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Cybersecurity Architect 16319005

Washington, DC

Join us on a unique and exciting journey! We're searching for innovative, independent thinkers who also thrive in a collaborative environment. As a Northramp Manager, you'll be recognized as an expert in your field, capable of leading key initiatives with minimal guidance.

Cybersecurity Architect

About You:

  • You're the go-to expert when it comes to cybersecurity solutions.
  • You excel in developing security solution architectures that align with organizational cybersecurity policies, standards, and requirements.
  • You're adept at analyzing business requirements and identifying and mitigating security risks effectively.
  • Collaborating with system developers and users to design secure systems is second nature to you.
  • You're a proactive problem-solver with a passion for mastering your craft.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Function as the cybersecurity solution subject matter expert.
  • Develop security solution architectures in compliance with cybersecurity policies and standards.
  • Collect, evaluate, and validate business requirements.
  • Identify and mitigate security risks.
  • Collaborate with developers and users to design secure systems.
  • Document the impact of new system implementations on the current security environment.
  • Ensure system and architecture alignment with cybersecurity guidelines.
  • Evaluate emerging technologies for security, cost, and usability.
  • Define and document security controls.
  • Perform security reviews and develop security risk management plans.
  • Contribute to the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process.
  • Translate technical solutions into specifications.
  • Provide input on security requirements for procurement documents.
  • Propose innovative technologies and procedures to enhance security.

Required Qualifications:

  • On-site presence in Washington DC and/or Manassas, VA required two days per week.
  • 8-10 years of IT experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent education and experience.
  • 3 years as a Cybersecurity Solutions Architect.
  • 1-2 years of Information Security Architecture experience in a cloud environment (AWS is a must).
  • 6+ years of hands-on experience with security monitoring tools.
  • Experience with Splunk, Linux, and Windows operating systems.
  • Proficiency in cloud services (AWS, Azure, O365) and cloud access security brokers.
  • Strong network monitoring tool knowledge.
  • Ability to develop and implement security policies and standards.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 6 years of experience, preferably in architecture or engineering practices.
  • A relentless desire to learn and solve complex problems.
  • A passion for mastering skills and tackling challenges.
  • A strong motivation to excel in consulting, IT, cybersecurity, and industry best practices.


  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance is required.

Join our dynamic team and be a part of something truly extraordinary. If you're ready to make your mark in the cybersecurity world, we'd love to hear from you. Your journey begins here!


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