Lead Cyber Security Engineer

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Fort Belvoir, Virginia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success



Information System Security

Operations Security

Systems Security

REQ#: RQ166023
Requisition Type: Pipeline
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Cyber Security Director

Lead Cybersecurity Engineer: Serve as the contractor’s main POC for providing additional and direct support to GENM-O for all information systems and Cybersecurity functions (as defined in Section C.5.2). The Lead Cybersecurity Engineer will ensure compliance with all pertinent DoD IT policy and procedures for all system integrations. The Lead Cybersecurity Engineer will be responsible for the oversight of all information systems and Cybersecurity for all tasks and subtasks. The Lead Cybersecurity Engineer will oversee the security protocol for computers, computer networks, and databases. The Lead Cybersecurity Engineer will ensure data, information, and security systems are secure and functioning as required to prevent Cybersecurity breaches of all information systems. The Lead Cybersecurity Engineer will provide a leadership role for all internal and external organizations to provide clear communication and direction for maximum Cybersecurity efforts. The Lead Cybersecurity Engineer will manage Cybersecurity and IT staff. The Lead Cybersecurity Engineer will lead the initiative for security best practices and provide recommendations to the Government. The Lead Cybersecurity Engineer will work with systems such as Tops-level Orchestrator(s), Controllers, Software Defined Edge Devices, Switches, Servers, and various Security Appliances. The Lead Cybersecurity Engineer will be responsible for all documentation and procurement for Authorization to Operate (ATO)/Authorization to Connect (ATC). Lead Cybersecurity Engineer will have a detailed understanding of DODI 8510.10 and RMF 2.0.

Required Qualifications:

  • Five years of experience in the last seven years in the field of DoD Information Systems Security and/or Cybersecurity.
  • Five years’ experience in the last seven years as a Systems or Network Engineer in a production environment.
  • Five years’ experience in the last seven years creating RMF packages, entering the data into eMASS to obtain an ATO/ATC through NETCOM including all the ancillary artifacts.
  • Possess a current professional level Computing Environment certification.
  • An active DoD Secret Clearance.
  • May be based in any U.S. location including Hawaii, and available during “core hours” Hawaii Standard Time (HST). Core hours are defined as 8:00AM - 4:00PM HST.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience as an Information System Security Manager (ISSM), Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE), and/or Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO).
  • Experience in coordinating and conducting a Security Control Assessment – Validation.
  • Five years of experience maintaining and managing client interface at the senior levels of the client organization.

GDIT Desired

  • Effective oral and communication skills and ability to present and engage at a Government and Contract leadership level.


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home.
  • 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.
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.