CND Engineer - DCO and CIRT

Clearance Level
Information Security
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ129851

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Guard Enterprise Cyber Operations Support (GECOS) – CND Engineer - DCO and CIRT


We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

GDIT has an opening for a CND Engineer - DCO and CIRT position supporting the Army National Guard (ARNG) in Chantilly, VA. This is an IT Service Management contract in support of the operation, modernization, expansion, and further evolution of the ARNG’s global Information Technology (IT) services including networking, compute, storage, infrastructure, applications, hosting, and program management services.  The GECOS program supports the ARNG enterprise IT infrastructure, its Wide Area Network (WAN), authentication and directory services, cybersecurity, application hosting, and associated services. GECOS uses ITIL best practices framework as the basis for IT Service Management (ITSM) model.

The CND Engineer - DCO and CIRT will:

  • Maintains cyber incident documentation in accordance with RMF and Federal regulation and guidance.

  • Deploys countermeasures to systems or networks under SOC control, in coordination with the RCC-NG, to contain cyber incidents.

  • Reviews all reported incidents, verifies that all pertinent information is recorded and confirmed, and ensures closure occurs only after all remediation and reporting activities have occurred in accordance with RMF and Federal regulations.

  • Deploys countermeasures to enterprise systems or networks under ARNG responsibility in coordination with the RCC-NG to contain cyber incidents.

  • Produces incident assessment and response reports, along with recommended remediation activities.

  • Coordinates with the Government to use findings to inform, expand, or focus monitoring efforts.

  • Maintains a set of Government-furnished portable vulnerability assessment, DMA, and malware analysis tools to support deployment missions that will be used for critical incident response efforts and in response to high-priority initiatives determined by leadership.

  • Ensures the handling of possible or actual data spills of classified sensitive information resident in ISs are conducted in accordance with DoDI 8500.01.

  • Provides cybersecurity compliance including, but not limited to, operational reporting, scanning, firewalls, proxy services, intrusion detection, sensors, PKI, antivirus servers, monitoring, security incident management, COMSEC, FISMA, and security manager.

  • Reviews, analyzes, documents, and routes WCF requests for potentially malicious Indicators of Compromise/domains.

  • Analyzes incoming data feeds and system logs in coordination with the SOC.

  • Maintains an incident response plan and associated SOPs for all incident response types and efforts.

  • Provides guidance to junior-level engineers, as necessary.


Required Skills and Experience: 

  • Possess the appropriate baseline certifications to achieve DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Manager (IAM) Level III. (CASP+ or higher)

  • An active Secret security clearance.



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.