Cyber Security Lead

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Washington, District of Columbia
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Cloud Services Management


Solutions Delivery

REQ#: RQ172627
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Cyber Security Lead supporting one of the U.S. Government's premier Agencies. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. Own your career as a Cyber Security Lead at GDIT. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build strong lines of cyber defense using cutting-edge technologies. Your work in cyber security at GDIT will have an impact on securing our clients’ missions and ensuring we anticipate the threats of tomorrow. As a Cyber Security Lead, you will lead the security for a program operating and maintaining Data Center Services, hosting services, in a multi cloud, on premise, hybrid environment for a federal government customer. The scope of the program includes cloud modernization strategy, end user services, process development for service provisioning in the cloud and on premise, user story capture and refinement, and enhancing cloud capabilities to solve mission problems. 

In this role, a typical day will include: 

  • Collaborate with development teams to architect secure on-prem and cloud-based solutions.  

  • Support and advise on security assessment and modernization.  

  • Create, implement, and track security controls.  

  • Assist with ATO efforts.  

  • Collaborate stakeholders to determine enterprise tools, technologies, and processes.  

  • Design, document, and implement a secure information system environment that complies with required federal regulations and customer’s security objectives.  

  • Help develop security performance requirements and metrics and data analytics to evaluate risk and prioritize resources. 


  • Education: Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science or equivalent experience

  • Experience: 10+ years of experience

  • Certification: CISSP Certification

Technical skills:

  • 10+ years of experience in computer security 

  • 5+ years of solution delivery experience and expertise using secure cloud frameworks, services, and technologies.  

  • 2+ years working within a development team, delivering cloud services & solutions, and provisioning/automating infrastructure, services, and enterprise management tools.  

  • Demonstrated expertise in developing, maintaining, and contributing to technical and process documentation.  

  • Security clearance level: Must be able to obtain a Position of Trust and successfully pass a thorough Government background screening process requiring the completion of detailed forms and fingerprinting.

Skills and abilities:

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience working with stakeholders and development teams.  

  • Strong communication skills, oral and written to convey cloud technologies and solutions to customer personnel. 

  • Location: Hybrid- a blend of working remotely and in-person at the office in Washington, DC.

  • Timeline: This is a contingent posting, expected to start in January, 2025.


  • 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

10 + years of related experience

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


CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional - (ISC)2

Travel Required

Less than 10%

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $182,750 - $247,250. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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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.