Security Analyst- Remote Based role

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Remote, Based in USA

REQ#: RQ104259

Travel Required: None
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 is important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being rusted to deliver your best every day.

This is an unpaid fellowship through the Department of Defense (DoD) SkillBridge Program. The fellow selected for this role will not receive compensation or benefits from GDIT and will not be an employee, agent, or contractor of GDIT but rather will remain an employee of the DoD and will receive compensation and benefits through the DoD.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we cannot turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Security Analyst joining our team to support the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) activities.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Security Analyst supporting CMS, a typical day will include:


  • Monitor AWS security services consoles, investigate alerts and events in support of established incident response procedures; perform root cause analysis of intrusions, and make real-time decisions about alerts and events as they occur; work with IT and non-IT team members as part of coordinated responses
  • Contribute to and assist in maintaining related policies and procedures
  • Contribute to the evaluation, testing, and deployment of security tools and processes
  • Recommend improvements to security tools, configurations, processes, and policies
  • Plan and implement security measures to protect computer systems, networks, and data Prevent loss and service interruptions by researching new technologies that will effectively protect a network
  • Contribute to project FISMA authorization documentation Develop and maintain Standard Platform Configurations for AWS
  • Perform threat and vulnerability assessments, in some cases followed by appropriate remedial action, to ensure that systems are protected from known and potential threats and are free from known vulnerabilities.
  • Provide security related technical support in assisting during the development of release/build scope plans, risk management, and schedules to maintain compliance with the client software development process.
  • Advise and support the IT Security Manager with defining specific information security controls and policies Ensure infrastructure, applications and data security/privacy controls are maintained in compliance with customer regulatory polices–


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience, preferably in an IT related field is required.
  • 4+ years of experience
  • At least one IT security certification is highly preferred
  • Experience using AWS
  • Experience with AWS security services such as Cloudwatch, Config, Guardduty
  • Experience testing system security controls and determining security compliance with requirements.
  • Knowledge of information security principles, including risk assessment and management, threat and vulnerability management, incident response, or identity and access management.
  • Experience in developing, documenting, and maintaining security documentation

Preferred Experience:

  • At least one IT security certification is highly preferred
  • Tenable, Nessus, Confluence, Jira, or TrendMicro

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

  • Has served at least 180 days on active duty
  • Can participate within the last 6 months of separation or retirement
  • Will receive an honorable discharge
  • Has taken any service TAP/TGPS
  • Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
  • Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of the fellowship. 

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

The likely salary range for this position is $57,069 - $95,305, 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.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.