Chief Information Security Officer

Clearance Level
Information Security
Huntsville, Alabama

REQ#: RQ66240

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular


  • Establish, implement and manage a strategic, comprehensive enterprise information security and IT risk management program, including physical security, IT infrastructure security, export control and emergency management
  • Work directly with the customer’s business units to facilitate risk assessment, risk management and mitigation processes
  • Provide the vision and thought leadership for the development and maintenance of an industry-leading, best-practice information security management framework
  • Ensure continuous security monitoring, vulnerability assessment, and security testing of the customer’s IT infrastructure
  • Lead technical and forensic investigations and facilitate appropriate incident response
  • Ensure comprehensive and timely Evaluation and Certification/Accreditation of systems
  • Provide leadership and assistance in the design, integration and operation of IT security systems for the protection of networks, systems, and infrastructure
  • Manage the development and auditing of Security Plans for infrastructure components
  • Facilitate the implementation of security improvements by assessing current threat situation, evaluating trends, and anticipating security requirements
  • Perform trend analysis of internal and external security activity and incidents; report on these activities to the Program and customer
  • Continuously monitor and measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the Information Security Program and provide continual service improvement recommendations to the Program Manager and the customer
  • Oversee the development and updating of architectural diagrams, technical designs, and operational documentation in support of evolving security architecture requirements
  • Manage security services operations across the IT infrastructure ecosystem (physical, telecommunications, data center, cloud and mobile)
  • Oversee continuous security awareness training of the Program’s staff


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field
  • At least 10 years of experience managing cybersecurity operations in a geographically diverse, complex federal enterprise large organization
  • Professional certification(s) in information security, such as the Certified Information Systems Security Professional Certification (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager Certification (CISM)
  • Expert-level knowledge of relevant emerging IT technologies and industry trends and the impact on cybersecurity requirements and solutions
  • Excellent leadership skills with the ability to motivate teams to achieve tactical and strategic goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and high level of personal integrity
  • Must have an active DoD Secret Clearance, with the ability to attain a DoD Top Secret Clearance

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.