Senior Cyber Exploiter - TS/SCI w/ Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Information Security
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ126768

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

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior Cyber Exploiter, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter

A qualified Cyber Exploiter reviews, manipulates, triages, and analyzes large datasets. Candidate is responsible for supporting operational and analytical requirements. Activities include detailed log analysis, network traffic monitoring, and vulnerability risk assessment. The individual will be expected to conduct assessments of software tools and systems to identify vulnerabilities, and work with internal and external technical stakeholders to identify solutions to enrich analysis. Able to follow the entire targeting life cycle by engaging in data exploitation of requirements collection, data analysis, summary and documentation, and actionable information dissemination.


  • Provide data exploitation support to the customer.

  • Use a variety of tools and methods to extract information of foreign intelligence, counterintelligence and targeting value from digital data.

  • Create a range of products that inform operations, drive targeting and collection, contribute to intelligence products, and support multiple customer needs.

  • Work with a team to analyze existing software applications and tools, and recommend new technologies and methodologies to improve team performance.

  • Write and update technical documentation such as user manuals, system documentation, training materials, processes and procedures.

  • Collaborate cross-functionally with data scientists, engineers, developers, targeters, and analysts.

  • Provide recommendations for continuous improvement.

  • Work alongside other team members to sustain and advance our organization’s capabilities.


  • 8+ years experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related discipline, or equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training, and work/military experience.



  • TS/SCI with polygraph

  • Demonstrated experience writing python scripts

  • Experience conducting network traffic analysis

  • Prepare a range of tailored products that embody and explain findings

  • Ability to sift through large amounts of unstructured data for key data points (i.e., metadata and artifacts)

  • Demonstrated knowledge of incident response, containment, and mitigation

  • Knowledge of common cyber-attack methods

  • Demonstrated experience conducting detailed log analysis and system monitoring to understand system status, detect system breaches, and identify other system anomalies

  • Ability to triage, review, identify, and correlate items of interest from numerous all source datasets

  • Ability to evaluate worldwide security events to assess system impact and/or risk (e.g., zero day exploits, hardware failures, and/or cyber-attacks)

  • Ability to identify and document information that can fill critical gaps

  • Create new methodologies / algorithms for data analysis and correlation

  • Create entity / object profiles and derived data sets that enable future opportunities and analytical efforts

  • Experience with technical collection abilities



  • Language skills or demonstrated knowledge of the EA AOR

  • Strong understanding of VPNs, VLANs, and TCP/IP

  • Experience with Linux operating systems

  • Experience with OS hardening using tools such as CIS-CAT

  • Ability to working independently with minimal supervision

  • Experience with navigating an enterprise security accreditation process

  • Experience conducting network traffic analysis

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of network monitoring tools (e.g., Splunk, WSUS, Snare, Wireshark, and Solarwinds)​


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.