CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Application Security Architect in Fairfax, Virginia
Application Security Architect
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Category:Cyber Security Consulting
City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States
Employment Type:Full Time
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CGI Federal is seeking an experienced Security Architect to join the Emerging Technologies Practice (ETP) team. The primary role will be in working on modernizing existing applications into web service and micro services based architecture, to provide recommendations for improvement and ensure the implementation of technologies meet the business goals and secure architecture. This position will also help develop and implement information security architecture and technology solutions to address the current and emerging information security and compliance requirements of the organization.
Your future duties and responsibilities:
Provide advanced architecture and engineering support to define and outline architecture for authentication, authorization, identity management, PIV/CAC integration, encryption, and federation.
Facilitate and manage security vulnerability assessments and penetration tests.
Analyze and resolves issues/defects that result from any of vulnerability assessment/penetration tests activities.
Ensure IT security controls meet regulatory requirements.
Assesses proposed enhancements for their impact on a products security profile and recommend solutions.
Develop job aides for use by scrum teams during epic reviews, sprint planning, and development.
Develop test plans, system specifications, hardening guides to ensure applications can be deployed in secure manner.
Architect plans and threat models for use in ongoing security management of Solution Development IP.
Promote security awareness and continued support by enabling business processes to occur in a secure manner. Stays abreast of emerging issues and threats as well as technology to counter.
Creates and maintains standards surrounding documentation related to security processes, procedures, and infrastructure.
Provides engineering support to integrate security and compliance requirements into all enterprise information systems and projects by working closely with product development team.
Participate in architecture review boards, risk assessments, and review project documentation for the development and modernizing initiatives.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Demonstrated experience and detailed technical knowledge in application security and development.
Experience with System and Application Vulnerability assessment/ Penetration testing experience is highly desired.
Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with at least 6 years hands-on experience in areas of system development, solution architecture and information security.
Experience and expertise in security management, auditing methodology, and technology risk assessments.
Ability to document and explain risks and vulnerabilities to technical stakeholders.
Strong verbal/written communication skills.
Ability to work in a cross-functional/ technical team environment.
Experience using scan/ attack/ assess tools and techniques, including proficiency in at least one common framework such as Metasploit
Preferably have hands on experience with one or more tools like Burp, Kali, Appscan, AppDetective, etc.
One or more certifications like CISSP, CEH, Security +, OSCP
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