Senior Information Systems Security Specialist (SRF 3668) - REMOTE - US Citizenship

Clearance Level
Information Security
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ119194

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT, a Federal marketplace leader in next-generation IT solutions and services, is seeking highly qualified and motivated IT professionals like you who are eager to contribute to our critical Homeland Security missions. For the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), GDIT provides enterprise IT services for DHS’s Automated Biometric Identity Management System (IDENT) and the Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) to store, match, share, and analyze biometric and biographic data in support of DHS’s strategic mission. GDIT’s O&M services support break-fix of current OBIM functional capabilities, as well as security remediation activities and developmental engineering (such as prototyping new code or configurations of OBIM functionality). At the most critical moments of change, we’re there - bringing the resources, solutions, and expertise to help our clients take on some of the world’s biggest challenges - and GDIT is excited to offer you a unique opportunity to join a best performing O&M team supporting one our nation’s most critical national security, law enforcement, immigration and border management, and intelligence missions.

GDIT is looking for a Senior Information Assurance / Information Systems Security Specialist to serve under the guidance of Security team managers for a large, complex task order. The successful candidate will directly support the program's Information Security Vulnerability Management (ISVM), Change Management (CM), and Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) activities, perform all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets, protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction, and monitor, evaluate, and maintain systems and procedures to safeguard internal information systems, networks, and databases.

Specific responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages and assesses Change Requests (CRs) to maintain a stable security posture

  • Manages and issues PKI certificates

  • Assists with vulnerability remediation

  • Execute, analyzes, and reports vulnerability scans and results

  • Validates system security requirements, definitions, and analysis

  • Assesses system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle

  • Administers and improves upon current incident response tracking and reporting processes

  • Ensures generation, maintenance, and protection of required incident records

  • Represents team in client meetings and provides meeting activity status

Required Skills / Qualifications
U.S. citizenship
DHS HQ EOD required to start; must be able to obtain DHS HQ Final Suitability
BA/BS or equivalent and 10+ years of experience

Desired Skills / Qualifications
Master’s degree in computer engineering, computer science, information systems, or related field of study
15+ yrs. of relevant experience
Familiarity with DHS security policies, NIST frameworks, and DISA STIG configuration guidelines

Understanding of configuration management and change management best practices
Understanding of public key infrastructure (PKI) certificates
Experience with Tenable.SC / Nessus Professional
Experience with large scale, enterprise IT O&M, technologies, and programs
Experience in application and system security, and with infrastructure, networking, database, and web technologies
Experience in infrastructure and application management best practices and tools
Experience implementing DevSecOps methodology and processes

The likely salary range for this position is $120,000 - $180,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

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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.