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Information Security Lead

washington, DC
2020-09-01 10:05:18
Job Type: Full Time only
Applied: 0

Title:Lead Information Security Architect

Location: Washington DC

Duration:Fulltime Permanent


Security Clearance:

Must have a6C public trust high risk clearance or a valid background investigationconducted within the last 2 years



  • Provides the expertise to review and develop high-level architecture designs and diagrams as well as technical security architecture for CISO sponsored capabilities
  • Responsible for ensuring that stakeholder protection needs and the corresponding system requirements necessary to protect organizational missions and business functions and individuals’ privacy are adequately addressed in the enterprise architecture including reference models, segment architectures, and solution architectures (systems supporting mission and business processes)
  • Serves as the primary liaison between the enterprise architect and the systems security or privacy engineer and coordinates with system owners, common control providers, and system security or privacy officers on the allocation of controls
  • The security architecture function is responsible for aspects of the enterprise architecture that ensure compliance with privacy requirements and manage the privacy risks to individuals associated with the processing of PII
  • Shall provide support to include, but is not limited to:
  • Provide subject matter expertise to verify security architecture and assist in updating the application specific infrastructure diagrams
  • Ensure that architectures comply with and/or support PII inventories, SORNs, PIAs, and PTAs
  • Provide cloud cybersecurity architecture design support
  • Design and update the security architectures associated with deployment of Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) and the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Program
  • Ensure all products meet the Departments enterprise architecture goals for service optimization and combination
  • Stay current in all NIST, OMB, DHS, GAO, IRS, Legislative, Regulative, and industry standard information sources that may require changes to the strategic planning and security architecture of the Department and FSA
  • Stay current in technology modernization and how modern technologies support advancing the Department’s Security Architecture



  • Active CISM and CISSP certifications required
  • Must have a 6C public trust high risk clearance or a valid background investigation conducted within the last 2 years
  • FISMA experience required
  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in computer sciences or related from an accredited university