Senior Cybersecurity Architect

Job Locations
US-MD-Annapolis Junction


Being on the BlueHalo team means working alongside the brightest minds in technology on the toughest challenges facing our nation – not just every once in a while, but every single day. Together, we are leading the transformation of modern warfare and each BlueHalo employee plays a key role. That’s why our investment in you goes beyond a rewarding salary and benefits package. We’re committed to providing our people with the best opportunities to develop their skills, share their knowledge, and push their innovative ideas to the cutting-edge. Having fun doing it with a team that feels like family all across BlueHalo Nation is the ultimate perk. From Space and Directed Energy to Cyber and Intelligence to C4ISR and Air & Missile Defense, there is no limit to where you can take your career with us. Are you ready to launch a career at BlueHalo?


The Senior Cybersecurity Architect will work with various DoD entities to collaborate on cybersecurity strategy, focusing on being on the forefront of designing, developing, and implementing information technology including hardware, software, and networks that enhance security of DoD information systems and its mission critical data. Ensures that the stakeholder security requirements are adequately addressed in all aspects of enterprise architecture including reference models, segment and solution architectures, and the resulting systems supporting those missions and business processes. Validates and verifies system security requirements definitions and analysis and establishes system security designs. Designs, develops, implements and integrates IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing, and enclave environments to include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements. Supports the building of security architectures. Enforces the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures. Contributes to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification, and awareness activities for system and networking operations.

  • Applies the methods, standards, and approaches for describing, analyzing, and documenting an organization's enterprise information technology architecture (i.e. TOGAG, DoDAF)
  • Perform architecture reviews to ensure network security architecture concepts, including topology, protocols, components, and principles, are appropriately applied
  • Align standards, frameworks and security with overall business and technology strategy
  • Identify and communicate current and emerging security threats and design architecture elements to mitigate emerging threats
  • Create solutions that balance business requirements with information and cyber security requirements that are relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, and non-repudiation
  • Identify security design gaps in existing and proposed architectures and recommend changes or enhancements
  • Help set strategic direction for information security initiatives, processes, and standards
  • Research, evaluate and drive next-generation security technologies and concepts
  • Conduct and attend project meetings to provide security and governance input throughout project lifecycles
  • Document and address organization's information security, cybersecurity architecture, and systems security engineering requirements throughout the acquisition life cycle
  • Provide input to the risk management framework process activities and related documentation
  • Evaluate security architectures and designs to determine the adequacy of security design and architecture proposed or provided in response based on identified requirements
  • Translate proposed capabilities into technical requirements


  • Fourteen (14) years’ experience as a Cybersecurity Architect
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university
  • An active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Certifications (at least one required):

  • CASP+ CE
  • CSLP

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Our vision is a world where national security is certain because technical superiority is assured.
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