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Job ID: 2013436
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Aug 25, 2020
Subcategory: Cyber Eng/Archt
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No
Join SAIC’s team in assisting the Federal Health agencies, such
as Veteran Affairs (VA), Defense Health Agency (DHA), and Federal
Drug Administration (FDA), implement an integrated systems program.
SAIC is supporting health systems and facilities to deliver a
single modernized technology platform. The team will transition
existing systems, and implement proposed applications while
maintaining the IT services supporting a large number of health
services personnel. This is a contingent position located in the
National Capital Region of Washington DC.
The Chief Security Architect is responsible for the Information
Security Management and Risk Management practices, including the
On-Going Program of Security Planning. This role coordinates cyber
security and risk management activities across the Integrated
Service Providers, including adherence to security policies and
The Chief Security Architect leads subordinate management and/or
experienced Information Security Management and Risk Management
personnel to transform the customer environment into a more secure
Typical responsibilities include:
Ensure that cyber defense protections are adequate and
Create security documentation packages, system security plans,
and similar collateral materials.
Provide recommendations and analysis of strategic improvements
based on the latest trends and technologies.
Maintain system baselines and configuration management items,
including security event monitoring policies in a manner determined
and agreed to by the program.
Identify and assess security risks associated with the delivery
of Integrated Services
Recommend continuous improvements.
Provide analysis and routine reports based on security
vulnerability and risk assessments.
Develop and maintain strategic visions and future states of the
customer security architecture and associated operational
procedures to guide the cybersecurity activities
Create a Plan of Actions and Milestones detailing the plan to
remediate or mitigate risks within the timeframe established by
Government or the Customer.
Conduct formal meetings with third parties to review their
progress in addressing identified risks.
Coordinate Risk Management activities with the practice for
Monitoring and Event Management to detect risks and emerging
Develop and maintain a continuous Cyber Security Plan that
complies with Government policies and rules
CONUS/OCONUS travel up to 10% of the time may be required.
Previous experience in VA, DHA, and/or FDA strongly
Experience with securing an IT environment both
Previous experience managing an ATO process.
Experience managing Information Security Management and/or Risk
Management practices and processes.
Familiarity with MSI and SIAM operations
Familiarity with IT Service Management toolsets such as
ServiceNow and Remedy
Experience leading large potentially geographically dispersed
teams in a matrixed management structure
Leadership experience with diverse, multi-domain, distributed
teams and multiple simultaneous projects
Demonstrated experience managing complex IT infrastructure and
developing scalable enterprise technology strategies across
Experience with performance data analysis of ITIL processes
Must have Secret clearance.
Must be a US Citizen.
Bachelors and twelve (12) years or more experience; Masters and
ten (10) years or more experience
ITIL 4 Foundations (or ability to obtain in first month)
CISSP certification required
CISM certification preferred
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