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Chief Cyber Architect

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Slait Consulting Chester , VA 23836

Posted 3 months ago

SLAIT Consulting is currently seeking a Chief Cyber Architect for our client in Chester, VA.


As a Cyber Architect, you will be responsible for the design and documentation of a cybersecurity solution to Virginia based customers. You will be working with a team that is responsible for implementation of security operations, end point security, network security, and vulnerability management solutions and technologies in a rapidly changing security sector in large enterprises.

This role will ensure best practice implementation and operations of security service solutions, policies and emerging technology to meet and respond to the ever-present threat to our clients data and infrastructure. You will ensure that all technologies are operationally ready and documented for the operational teams to execute on capabilities.


  • Keep abreast of evolving cyber threats and identifying new and sophisticated methods of detecting them

  • Interact with customers to gather requirements and ensure implementation of cyber security solutions

  • Responsible for creating High and Low level designs in accordance with company frameworks

  • Responsible for the creation of procedures, implementation of processes and development of staff for managing and maintaining security systems across internal and client environments

  • Contributor works closely with Senior Engineers in supporting existing systems and initiatives

  • Analyzes and identifies areas of improvement with existing processes, procedures and documentation

  • Demonstrates how to use vulnerability and compliance management solutions products to both technical/non-technical personnel

  • Ensure all network security assets, both internal and external (e.g. Cloud-based systems), adhere to security best practices, compliance regulations, and required governance framework

  • Identify, analyze, communicate, and rectify security vulnerabilities across IT infrastructure

  • Provide remote consulting services via interactive client sessions to assist with implementation of multiple product vendors and technologies

  • Use ITIL Service Request, Incident, Risk, Problem, and Change Management principles to optimize and reduce risks within IT systems, particularly as it relates to security

  • Design and configure system management tools to provide monitoring and management of security infrastructure


  • 5 + years professional experience designing security solutions

  • Excellent documentation and writing skills

  • College degree or equivalent training with experience working in the Cyber Security field

  • Information security knowledge in one or more areas such as Enterprise end-point security products (i.e. McAfee E-Policy Orchestrator, Virus Scan, Anti-Spyware, Host Data Loss Protection, Endpoint Encryption, etc.) Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM), to include: NitroSecurity, QRadar RSA Envision Network Firewall, Web Proxy, E-Mail and Web Gateway etc. to include: Palo Alto / Checkpoint / Juniper / McAfee / Cisco / Blue Coat / Imperva

  • Understanding of network architecture and implementation is a must; ideal candidate will have worked with security analysis

  • Experience with content SIEM content creation, dashboard development, and reporting

  • Knowledgeable of Linux and Windows Operating systems (Windows and Linux knowledge required)

  • Demonstrated experience architecting, implementing, tuning, and managing the McAfee Security Information and Event Manager (SIEM)/Nitro

  • Preferred experience with McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator (ePO), VirusScan (VSE), Data Lost Prevention (DLP), Encryption, and Intrusion Preventions (IPS) solutions

  • Preferred experience configuring, administering, and managing McAfee Data Exchange Layer (DXL) and McAfee Threat Intelligence Exchange solutions

  • Basic experience with ITIL processes such as Incident/Problem/Configuration/Change management.

  • Basic customer handling skills along with extensive hands on skills in defining and creating operational/procedure documents

  • In-depth technical knowledge of current network and security hardware, software, protocols and Internet standards, including: EIGRP, MPLS, DMVPN, QoS, SSL, TCP/IP, logging, monitoring, encryption technologies, and all layers of OSI model

  • Knowledge applying security principles as it relates to IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance

  • Basic understanding of SANS Critical Security Controls (CSC)

  • Basic to Moderate knowledge of penetration techniques

  • Basic knowledge of Information Technology forensic techniques

  • Capable of technical documentation for data flows, system integrations, design documentation, and standard operating procedures

  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory and related technologies such as LDAP, LDAPS and RADIUS

  • General security knowledge (GIAC, CISSP, CCSE, CISA, HBSS, NSA, CEH, Cisco Security, Security +, or other security certifications)

  • An understanding of a wide array of server grade applications such as: DBMS, Exchange, DNS, SMTP, IIS, Apache, SharePoint, Active Directory, Identity Management, Patch Management, LDAP, SQL, and others

  • Capable of technical documentation for data flows, system integrations, design documentation, and standard operating procedures

  • General security knowledge (GIAC, CISSP, CCSE, CISA, HBSS, CEH, Cisco Security, Security +, or other security certifications)

  • An understanding of a wide array of server grade applications such as: DBMS, Exchange, DNS, SMTP, IIS, Apache, SharePoint, Active Directory, Identity Management, Patch Management, LDAP, SQL, and others

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), SANS GIAC, or McAfee Certifications preferred

We have been growing since 1990 with offices in Virginia and Raleigh, N.C. For over twenty-eight years, we have delivered customized, creative IT solutions for customers in the commercial, and state and local government sectors. We focus on IT staffing only and utilize our strong connections in the industry to obtain the right position for your skills. Our recruiters understand your technical expertise and will align you with a position that will exceed your expectations!

*Staff Augmentation *Managed Services *IT Outsourcing *IT Consulting

Thank you for your consideration, please submit your resume today! Visit us at

Must be able to work for any employer in the United States. No Visa sponsorship.

SLAIT Consulting is an Equal Opportunity Employer

McAfee, SIEM, ePO

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