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Security Architect

Washington, DC | Full Time
16 Days Ago

Job Description

ShorePoint is a cybersecurity services firm with a focus on high-profile, high-threat private and public-sector customers who demand experience and proven security models to protect their data. We are seeking a   Security Architect who will support the growth of a new program. This is a unique opportunity to join a rapidly growing company and contribute to the development and maintenance of enterprise-wide cybersecurity governance framework.


Roles and Responsibilities

Subject Matter Expert (SME) in designing and implementing solutions around Zero Trust Architecture. Functional Responsibility: Identifies and evaluates business needs for security gaps and will help to create and implement security strategies and plans that benefit from ZTA technologies. Anticipates security requirements and identify sound security controls for applications, systems, processes and organizations that leverage ZTA capabilities or broader enterprise needs for the application and use of ZTA solutions in support of security and business objectives. Works with customers to outline roadmaps, strategies, and approaches for the realization of cross cutting security solutions that exploit ZTA product services and capabilities.

Required Skills

  • Experience mapping the 5 pillars of CISA security model to a ZTA solution
  • Designing and implementing ZTA in the Federal Government
  • Develop requirements for ZTA from Federal Government customers
  • Baseline ZTA capability configurations
  • Validating and verifying ZTA implementation success and ongoing configuration changes
  • Design and implement a ZTA solution (including SASE and SOAR capabilities)
  • Creating policy that adheres with the CISA ZTA Maturity Model and NIST standards
  • Must have hands-on experience in implementing and validating leading ZTA/SASE commercial products (FedRAMP SASE cloud solutions)
  • Experience maintaining a Central Management Server (CMS) to control SASE policies



Education Requirement

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Cybersecurity, or IT
  • Additional 4 years’ of enterprise cybersecurity & architecture experience can substitute degree requirement.

Years of Experience Requirement

  • 4 years of experience performing functions in position description (1 for ZTA specific functions)

Certification Requirement

CISSP with any of the following:

  • Forrester Zero Trust certification
  • SASE Solution OEM Certification (e.g., Zscaler, Prisma Access, iBoss, etc.)
  • Firewall OEM Certification (e.g., CCNP Security, Palo Alto PCNSE,
  • OffSec (e.g., OCSP or OCSE) Certification


  • Hybrid – Washington, D.C OR Remote

Security Clearance


  • Eligibility to obtain and maintain customer required security clearance