Senior Cloud Security Architect / Systems Engineer - Principal I

Dulles, Virginia, United States

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Senior Cloud Security Architect / Systems Engineer - Principal I

Location: Dulles, VA (Hybrid)

Must have an active Secret security clearance

Node is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission-critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats.

The Senior Cloud Security Architect must display superb understanding and knowledge with a multitude of technologies including; AWS, SIEM, firewalls, web application firewalls, VPNs, DNS, Data Loss Prevention, IDS/IPS, and proxies, to name a few. Develops security systems for any manual or automated systems environments. Responsible for ensuring the logging of mission and organizational data against unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional loss of data, or unauthorized modification. The successful Senior Cloud Security Architect will be comfortable working with a variety of different tools and appliances, security problems, and troubleshooting various complex issues.

The successful candidate applies current analytical and logical thinking to the design, architecture, development, evaluation, testing, and integration of computer systems, appliances, and networks involving the architecture and implementation of Cyber Security tools in a hybrid environment. Attention to detail, honesty, out-of-the-box thinking with a problem-solving mindset, be able to work under pressure, and be able to deliver on tight delivery schedules are recommended soft skills.


Required Skills:

  • An active Secret security clearance is required with the eligibility to obtain a TS/SCI. TS/SCI is preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain DHS suitability prior to starting employment
  • This is a hybrid position
  • 8+ years of directly relevant experience.
  • Must have hands-on experience with AWS and Linux in a production environment.
  • Knowledge of Federated Identity, RBAC, authentication & authorization solution, etc.
  • Working Knowledge of secure-cloud configuration, (e.g., CloudTrail, AWS Config), cloud-security technologies (e.g., VPC, Security Groups) and Access Control (IAM).
  • Hands on experience with security, such as NGFW, WAF, SIEM, endpoint security.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced agile environment
  • Experience and/or familiarity with the following network protection devices: Firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), log analysis, malware analysis, network traffic flow and packet analysis
  • Manage technology roadmaps with each product and propose briefs and reports to elaborate on recommended actions based on best practices
  • Support system accreditation efforts (ATP, ATO) by generating Risk Management Framework (RMF) artifacts

  • Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with one or more of the following: RSA Security Analytics (NetWitness), Symantec Bluecoat, CyberArk, ForeScout CounterAct, McAfee ePO, CrowdStrike, FireEye, Cisco FirePower (SourceFire), RedSeal, SecureSphere Imperva, Tenable Nessus, Splunk, PKI, chain of trust, and certificates.
  • Understanding and application of DoDAF and Model Based System Engineering (MBSE)

  • Required Education:

    BS Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, OR Computer Systems Engineering. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree-level education.

    Company Overview:

    Node.Digital is an independent Digital Automation & Cognitive Engineering company that integrates best-of-breed technologies to accelerate business impact.

    Our Core Values help us in our mission. They include:


    Identifying the~RIGHT PEOPLE~and developing them to their full capabilities

    Our customer’s “Mission” is our “Mission”. Our~MISSION FIRST~approach is designed to keep our customers fully engaged while becoming their trusted partner

    We believe in~SIMPLIFYING~complex problems with a relentless focus on agile delivery excellence

    Our mantra is “~Simple*Secure*Speed~” in the delivery of innovative services and solutions


    • Medical (100% Coverage for Employee)
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Basic Life (100% Coverage for Employee)
    • Health Saving Account
    • 401K
    • Three weeks of PTO
    • 10 Paid Holidays
    • Pre-Approved Online Training

    * Salary range is an estimate based on our InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index 💰

    Tags: Agile Analytics Automation AWS Clearance Cloud Computer Science CrowdStrike Cyberark DNS Endpoint security Firewalls IAM IDS Intrusion detection IPS Linux Log analysis Malware Nessus NGFW PKI Risk management RSA Security Clearance SIEM Sourcefire Splunk TS/SCI VPN

    Perks/benefits: Health care

    Regions: Africa North America
    Country: United States
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