GDIT is preparing to hire for all levels of Special Access Program (SAP) Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert (SME) in various locations. Specific position requirements and locations will be determined in the future. If interested in this position please apply; if qualified a recruiter will contact you with additional information.
The SAP Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert will serve as a Government’s point of contact and to provide knowledge, techniques, or expertise in the specific subject area as it relates to Cyber security within the DoD and its agencies. The SME will apply their knowledge of cyber security and applicability to the SAP community. Locations may vary; multiple CONUS and OCONUS locations may be available.
Performance shall include:
Working knowledge of Risk Management Framework, to include all guides, directives, manuals within the DoD
Mastery knowledge of the Joint Special Access Program (SAP) Implementation Guide (JSIG) and how it is applied within the SAP community
Providing expert support, research and analysis of exceptionally complex problems, and processes relating to them
Serving as technical expert to the Cybersecurity Assessment Program providing technical direction, interpretation and alternatives to complex problems
Thinking independently and demonstrating exceptional written and oral communications skills
Application of advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts
Contributing to development of new principles, concepts, and methodologies
Work on unusually complex technical problems and providing highly innovative and ingenious solutions
Recommending cybersecurity software tools and assists in the development of software tool requirements and selection criteria to include development of product specific STIGs from applicable DISA SRGs
Leading teams of technical and project managers in implementation of predetermined long-range goals and objectives
Supporting customer and SAP community IA working groups, participate in SSE IPT reviews
Advising the Information System Owner (ISO), Information Data Owner (IDO), Program Security Officer (PSO), and the Delegated and/or Authorizing Official (DAO/AO) on how to implement effective cyber security posture within their respective programs, organization, and/or agencies
Evaluating IS threats and vulnerabilities to determine whether additional safeguards are required
Advising the Government concerning impact levels for Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability for the information on a system
Evaluating security assessment documentation and providing written recommendations for Information System Owner (ISO), Information Data Owner (IDO), Program Security Officer (PSO), and the Delegated and/or Authorizing Official (DAO/AO)
Evaluating and assessing authorization boundaries and proposed any changes that could enhance the security posture of the Authorization boundaries
Mastery knowledge of the various types of protection level implementations and provide guidance on how to achieve that protection level authorization
Ensuring organization are addressing and conducting all phases of the system development life cycle (SDLC)
Ensuring government organization are implementing and executing cyber security in accordance with the DoD Acquisition strategy
Evaluating the effectiveness and implementation of Continuous Monitoring Plans
Assisting with development and maintenance of the Program Protection Plan
Representing customers in various ISSE related working groups, advisory groups, and advisory council meetings
15 – 20 years related experience
Level I-SAP Experience desired Level II-SAP Experience required Level III-2+ years of SAP Experience required
Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalent experience (4 years)
Prior performance in roles such as SCA, ISSE, Technical or Program Director
Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 3 or Information Assurance Manager Level 3
Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph
This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.
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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.