Cybersecurity Network Architect Level I, II and III

Position Title: Cybersecurity Network Architect Level I, II and III

Location: NASA HQ – Washington, DC


Assists with the design and implementation of Local Area Networks (LAN), Wide Area Networks (WAN), intranets, extranets, and other data communications networks

Develops enterprise, network, and security architecture designs for all layers of the architecture, including business, data, technology, and services throughout the entire systems engineering and development life cycles

Performs network modeling, analysis, and planning

Researches and recommends network and data communications hardware and software.

Possesses knowledge in the system engineering life cycle and current national cyberspace policy

Applies a working knowledge of tools, such as System Architect or Sparx, to develop DOD Architecture Framework (DODAF) artifacts (operational views, system views)

Develops and designs infrastructures necessary to support system development strategies and technology roadmaps

Develops implementation plans and project timelines

Conducts cost/benefit analysis of architecture designs

Develops cost estimates and network designs specifications

Develops ‘as-is’ and ‘to-be’ architecture designs and transition plans between the current state and target architecture


BS/ BA or Equivalent



Cybersecurity Engineer I: 5 Years

Cybersecurity Engineer II: 10 Years

Cybersecurity Engineer III: 15 Years

Technical Requirements:

Cybersecurity Engineer I & II: DoD 8140/DoD 8570 Information Assurance System Architect and Engineer (IASAE) Level I Certification

Cybersecurity Engineer III: DoD 8140/DoD 8570 IASAE Level II Certification