Sr Systems Security Chief

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Information Security
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ118661

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking an experienced Sr Systems Security Chief to join its Intelligence and Homeland Security (IHS) Group. In this role you will perform duties and have responsibilities relative to an information systems security specialists as Information Systems Security Officer (ISSOs) and Information Systems Security Engineers (ISSEs) and perform technical planning, system integration, assessment and authorization, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Perform analysis at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.    You will bring your demonstrated ability to understand government expectations and partner it with technology for desired business results.   The qualified candidate will perform the following tasks:

•    Collaborate with Government Counterparts in solution planning to effectively gain buy-in from applicable stakeholders.  Then oversees execution by working closely with architects, engineers, and developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application of security policy and enterprise solutions
•    Drive security execution strategy across multiple technical domains and advancing cyber resiliency capabilities’ maturity and consults with fellow technical subject matter experts to develop technical solutions.
•    Work closely with technical teams to assess security and develop/design solutions that align with federal’s cyber resiliency, security strategies, and compliance needs
•    Researches and evaluates emerging technology, industry, and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities.
•    Apply system security engineering expertise in one or more of the following: system security design process; engineering life cycle; information domain; cross domain solutions; intrusion detection; incident handling; auditing.
•    Assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle
•    Conducts software and systems engineering and software systems research to develop new capabilities, ensuring cybersecurity is fully integrated. Conducts comprehensive technology research to evaluate potential vulnerabilities in cyberspace systems
•    Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates information system security throughout the systems development life cycle
•    Test, implement, deploy, maintain, and administer the infrastructure hardware and software
•    Conduct risk assessment and provides recommendations for application design
•    Use encryption technology, penetration and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies, and information technology security research
•    Act as the Information Systems Security Officer (ISSOs) and Information Systems Security Engineers (ISSEs).
•    Ensure capabilities and cybersecurity solutions developed by the cross-functional teams undergo a comprehensive Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process 
•    Develop trusted relationships with customers
•    Be prepared to work multiple projects
•    Ensure product code meets with Federal security regulations, policies, guidelines, and applicable National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards.
•    Develop architectural diagrams (DoDAF viewpoint)  required to support incremental design reviews
•    Domain knowledge expert with demonstrated experience providing cybersecurity subject matter expertise in FISMA and DHS 4300A
•    Support for the integration and configuration activities to ensure that builds and deployment processes work effectively across all environments.
•    Demonstrated ability to collaborate with stakeholders and business owners to provide guidance and recommendations on improving IT infrastructure  
•    A proactive approach to identifying issues and problems, areas for improvement, and performance bottlenecks along with an ability to offer and implement solutions to address these.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a strong attention to detail and superior ability for problem solving.
•    Coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals

- 20+ years IT experience

Education: Masters degree

Successful candidate will have completed one or more of the following certifications:
    ISACA - Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
     ISACA - Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)
     ISACA - Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
     ISACA - Certified in Governance of Enterprise IT(CGEIT)
     (ISC)2 - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
     (ISC)2 - Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
     COMPTIA – Security+    

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.