Senior Cyber Engineer - REMOTE - US Citizenship required

Clearance Level
Cyber Engineering
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ108457

Travel Required: None
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. 

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Engineer Senior supporting CISA, you will be trusted to work on engineering and managing CyberArk, Tenable, and Splunk.

In this role, a typical day will include the responsibilities below:

  • Engineer and Manage security applications CyberArk, Tenable, Splunk
  • Evaluates, tests, recommends, coordinates, monitors and maintains cybersecurity policies, procedures and systems, including infrastructure and access management for cybersecurity hardware, firmware and software
  • Ensures that cybersecurity plans, controls, processes, standards, policies and procedures are aligned with cybersecurity standards
  • Identifies security risks and exposures, determines the causes of security violations and suggests procedures to halt future incidents and improve security.
  • Develops techniques and procedures for conducting cybersecurity risk assessments and compliance audits, the evaluation and testing of hardware, firmware and software for possible impact on system security, and the investigation and resolution of security incidents such as intrusion, frauds, attacks or leaks.
  • Carries out triage on security events, coordinates incidents with Incident Management Team, IT operations, network engineering, and application teams
  • Diagnoses, identifies, isolates, and analyzes problems utilizing historical database records.
  • Participates in the security engineering, validation testing of system configuration/hardening, and assessment of classified information systems (IS).
  • Supports security posture assessments.
  • Maintains awareness of cyber trends, threats, and vulnerabilities.
  • Develops, integrates and maintains security toolsets.
  • Alerts management to recurring problems and patterns of problems.

Required qualifications:

  • BA/BS and 5 years’ experience, AS and 7 years of experience, or 9+ years of experience
  • CyberArk, Splunk, and Tenable experience
  • US Citizenship
  • Able to obtain a Public Trust and Secret clearance
  • Security + certification or equivalent (or ability to obtain within 90 days of employment)

Preferred qualifications

  • Ticketing and reporting experience
  • Linux and Windows experience
  • Cloud security experience
  • SIEM experience; Splunk preferred
  • Malware/Anti-virus solution experience; McAfee, Symantec, Carbon Black


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.

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.