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ARPA-H Mid-Level Healthcare CyberSecurity Architect

ECS Federal

ECS Federal

Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

ECS is seeking a ARPA-H Mid-Level Healthcare CyberSecurity Architect to work in our Remote office. Please Note: This position is contingent upon [contract award].

Job Description:

Are you a passionate, innovative Cybersecurity Architect ready to tackle some of the biggest challenges in healthcare and cybersecurity?

ECS is seeking talented and driven professionals to support groundbreaking cybersecurity initiatives funded by the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) and led by the Resilient Systems Office (RSO). These include but are not limited to DIGIHEALS (Digital Health Security Initiative) and UPGRADE (Universal Patching and Remediation for Autonomous Defense). DIGIHEALS seeks to strengthen the nation's digital health infrastructure to protect against cyberattacks. UPGRADE seeks to enable every hospital to autonomously protect itself and patients from cyber threats.

What you will do. In this role, you will serve as a “systems engineering and technical assistance” advisor to the RSO Program Manager (PM) by providing support and thought leadership to the PM, the performer teams, and stakeholders across the health innovation ecosystem in the research and development of revolutionary approaches and solutions that will thwart cyber-attacks to the healthcare infrastructure and improve the cyber-resilience of our hospitals. More broadly, you will enable the agency to manage and provide oversight to advanced R&D efforts; help shape future R&D concepts, programs, and solutions; integrate and advance our nation’s healthcare ecosystem processes, policies, and enabling technologies; and enable the agency to expand its healthcare and scientific scope into yet unknown areas. This includes:

  • Serve as a scientific and technical advisor for cutting-edge research projects that will address vulnerabilities in security health care data, identify limitations of future technology deployments, and contribute to the development of new innovations in digital security as well as tailored and scalable software to improve hospital cyber-resilience.
  • Facilitate the identification, development and testing of solutions across the technical areas of these ARPA-H cybersecurity programs such as DIGIHEALS and UPGRADE.
  • Contribute your thought leadership to the design and delivery of architecture solutions and software applications that will enhance the healthcare infrastructure and cyber-resilience of hospitals.
  • Provide technical support via your expertise in cybersecurity and healthcare, and collaborate closely with the R&D teams, their staff, and their software engineers to solve architecture, engineering, and other technical problems.
  • Support program managers in the development, technology transition, and commercialization of these new research methods, concepts, technologies, platforms, and processes.
  • Provide strategic assessments of methods and technologies related to the development of cybersecurity technologies and solutions.
  • Collaborate and support a team of performers with a range of expertise, such as other solution and application architects, development and test teams, infrastructure providers, enterprise architects and healthcare subject matter experts.

Join us and be a part of history!

Salary Range: $100,000-$135,000

General Description of Benefits

Required Skills:

  • Possess at least 5 years of total work experience.
  • Experience in computer science, computer engineering or electrical engineering is highly preferred.
  • Experience focusing on IT architecture, infrastructure, application development, etc.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research, analyze data, write scientific reports, and evaluate new start proposals.
  • Passionate about innovation and driven to make a real impact on human health.
  • U.S. citizenship or lawful permanent residency is required per contract.
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics or related field.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in supporting the design and architecture of a large technology program or complex project.
  • Experience in hackathons and other development in prize challenges design/execution.
  • Possess knowledge and experience implementing industry standards such as the ISO 27001/2, SOC 2, NIST CSF, HITRUST and FedRAMP Information.
  • Experience leading the design and implementation of cutting-edge cybersecurity solutions for building automation systems.
  • Experience in cloud technologies.
  • Experience working for a Federal ARPA organization.
  • Experience in Federal Healthcare and/or Scientific Consulting.
  • Experience supporting complex healthcare and programs of a research and development (R&D) nature.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with scientists, engineers, and other professionals from diverse backgrounds.

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, status as a crime victim, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3800+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.