NSST Cybersecurity Engineer

Clearance Level
Interim Secret
Cyber Engineering
Orlando, Florida

REQ#: RQ133169

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

Join General Dynamics IT and be a part of the team of men and women that solve some of the world’s most complex technical challenges.

The Navy Navigation Seamanship Ship-handling Training (NSST) systems program is looking for a Cyber Engineer with a background in complex systems environments to join their team. The NSST is a computerized bridge simulator that allows sailors to practice ship handling, navigation, and visual information skills in a controlled environment.

This position resides in Orlando, FL.

The NSST program performs cyber scans and give authorization to operate certificates before government acceptance of trainers. This position will be responsible for implementing and monitoring necessary security controls to issue and maintain an Authorization to Operate (ATO). You will track and maintain certification information databases, websites and tools to ensure that networks, systems and devices are properly documented and managed from a security perspective. You will perform automated vulnerability scans via the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and assist in determining the implementation status of applicable security controls.

Other duties include:

  • Conducts software and systems engineering and software systems research to ensure cybersecurity is fully integrated.
  • Familiar with DISA, STIGs, and SRGs.
  • Evaluates information system security throughout the systems development life cycle.
  • Assesses the impact of scans and reports to senior management.
  • Tests, implements, deploys, maintains, and administers the infrastructure hardware and software
  • Conducts risk assessment and provides recommendations for application design.
  • Responsible for a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Troubleshoots system hardware and software issues.
  • Trains end users on the proper use of hardware and software.
  • Performs basic software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
  • Monitors and tunes systems to achieve optimum performance levels.
  • Conducts basic hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
  • Ensures that performance and security of computers meet the needs of network users.
  • May evaluate existing systems and assist with planning long-term strategies


  • BS Degree; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • 2+ years of experience with cyber security functions including DISA, STIGs, and SRGs
  • Security+ certification
  • US citizenship; must be able to obtain Secret clearance


  • Excellent customizable health benefits (Medical, Dental and Vision)
  • 401K with company match
  • Flexible work week
  • Educational Assistance and eLearning
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to employee advancement
  • Rewards and Recognition programs
  • Innovative and collaborative environment encouraging of highly motivated critical thinking

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.