The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) mission is to promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling disease, injury, and disability. CDC is the Nation’s lead prevention agency for these adverse health events. The mission of the Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Cybersecurity Program Office (CSPO) is to provide information security protections commensurate with the risk and magnitude of harm resulting from the unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction of information collected or maintained by or on behalf CDC and information systems used or operated by CDC or CDC contractors or other organizations on behalf of the CDC. CSPO is committed to providing a valued service to CDC by protecting
CDC IT assets and data.
We are currently looking for candidates to fill a variety of roles with a combination of the required and desired skills listed below.
Team Lead Cyber Security
Cyber Defense Forensics Analyst
Security Engineer Vulnerability Management
Cyber Security Analyst
To this end, OCIO CSPO:
• Develops and operationalizes the CDC Cybersecurity Program;
• Develops and maintains information security policies, procedures and control techniques to address the responsibilities assigned to the CDC under the Federal Information Security Modernization Act of 2014 (FISMA) and other applicable information security and privacy laws and regulations (e.g. Privacy Act, HIPAA Security and Privacy Rules, eGovernment Act of 2002, Cybersecurity Research and Development Act, etc.);
Develops and coordinates security awareness training and role-based training for CDC staff with significant information security responsibilities; and
Assists CDC senior management concerning their FISMA responsibilities
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.
Handles the full range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.
Uses encryption technology, penetration and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies, and information technology security research.
Designs and develops 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.
Integrates new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cyber security 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.
Has developed trusted relationships with customers
Provides expert guidance and leadership to less-experienced cybersecurity personnel.
May serve as a task or project leader. (Not a people manager)
Recognized as a subject matter expert in cybersecurity.
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 15+ years of experience
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.