• Security Architect

    Job Locations US-DC Metro Area
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Growth requires a strong foundation, and at Buchanan & Edwards, our people are our strength. They are the foundation for building the next generation of innovative IT solutions, revolutionizing the industry, and solving the nation’s most critical challenges.


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    Top Secret


    • Leads and assists in the delivery of cyber security and IT security engineering projects.
    • Creates security architecture standards for adoption of new technology.
    • Identifies, quantifies, and recommends mitigation actions for security risks as they relate to enterprise projects.
    • Produces management reporting, including appropriate metrics that inform senior leadership as to the state of information risk and exposure.
    • Understands security product / service cost drivers and industry and business trends impacting the Agency information security program.
    • Recognizes and identifies potential areas where existing security policies and procedures require change, or where new ones need to be developed, especially regarding future business expansion.
    • Provides information security matter expertise to technology teams and projects.
    • Evaluates and recommends security software/hardware and its integration into existing architecture.
    • Researches and benchmarks security infrastructure technologies as it relates to the organization.


    • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline preferred
    • 7 to 10 years of progressive experience in technical roles in cyber security.
    • Experience leading security design and architecture reviews of large applications, systems and networks
    • Deep security expertise in at least one of the following (1) Windows and Active Directory, (2) networking/routing/switching and/or applications based on .NET, C or C#.
    • A track record of success in securing large and complex environments, such as data centers or other industrial space.
    • Experience navigating business through complex risk decision making.
    • An Active Top Secret (with SCI eligibility) security clearance is REQUIRED



    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.






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