Information Systems Security Analyst - Authorization & Documentation Support - ISSO/AISSO (SRF 3595)

Clearance Level
Information Security
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ97738

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT, a Federal marketplace leader in next-generation IT solutions and services, is seeking highly qualified and motivated IT professionals like you who are eager to contribute to our critical Homeland Security missions. For the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), GDIT provides enterprise IT services for DHS’s biometric identity management system (IDENT) and the Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) to store, match, share, and analyze biometric and biographic data in support of DHS’s strategic mission. GDIT’s O&M services support break-fix of current OBIM functional capabilities, as well as security remediation activities and developmental engineering (such as prototyping new code or configurations of OBIM functionality). At the most critical moments of change, we’re there - bringing the resources, solutions, and expertise to help our clients take on some of the world’s biggest challenges - and GDIT is excited to offer you a unique opportunity to join a best performing O&M team supporting one our nation’s most critical national security, law enforcement, immigration and border management, and intelligence missions.

GDIT is looking for a Senior Information Assurance/Cybersecurity Specialist to serve under the guidance of the Lead Security Manager for a large, complex task order. The successful candidate will directly support the programs information security compliance activities and assist in maintaining the security postures of large, heterogeneous systems that include: both on-premise and cloud-based architectures; various Windows, Unix/Linux servers; and specialized appliances, applications, and other technologies.

Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Serve as and perform duties of an Alternate Information System Security Officer (ISSO), assigned to one or more FISMA Accredited Information Systems
  • Support and assist other Information System Security Officers (ISSOs and/or AISSOs)
  • Support and assist systems security assessment and authorization activities
  • Maintain security posture documentation detailing the asset inventory, security control compliance, and weakness remediation of the assigned information systems
  • Prepare security documentation for annual self-assessments and periodic accreditation assessments.
  • Evaluate and assess environment change requests to support configuration management and asset inventory
  • Provide additional systems security support as required

Required Skills / Qualifications:

  • U.S. citizenship
  • DHS HQ EOD required to start; must be able to obtain DHS HQ Final Suitability
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent experience) and 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Experience with FedRAMP, FISMA, RMF, NIST, FIPS
  • Experience with Compliance Management software (i.e., Xacta, Risk Vision, CSAM, Archer)
  • Experience with configuration and vulnerability scan analysis using industry standard tools
  • Experience supporting Microsoft Windows in a domain environment
  • Understanding of infrastructure, networking, database, cloud, and web technologies

Desired Skills / Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of relevant experience
  • Degree in computer engineering, computer science, information systems, or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience
  • Experience as an ISSM, ISSO/AISSO, or ISSE
  • Strong understanding of NIST 800-53 rev 4 or rev5
  • Experience in DHS information system security policy
  • Understanding of Unix/Linux administration
  • Understanding of configuration management and change management
  • Understanding of public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates
  • Technical writing experience on topics related to security technologies and protocols.
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision
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.