Pyramid Systems, Inc.

Cybersecurity Architect

Job Locations US-VA-Fairfax
Posted Date 4 days ago(4/2/2020 10:07 AM)
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 The role of a Cybersecurity Architect is to provide leadership and initiative necessary to implement Cybersecurity best practices at our company and at federal agencies. This person must have an analytical mind and a detailed understanding of cybersecurity methodologies. The Cybersecurity Architect is expected to have strong attention to detail, outstanding problem-solving skills, work comfortably under pressure and deliver on tight deadlines.


  • Lead operational & cybersecurity strategy development
  • Provide SME-level guidance and direction on best practices for the protection of information
  • Maintain updated knowledge of best practices in Cybersecurity Operations and Incident Response processes to identify and recommend new technologies and/or processes with the potential to enhance operations
  • Utilize industry recognized frameworks such as NIST 800-61 to perform and document work activities
  • Implement Risk Management Framework processes resulting in Authority to Operate (ATO) awards
  • Perform NIST – based A&A activities using NIST 800-53 process for assessing federal agency IT systems
  • Support cybersecurity threat detection and incident response operations activities
  • Communicate deep technical security threat & operations awareness to government clients and project teams
  • Plan, implement, manage, monitor and upgrade security measures for the protection of the organizations data, systems and networks
  • Respond to all system and/or network security breaches
  • Ensuring that the organization's data and infrastructure are protected by enabling the appropriate security controls
  • Testing and identifying network and system vulnerabilities
  • Perform information system hardening, configuration and remediation activities in accordance with DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) across multiple OS platforms
  • Establish Standard Operating Procedures in compliance with enterprise Information Security Policies
  • Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external web integrity scans to determine compliance
  • Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results
  • Perform corporate duties such as solution/proposal development and support recruiting efforts


  • Understanding of DoDIN, DISA Information Assurance Guidance, and FEDRAMP Cloud Computing.
  • Experience planning, developing, implementing, tracking, and maintaining cybersecurity metrics and POAMs
  • Demonstrated experience with all RMF phases, including managing the ATO and A&A processes
  • Demonstrated experience with Secure Operation Centers and NIST Risk Management SP 800-series and MITRE ATT&CK Frameworks
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail with an analytical mind and outstanding problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 8+ years of experience as a lead in an Information Assurance and/or cybersecurity role
  • At least one professional security certifications, such as CEH, CFR, CSA+, GCIA, GCIH, GICSP, SCYBER required
  • Preferred Certifications: CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CPISI, CompTIA Security +


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


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