Cyber Security Project Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Cyber Engineering
Location
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ114437

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

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country.

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 Cyber Security Project Engineer joining our team. This work location is WMA.

Required skills and demonstrated experience:

  • Demonstrated work experience in cyber security or related IT field
  • Demonstrated experience with cyber penetration testing
  • Demonstrated experience applying computer attack methods and system exploitation techniques
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of cyber security principles for Linux, Windows, and virtual platforms
  • Demonstrated experience designing, testing, or implementing IT security architecture
  • Demonstrated experience performing network security analysis
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing network architectures
  • Demonstrated experience using network management tools
  • Demonstrated experience leveraging adversarial tactics to conduct hands-on security testing
  • Demonstrated experience developing risk management methodologies
  • Demonstrated experience analyzing test results to develop risk and threat mitigation plans
  • Demonstrated experience testing or reviewing system configuration, development, and design specifically around enterprise systems and hypervisors
  • Demonstrated experience designing, testing, or implementing complex Windows installations

Highly Desired skills and demonstrated experience

Other skills and demonstrated experiences that are highly desired but not mandatory to perform the work, include:

  • Demonstrated experience participating in public and private information security groups and organizations
  • Demonstrated experience communicating vulnerability results and risk posture to senior executives
  • Demonstrated experience researching, evaluating, and developing security policies and guidance
  • Demonstrated experience performing complex technical tasks with minimal direction
  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or other related scientific or technical discipline
  • One or more of the relevant certifications:
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
    • Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP)
    • Global Information Assurance Certification Penetration Tester (GPEN)

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Full-flex work week
  • 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.

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.