We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world, but also on us, and that’s important.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we cannot turn into opportunity. Our work depends on a TS/SCI Information Assurance Security Engineer joining our team to support our Intelligence customer. This position can be located in either Springfield VA.
Candidate must have knowledge of and experience with ICD 503 and be familiar with Cloud Infrastructure/AWS-based solutions.
Candidate must possess IAM II certification to start in accordance with DOD 8570.1M. This position is defined as in 8570.1M chapter 4, pg 35. Candidate is required to understand how our customer's RMF process work and how systems security requirements will be met.
Candidate will work with all IT groups to build IT systems with security planned from the start. Work with developers, system engineers, project managers, and users to identify the level of protection systems will need. Understand and be able to identify what group or process will satisfy security requirement.
Act as the representative of the Information System Security Manager ensuring compliance with IS security procedures.
Support efforts to operate, maintain, and dispose of information system materials in accordance with security directives, policies and practices and as annotated in Systems Security Plans.
Generate and implementation of requisite security training ensuring user security awareness of responsibilities prior to system access.
Initiate protective and corrective measures when incident or vulnerabilities are discovered.
Ensure IA hardware and software complies with security configuration guides.
Implement and enforce IA policies and procedures as defined by A&A documentation.
Ensure users are aware of their IA responsibilities.
The ability to work on multiple projects/tasks at once and operate in a dynamic, fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
Perform Operations & Sustainment (O&S) functions for the NCE network security infrastructure (firewalls, web gateways, mail gateways, ids, load balancers, performance monitoring tools, mgt systems, etc)
Perform maintenance and/or advanced configuration of equipment in order to protect the network from emerging cyber threats
Experience with Cloud Infrastructure/AWS-based technology
Experience using security tools such as ACAS, HBSS, Carbon Black, Tanium, RedSeal, and EMET
Conduct forensic traffic/log analysis to isolate issues or respond to analyst alerts
Respond to escalated troubleshooting requests
Maintain and administer network infrastructure standards, documentation and fault tolerance
Present Monitoring/Test Results and Reports as required
Perform/support integration testing as required
Participates in special projects as required.
Ability to review Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) and conduct a technical decomposition categorization, remediation, and lien resolution
Execute remediation process to implement technical solutions to address vulnerability findings via ACAS security scan.
Experience and scripting ability on Unix and/or RHEL OS
Experienced with complex Microsoft macros, and PowerShell scripts
Basic understanding of Windows Enterprise AD architecture and VMWare Virtualization
Must be proficient in network routing/vlan technology
Desired Knowledge, Experience and Skills:
CISSP certification or equivalent (CAP, GSLC, CISM)
System administration experience
Network engineering experience
System design and development experience
Defines, plans, designs, and evaluates information security systems. Assesses architecture and current hardware limitations, defines and designs system specifications, input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility. Performs a variety of complex tasks associated with information security ranging from the design of security components to complex architectures. Supervise the work of other engineers performing a variety of information security tasks.
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.
10-15 years of related experience in data security administration.