Enterprise Data Security Architect (Cyber Architect 4) in Fairfax, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/18/2021

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Job Description

Job Description

Come join our Cyber and Intelligence team!  Our cyber professionals are defining the future of cybersecurity, providing the most effective prevention, detection, and responses to the broad spectrum and constant evolution of threat actors.  Our experts provide actionable, timely intelligence that protects our nation from adversaries’ intent on disrupting our freedoms and harming our nation. Together, we are an integral part of an important mission -- we go to work every day with the knowledge and pride that our accomplishments make a difference.


HII – Mission Driven Innovative Solutions is currently seeking an Enteprise Data Security Architect to work for our customer, located in the Northern Virginia, supporting the modernization, alignment, and integration of Combatant Command and Defense intelligence Enterprise capabilities for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security – OUSD(I&S).

HII-Mission Driven Innovative Solution (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.  Join the HII-MDIS Cyber and Intelligence team!  Our intelligence experts support actionable, timely intelligence that protects our nation from adversaries intent on disrupting our freedoms and harming our nation.  Together, we are an integral part of an important mission -- we go to work every day with the knowledge and pride that our accomplishments make a difference.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • The Enterprise Data Security Architect  will integrate with cross-functional teams specializing in architecture development, solutions analysis, intelligence functional expertise, JCIDS requirements management, and PPBE documentation informing the development and implementation of Information Technology (IT) business processes, programs, plans and guidance for Defense Intelligence warfighting support to the Combatant Commands and the integration with Mission Partner Environments.
  • Provides architectural analysis of data security features and relates existing system to future needs and trends
  • Conducts risk assessments and provides recommendations for application design and system/network hardening
  • Ensures system security needs are documented, established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, systems design, security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation, systems hardening, vulnerability testing and scanning, incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning 
  • Provides analytical support for security policy development and analysis.
  • Recommends and supports the integration of new architectural features into existing security infrastructures:  designs cyber security architectural artifacts, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration and testing issues. 
  • May be involved with the design, testing, and implemention of  state-of-the-art enteprise-wide secure operating systems, networks, and database products 
  • May be Involved in a wide range of security discussions including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access 
  • May perform research on encryption and other information technology security products  
  • May interface with external entities including intelligence and other government organizations and agencies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 9 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; 4 years relevant experience with PhD or Juris Doctorate in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience.
  • US Citizen
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  • Security Clearance: Must possess and maintain an active TS/SCI
  • A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or submit documentation to be considered for and be approved for an exemption based on disability or sincerely held religious beliefs under the law.

Preferred Requirements

  • Additional Experience on the following is preferred, but not required
  • Multiple IC organizations and data sharing security protocols
  • Understanding of coalition intelligence and data sharing program, techniques or methodologies
  • Commonly used cross domain transfer options and technologies
  • Experience with enterprise architecture frameworks, best practices and goals (DoDAF 2.02, Zachman, FEAC, TOGAF, UPDM, or UAF) and/or use of Cameo NoMagic architecture software
  • Previous exposure to or experience with some or all of the relevant capabilities, functions, missions, and processes of the US Defense Combatant Commands,  CCMD JIOCs and coalition interoperability 

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit: www.huntingtoningalls.com.

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or submit documentation to be considered for and be approved for an exemption based on disability or sincerely held religious beliefs under the law. 

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.

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