ASRC Federal Holding Company Security Architect, Python in Gaithersburg, Maryland


An IT Computer Security Systems Specialist who is part of a team of senior security engineers and subject matter experts in the design, documentation, and preliminary implementation of our client's integrated IT Security Architecture. Under the general guidance of the Task Area Lead and/or a Senior IT Security Subject Matter Expert, you will work independently, or as a member of a small group, to produce cutting edge IT security-related solutions utilizing some or all of the following knowledge areas: Cloud computing, with emphasis on AWS; Information system privacy; Security engineering; IT Security analysis; IT Security architecture; IT Security industry standards and trends; and performance management.


  • Act as a member of a team of IT system security experts to delivery actionable IT security solutions and recommendations.

  • Assist in the design of a unifying "Build-in" Security Model, an IT Risk Management Framework, and a Privacy & Security Reference Model.

  • Assist to plan, track, deliver, and report on multiple high-priority Security Architecture sub-tasks.

  • Design related security management and automated security testing processes in an agile software development environment.

  • Implement quality assurance and control procedures to ensure adherence of deliverables to client requirements.

  • Designing related security management processes.

  • Visit the client site (Baltimore, MD) one to two times per week.

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of development experience with Python-related open-source technology stack

  • 5+ years of experience with SQL queries and stored procedures

  • 3+ years of experience in developing software that runs on a Linux environment

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident. Able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance

  • Language familiarity: (at least two):C / C# / C++ / Java/ Swift/ SQL/ Go/ R/ MATLAB/Octave/ Julia/ Scala

  • Data Base Integration: (at least one NoSQL and one relational data store)

  • NoSQL (eg: Mongo, DynamoDB, Cosmos DB, Redis, Cassandra, CouchDB)

  • Relational (eg: Postgres, MySQL, Aurora, MariaDB, MS SQL Server)

  • Asynchronous Networking Library: (at least one): Tornado/ Twisted/ Asyncio/ Eventful/ Nacho/Pycos

  • Search Integration: (at least one): ElasticSearch/ Solr/ Lucene/ AWS CloudSearch/ Azure Search

Desired :

  • Machine learning experience

  • Predictive analytics experience

  • Continuous integration and continuous deployment system experience

  • Experience designing for scalability

  • Experience in scaling large database-backed software systems

  • Experience with data pipelines, messaging systems, and client/server protocols

  • Experience working with the following technologies: Splunk, Jira and Confluence

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