Chief Cyber Security Engineer/Architect, with Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Information Security
Location
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ82000

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we cant turn into opportunity. And our work depends on an Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) joining our team to support government activities in Herndon, VA.

At GDIT people are our differentiator. As an ISSE supporting the customer, you will be responsible for safeguarding networks against unauthorized modification, disclosure, or destruction. ln this role a typical day will include but not limited to:

  • Engineer, design, implement, and test network intrusion detection system (IDS), network intrusion protection system (IPS), host intrusion protection system (HIPS), web and application protection, enterprise anti-virus suite to protect the following IT components: network, storage, computing, databases, web services, and application
  • Serve as the security subject matter expert for the A&A and Continuous Monitoring processes
  • Work closely with architects, engineers, and developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of security policy and enterprise solutions
  • Provide security requirements to architects, engineers, and developers
  • Assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle

REQUIRED QUALI FICATIONS

  • Demonstrated on-the-job knowledge and experience with Information Assurance/Cyber Engineering requirements, design and implementation to include systems engineering principles, requirements analysis, system development (software and hardware), network security architecture concepts (topology, protocols, components), and/or IT security principles and methods (firewalls, demilitarized zones, encryption).
  • Demonstrated on-the-job knowledge and experience with developing and reviewing security concept of operations, systems security plans, security control assessments, contingency plans, configuration management plans, incident response plans, plan of actions and milestones, risk management plans, vulnerability scanning, and/or vulnerability management plans.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job knowledge and experience cloud security design, requirements analysis, control implementation, and mitigation.
  • Demonstrated experience with ICD-503, FISMA and RMF/A&A processes, NIST SP (800-27, 30, 37, 53, 60, 137, 144,145), FIPS (199, 200), and CNNSSI 1253 technical controls and developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation.
  • Demonstrated experience with cyber security toolset including anti-virus, Vulnerability Assessment, HIDS and NIDS.
  • Demonstrated experience with performing security system scans for network, platform, database, and web services using different security tools (e.g., Nessus, WebInspect, AppDetective).
  • 10 years of related experience
  • Education: Bachelors degree in Computer Science, lnformation Systems, Engineering, Business or a related technical discipline or the equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Security clearance level: Top Secret/SCl with Polygraph

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU

  • Alignment to a mission-critical role that directly impacts the customer’s ability to effectively execute its mission.
  • Direct engagement with contractor leadership that centers upon career development/mobility, enhanced performance evaluation, and corporate information sharing & networking opportunities.
  • Placement on a dynamic team of talented professionals that organically fosters an environment of innovation, collaboration, and trust.

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.

Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.

Conducts regular audits to ensure that systems are being operated securely, and information systems security policies and procedures are being implemented as defined in security plans.

Develops, tests, and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools.

Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction or disclosure.

Responds to queries and requests for computer security information and reports.

Conducts investigations of computer security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to management.

Researches, evaluates, tests, recommends, communicates and implements new security software or devices.

Implements, enforces, communicates and develops security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, and telecommunications.

Develops materials for computer security education/awareness programs.

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 advanced guidance and leadership to less-experienced team members.

May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager)

Provides information assurance project management, technical security staff oversight, and development of mission-critical technical documents.

Ensure compliance with regulations and privacy laws.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 10+ years of experience

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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.