10 hours

Enterprise Architect

Herndon, VA 20170
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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We are a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta has an immediate need for an Enterprise Architectin Herndon, VA.

The Enterprise Architect provides all the necessary technical expertise to architect and design cyber security enterprise solutions into a Federal Agencys overarching enterprise. This position ensures effective execution of all architecture tasks with the agency assigned cyber security projects. The position is also responsible for providing thought leadership for our clients while providing technical oversight for solution deployment engagements. The position performs a critical role in understanding DHS strategic and programmatic needs, proposing effective enterprise IT solutions, and consistently providing high-level customer service.

The position will interface regularly with Project Control, Customer Success and Agency Advocacy Managers, and PMO Manager, as well as Strategy, Transition and Operations teams to assist in resolving issues, improving processes, and increasing productivity. Enterprise Architects are assigned to 1 or more Federal agencies as required


  • Lead the technical engagements to assess client business and technical objectives, determine deliverables, evaluate risk and execute projects effectively
  • 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
    • Conduct design and discovery workshops with multiple stakeholders
    • 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 & information to multiple dashboard
    • Ensure 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
  • Provide reporting and 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 2 years of enterprise IT Architecture experience and a minimum of 8 years of hands-on enterprise IT engineering experience for a total of 10 years of experience
  • Experience implementing multiple types of technical solutions using COTS security tools in complex and heterogeneous IT data centers that are geographically dispersed.
  • Must be able to clearly articulate your experience in:
    1. Architecting, designing, engineering, integrating, configuring, and deploying COTS solutions into data centers
    2. Understanding of Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning and their impacts to technical designs
    3. Understanding of 2 or more of these IT/Security functions; asset management, vulnerability management, identity and access management, network protections, and data protection.
    4. Leading enterprise IT solution activities from cradle to grave
    5. Understanding the data sets or information provided by COTS tools in support of the needs of the organization
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience architecting or engineering within Fed/CIV, DOD, or Intel
  • 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.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience performing or assisting in the analysis of enterprise IT logs, data, and/or information preferably in Security Operations.
  • Must be able to speak to emerging cybersecurity, Cloud, or other IT technology trends
  • Experience collaborating with Agencies 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
  • Experience collaborating with US Government Agencies, state or local governments, or commercial entities to develop IT service program maturity in accordance with Federal IT mandates and best practices
  • Strong experience in ensuring customer satisfaction, problem resolution, and risk management on several medium to large projects
  • Experience in conducting assessments of an Enterprise by reviewing technical documentations, conducting interviews and workshops to identify gaps and developing a tailored solution is highly desired
  • Demonstrated experience in security solution design using existing and emerging technologies to achieve enterprise solutions
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Bachelors degree in technical field
  • Able to obtain DHS Public Trust/ Suitability
  • Must hold a Security Certification:
    • Certifications such as CISSP, CCIE, CCSP, Security+, CCNP Security, CCNA Security, CISA, VCP, GSE, SCNA, GCIH, and/or GLSC are highly desired

Highly Preferred:

  • Microsoft Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • JIRA experience
  • Ability to present to senior leadership and the client

Security Requirements:

  • Must be a non-dual, US citizen and pass a background investigation.
  • Able to obtain and maintain Agency Suitability/Entry on Duty (EOD).
  • Active Secret or Top Secret clearance highly desired. Public Trust clearance at a minimum.

Perspecta Values:

  • Perspecta is an EOE / Female / Minority / Individual with Disabilities / Protected Veteran Status

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Posted: 2020-05-31 Expires: 2020-06-30

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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