We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Senior Information Systems Security Officer joining our team to support a large infrastructure support effort at Annapolis Junction, MD.
The Senior Information Systems Security Officer's typical duties will include:
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Information Systems Security Officer supporting our government client your typical day will include:
Review Nessus/ACAS scan results and provide direction where required
Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful scan results for efficiency in reporting compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information
Evaluate systems baseline security state (STE, Health & Status) verified through Xacta and LatteArt source of record systems
Review and mitigate liens (POAMS)- continuous assessment
Collaborate and develop Splunk use case dashboard reporting for security baseline
Weekly reporting of system health status
100% Scan compliance validation for systems
Maintain 98% asset accountability for in scope systems
Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems
Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls
Conducts regular audits to ensure that systems are being operated securely, and information systems security policies and procedures are being implemented as defined in security plans
Develops, tests, and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools
Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction or disclosure
Responds to queries and requests for computer security information and reports
Conducts investigations of computer security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to management
Researches, evaluates, tests, recommends, communicates and implements new security software or devices
Implements, enforces, communicates and develops security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, and telecommunications
Develops materials for computer security education/awareness programs
Provides recommendations to clients on information assurance engineering standards, implementation dependencies, and changing information assurance related technologies
Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance
Provides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information
Provides advanced guidance and leadership to less-experienced team members
May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager)
Provides information assurance project management, technical security staff oversight, and development of mission-critical technical documents
Ensure compliance with regulations and privacy laws
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
BS + 5 years related experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience
Active TS/SCI with current full scope polygraph
DoD 8570 Level II Certification (Security+ or similar)
CWIP - IAT level II Compliance:
Persons provide network environment (NE) and advance level compute environment (CE) support. Responsible for finding and fixing unprotected vulnerabilities and ensuring that remote access points are well secured. Focuses on threats and vulnerabilities and improving the security of systems. Demonstrates a mastery of the functions of the IAT Level I position. Monitors, tests and troubleshoots hardware and software IA problems pertaining to the network environment. Recommends and schedules IA related repairs to include performing IA related customer support functions such as installation, configuration, troubleshooting, customer assistance, in response to customer requirements for the network environment (NE). Analyzes patterns of non-compliance and identifies vulnerabilities resulting from a departure from the implementation plan or that were not apparent during testing. Provides leadership and direction to IA operations personnel. Implement applicable patches including IAVAs, and IAVBs for their environment. (Reference: Policy 6-34) for Cyber Workforce Improvement Plan (CWIP).
WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
401K with company match
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
Ability to make a real impact on the world around you
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About Our Work
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.