Zero Trust Design Engineer

Access Talent Today, LLC - Springfield, VA


  • Plans and designs Zero Trust Architecture and solutions for the DoS enterprise evaluating network and Zero Trust model technologies.
  • Determine Zero Trust requirements by evaluating business strategies and requirements; researching Zero Trust security standards; conducting Zero Trust system security and vulnerability analyses and risk assessments; studying Zero Trust architecture/platform; identifying integration issues; when needed preparing cost estimates.
  • Define and implement enterprise perimeter (on premise and cloud based) Zero Trust security policies and procedures.
  • Lead Zero Trust related architecture projects. Design robust and resilient solutions for PSD infrastructure services, and for new services.
  • Lead and oversee customer certification and accreditation efforts, NIST Cybersecurity Framework/DoD Risk Management Framework/DIACAP as they Zero Trust projects.
  • Evaluate and recommend new Zero Trust design principles and emerging security products and technologies
  • Develop and interpret security policies and procedures
  • Create policies and ongoing processes in support of the security engineering team. Verify ongoing compliance with policies and best practice.
  • Identify security issues and risks, lead development and implementation of mitigation
  • Advise and consult with other teams to identify risks and implement remediation
  • Oversee and guide the completion of projects relating to Zero Trust
  • Participates as a Subject Matter Expert for Zero Trust in technical and business discussions with clients, teammates, vendors, partners and /or upper level managers
  • Ability to manage and/or lead cross-functional teams for customer engagements
  • Participate in incident response; create incident response procedures and documentation; assist with post-event analysis
  • Wide breadth of knowledge across security products, tools, and industry trends; ability to create solutions using a pragmatic, risk-based approach.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or
  • 20+ years’ experience in Information Technology
  • 15+ years of relevant Network/Perimeter Security engineering experience
  • 5+ years architect and design experience in a large scale, global environment
  • Experience with network microsegmentation, use of multifactor authentication and Principle of Least Privilege (PoLP)
  • Certifications: CCIE Security, JNCIE Security, CISSP
  • Expert knowledge of networking concepts and architecture, including security considerations associated with networking hardware like Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Gateways, SSL Encryption/Decryption, PKI, TCP/IP, IPv4 and IPv6, etc.
  • Hands on experience with a diverse variety of networking devices
  • Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret

Excellent written and oral communication skills; must be able to prepare solution papers and present solutions to senior management


Posted On: Monday, June 8, 2020

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