NewWave HQ

Enterprise Security Architect

Job ID 2020-1532


NewWave is an information technology company helping businesses and government agencies modernize and thrive by applying the power of technology. NewWave began making a mark in the federal healthcare space in 2004, where we continue to actively modernize systems to improve healthcare’s value for millions of Americans. Since then, our work has expanded across various sectors and industries, where we help our customers stay ahead of the new and make the world in which we live, better.


NewWave is currently seeking an Enterprise Security Architect to provide onsite and offsite support primarily in Reston, VA or Washington, DC.

  • Provide SME support on security systems standard for network/ application / database; providing technical support as needed.
  • Advise customers on security best practices based on infrastructure need.
  • Evaluate customer’s current security posture and report on possible deficiencies. 
  • Architect solutions needed to meet Security / Infrastructure and Use Case requirements
  • Prepares security reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Elicit and document customer requirements for Cloud and Big Data projects, delivering analysis and recommendations on approaches to accomplish the requirements.
  • Develop custom, efficient, complete Cloud management strategies for AWS and other cloud providers.
  • Create project plans for content projects, report effectively on project status, and deliver on-time results that meet or exceed requirements


  • Network , Application and Database Security hardening background, Network Hardware Configuration, Network Protocols, Networking Standards, Data analysis capabilities
  • Security tools familiarity such as Vulnerability/ Network scanners, Firewalls, Intrusion prevention, Data loss prevention, Assessment tools
  • Familiarity with NIST Cybersecurity Standards (800-53, 800-171) & FISMA, PCI-DSS, HIPAA Security Standards
  • Supervision, Conceptual Skills, Decision Making, Informing Others, Functional and Technical Skills, Dependability, Information Security Policies
  • Splunk Certifications
  • Active Security+, CISSP, CISM, and/or CISA Certifications
  • AWS Certifications
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.
  • Ability to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday.  However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements.  Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur

FLSA Status

  • Exempt

Interpersonal Skills 

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and organizational skills - must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing
  • Should be extremely facts and data oriented.
  • Should be deadline and closure oriented.
  • Strong persuasion, facilitation and influencing skills.
  • Should be self-driven.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work with cross functional teams including senior level individuals.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment with varying priorities, based on a team building culture.


NewWave is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. NewWave is a proud Veteran friendly employer.


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