Cyber Security Engineer - Top Secret clearance - Arlington, VA

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Functional Experts
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ76375 Cyber Security Engineer - Top Secret clearance - Arlington, VA (Open)

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

The Cyber Security engineer designs and evaluates end-to-end systems through their entire life cycle. Ensures products and systems comply with requirements and customer information assurance and cybersecurity standards and practices through formal verification methods with specific emphasis on network and cyber operations. The ability to work in a fast moving, challenging DoD environment is a must. Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret clearance at minimum. Interim clearances are not allowed. 
  • DoD 8570/8140 IAT Level II certification (Security+ CE or higher) 
  • Computing Environment certification (Examples include but are not limited to: CEH, GIAC certs, Linux environment certs)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Previous experience designing, developing, testing, and evaluating information system security throughout the systems development life cycle.
  • Previous experience working in shared security infrastructures such as Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) 
  • Deep understanding and knowledge of core network security tools such as IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Web Content Filters, SIEM, DLP, etc.
  • Knowledge of DoD end point security technologies (HBSS, ACAS, Tanium)
  • Experience developing customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Possess flexibility to operate in a highly dynamic environment while ensuring a high level of operational effectiveness
  • Detail oriented with ability to work well in a team environment

Desired Skills

  • Understanding and knowledge of DoD/NIST RMF documentation/frameworks and DoD STIG guides
  • Experience with scripting languages to build required automation and tools (using Ruby, Python, Bash, Powershell, Java, etc.)
  • Experience with DevSecOps concepts, tools and automation skills
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.