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Solutions Architect - GTRI - CIPHER - OPEN RANK

Submit Resume ID: 499349
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Cybersecurity

Project/Unit Description

The Secure Information Systems (SIS) Division of the CIPHER Laboratory is seeking an individual to serve as a Solutions Architect for the Secure Web Services portfolio within the the Agile Special Project Enterprise mission. This position will be responsible for system networking, architecture design, system administration, and application virtualization in a security sensitive environment.

Job Purpose

The Solution Architect defines, conceptualizes, describes, and manages an engineering solution specific to the enterprise system. Responsible for understanding the architecture, design, and development of software built for sponsors and running on secure cloud computing networks, specifically focusing on fully automated deployments. Additional responsibilities include understanding how integration with third-party software vendors will impact the system and providing guidance on impact to the enterprise. This position will interact with government sponsors and government technical experts to translate business requirements into technical requirements and provide guidance to technical teams for execution of requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand the architecture, design, development, and deployment of the system in relation to the enterprise.
  • Understands how integration with third-party software vendors will impact the system and providing guidance on impact to the enterprise.
  • Applies computer science concept and principles to solve problems at the enterprise level.
  • Understands the System Architecture design (compute, hardware/virtual, OS, storage, networking, security) and how new requirements may impact the design
  • Is a prime contributor to the requirements, design, or development of Continuous Integration and Continuous Development (CICD) processes using DevOps and DevSecOps principles.
  • Understands and employs best practices such as Architecture as Code

Additional Responsibilities

  • Installing and maintaining Linux environments
  • Configuration management
  • Designing and building secure infrastructure
  • Solving networking issues
  • Researching and prototyping new technologies
  • Building custom RPMs
  • Virtual Machine management

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Prior experience as a linux system administrator
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret DoD Security clearance
  • Willingness to obtain a CISSP certification
  • Ability and willingness to work onsite 3 days/week
  • Technical diagnostic expertise including problem investigation, reproduction, and resolution skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Strong independent problem solver
  • Insists on taking ownership of their domain of expertise
  • Security Enhanced Linux
  • Tomcat / Oracle / Apache
  • SCAP
  • NetApp
  • Case Management
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Puppet (1+)

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education and Length of Experience

This position vacancy is an open-rank announcement. The final job offer will be dependent on candidate qualifications in alignment with Research Faculty Extension Professional ranks as outlined in section 3.2.1 of the Georgia Tech Faculty Handbook

  • 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or related area of study.
  • 3 years of related experience with a Masters’ degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or related area of study.
  • 0 years of related experience with a Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering, or related area of study.

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the U.S. federal government, candidates for this position must be U.S. Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain an active security clearance 

Benefits at GTRI

Comprehensive information on currently offered GTRI benefits, including Health & Welfare, Retirement Plans, Tuition Reimbursement, Time Off, and Professional Development, can be found through this link: https://hr.gatech.edu/benefits

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

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