Data Architect

  • Full-Time
  • Arlington, VA
  • Foxhole Technology, Inc.
  • Posted 3 weeks ago – Accepting applications
Job Description
Overview:Job Title: Data Architect
Organization: Department of Homeland Security, Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) Cyber Technical Support Services (CTSS)Location: Arlington, Virginia (Ballston area)Clearance: SecretTelework: Yes, M and F (100% currently)
Job Description:DHS CISA is responsible for managing the Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program; a Level 1 Acquisition program. The CDM program is a dynamic approach to fortifying the cybersecurity of Government networks and systems with multiple capabilities. Within that program, the Government requires an integrated Dashboard solution that allows the Government the ability to aggregate data for Agency dashboards which in turn then integrates into the Federal Dashboard. End state will improve the visibility and identification of cyber threats to Federal Networks.
The DHS CDM Program requires a Data Architect to assist in the implementation of its Federal and Agency Level Dashboard. The individual will:
  • Assist in the development of data models, CDM Master Record data, concepts of operations and requirements that support new and existing architectures.
  • Validate and support implementations to include, but not limited to the following: Review and validate implementation approaches and strategies and Monitor implementations to ensure solutions conform to target architecture
  • Assist the government by providing program level architecture support to the CDM PMO. Support includes attending external meetings in order to capture feedback and recommendations on current and future capabilities and requirements
  • Support CDM PMO in working with partner organizations, DHS components, and other Federal Agencies in the communication and development of CDM concepts and architectures.
  • Review and validation of programmatic artifacts
Minimum Requirements:
  • BS Degree
  • Proven work experience as a Data Architect, Data Scientist, Data Analyst or similar role
  • In-depth understanding of database structure principles
  • Experience gathering and analyzing system requirements
  • Knowledge of data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Proficiency in MS Excel
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, D3.js and R)
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Problem-solving attitude
More Information:For the DHS CDM CTSS contract, Foxhole Technology provides cybersecurity Subject Matter Expertise (SME) to support the DHS in conducting effective engineering, requirements development and documentation, and technical documentation development and review activities. We ensure the approach to continuous monitoring is consistent, meets a common set of capabilities, and leverages centralized acquisition strategies to improve the speed of procurement, while achieving significant cost savings. The CDM Program is managed within the DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), responsible for enhancing the security, resilience, and reliability of the Nation’s cyber and communications infrastructure. The DHS CDM Program mission is to safeguard and secure cyberspace in an environment where the threat of cyber-attack is continuously growing and evolving. The CDM Program defends the United States (U.S.) Federal IT networks from cybersecurity threats by providing continuous monitoring sensors (tools), diagnosis, mitigation tools, and associated services to strengthen the security posture of Government networks. Foxhole Technology provides gold standard solutions and service to our customers, including: Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM); SIEM Systems, Software and Network Engineering; and Authorization and Accreditation (A&A). Our in-depth expertise provides robust capabilities in penetration testing, program management, information security and FISMA as well as in all areas of cyber security engineering.
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