Cyber Security Engineer (Active Polygraph Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Cyber Engineering
Location
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ124022

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Cyber Security Engineer joining our team to support Customer activities at Herndon, VA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Security Engineer supporting the Customer, you will be trusted to work on innovative solutions that will transform and enhance the Enterprise IT environment to meet the growing global mission. In this role, a typical day will include:

Duties/Task and Responsibilities:

  • Called on to lead special projects or investigation into specific technology or solution issues and to shepherd research and piloting of new capabilities with project engineers and/or partner organization as required.
  • Analyzes, defines, and documents requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, hardware and operating system environment, and network connectivity, other system interfaces, internal and external checks and controls, and outputs.
  • Provides complete assessments of the technical characteristics of proposals and alternatives considered.
  • Monitor industry trends and directions; develops and presents substantive technical recommendation to senior management.
  • Review and assess impact of proposed scope changes to future architecture.
  • Provide creative and innovative architectural solutions to ill-defined requirements.
  • Submit regular, periodic activity and status reports via defined channels and mechanisms

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, the ability to work effectively as a member of an integrated team and the ability to negotiate reasonable compromises among a diverse group of stakeholders with diverse opinions or diverging strategies
  • Knowledge of Federal Government and Commercial Industry best practices to include emerging cyber security capabilities and their application
  • Demonstrated familiarity with Agency Enterprise IT systems to include the Intelligence Community Integrated Technology Environment (IC-ITE)
  • Demonstrated record of good judgment and problem-solving skills necessary to make reasonable security
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, with the ability to clearly express technical and complex strategy concepts to peers and seniors
  • Team and mission-oriented self-starter requiring minimal supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, technically challenging area; ability to anticipate and manage changes or problems; assess impacts and make sound recommendations
  • Strong desire to utilize new technology to meet mission needs, quickly research new technology, and derive larger themes from disruptive technology

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Bachelor's Degree (in an IT-related field)
  • 10+ years or relevant experience
  • Technical skills
  • Current TS/SCI clearance with an active Polygraph

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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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.