Cybersecurity Engineer

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Washington, District of Columbia
Key Skills For Success

Identity Access Management (IAM)

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

Software as a Service (SaaS)

REQ#: RQ174353
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Cyber Security Analyst Advisor

Own your career as a Cyber Security Analyst Advisor at GDIT. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to build strong lines of cyber defense using cutting-edge technologies. Your work in cyber security at GDIT will have an impact on securing our clients’ missions and ensuring we anticipate the threats of tomorrow.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator.

We are seeking a highly skilled Cyber Security Analyst Advisor to join our team. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in managing complex infrastructure, including the installation, configuration, testing, and maintenance of application software and system management tools.

● Education:

  • BA/BS or equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

● Required Experience: 7+ years of related experience

● Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Oversee complex infrastructure by installing, configuring, testing, and maintaining application software and system management tools.
  • Prepare and maintain documentation for processes and procedures related to engineering projects.
  • Write Splunk search queries over multiple indexes/source types, including joining tables, creating custom fields, and formatting results with statistics and functions.
  • Harden application and operating systems (Linux/Windows Servers).
  • Conduct root cause analysis focusing on resource and network utilization.
  • Perform system patching and vulnerability identification.
  • Create SQL query scripts leveraging table joins and field manipulation.
  • Create and modify Splunk dashboards to provide enhanced value to customers regarding agent health, security events, patch/compliance status, and historical data.

● Preferred Skills:

  • Deep expertise in one or more of the following areas: multi-tenant enterprise environments, SIEM enterprise solutions, REST API configurations and queries.
  • Knowledge of identity and access management (IAM) principles.
  • Understanding of cybersecurity concepts and best practices.
  • Experience with engineering and configuring endpoint protection solutions, patch management solutions, MDM solutions, and vulnerability scanning solutions in a multi-tenant environment.
  • Familiarity with managing PAAS and SAAS endpoint enterprise solutions in a multi-tenant environment.

● Location: Remote

● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

7 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required


Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $116,979 - $132,250. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.