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Cloud Architect

Company: ManTech International Corporation
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

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Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

ManTech is seeking a motivated, career, and customer-oriented Cloud Architect to join our team in the Reston, VA area to provide unparalleled support to multiple federal agencies through the Continuous Diagnostics & Mitigation (CDM) Program. The CDM Program is a high-profile, high-visibility, cybersecurity modernization and risk management program where you can contribute innovative solutions and consult with multiple federal agencies to enhance their Information Assurance (IA) programs and continuous monitoring capabilities.

The Cloud Architect provides the necessary technical expertise to architect and design cyber security solutions to be deployed into cloud-based and hybrid environments for Federal Government clients. This position requires thorough knowledge of cloud and security architectures, design methodologies, tools, and techniques employed to reduce the client's cyber security risk posture. The successful candidate will bring a consultative approach to solving our clients' cyber security problems, coupled with demonstrated experience designing enterprise cybersecurity solutions utilizing cloud-based tools for Federal government clients.


The Senior Cloud Architect will:

Provide subject matter expertise in the areas of cloud, network, and security architectures and technologies
Provide technical oversight in the development of enterprise security architecture solutions
Lead technical engagement to assess clients' business and technical objectives, determine deliverables, evaluate risks, and recommend implementation approaches
Lead the development of cyber security architecture and designs of enterprise IT COTS security solutions into geographically dispersed data centers
Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy
Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements
Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements
Ensure that mapping of data elements provided by COTS products to the Logical Data Model
Ensure that designs are effective in delivering cyber security data and information to risk management dashboards
Ensure ManTech and DHS CDM policies and procedures are followed via audits and other inspection mechanisms
Lead and/or support the development of solution product costs for procurement
Work internally to develop strategic plans for architecture, engineering, integration, and dashboard
Report and provide feedback to senior management as required
Document, manage, and report on project risks and opportunities
Assist in rectifying issues and improving service in faltering/failing projects
Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats
Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

Minimum of 3 years of enterprise IT Architecture experience, combined with 5 years of hands-on enterprise IT engineering experience
Experience implementing technical solutions using COTS security tools in complex cloud-based, on-premises, and hybrid environments. Demonstrated experience:
Architecting, designing, engineering, integrating, configuring, and deploying COTS solutions
Understanding of 2 or more of these IT/Security functions; asset management, vulnerability management, identity and access management, network security, and data protection.
Leading enterprise IT solution activities from conceptual design to deployment and sustainment
Understanding the data sets or information provided by COTS tools in support of the needs of the organization
Understanding of Cloud Access Security Brokers, Cloud Security Posture Management, and Cloud Asset Management technologies.
Understanding of Zero Trust Architecture and solutions
Experience with automation tools such as Ansible, Puppet, Chef and DevOps practices
Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools such as CloudFormation, TerraForm, Azure ARM templates
Minimum of 5 years of experience architecting or engineering in Federal Government networks
Minimum of 3 years of experience supporting an ISSO/ISSM in the development of Security Authorization requirements by providing technical expertise of system implementation. Includes providing technical evidence in support of A&A processes. Includes experience with NIST RMF
Demonstrated experience in security solution design using existing as well as emerging technologies to deliver enterprise solutions
Must be able to articulate emerging cybersecurity, Cloud, or other IT technology trends
Strong understanding of industry best practices related to the implementation of cybersecurity tools, information security policy, NIST, and FISMA controls
Experience collaborating with Federal clients to mature operational processes, reduce redundancies, and develop innovative solutions
Experience understanding organizational needs, proposing solutions, and managing project execution efforts designed to deliver overall program benefits for Government Agencies
Demonstrated experience in problem resolution and risk management, ensuring customer satisfaction in the delivery of medium to large projects
Experience in conducting assessments of an Enterprise by reviewing technical documentation, conducting interviews and workshops to identify gaps and develop tailored solutions
Bachelor's degree in a technical field
Must hold a security certification: CISSP, Azure Architect, AWS Architect, Google Cloud Architect, CCIE, CCSP, Security+, CCNA/CCNP Security, CISA, VCP, GSE, SCNA, GCIH, and/or GLSC highly desirable

Additional Skills

Demonstrated ability to present to senior leadership and client audiences
Microsoft Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
JIRA experience

Security/Clearance Requirements

Must be a US citizen and pass a background investigation
Able to obtain and maintain a DHS Suitability/Entry on Duty (EOD)
Active Secret or Top Secret clearance desired

Physical Requirements

Office work, typically sedentary with some movement around the office

The projected compensation range for this position is $115,500-$192,500. There are differentiating factors that can impact a final salary/hourly rate, including, but not limited to, Contract Wage Determination, relevant work experience, skills and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location (For Remote Opportunities), education and certifications as well as Federal Government Contract Labor categories. In addition, ManTech invests in it's employees beyond just compensation. ManTech's benefits offerings include, dependent upon position, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, Short Term and Long Term Disability, Retirement and Savings, Learning and Development opportunities, wellness programs as well as other optional benefit elections.

For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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