Pyramid Systems, Inc.

Security Architect

Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
Posted Date 4 days ago(4/2/2020 10:07 AM)
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Pyramid is actively looking for a Security Engineer to support a large scale modernization initiative to help design and implement required security controls and operationalize security processes. In this role the Security Engineer would be embedded with an existing cross-functional team that embraces DevSecOps practices.


  • Design and implement the security architecture for applications deployed to AWS
  • Review security architecture for compliance and ensure required security controls are fully addressed
  • Support NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) process including the development of required security documentation
  • Support Assessment and Accreditation (A&A) process and diligently work towards securing Authority to Operate (ATOs)
  • Support security testing and vulnerability scans and track issues and Plan of Actions and Milestones (POAMs)
  • Interface with cloud and development engineers to ensure proper application of security best practices
  • Proactively implement mechanisms and controls to improve overall security posture


  • 6 years experience in information technology security, with a record of successful delivery of IT security assessment and deliverables
  • Prior experience developing Security Plans, Contingency Plans and similar documentation as an individual/team leader and technical contributor
  • Strong understanding of FISMA, NIST RMF, NIST SP 800-53A Rev4 and related
  • Hands-on experience supporting security configuration, assessment and accreditation of applications in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience in a hands-on role supporting technical security and compliance efforts including technical scan, audits and similar
  • Provide innovative solution-oriented leadership for security solutions across various software applications
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree in information technology, cybersecurity, computer science or software engineering preferred


Pyramid is proud to be an equal and diverse Employer. EEO/AAP/M/F/Disabled/Veteran.


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