Pyramid Systems, Inc.

  • Security Architect

    Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
    Posted Date 2 days ago(2/20/2020 11:06 AM)
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  • Overview

    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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