Cyber Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Cyber Engineering
Reston, Virginia
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ125737

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Responsible for strengthening the defensive posture and cyber defense operational readiness of an IT Enterprise, our program defends and protects Government assets from external Cyber Security attacks and Insider Threats that can potentially cause or create data, systems, networks, and personnel vulnerabilities.

Functional Duties: Cyber Systems Administrator (ISSO)
Conduct computing environment technical security assessments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation strategies.
Provide system engineering team support for the design, development, implementation, evaluation, and integration of secure networking, computing, and enclave environments.
Apply system security engineering expertise toward the execution of systems engineering life cycle management, integration, risk management, change management, auditing, certification and accreditation, and security testing
Review certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation completeness and standards compliance using Cyber Risk Management and Compliance Automation (XACTA) and the Risk Management Framework (RFM) to achieve Authorization to Operate (ATO).
Interact with customers and staff to define and achieve required Information Assurance objectives.
Create functional documentation, standard operating procedures, and granular process checklists.
Provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members, and may have supervisory responsibilities.
Participate in special projects as required.

Position Qualifications:

BA/BS 5+or a combination of: (Education Degree from an Accredited Institute in an Area Applicable to the Position)

Additional Qualifications:
A TS/SCI clearance with CI poly (or able to obtain CI poly)

Security+ CE or other DoD 8570 baseline certification prior to employment. 

DoD 8570 IAT II certification as well as a DoD 8570 CSSP Infrastructure certification . Viable certifications that meet this requirement are CEH, CySA+, GICSP, SSCP, CHFI or CFR. 

Benefits of this Position:
Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program

Why Work at General Dynamics IT?
Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field
Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do
Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance

General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.

When it comes to Cyber, GDIT is looking for people with enthusiasm, curiosity, and a thirst for knowledge. Are you the person with the passion, intellect, and skills to learn the procedures and tools towards becoming a great cyber defense professional? We are looking for people with the ability to learn new concepts and introduce new ideas that propel GDIT to the next level of cyber operational efficiency and help our customers reduce their exposure to cyber threats.

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.