Cyber Security Engineer (w/Polygraph)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Cyber Engineering
Location
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ126460

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

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.

There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity, and our work depends on a Cyber Security Engineer joining our team to support critical Government activities in Chantilly.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator.  As a Cyber Security Engineer supporting the mission partner, you will be trusted to provide critical support.  In this role, a typical day will include:

The selected candidate will act as an Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) assisting developers to achieve Assessment & Authorization (A&A) success for all AWS-based projects spanning multiple platforms and networks. The selected candidate will be directly involved in processing all organization efforts through the Risk Management Framework and cycle. This includes:

  • Working collaboratively with other program security personnel as well as working independently on selected projects
  • Acting as the organization’s liaison to the ISSM staff promoting security compliance and related process improvements
  • Working with Information Management Technical Officers (IMTOs)
  • Coordinating and tracking risks, accreditation status, and reporting status across all project teams
  • Providing team officers with Security Architecture guidance and engineering reviews
  • Ensuring compliance with Sponsor auditing requirements
  • Maintaining awareness of IT Security policies and practices
  • Supporting security scanning, interpreting results, and working with developers to resolve identified issues
  • Assisting with the preparation, updating, and submission of security relevant documents to Sponsor systems and security personnel
  • Completing necessary application security document requirements to include, but not limited to, CONOPS, SSPs, DR Plans, BOEs, etc.
     

Mandatory Experience:

  • Experience developing a Body of Evidence (BOE) for gaining accreditation.
  • Experience working with Sponsor security personnel to identify and resolve questions and POA&Ms.
  • Experience tracking accreditations and gaining re-accreditations prior to expiration.
  • Experience incorporating the Risk Management Framework (RMF).
     

Skills Highly Desired:

  • Experience with Xacta or newer systems.
  • Experience working with AWS for the purpose of obtaining program accreditations.

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU

  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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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.