Security Engineer

Clearance Level
None
Category
Information Security
Location
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ127261

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Job Description:

Responsibilities:  

The successful candidate will work with systems, applications, and solutions enterprise-wide systems and networks. This is a hands-on role that requires deep technical knowledge of systems, networks, and application security along with a solid understanding of enterprise-level security frameworks, policies, processes, and standards. The position requires strong critical thinking and analytical skills, attention to detail, and excellent oral and written communication skills. 

  • Work with systems engineers/administrators to facilitate remediation of tickets/alerts. 
  • Work with SIEM systems to analyze security logs for event correlation 
  • Interpret vulnerability scans and work with system owners to ensure remediation and compliance with Vulnerability Management policies.  
  • Develop and implement new approaches and procedures regarding security measures that  comply with government policies and guidelines. 
  • Report to management concerning residual risk, vulnerabilities and other security exposures, including misuse of information assets and noncompliance 
  • Work collaboratively with the information security team to identify, select, and implement technical controls 
  • Assist in the coordination and completion of operations documentation (e.g. Work Instructions, SOPs) 
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 
  • Provides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration, or denial of access to information 
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and privacy laws 
  • Responds to queries and requests for computer security information and reports 
  • Provides recommendations to clients on engineering standards, implementation dependencies, and changing technologies 
  • Develops and improves processes and direction for projects 
  • Provides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration, or denial of access to information 

Qualifications:  

REQUIRED SKILLS: 

  • At least 8 years total IT experience, with 2-3 years of experience as a security administrator, engineer, or analyst in an enterprise environment 
  • Experience coordinating and overseeing the implementation of security patches. 
  • Experience with remediation of security vulnerabilities. 
  • Knowledge of general management and auditing techniques for identifying problems, gathering and analyzing pertinent information, forming conclusions, developing solutions and implementing plans consistent with management goals. 
  • Plan, manage and provide guidance pertaining to vulnerability management to include all phases of computer security (i.e., hardware, software, and telecommunications equipment, installation and evaluation). Work frequently requires the candidate to be involved in diverse projects simultaneously, several of which may have equally high priority. 
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills. Interaction and information gathering with coworkers and customers. 

EDUCATAION/CERTIFICATIONS: 

  • BA/BSc
  • Industry leading certifications such as Security+ with enough skills/experience to complement. 


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.