Sr. System Security Manager

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Information Security
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ137621

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

As the System Security Manager, you will confirm that quality assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment are carried out.  The qualified candidate will perform the following tasks:

  • Validate that systems and networks do not deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy which is achieved through passive evaluations such as compliance audits and active evaluations such as vulnerability assessments.

  • 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.

  • Work closely with technical teams to assess security and develop/design solutions that align with federal’s cyber resiliency, security strategies, and compliance needs

  • Coordinate, develop, evaluate, and implements information assurance/security standards, procedures, and recommends mitigation strategies in accordance with NIST 800 series, DHS and other Federal Government security policies and regulations.

  • Collaborates with project teams to achieve and maintain Authority to Operate including resolution of Plan of Actions & Milestones and remediation of vulnerabilities

  • Recommends information assurance/security solutions to support customers’ requirements and identifies, reports, and resolves security violations based upon analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands

  • Applies know-how to government and commercial common user systems, as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features and procedures

  • Performs analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures and develops or updates corresponding system security plans and supporting documentation

  • Strong knowledge in NIST Risk Management Framework, cloud security, excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a strong attention to detail and superior ability for problem solving.

  • Performs vulnerability and risk analyses of network, systems and applications throughout the entire system development life cycle and assist with the implementation of countermeasures.

Required Qualifications:

Minimum 20+ years IT experience

Education: Master’s degree in Computer Science, IT, Systems Engineering, or a related field

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+

SAFe/Agile experience a +

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.