Cyber Security Engineer

Clearance Level
Cyber Engineering
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ118942

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

As a Cyber Security Analyst supporting our government client In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Provides vulnerability assessment reports and recommendations to leadership and onsite engineering teams
  • Performs analysis of ACAS and SCAP scans along with STIG checklist to develop POAMs
  • Review engineering, architecture, and designs to ensure DoD security policies are met
  • Familiar and assist with ATC and ATOs utilizing RMF processes and EMASS
  • Performs cyber security assessment of systems prior to ATC and provides remediation recommendations
  • Assist Government with SCA-V assessments onsite
  • Maintains overall Cyber Security Readiness reports for all ongoing VMOD projects
  • Conducts software and systems engineering and software systems research to develop new capabilities, ensuring cybersecurity is fully integrated. Conducts comprehensive technology research to evaluate potential vulnerabilities in cyberspace systems
  • Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates information system security throughout the systems development life cycle
  • Tests, implements, deploys, maintains, and administers the infrastructure hardware and software
  • Conducts risk assessment and provides recommendations for application design
  • Responsible for a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access
  • Involved in the design and development of new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Integrate new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cybersecurity architectural artifacts, provides architectural analysis and relates existing system to future needs and trends, embeds advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration/testing issues


  • Ability to travel. Expected Travel 25%
  • Current Secret Clearance
  • BA/BS or equivalent + 5 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level III or higher certification required
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Leadership skills to guide and mentor less experienced personnel
  • Strong Communications Skills

The likely salary range for this position is $80,000 - $120,000, 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. 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.