Cybersecurity Lead

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Cyber Security
Stuttgart, Germany
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Cyber Risks

Information Technology (IT) Services

System Solutions

Technology Services

REQ#: RQ138462
Requisition Type: Regular
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

A career as a Cyber Security Lead at GDIT means owning every opportunity to help support and advance our clients’ missions. At GDIT, cyber security is embedded into every aspect of what we do and we’re constantly evolving our cyber solutions to overcome our clients’ biggest challenges.

CITS (Communication and Information Technology Services) provides the full spectrum of enterprise communications and information technology services to support the critical missions of United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM) and the United States European Command (USEUCOM). GDIT’s footprint across the globe in supporting every combatant command provides the EUCOM and AFRICOM J6 leadership the unique opportunity to leverage our worldwide workforce and advanced technology integration experience to accelerate modernization and reduce technical complexity necessary to support the growing and dynamic missions of these two Commands.

The Cybersecurity Lead manages and leads the overall cybersecurity related activities and processes to include planning, execution, and reporting for the Command. This role is responsible for the overall security of networks and service owner for all services and solutions related to cybersecurity and tracking the implementation of key cybersecurity alignment projects across the enterprise. 

The Cybersecurity Lead is responsible for: 

  • Assuring compliance and reducing cyber risk across the enterprise by supporting the Government organization and assisting Government personnel in understanding their role in protecting assets of the Command  

  • Develops and implements strategic, technical, and operational security/infrastructure controls that are properly aligned with business or program goals and objectives 

  • Develops, maintains, and prioritizes cybersecurity efforts and oversees cyber project costs and feasibility  

  • Provides cybersecurity recommendations and feedback across all activities to ensure compliance 

  • Continually assesses current cybersecurity technologies and assesses applicability to customer requirements 

Required Experience 

  • At least 15 Years’ Work Experience, including at least 5 Years’ DoD experience 

  • At least 10 Years’ Experience leading compliance activities, security patching, compiling RMF documentation, achieving ATOs of a year or longer in duration, and developing and maintaining POA&Ms. 

  • At least 5 Years’ Experience leading DoD risk management activities including implementation of RMF and support for required inspections and audits. 

  • Proficiency in RMF tools and processes utilizing DoD and customer tools such as eMASS, ACAS, HBSS, etc. 

  • Experience in securing data across multiple types of security boundaries in both NIPRNet and SIPRNet environments. 

  • Lead and guide matrixed project teams to implement cybersecurity in a high op tempo environment for each AOR 

  • Experience in managing accreditations and certifications that cross multiple DoD organizations. 

  • Experience with Cybersecurity Appliances and Tools (Network security monitoring tools, encryption tools, web vulnerability scanning tools, firewall

It is desired that candidate have: 

  • Multiple CyberSecurity-related, network or cloud technology certifications 

  • Experience with CyberSecurity in cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Oracle Cloud, Google Cloud, etc.) 

  • Experience with Zero Trust, ICAM (Identity, Credential and Access Management) and other Cybersecurity technical advances 

  • Experience providing CONUS and OCONUS support


  • One Level III certification (IAM III, CISSP), as defined in DoD 8570.01-M and required by DoDD 8140.01. 

  • One or more cybersecurity-related, network or cloud technology certifications 

  • A Bachelors degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, etc. or related field 

  • Current TS/SCI Security Clearance 

  • Ability to live in Stuttgart Germany for a min of 1 year. 


● 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

15 + 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%

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 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.