Cyber Security Assessment and Authorization Official – TS/SCI + Poly

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Cyber Security
Herndon, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Analytical Thinking


Emerging Technologies


REQ#: RQ143204
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

A career as a Cyber Security Assessment and Authorization Official at GDIT means owning every opportunity to help support and advance our clients’ missions. At GDIT, cyber security is embedded into every aspect of what we do and we’re constantly evolving our cyber solutions to overcome our clients’ biggest challenges.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Security Assessment and Authorization Official, you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Cyber Security Assessment and Authorization Official joining our team.


  • An experienced Cyber Security Assessment and Authorization Official capable of working within customers enterprise security applications and assigned onsite Information System Security Managers to maintain and renew system security accreditations.
  • Successful candidate must be able to prioritize multiple projects and move applications seamlessly through the accreditation process


  • Required Experience:
  • Documented experience with Xacta and Rev4 RMF process.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job knowledge and experience cloud security design, requirements analysis, control implementation, and mitigation. Demonstrated experience securing applications in a cloud environment such as Amazon Web Service
  • Demonstrated on-the-job knowledge and experience with ICD-503, FISMA and RMF/A&A processes, NIST SP (800-27, 30, 37, 53, 60, 137, 144, 145), FIPS (199, 200), and CNSSI 1253 technical controls and developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation.
  • Demonstrated on-the-job knowledge and experience with performing security system scans for network, platform, database, and web services using different security tools (e.g. Nessus, Weblnspect, AppDetective).
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and team player
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills; ability to present reports to management; motivated security expert anxious to thoroughly investigate, analyze, and document system issues and resolutions
  • Demonstrated outstanding ability to produce quality deliverables and to complete assigned projects on time, provide consistent status updates to ensure IT security projects stay focused.
  • Demonstrated outstanding attention to detail - completes tasks per standard operating procedures; reports discovered anomalies and inconsistencies
  • Demonstrated outstanding persistent and creative problem solver - strong troubleshooting skills and determined to find solutions to technical problems; identifies root cause and presents possible solutions to management
  • Demonstrated outstanding work ethic and a proven professional - respectful, dependable, takes initiative
  • Security Clearance Level: TS/SCI + Poly

Preferred Skills:

  • Certifications CISSP,CASP
  • Experience cloud security design, requirements analysis, control implementation, and mitigation.
  • Experience with JIRA and managing security based requirements
  • Project or program management experience.
  • Location: On Site


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work
  • 401K with company match
  • Comprehensive health and wellness package
  • 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



Work Requirements
Years of Experience

15 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional - (ISC)2

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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.