Cyber Engineer Senior

Clearance Level
Cyber Engineering
Bossier City, Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Cyber Defense


Security Tools

REQ#: RQ148146
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to manage the network that makes mission success possible. Make an impact by using your skills to deliver “One GDIT Network” for our clients.

Job Description

Own your career as a Cyber Engineer Senior at GDIT. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build strong lines of cyber defense using cutting-edge technologies. Your work in cyber security at GDIT will have an impact on securing our clients’ missions and ensuring we anticipate the threats of tomorrow.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Engineer Senior you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Cyber Engineer Senior joining our team to provide technical expertise in support of Cyber innovation for New Mexico Department of Information Technology (NM-DOIT). This will be a hybrid role based out of Bossier City, LA or New Orleans, LA.


  • The Cyber Engineer Senior will serve as  a the senior technical engineer and subject matter expert for the Cyber Security  Remediation Engineering Support services team.
  • The Senior Engineer shall be experience and have expertise in the engineering design, development, direction, and implementation and remediation of enterprise network cyber defense capabilities to prevent sophisticated cyber threats and vulnerabilities, or detect when prevention fails.
  • The Senior Engineer shall understand the fundamentals of layered defense and zero trust technologies and processes. The Senior Engineer shall understand the lifecycle of the network threats, attack vectors and methods of exploitation.
  • The Senior Engineer shall have specialized knowledge in computer network theory and understand IT standards and Cyber Security Tools architectures including but not limited to the OSI model, and the methods of exploiting those standards.
  • The Senior Engineer shall be familiar with the utilization, configuration, and implementation of industry standard cyber defense capabilities including but not limited to web content filters, email security capabilities, IDS, IPS, HBSS, SEIM, DNS security practices, advanced log analysis, network monitoring, network flow analysis, packet capture analysis, network proxies, firewalls, anti-virus capabilities, Linux/UNIX command line, and access control lists.


  • Education: BA/BS (or equivalent years of experience) 
  • Required Experience: 5+ years of experience 
  • Required Technical Skills: Experience with Security tools focused around Vulnerability Management (Ivanti RiskSense), Continuing Diagnostics and Mitigation, Patching, Backup and Recovery
  • Security Clearance Level: Public Trust
  • Required Skills and Abilities: Security+/CASP/CISSP/Cloud or Equivalent
  • Preferred Skills: Self-driven, good communications, organization  
  • Location: Hybrid / Bossier City, LA or New Orleans, LA


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays
Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.