JSP Network Defense Watch Officer (NDWO)

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ45548

Travel Required: Less than 10%

Today’s Cyber targets never stop moving – that’s why we never stand still. From protecting our nation’s critical infrastructure to securing the tactical edge, cybersecurity is embedded in everything we do. Amongst our numerous cyber programs, our JSP DCO program is at the forefront of GDIT’s cyber capabilities protecting one of our nation’s most important networks. JSP is undergoing a transformation as they transition to forward leaning areas of cybersecurity.  Be part of that transformation and join our mission!

The Joint Service Provider (JSP) program is searching for an Network Defense Watch Officer to join their team in Arlington, VA at the Pentagon.

NOTE: This is a full-time, onsite position. Due to the type of access this role entails, telecommuting is not allowed. The JSP Network Defense Watch Office functions 24x7x365 including, holidays, weekends, and days the Government is shut down.

The NDWO has three main functions:

  • Single point of entry and dissemination for IA, CND and Cyber Security related information, taskings, orders, alerts, warnings, notices and products.  The NDWO also the single point of exit to report on the same information to higher headquarters to include any Requests for Information (RFIs).
  • Maintain situational awareness on the status of all security related developments,  taskings, orders, alerts, warnings, notices and products.  They serve as the primary liaison  within the CND division and coordinate with other JSP divisions, the JSP NOSC Battle Captain, DISA, JFHQ-DoDIN, USCYBERCOM, other TIER II organizations, and tenant organizations.
  • Consolidates trending of cyber security metrics and creates the products that are required for briefing leadership, partners, and customers regarding computer network defense.

The NDWO tracks all key actions taken on an automated status log. The status log is automated and allows the NDWO and government leadership to review past and current actions taken. The NDWO also maintains SOPs that document all required procedures and actions. The NDWO tracks various actions related to CND functions to include, but not limited to:

  • Orders and Tasking Compliance
  • Higher level reporting requirements for DISA, JFHQ-DoDIN, and CYBERCOM
  • Classified Spillages and Unauthorized Cross Domain Connections
  • Cyber Incident Tracking and Reporting
  • CND Metrics
  • INFOCON Reporting
  • CND Security Tools Status
  • Daily CND Status Reporting
  • Commanders Critical Incident Reporting Status
  • JSP RFIs
  • CSC Leadership areas of interest

Required Skills:

  • Active Secret security clearance
  • Bachelor of Science Degree or equivalent
  • 2 yrs DoD IT experience

Desired Skills:

  • Master's Degree

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.