Splunk / Cyber Security SME (Active Polygraph Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Cyber Security
McLean, Virginia

REQ#: RQ81974

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Splunk Cyber Security SME

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Splunk Cybersecurity SME joining our team to support our DNI Customer activities at Tysons.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. In this role, a typical day will include:


  • Bachelor’s
  • 10 years’ experience, customer experience preferred
  • Technical skills

Required Skills

  • Strong understanding of Risk Management Framework, NIST 800-53, CNSS 1253, ICD 503 and other relevant security standards
  • Strong writing skills to create, revise and suggest content to cyber security policies, internal process documents and standard operating processes (SOPs)
  • Experience with recommending security standards and compliance through system monitoring and audits
  • Ability to review system and project requirements, architecture, web applications and other artifacts to provide cyber security input, comments and feedback from a Continuous Monitoring position
  • In-depth experience with Splunk implementation and engineering
  • Custom Splunk Dashboard creation and config file manipulation
  • Strong understanding of Enterprise Continuous Monitoring, tools, processes, and procedures
  • Strong understanding of FISMA audits and the ability to provide input annual basis
  • Ability to investigate, report and provide resolution to security incidents
  • Ability to coordinate and collaborate with external organizations on processes and tools to improve the continuous monitoring of enterprise systems
  • Ability to create presentations outlining schedules, security findings and recommendations, and risks
  • Understanding of AWS cloud security
  • Ability to create meeting agendas, meeting minutes and other meeting documentation
  • Experience with conducting research and evaluating the latest technologies and software for possible integration into enterprise

Desired Skills

  • Security Certifications to include CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, NCSF, CAP
  • Certified Splunk Administrator
  • Demonstrated experience in IT best practices regarding application, enterprise system, and network security
  • Possesses strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal, organizational, writing, communications and briefing skills


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you








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.