Cybersecurity Administrator

Clearance Level
Information Security
Suffolk, Virginia

REQ#: RQ92833

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

General Duties: 

  • Operate and maintain COTS and GOTS cybersecurity tools, (i.e., Nessus, HBSS, ACAS, IPS, and IDS).  
  • Conduct weekly scans of network devices, systems, and applications. 
  • Analyze STIG checklists and scans of network devices, operating systems, and host configurations for compliance with DISA security configuration requirements. 
  • Perform periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system, and external web integrity scans to determine compliance. 
  • Support local Risk Management Framework (RMF) program covering policies, procedures, and requirements; generate and review RMF authorization package artifacts in accordance with DoD 8510.01 and NIST 800-53R4. 
  • Identify security issues for remediation and assist with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls. 
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend new security tools, techniques, and technologies for introduction into networks in alignment with IT security strategy. 
  • Support projects during events to: 1) install and operate cybersecurity tools on event networks, 2) scan and provide residual risk statements for hosted systems, and 3) manage user access and device or system connections. 
  • Occasionally travel in support of network events. 


Preferred Experience (one or several of the following)

  • Implementing DISA STIG (Security Technical Implementation Guide) requirements for Cisco network devices and tools; Microsoft operating systems, services, roles (DNS, AD, etc.); and/or applications (MS Office). 
  • Running DISA SCAP (Security Content Automation Protocol) tools in securing operating systems and applications. 
  • Experience using Linux OS, Red Hat, or a variant (e.g., CentOS, UNIX, Ubuntu, Fedora, etc.). 
  • Experience with Firewalls, IP Tables, Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewall devices, IP routing (including OSPF, BGP, EBGP, IBGP, BSR, and MPLS protocols), switching, or multicast. 


Required Education:   

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience. 
  • Educational equivalency for this position is defined as at least five (5) years of related experience with computer network and application software installation, troubleshooting, networking operations, and maintenance. 


Required Qualifications:  

  • Must be certified DOD 8570.1-M IAT Level II (baseline cybersecurity certification and Windows or Linux operating system certification). 
  • Must have an active DoD Secret security clearance and be eligible for Top Secret. 
  • Must be a U.S. citizen. 
  • Must meet at least two (2) of the following requirements and the experience must have been obtained within the past five (5) years: 
  • One (1) year experience as an administrator on Microsoft computing environments employing Windows Server 2012 (or newer), Windows 10 (or newer) client operating system, or LINUX Red Hat operating systems. 
  • One (1) year experience in configuring and customizing classified and unclassified desktop and laptop computer systems, optimizing internal memory use, resolving hardware/software interrupt conflicts, and installing device drivers.  
  • One (1) year experience managing and working on local area network (LAN) administration, operation, and architecture with a mixture of a minimum of 30 client systems. 
  • One (1) year experience integrating and configuring switches, hubs, routers, bridges, repeaters, multiplexers, and gateways in data communications systems. 
  • One (1) year experience in virtual environments simulating a hardware platform, operating system, storage device, or network resources.
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.

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