Policy Analyst (Active TS/SCI/Poly Required)

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

REQ#: RQ137380

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Own your career as a Policy Analyst at GDIT. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build strong lines of cyber defense using cutting-edge technologies. Your work in cyber security at GDIT will have an impact on securing our clients’ missions and ensuring we anticipate the threats of tomorrow.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Policy Analyst, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Policy Analyst joining our team to support the Client's mission.


  • Creates, reviews, interprets, and modifies cybersecurity policy.
  • Identifies and engages stakeholders at all levels and shepherds candidate policies from inception to publication, incorporating stakeholder input while adhering to policy authority and guidelines.
  • Participates in various internal and external policy and technical exchange meetings to stay abreast of cybersecurity initiatives across the community.
  • Researches intra-agency and external cybersecurity policy, authorities, and government issuances.
  • Supports customer efforts related to National Security Systems (NSS).
  • May provides expert guidance and leadership to less-experienced team members.
  • May serve as a task or project lead (but not a people manager).
  • Advises senior management on cybersecurity policy matters.


  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Cyber Security, Leadership, IT/Computer Science or related field.
  • Required Experience: 5+
  • Preferred Technical Skills: Encryption Technologies, Identity Management System (IMS), Information Assurance (IA)
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Polygraph
  • Required Skills and Abilities: Microsoft Office, excellent writing and editing skills, excellent communications skills
  • Desired Certifications: GIAC Strategic Planning, Policy &Leadership - (GSTRT)
  • Location: Contractor Site: Herndon, VA


  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays


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.