Cybersecurity Program Manager

Clearance Level
Program Management
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ126584

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

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.

As a Cybersecurity Program Manager, you will be trusted to support work on a program involving Cybersecurity Engineering and Compliance, Risk Management Assessment, Authorization and Accreditation, Threat Intelligence, Threat Detection, Incident Management and Response, Vulnerability Management, Penetration Testing, and Identity and Access Management.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Directs technical teams and facilitates the integration of subtasks to ensure the optimal use of assigned resources and subcontractors
  • Serves as focal point to the Government for managing all tasks and subtasks and as Principal Representative for project direction and providing project status updates, including financial status
  • Briefs and reports on significant issues, provides recommended solutions in a transparent manner, and takes corrective action to issues
  • Manages cybersecurity activities across the enterprise and assist with security policies
  • Supervise security monitoring operations and manage vulnerability and threat assessments, network access control, incident response and maintenance
  • Supervise the assembly and review of security assessment and authorization (A&A) documentation in support of Risk Management Framework
  • Support briefings, meetings and communicate recommendations and contract status
  • Manage the scope, schedule, and resource allocation for projects and sustaining activities
  • Support development of policies, strategies, and communications relative to cybersecurity
  • Gather and report on security metrics that demonstrate the relative cost/benefit of the security operations and other cybersecurity initiatives
  • Track the development of Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) supporting the mitigation of IT security weaknesses and vulnerabilities and support FISMA reporting
  • Oversee the preparation and maintenance of security architecture documents that establish the operational, system and technical views of the security architecture
  • Manage detailed assessments of the defensive posture of the network environment
  • Manage cyber situational awareness of the cyber threat landscape and maintain threat monitoring services
  • Ensure cybersecurity policies, procedures, and standards documentation is accurate, current, and relevant
  • Provide enterprise cybersecurity program management support
  • Meet security audit mandates, standards, and requirements
  • Effectively manage, monitor, and communicate enterprise security risk by maintaining visibility across the agency enterprise
  • Reduce cost and optimize enterprise cybersecurity posture through efficiencies, reciprocity, security shared services, and automation
  • Effectively communicate and collaborate with internal and external key stakeholders


  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Business or related discipline
  • Ten (10) years of IT delivery experience
  • Five (5) years of leadership experience with planning and managing security engagements
  • Five (5) years of leading projects involving Agile methodology
  • Certifications (One or more of the following): PMP Project Management Professional; GSLC: GIAC Security Leadership Certification; GCPM: GIAC Certified Project Manager Certification
  • Public Trust clearance capability with National Agency Check with Inquiries (NACI)


  • Full-flex work week 
  • 401K with company match 
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you 
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days.  We can only accept Green Card Holders or US Citizens for this program.

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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.