ISSM (Active Polygraph Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Information Security
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ75814 ISSM (Active Polygraph Required) (Open)

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

o Manages Analysts engaged in ensuring the safety of information systems assets and protection of systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.
o Provide support for a program, organization, systems or enclaves. Support the Agency RMF Workflow and Processes by proposing, coordinating, implementing and enforcing information system security policies, instructions, standards, and methodologies.
o Coordinate with the Data Custodian, Project Owner, and ISSM to identify the types of information processed, assign the appropriate security categorizations to the information systems, determine the information security and privacy impacts, and manage information security and privacy risk. Document the controls in the information security and privacy plan (or equivalent document) to ensure implemented controls meet or exceed the minimal controls defined by CISO guidance.
o Maintain current system information in XACTA (e.g., POCs, artifacts) to support organizational requirements and processes (e.g., communication, contingency planning, training, data calls)
o Evaluate the impact of network and system changes using RMF processes.
o Ensure anomalies identified under the Sponsors Information Security Continuous Monitoring activities are addressed and remediated in a manner that commensurate with the risks posed to the system from the anomalies.
o Submit recommendations to the stakeholders for system configuration deviations from the required baseline.
o Develop and maintain a system security plan (SSP)
o Conduct periodic reviews to ensure compliance with SSP.
o Ensure configuration management for security-relevant IS software, hardware and firmware is maintained and documented.
o Ensure system recovery processes are monitored to ensure security features and procedures are properly restored
o Ensure all IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals
o Formally notify the appropriate individuals when changes occur that might affect authorization
o Participate in governance and project reviews identified by the Sponsor
o Strong documentation skills
o Experience with XACTA 360, Continuum and other SCAP Compliant tools
o Working experience with RMF, ICD 503, CNSSI 1253, NIST SP 800-53/53A, and STIGs
Bachelors Degree (in an IT-related field)
Desired Certifications: Certified Ethical Hacker 10 (CEH), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems auditor (CISA), NIST Cybersecurity Framework (NCSF), AWS Solutions Architect Associate or Professional as a cert qualification


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.