Systems Architect/Information Assurance Engineer - Active TS/SCI with poly required

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Information Security
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ66735

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

Contract Tasks include:

  • Develop system engineering, software engineering, system integration, or distributed system architectures
  • Develop and manage plans for IT systems from project inception to conclusion
  • Evaluate existing systems to determine effectiveness and suggest changes to meet organizational requirements
  • Provide advice on design concepts or design changes
  • Evaluate analytically and systemically problems of work flows, organization and planning and develop appropriate corrective action
  • Design and develop solutions to complex applications problems, system administration issues or network concerns
  • Direct the analysis, development, and operation of complete computer systems
  • Design and develop hardware or software tests
  • Identify system data, hardware, or software components required to meet user needs Investigate system component suitability for specified purposed and make recommendations regarding component use
  • Establish system information requirements, build system efficiencies
  • Promote interoperability and collaboration consistent with the DNI National Intelligence Strategy Mission and Enterprise Objectives

Suggested certifications include PMP and AWS

Information Assurance Engineers should also possess IAM III Compliant Certification (CISM or CISSP or GSLC or CCISO)

GDIT tasks may include:

  • Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.
  • Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.
  • Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.
  • Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.
  • Design, integrate, and implement information systems security infrastructure
  • Analyzes the information systems to ensure that appropriate security functions have been included in the systems design and architecture.
  • Recommend and implement changes to enhance systems security and prevent unauthorized access.
  • Research security trends new methods, and techniques used in unauthorized access of data to preemptively eliminate the possibility of system breach.
  • Provide guidance and direction on best practices for the protection of information.
  • Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction or disclosure.
  • Develops, tests, and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools.
  • Implements, enforces, communicates and develops security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, and telecommunications.
  • Develop policies and procedures to prevent unauthorized access.
  • Provides recommendations to clients on information assurance engineering standards, implementation dependencies, and changing information assurance related technologies.
  • Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.
  • Provides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information.
  • Provides expert guidance and leadership to less-experienced team members.
  • May serve as a task or project leader. (Not a people manager)
  • Provides information assurance project management, technical security staff oversight, and development of mission-critical technical documents.
  • Develops and improves processes and direction for projects.
  • Performs preliminary forensic evaluations of internal systems.
  • Leads the development and implementation of the information systems security programs
  • Provides guidance in the creation and maintenance of Standard Operating Procedures and other similar documentation

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 20+ 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.