Junior Information Systems Security Officer

Clearance Level
None
Category
Information Security
Location
Annapolis Junction, Maryland

REQ#: RQ123618

Travel Required: Less than 10%
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 Junior Information Systems Security Officer joining our team to support a large infrastructure support effort at Annapolis Junction, MD.

As a Junior Information Systems Security Officer supporting our government client your typical day will include:

  • Monitors and analyzes Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation
  • Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information
  • Evaluates firewall change requests and assesses organizational risk
  • Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications, and operating systems
  • Assists with implementation of countermeasures or mitigating controls
  • Conducts regular audits to ensure that systems are being operated securely, and information systems security policies and procedures are being implemented as defined in security plans
  • Develops, tests, and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools
  • Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction, or disclosure
  • Researches, evaluates, tests, and implements new security software or devices
  • Conducts routine investigations of information systems security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to management
  • Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices
  • Implements, enforces, communicates, and develops security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, telecommunications, and information systems security education/awareness programs
  • Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance
  • Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and privacy laws

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • BA/BS or equivalent, 0+ years of experience
  • Active TS/SCI with current polygraph
  • DoD 8570 Level II Certification (Security+ or similar)


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.