Privileged Access Management Engineer - Secret Clearance

Clearance Level
Software Engineering
Fort Meade, Maryland
Hybrid Workplace
Key Skills For Success



Identity Access Management (IAM)

Privileged Access Management (PAM)

Strategic Planning

REQ#: RQ166699
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

GDIT is seeking a Privileged Access Management (PAM) Engineer to support our Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) program at Ft. Meade, Maryland. The position is HYBRID, requiring the employee to report onsite several days a week.  


As a Privileged Access Management (PAM) Engineer, you will also serve as the lead for the successful design, build, implementation, and day-to-day administration of initiatives related to privileged access management (PAM) solution for the program that touches multiple system platforms, databases, and applications. The PAM Engineer will be responsible for supporting the Government in identifying PAM tools of choice, such as CyberArk, Delinea, BeyondTrust and so on. The PAM Engineer will have transferrable skills that are vendor agnostic that can be strengthened with additional vendor training, if required. In this role, you will also be responsible for the full lifecycle management of PAM products and services.  This will include engineering activities related to the solution, creating business products and reports to help communicate information related to this area such as technical plans, drawings and diagrams, white papers, and also leading technical meetings with both internal and external stakeholders.  You will also be responsible for promoting and maintaining security compliance, such as addressing or applying STIGs related to the solution, and directing day-to-day activities assigned to your areas of responsibility leveraging direct and indirect SME resources.  The PAM Engineer is also responsible for defining a concept of operations related to the PAM solution, and the procedures and tools required to ensure integration and operation of the solution.  Additionally, your expertise will be relied upon to provide guidance to internal and external stakeholders.  If required, you will conduct analysis of alternative solutions to determine the best course of action to support any emerging program goals and objectives related to this area of responsibility.



  • Recognized as a Subject Matter Expert in privileged access management (PAM) with emphasis on CyberArk, Delinea, BeyondTrust

  • Use expert knowledge and experience to develop and apply advanced methods, theories and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex and advanced software applications and problems.

  •  Advises less experienced employees on developing highly complex documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

  •  Uses expert knowledge and experience in the preparation and installation of the privileged access management system by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming.

  • Leads the development of privileged access management solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems utilization, solution usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; and following the agile development methodologies iteratively deliver capability.

  • Helps establish operational plans.

  • Uses specialized knowledge to develop highly detailed documentation for new or existing initiatives in the area of PAM.

  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals.

  • Participate in Scrum calls.

  • Active engagement with the program customer, providing expert guidance and solutioning

  • Develop plans, drawings, and briefs.

  • Research current and emerging technologies and process methodologies and proposing changes and tailoring where needed.

  • Assess the system and business process architectures currently in place and works with staff to recommend improvements.

  • Prepare and present test plan, technical presentations, and analyst briefings.

  • Identify customer requirements, analyze alternatives and conduct product recommendations related to software, platform, and infrastructure configurations.

  • Provide updates to internal and external stakeholders on project status, schedule, and quality in comparison to objectives.

  • May serve as a task or project leader. (Not a people manager)



  • CLEARANCE: Active DoD Secret

  • CERTIFICATION: Active CompTIA Security+ CE certification, or higher 

  • EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree, or equivalent experience in lieu of degree

  • EXPERIENCE: 10+ years of experience


  • ​----- Experience integrating various platforms with CyberArk, Delinea, BeyondTrust, Microsoft Azure Cloud, Radiant Logic, SailPoint

  • ​----- Experience across various computing disciplines, such as cloud-based technologies, computing, and applications

  • ​----- Familiarity with Agile methodologies and frequent delivery cadence


  • ​----- Strong communication, collaboration, and organization skills

  • ​----- Thrives in a fast-paced environment

  • LOCATION: Hybrid - Able to report onsite several days a week in Fort Meade, MD


  • CERTIFICATION: Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900)








Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


Microsoft Certified Azure Fundamentals (AZ-900) - Microsoft - Miocrosoft

CompTIA - Security+ - CompTIA

Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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.