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Lead Solution Architect - Cybersecurity

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Business Development & Sales

The business development and sales team is responsible for implementing Perspecta's growth strategy to include development of a robust pipeline, price-to-win, competitive market research, proposal operations, and ID/IQ program management. These functions are critical to identifying new markets, sustaining the existing customer base, guiding the pursuit of strategic capture opportunities and proposal development.


Perspecta has an immediate need in the Chantilly/Herndon VA area for a cleared Lead Solution Architect. As a Lead Solution Architect, you will be responsible for leading the design of innovative and cost-effective mission relevant solutions that could include systems engineering, applications, cyber security, cloud, infrastructure, and operational solutions that address the operational and technology needs of our customers while helping to grow the business.

This is an onsite position with the flexibility to work remotely when work load permits.

Key Responsibilities

  • The LSA is responsible to lead teams of solution professionals and technical subject matter experts in the development of an integrated, cost-effective solutions for inclusion in proposal response that meets the customers requirements and maximizes Perspectas competitive advantage.
  • The LSA oversees the creation and the documentation of the technical solution, plus the development of the costing of the solution for insertion into a proposal response to a Government client.
  • Leads the technical solution development, competitive costing, and business case alignment of Perspecta solutions and Offerings based on Government agencys requirements .
  • The LSA will work closely with business development, delivery accounts and corporate offerings teams to determine the overall solution strategy and approach to align to the customers objectives and requirements .
  • Collaborates effectively with the appropriate Perspecta business leaders to design the solution and agree on key solution parameters prior to costing activities
  • Merges industry point of view with broad technical knowledge and mission understanding to generate value propositions and approaches to solve Government customer challenges
  • Establishes strong relationships with Perspecta partners and works with partners to drive high quality solutions and compelling value propositions
  • Identifies and evaluates solution risks and creates strategies and plans to mitigate those risks
  • The LSA will confidently articulates all aspects of the solution during governance reviews with senior Perspecta management


  • Must be a self-starter with the ability to work effectively independently and in team settings to include close collaboration with technical subject matter experts, program managers, proposal managers , and business development teams to determine customer requirements in complex and often ambiguous environments.
  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business, computer science, electrical engineering, systems engineering, information technology, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in developing successful technical solutions for large, complex opportunities / proposal submissions for US Federal Government and/or State & Local customers
  • Experience leading groups of 5-10 people on technical Solutioning efforts or sales pursuits
  • 3 + years of experience working with US Federal Government and/or State & Local customers
  • US Citizenship required
  • Active US Government Top secret Security Clearance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build trusted relationships and communicate at the senior and executive management levels
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge across a broad range of mission focused, and /or technology services and solutions, coupled with a strong customer focus and Intelligence community understanding
  • Total years of related experience: Bachelors Degree plus 16-18 yrs, or Masters Degree plus 14+ yrs, or Phd and 10+ yrs

Skill sets:

  • Deep understanding of US public sector client security requirements related to their mission, business and policy objectives including but not limited to FedRAMP, FISMA, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-37, FIPS 199, FIPS 200 and Industrial Security including SCIF Operations, HIPAA, PCI-, PII and 508 compliance
  • Knowledge and experience of defensive cyber operations to include systems necessary to execute them.
  • Deep understanding of IT security policy, process, technology and services
  • Ability to understand our competitors security related capabilities including:
    • Governance, Risk, and Compliance
    • Digital forensic investigation services
    • Continuous Monitoring
    • Application/Software Security
    • Identity and Access Management
    • Endpoint and Infrastructure Management
    • Data Protection and Privacy
    • Network and Host Security
    • Security Operations
    • Industrial Security including SCIF Operations

Certifications desired:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • CompTIA Security +
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)

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About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2021-01-26 Expires: 2021-02-24

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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