Encryption Lead-Top Secret Clearance

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Technology Consulting
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ90487

Travel Required: Less than 10%
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 ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.  Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.  GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.  We think.  We act.  We deliver.  There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity.

GDIT is seeking an Encryption Lead to provide expertise on the current and planned encryption techniques and platforms in the DISN core and DISN edge.  This lead position will support a soon-to-be awarded critical contract enabling DISA to address the growing and dynamic software, engineering, technical, and security needs of the warfighter. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Top-Secret clearance.
  • DoD 8570/8140 IAT Level II certification (Security+ CE or higher).
  • Expertise with various Types of encryption, particularly Type 1 and Type 3, High Assurance Encryption (HAE), Transmission Security (TRANSEC), Cryptographic High Value Products (CHVP), associated network management elements, Key Extension Requests (KER), Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC), and Traffic Flow Security.
  • MA/MS Degree with minimum of 15 years’ experience and will consider BA/BS degree with minimum of 10 years’ experience.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Previous experience designing, developing, testing, and evaluating information system security encryption throughout the systems development life cycle.
  • Provide Tier III engineering and encryption support in response to internal and external requests and escalations. 
  • Troubleshoot and resolve encryption system issues and problems, develop configurations for systems and capabilities, conduct cybersecurity assessments, provide training, and provide analyses/recommendations/lessons learned reports. 
  • Experience developing customer or product encryption requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Possess flexibility to operate in a highly dynamic environment while ensuring a high level of operational effectiveness.
  • Detail oriented with ability to work well in a team environment.

Desired Skills

  • Prior experience with engineering and evolution of the Defense Information System Network (DISN).



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.

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.