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 Senior Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) joining our team to support a large infrastructure support effort at Annapolis Junction, MD.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Senior ISSE supporting our government client. In this role, a typical day will include:
Conduct technical evaluation of information system design, focusing on information security aspects and accreditation
Utilize various information system inspection tools to audit systems, analyze potential vulnerabilities and identify mitigation approaches to support
Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support accreditation and other program protection activities
Prepare and review program documentation to include Risk Assessment Reports, Accreditation Packages, and security policy guides
Coordinate with external organizations and guide accreditation packages through the customer process
Review requests for software installation and conduct technical risk assessment on implementation of the software
Work closely with system administrators to validate patching, AV definitions and other security tools are updated/not vulnerable
Coordinate and track security action requests and status
Assist contractors with system designs to incorporate appropriate security features, conduct pre- accreditation inspections, and provide assistance in preparation of accreditation documents
Conduct periodic assessments of contractor facilities to ensure compliance with security requirements tailoring requirements as needed
Assist customer staff with resolving any operational security issues involving supporting contractors
Maintain operational security posture for the program
Conduct weekly auditing requirements and analyze results
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
Current TS/SCI with Polygraph
BA/BS or equivalent + 5 years of related experience
DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification or higher required
On call required for 24x7 support - Essential personnel
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Leadership skills to guide and mentor less experienced personnel
Strong communications skills
Ability to lead and work as part of a team
CWIP - IAT level II Compliance:
Persons provide network environment (NE) and advance level compute environment (CE) support. Responsible for finding and fixing unprotected vulnerabilities and ensuring that remote access points are well secured. Focuses on threats and vulnerabilities and improving the security of systems. Demonstrates a mastery of the functions of the IAT Level I position. Monitors, tests and troubleshoots hardware and software IA problems pertaining to the network environment. Recommends and schedules IA related repairs to include performing IA related customer support functions such as installation, configuration, troubleshooting, customer assistance, in response to customer requirements for the network environment (NE). Analyzes patterns of non-compliance and identifies vulnerabilities resulting from a departure from the implementation plan or that were not apparent during testing. Provides leadership and direction to IA operations personnel. Implement applicable patches including IAVAs, and IAVBs for their environment. (Reference: Policy 6-34) for Cyber Workforce Improvement Plan (CWIP).
WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
401K with company match
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
Ability to make a real impact on the world around you
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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.