Cybersecurity Site Lead - NASA, Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC)

Clearance Level
None
Category
Project/Task Management
Location
Palmdale, California

REQ#: RQ116978

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
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 Cyber Security Site Lead joining our team to support NASA activities at the AFRC, near Palmdale, CA

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Site Lead supporting NASA, you will be trusted to lead the local Site/Center organization and personnel and to implement and adapt the Enterprise approach in context of Center-specific missions.

As a Site Lead, you will support the consolidation of NASA’s Cybersecurity services into a single centralized and enterprise model.  You will provide support and leadership for continuity of service delivery and a smooth contractual startup, including management, staffing and technical tasks; tools and processes; knowledge transfer; and site surveys for details on metrics, incumbents, software and hardware, and Center stakeholder concerns and issues.

Responsibilities:

  • Support a successful unification, consolidation, and use of NASA’s cybersecurity and privacy processes at the enterprise while maintaining mission focus, improving efficiency, and valuing the workforce.
  • Support phase-in and transition activities (e.g., surveys, discovery, documentation, metrics, communications, etc.) with a focus on helping Center clients and team personnel to adapt to the Enterprise approach.
  • Develop project schedules and oversee staff to meet project requirements and determining resource requirements. Communicate any issues, problems, or additional information to project managers and project stakeholders and recommend solutions.  Monitor and evaluate project timeline and activity and report on progress to project managers.
  • Develop methods to monitor and measure risk, compliance, and assurance efforts. Review or conduct audits of information technology (IT) programs and projects.
  • Ensures Center/Facility specific needs and issues are addressed and scheduled
  • Support continuous security monitoring, vulnerability assessment support, Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) support and Certification/Accreditation support for the on-going assessment, planning, integration, and recommending enhancement of systems
  • Assesses client objectives, conducts gap analysis, and identifies and evaluates requirements. Support the design, integration and operation of Cybersecurity systems for the protection of networks, systems, and infrastructure
  • Maintain, and optimize existing monitoring, intrusion detection, and vulnerability
  • Implement improvement and innovation efforts and initiatives as part of the Continual Service Improvement Process. Understands available resources and recommends resource-effective solutions to enhance enterprise performance, reliability, maintainability, and availability
  • Provide recommendations for possible improvements and upgrades.
  • Drive continuous improvement and new processes to deliver a positive customer experience. Ensure that all acquisitions, procurements, and outsourcing efforts address information security requirements consistent with organization goals.
  • Coordinate and manage the overall service provided to a customer end-to-end. Ensure that appropriate Service-Level Agreements (SLAs) and underpinning contracts have been defined that clearly set out for the customer a description of the service and the measures for monitoring the service.

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with 2+ yeas of cybersecurity experience
  • Recent experience supporting NASA and familiarity with their cybersecurity posture.
  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills in cybersecurity or related IT field
  • While we anticipate being able to accommodate some telework, the selected applicant must be able to work on site at Armstrong Flight Research Center (AFRC)  up to 5 days a week, depending on business needs.
  • The selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation. US Citizenship is required. An existing Security Clearance or Public Trust is preferred.

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:

  • Full-flex work week
  • 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

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.