Karsun Solutions LLC

Cybersecurity Architect

Job Locations US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/27/2017 3:14 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology


Karsun Solutions LLC is in the business of solving problems. Since 2009 as a premier consulting services company with a culture of innovation, Karsun offers a portfolio of Enterprise Modernization services to both civilian and defense Federal agencies. Karsun’s list of strong clientele includes U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. General Services Administration, and the Federal Aviation Administration. Karsun combines years of institutional knowledge with a deep commitment to customer relationships, on every project.      


The SME has demonstrated extensive cybersecurity / information assurance engineering expertise (broad and deep) and knowledge across all certification and accreditation processes and procedures (e.g., Risk Management Framework (RMF)), accreditation authorities, and cross domain solutions. The individual shall assist with the following tasks but not limited to:

  • Advise the Government on current DoDAF and Federal policies and procedures to support major program decisions and recommend strategies and techniques for successful cybersecurity and certification and accreditation conclusions
  • Implement DoD cybersecurity / information assurance programs, policies, procedures, and tools
  • Contribute to all aspects of cybersecurity / information assurance planning, system development, and testing
  • Engage with cybersecurity / information assurance authorities to ensure coordination and synchronization of certification and accreditation activities for all domains and protection levels
  • Define / analyze cross domain cybersecurity requirements
  • Ensure compliance with Agency architectures, and acquisition, cybersecurity, and information assurance policies, directives, and mandates
  • Lead Cybersecurity / Information Assurance Working Integrated Product Teams (WIPTs)
  • Performs risk analyses / assessments
  • Communicate project information through presentations, technical reports, and / or white papers


Required Skills:

  • Experienced Cyber SME with FAA domain expertise preferred
  • Experience with DoDAF EA (framework) and
  • Working knowledge of FEAF (framework)
  • Strong project/planning and communications skills
  • Have extensive experience in
    • Executing the full complement of Cybersecurity / Information Assurance engineering activities from requirements definition, to architecture, design, implementation, and test, through deployment and operations and support;
    • Implementing the DoDAF EA processes through the appropriate application of laws, policies, directives, and guidance with emphasis on cybersecurity and information assurance procedures; and
    • Preparing recommendations with sufficient rationale to advise executive leader decisions across the full gamut of software development from requirements design and management through system level testing to certification and accreditation.
  • Able to define cybersecurity / information assurance requirements; and develop acquisition and cybersecurity
  • Certified CyRM or CISSP professional

Desired Skills:

  • Strong Interpersonal skills to resolve problems in a professional manner, lead working groups, negotiate, and create consensus.
  • Experience operating in traditional and agile project models

Qualifications (Education/Experience)

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, math and/or science and a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience
  • For Information Technology Systems Architecture, Enterprise Architecture, or Network Analysis/Design/Test, any combination of degree and relevant experience will be considered if the relevant experience requirement is satisfied.
  • The ability to successfully obtain and maintain a U.S. Suitability/Public Trust Background Clearance


Karsun Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information


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