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Reston, Virginia, United States of America
St. Paul, Minnesota, United States of America
JOB #R2300037

Cyber Security Architect

Involved in the planning, design, and implementation of state-of-the-art secure operating systems, networks, and database solutions. Conducts risk assessment and provide recommendations for application design. Deeply involved in a wide range of security topics including application development and delivery, networking and data protection. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Uses encryption, access management, event analysis, vulnerability and other tools, techniques and processes to uncover and remediate system weaknesses. Deeply involved in the design and development of new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks. Provides analysis, evaluation, and recommendations designed to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the customer's security program. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Integrates new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cyber security architectural artifacts, provides architectural analysis and relates existing system to future needs and trends, embeds advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration/testing issues. Develop documentation to support requirements and current state of systems as well as plans for required adjustmentsintelligence/government 

Performance Objectives: 

Technical Work 

  • Perform holistic system assessment and risk analysis 

  • Investigate approaches and techniques to improve security and efficiency 

  • Serve as subject matter expert for industry best practices 

  • Respond to questionnaires regarding current state of controls and risk 

  • Work across multiple teams to identify and implement required controls 

  • Document and socialize standards and requirements 

  • Help assess and design operational requirements 

  • Help coordinate incident response and disaster recovery scenarios 

  • Research and respond to emergning threats 

Basic Qualifications:

  • 7+ years general technology experience 

  • 3+ years related security experience  

  • Familiarity with on-prem and cloud best practices 

  • Fluent in information security concepts 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Desire for growth and development of security skills 

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 

  • Strong ability to multi-task, respond and think quickly 

  • Must be flexible enough to work overtime when needed 

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$110,037.00 - $187,064.00

Nationwide Remote Office (US99)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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