Cybersecurity Architect


On Site
Full Time


Certification and accreditation
Business continuity planning
Security clearance
Big data
Professional development
System security
Risk assessment
Systems analysis
Systems design
Security QA
Incident management
Disaster recovery
Security policy
Cyber security
Law enforcement
Financial planning
Life insurance
Artificial intelligence
Machine Learning (ML)
Business administration
Analytical skill
Microsoft Exchange

Job Details

Requisition Number: 18708

Required Travel: 11 - 25%

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Security Clearance: Secret

Level of Experience: Mid

Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division
Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.

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Job Description

Are you passionate about cybersecurity and want to make a difference with one of the nation's largest defense companies?

Mission Technologies, a division of HII, is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Cybersecurity Architect to join our Minotaur team and help us build and maintain secure systems and networks.

As a Cybersecurity Architect, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining our team's cybersecurity infrastructure. You will work closely with our IT and security teams to identify potential security risks and develop strategies to mitigate them. You will also be responsible for staying up-to-date with the latest cybersecurity trends and technologies to ensure that our organization's security measures are always at the forefront of the industry.

The ideal candidate will work a hybrid schedule and must be able to work from our Hanover, MD location 3 days per week. You must also have a willingness to travel.

HII is recognized by Forbes as a Top Employer for the last three years consecutively. As a destination employer, we provide growth opportunities that includes professional development training, roles of increased responsibility, and tuition reimbursement programs that support continuous lifelong learning.

Essential Job Responsibilities

Designs and develops new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer's enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks. Ensures system security needs established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation, systems hardening, vulnerability testing and scanning, incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning and provides analytical support for security policy development and analysis. Integrates new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cyber security architectural artifacts, provides architectural analysis of cyber security features and relates existing system to future needs and trends, embeds advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration and testing issues. May interface with external entities including law enforcement, intelligence and other government organizations and agencies.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 2 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 0 years experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 6 years relevant experience.
  • Proficient in Linux environment, able to debug and implement security configurations
  • Familiarity with using Linux scripts
  • Familiar with ACAS/NessTenable application & scanning
  • Knowlege with DISA STIG process & procedures
  • Proficient with creating mitigation statements & remediating vulnerabilities
  • Must have an active US Secret security clearance

Preferred Requirements

  • Knowledgeable in eMASS
  • Demonstrated knowledge in Cyber ATO process
  • DoD 8570 baseline certifications such as CompTIA Security+

Physical Requirements

May require working in an office, industrial, shipboard, or laboratory environment. Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.

HII is more than a job - it's an opportunity to build a new future. We offer competitive benefits such as best-in-class medical, dental and vision plan choices; wellness resources; employee assistance programs; Savings Plan Options (401(k)); financial planning tools, life insurance; employee discounts; paid holidays and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; as well as early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships.

We build the world's most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.

Recognized as one of America's top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people's safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you'll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.

Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.
Today's challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It's why we're focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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