA, we provide support worldwide to DOD, Federal Civilian, and Health IT customers.


  • Will be responsible for defining the data migration plan for each customer solution, working with legacy system and new system to design and create the mechanism to extract, cleanse, transform, enrich, load and validate all required data for the successful implementation of the new system.
  • Determine system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance of system security.
  • Coordinate design of subsystems and integration of total system to comply with all technical and business requirements.
  • Scrutinize project constraints to analyze alternatives, mitigate risks and conduct process re-engineering when necessary.
  • Identify, analyze and resolve program support deficiencies
  • Develop and document the framework for integration and implementation for changes to technical standards
  • Assist in the development of and management of an architecture governance process.
  • Develop and recommend corrective actions
  • Provide technical guidance for database administrators and software developers

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Must possess a current/active Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering and a minimum of 5 years equivalent work experience in network administration.
  • Strong customer-facing skills and extensive experience presenting technical concepts to customers
  • Robust knowledge of computer and operating systems, system security measures, database management and cloud platforms.
  • Experience conducting audits, risk assessments, threat analyses, contingency planning and implementing security standards and methods

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • DoD 8570-01-M IAT Level II or higher to include Security+, GSEC, SCNP, SSCP, or CISSP
  • Familiarity with proxy/proxy-chains.

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Minimum SECRET Clearance required
  • Travel: Minimal

Physical Demands

  • Ability to type, communicate via telephone and sit for extended periods of time.


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