Cyber Security Project Engineer (Active TS/SCI w/Poly)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Cyber Engineering
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ130504

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Own the opportunity as a Cyber Security Project Engineer and help ensure the mission is never interrupted. At GDIT, we deliver clarity with our cloud solutions and provide meaningful work. Your work will be an important part of transforming our clients for the modern age and help them face any obstacle.

Ensure the safety and security of our nation as a Cyber Security Project Engineer at GDIT. You’ll apply the latest technology and provide operational support to deliver actionable intelligence for the Intelligence Community. Here, your work will have meaning and impact as you deliver your best every day.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Security Project Engineer supporting the customer, you will be trusted to solve complex IT issues while delivering outstanding customer service.


The Sponsor’s activities focus on identification and mitigation of critical infrastructure threats. The Sponsor requires technical analysis support to fulfill its mission.  The Sponsor leverages technology, combined with subject matter expertise, to conduct these activities in support of its corporate office as well as external mission partners and stakeholders.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Required Experience:

  • Demonstrated experience using Splunk to ingest and analyze network data. 
  • Demonstrated experience in network vulnerability analysis and penetration testing with both open-source and commercial tools, such as Cobalt Strike, Nmap, Wireshark, Metasploit, Canvas, Kismet, BackTrack.
  • Demonstrated experience providing in-depth holistic analysis of a technical threat to critical infrastructure by leveraging various data sources.
  • Demonstrated experience with the current infrastructure, business processes, policy, and adversary capabilities is key to producing accurate risk assessments.  
  • Demonstrated experience working complex data analysis, experience with analytical assessments of operational and technical data.
  • Demonstrated experience with multiple operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and Mac OSX.
  • Demonstrated experience with programming skills with scripting languages such as Perl, PowerShell, Python, and Bash.
  • Demonstrated experience with system kernel level processing to detect and report on significant kernel events such as root kits, hooked functions, call tables, and data structures.
  • Demonstrated experience performing documented user requirements and directing or assisting in the design of test plans in support of user requirements for software or IT systems.
  • Demonstrated experience with analytics, writing, and briefing skills.
  • Demonstrated experience distilling information into documented and sourced products.
  • Demonstrated experience in analysis, targeting, or investigations.
  • Demonstrated experience with data identification, reduction, and analysis to detect suspicious data types, modified software and/or other malicious content.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with multiple teams to accomplish objectives.
  • Demonstrated experience with attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and the ability to independently manage and prioritize multiple tasks to ensure deadlines are met.
  • One or more of the following certifications:
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
    • Splunk Certification or Training
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) 
    • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

  • Preferred Skills:
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with collaboration and outreach across multiple customer environments such as IT, Cyber, Security, and Operational.
  • Demonstrated experience working with virtualization software and virtualized environments such as ESXi, VMWare, VirtualBox, and Hyper-V.
  • Demonstrated experience with both static and dynamic malware analysis and the ability to conduct analysis of identified malicious software and code.
  • Demonstrated experience working with debuggers and disassemblers such as OllyDbg, WinDbg, IDA Pro, and Binary Ninja. 
  • Demonstrated experience working closely and collegiately with Sponsor mission partners.
  • Demonstrated experience with fostering and facilitating strategic partnerships across organizational boundaries to positively impact delivery.
  • Demonstrated experience communicating complex technical topics to a non-technical audience.
  • Demonstrated experience distilling complex issues into succinct problems, to recommend and impact solutions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in technology, engineering, business, or a related technical discipline.
  • Location: Chantilly, VA Customer site


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

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.