Information Systems Security Officer I w/ Active TS/SCI Polygraph clearance

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Information Security
Chantilly, Virginia

REQ#: RQ45876

Travel Required: Less than 10%

General Dynamics Information Technology is seeking an entry-level Information Systems Security Officer to provide assistance to the Government on IT and information system security issues affecting the mission.  In this important role, you will assist with information technology issues such as malicious code eradication, configuration management, and the assessment and authorization of our customer’s current and future systems.  To succeed, it will require initiative, sound judgement, effective communication and team building skills to implement best information system security practices, policies, and technologies.  Participates in special projects as required.

**Position requires an active in-scope TS/SCI clearance and polygraph.**

AS degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional, training or work experience or higher and 0-3 years’ information technology security, information systems security, information assurance engineering experience or HS and 4 years’ experience.

Employees must possess and maintain, or obtain within six months from their arrival date, required IAT Level I compliant certifications (A+CE, Network+CE, , CCNA-Security or SSCP) or higher.


  • Familiarity with conducting research and analysis:
  • Familiarity with network and information system security principles and best practices;
  • Familiarity with controlling, labeling, virus scanning, and appropriately transferring data (uploading/downloading) between information systems at varying classification levels;
  • Ability to engender rapport with the military, civilians, and other contractors at all levels;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Familiarity with applicable agency, IC, DoD policies, procedures and operating instructions related to Information Technology, Information Assurance, Information Management (IT/IA/IM)

Benefits of this Position:

  • Opportunity for Fast Growth within the program
  • Onsite Gym – get your workout in before work, during your lunch break, or at the end of the day
  • Professional Development Assistance – Covering the Cost of Obtaining Professional & Technical Certifications (depending on program)
  • Educational Reimbursement – toward degree programs and individual coursework
  • 401K Match
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day
  • We know work-life balance is important, GDIT offers Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays
  • Parking and transit commuter benefits

Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

  • Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field
  • Support missions that make a difference to our Nation
  • Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do 
  • Thrive in the stability of a large organization, with the ability to move onto new opportunities, supporting different missions, building your career within GDIT
  • Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in the United States and the world
  • Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance

General Dynamics is a Fortune Blue Ribbon Company and Clearance Jobs Top 10 Government Contractor.

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.