Senior Software Systems Engineer - Active Top Secret required

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Systems Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ71754

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a Sr. System Engineer to support our team.

The contract requires US Citizenship and candidates must have an active Top Secret and DHS clearance

  • Engage with technical experts within GDIT and from DHS, cybersecurity vendors, and the user community to identify and solve identity, credential, and access management challenges.
  • Provide technical expertise on the application and enabling of ICAM.
  • Coordinate with DHS to identify cybersecurity requirements, gaps, and design alternatives.
  • Identify how ICAM can enable secure information access and sharing and provide guidance on how to make best use of currently available tools.
  • Assess ICAM designs/implementation on their ability to support functional and security requirements.
  • Advise security assessment teams on options for complying with ICAM security standards.
  • Sound cybersecurity knowledge and an understanding of DHS cybersecurity practices.
  • Knowledge of systems engineering concepts to include practical experience in systems development lifecycles.
  • Ability to apply security principles and mechanisms to enterprise systems designs.
  • Understanding of credentials, authentication and authorization principles and design alternatives.
  • Knowledge of security attacks that apply to ICAM.
  • Learn the key services that an ICAM system must provide (authentication, authorization, identity, governance, auditing, and analytics) and put them into practice
  • Design, develop, and maintain an ICAM software stack using a mix of commercial and open-source software
  • Use automation tools to rapidly build, test, and deploy system components
  • Integrate analytics engines to visualize and enhance access control decision making
  • Simulate potential failure scenarios, then implement changes to make the system more resilient
  • Generate clear and maintainable documentation
  • Generate visual media that can explain the benefits of a software tool or system to both technical and non-technical audiences

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 5+ years of experience

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 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.