Senior CyberSecurity Architect (Remote (United States)) – Veteran Jobs

Remote (United States)

540 is looking for a Senior CyberSecurity Architect to help the federal government #GetShitDone. The Senior CyberSecurity Architect is responsible for the overall security posture for multiple, disparate tools that have been identified by the Air Force’s Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO) for prototyping and scaling across the Air Force Enterprise. A successful candidate will have experience in monitoring system operations, hardware and software for vulnerabilities and working with the operations team and development teams to remediate findings, manage any POAMs and maintain the Interim Authority to Test while progressing towards Authorization to Operate. 

Location: Remote friendly within the continental United States
Citizenship & Clearance Requirement: per client requirements, must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a DoD CAC via a background investigation
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or another related field (preferred)
540 Internal Thrive Level: Senior Security Specialist

WHY 540?

540 is a forward-thinking company that the government turns to in order to #GetShitDone. We do more than talk about it, we break down barriers to innovation and build impactful tech. We’re looking for someone with big ideas, who thrives on innovation and is a self-starter. If you love to learn about and work with new technologies, we want to talk to you.


  • 6+ years of relevant experience
  • Substantial experience working in Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
  • Job Responsibilities for each tool going through the RSO pipeline, including, but not limited to:
    • Delivery of Security Documentation to achieve ATO
    • Certificate Management
    • Security Reporting
    • Incident Response Management
    • Providing security subject matter expertise to development and architecture teams to ensure new feature development aligns with security posture and guidelines
    • POAM Management
    • System Access Management
    • Security assessment and signoff on releases
    • Collaboration with numerous delivery teams working on disparate RSO Pipeline Tools to prioritize and remediate security findings
  • Experience working with the federal government, specifically with the Department of Defense (DoD)  
  • Knowledge of DoD STIGs, STIG vulnerabilities, and remediation strategies
  • #GetShitDone mentality


  • Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) certification
  • Experience delivering Continuous ATO
  • Experience writing cybersecurity test plans
  • Knowledge of security concerns for delivering on commercial cloud platforms (specifically Google Cloud Platform (GCP))
  • Team leadership experience
  • Experience going through the entire ATO process on a single federal / DoD project / program
  • Personal coding and/or DevOps experience


  • 100% covered health, dental and vision premium for employees, optional dependent coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • 401k with employer match
  • Company Sponsored Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability coverage
  • Flexible PTO + all Federal holidays off
  • Home Office allowance
  • Monthly technology stipend
  • Reimbursement for trainings / certifications
  • Paid AWS Developer account
  • Fully loaded Macbook Pro
  • Referral Bonus – good people know good people
  • Annual Social Events (hackathon, holiday party, charity golf tournament, etc.)
  • Access to 540’s Washington Capitals tickets


540’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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