Lead Security Engineer (SE)

Clearance Level
Information Security
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ114669

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
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 are seeking a Lead Security Engineer (SE) in Washington, DC for our client,

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). This role is projected for a five month duration with the possibility of an extension.


•    Work closely with our government client on engineering tasks.
•    Will lead a team (1 or more) Security Integration Engineers. 
•    Write Weekly Activity Reports, Daily Engineering Status Reports, and other ad-hoc deliverables as required. 
•    Promote knowledge sharing/training across functional areas. 
•    Evaluate, develop, and refine processes & procedures (e.g., SOPs) as required or requested by Gov’t mgmt.
•    Provide recommendations to improve or replace existing technologies.



Significant experience installing, configuring, and maintaining numerous security tools and technologies to include the following (and/or comparable) security technologies:

  • SIEM – Splunk Enterprise Security (ES)
  • McAfee Network Security Manager (NSM) Intrusion Detection/Protection System (IDS/IPS) and associated sensors.
  • Imperva Web Application Firewall (WAF)
  • Symantec EndPoint Protection (SEP)
  • Symantec Data Loss Protection (DLP)
  • FireEye AX, HX and NX
  • CDM Phase II (CyberArk, SailPoint, and Splunk)
  • ForeScout
  • StealthBits Audit, Defender, File Activity Monitor, and Intercept
  • SolarWinds
  • Absolute Computrace
  • Qualys

Minimum Requirements -

  • 10+ years of experience as a Hands-On Lead for Security Engineering.
  • 5+ years of experience in a Security Operations Center (SOC) environment.
  • As needed (not often), provide after hours and weekend support.
  • Core Hours: M - F 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ET, plus after hours - as needed, to implement patches, updates and troubleshoot emergencies if/when they occur.

Education - Bachelor of Science (Masters preferred) in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Information Technology, or a related area.

Certifications - CISSP (preferred – must earn within 6 months of start date).

  • Unix/Linux (preferred).
  • ITIL (preferred).
  • MCSE (preferred).


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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.