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Sr IT Security Architect

Moss Cape Arlington, VA
  • Expired: September 26, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

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We are seeking a Sr Information Technology Security Architect to provide advisory and assistance services through project management coordinator for the OIG Office of Investigation (OIG/INV) to coordinate various IT related Projects.



  • Develop enterprise level plans to meet and validate FISMA compliance standards
  • Conduct research and coordination with subject matter experts as needed to resolve complex security issues
  • Responsible for the development of validation protocols for all aspects of IT compliance acting as the internal auditing function for FISMA compliance
  • Coordination with the technical writer to produce high quality, professional, and necessary documentation of the A&A process
  • Available to provide presentations and briefings as required
  • Work with system engineer to deploy tools required for vulnerability scanning and assessment, and to track progress as required
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the security program that identifies architecture, requirements, objectives and policies, personnel and processes and procedures as they relate to NIST standards
  • Ensure appropriate analysis, periodic testing, evaluation, verification, accreditation, and review of information system installations is scheduled and conducted, including that development, review, endorsement, and maintenance of security compliance documentation is accomplished
  • Coordinate with OIG staff to ensure that documentation is complete and includes the System Security Plan(s) (SSP) for all applications, networks, and stand-alone systems
  • Develop, coordinate, and conduct security and compliance training as required
  • Report to the Director, Operational Technology and Forensics Division; coordinates directly with customers, service providers, consultants and other OIG components for compliance requirements to include designated OIG/EX/IT office staff responsible for IT system security and compliance
  • For case management system migration related matters, will report to the Special Agent-in-Charge, Operations Division in coordination with the Director, Operational Technology and Forensics Division


  • Bachelor of Information Technology or related field relevant to the work of the position plus four (4) years of experience performing specific tasks within hands-on security assessment, quality assurance, cybersecurity; an appropriate combination of education and experience that demonstrates possession of knowledge and skill equivalent to that gained in the above; or the appropriate experience that demonstrates that the applicant has acquired the knowledge, skills, and abilities equivalent to that gained in the above
  • Project Management Professional Certification with a minimum of 4 years’ experience in IT specific project management or related field with expertise in Vulnerability Assessments, Analysis, and Reporting Information security reviews, Analysis and Evaluation methods, and Tools and Techniques
  • Mastery of the principles, methods, or tools for developing, scheduling, coordinating, and managing projects and resources, including monitoring and inspecting costs, work, and performance
  • Proficiency/Experience with:
  • Multiple Vulnerability Assessment tools – Examples: Nessus, Retina
  • Malware and Virus prevention, detection, and remediation
  • System Administration Tools – Active Directory, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
  • Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, and Standard Query Language (SQL)
  • Policy, Procedure, and Guideline development
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF) phases, activities, tools, and resources
  • Greater than four years’ experience in: all aspects of Information Assurance / Cyber Security, Information Security, and Network Security Programs, risk and compliance assessment, remediation, and mitigation; system and network engineering, administration, and security; physical security; vulnerability scanning, analysis, remediation, and reporting
  • Extensive experience in developing plans and schedules, estimating resource requirements, defining milestones and deliverables, monitoring activities, and evaluating and reporting accomplishments and deficiencies
  • Comprehensive technical and management reports on trends, issues, and potential problem areas in configuration management, architecture, and network security standards on existing or proposed interfaces with other computerized systems
  • Managing IT projects for system assessment and authorization (A&A)
  • Documenting security compliance related correspondence required by governing authorities and documenting instructions, guidance, and procedures to specified audiences
  • Managing projects to deliver infrastructure security solutions for a business enterprise
  • Measuring and reporting project performance and supporting project administration, logistics and operations to include analysis of project indicators and performance reporting
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with:
    • Networking
    • System Administration – Windows and Unix/Linux platforms
    • Database Administration
    • Application Development
    • Project Management
    • Patch Management
    • Asset/Inventory Management
    • Incident Response
    • National Institute of Technology Standards (NIST) publications
    • Skilled in the development and preparation of clear, accurate, concise, logical and coherent reports
    • Ability to work well with others in a team environment
    • Strong reasoning and writing skills.
    • Ability to multi-task, coordinating several concurrent projects
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, focused on an ability to effectively express complex IT security issues regarding the maintenance a secure enterprise to a diverse audience
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Ability to travel and conduct project site visits and inspections and needed

  • Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of the department/contract
  • Perform other duties as assigned 


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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Moss Cape


Arlington, VA