Accreditation and ATO Specialist

Clearance Level
Information Security
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ116940

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

GDIT is preparing to win the DISA’s Defense Enclave Services (DES) program supporting the National Defense Strategy for Information Technology (IT) Reform. The program is a 10 Year Single Vendor ~$12B IDIQ that will provide Common Use IT as a Single Service Provider (SSP) to twenty-two (22) 4th Estate agencies while migrating and sustaining 370,000+ users at 500+ global locations. GDIT will provide DES all-required transition, infrastructure, network operations and management, engineering and innovation, cybersecurity, and technical refresh support to consolidate all of the agencies under one operational environment. The network will consist of Non-classified Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNet) and Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet) domains and will use the DISA DoDNet as the technical baseline for standardization between agencies upon transition.


  • Principles and practices of information technology systems and functions related to area of assignment.
  • Project management methodologies.
  • Advanced principles and practices of systems and procedures analysis and design.
  • Standards and methods related to computerized data systems analysis and use.
  • Principles and practices of technical and functional supervision and training.
  • Written documentation methods related to highly complex technical work.
  • Strong deployment, implementation and configuration experience with next-generation firewalls and log aggregation
  • tools.
  • Computer hardware, software, and network capabilities and configurations.
  • Networking technologies and protocols for LANs and WANs.
  • Cisco network and telephone systems.
  • Server virtualization (VMware).
  • BA/BS or equivalent, 10+ years of experience
  • Secret Clearance


Has a working knowledge of policy, guidance and evaluation criteria of the DoD Critical Infrastructure Program.  Prepares and/or oversees the preparation of IA certification and accreditation documentation. Analyzes, develops, evaluates, and integrates IA policies. Guides the implementation of appropriate operational structures and processes to ensure an effective IA security program including boundary defense, incident detection and response.  Evaluates functional operation and performance in light of test results and make recommendations regarding C&A.


  • DoD 8570 IAT III - one of the following IA certifications: CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA
  • CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH, CCSP
  • Compute Environment Certification In addition to the baseline IA certification requirement for their level listed above the DoD 8570.1 mandate states IATs with privileged access must obtain appropriate Computing Environment (CE) certifications for the operating system(s) and/or security related tools/devices they support as required by their employing organization. (e. g. Microsoft certifications for Microsoft systems support technicians for the specific system the IAT is spending most of his or her time supporting)

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

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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.