Information System Security Officer

Clearance Level
Information Security
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ135368

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description


GDIT has an opportunity for a dynamic and collaborative leader to join our team supporting a Federal customer in developing new, and maintaining existing, software systems in an agile environment.  The position is located in Washington, DC. GDIT provides full software development lifecycle as well as operations & maintenance expertise for a variety of applications supporting a complex case management process that supports many thousands of users in a highly visible public-facing set of applications. Our services include program and project management, scrum master support, business requirements analysis, solutions architecture, software engineering, release management, application support, security management, testing services, configuration management, change management, and COTS/GOTS support and the development of new solutions as needed. As part of the program, GDIT supports the agency in all its Scaled Agile Framework® (SAFe®) and Development/Security/Operations (DevSecOps) methodologies, practices, and processes. Join our team!


  • Performs, monitors, tests, and troubleshoots hardware and software Information Assurance (IA) problems pertaining to the Computing Environment (CE), Network Environments (NE), and enclave environments.
  • Collects and analyzes data and events from Computer Network Defense (CND) tools such as system alerts, firewall, and network traffic logs, and host system logs.
  • Assesses and identifies the systems and networks within the NE acceptable configurations and policies.
  • Develops and manages security for more than one IT functional areas (e.g., data, systems, network and/or web) across the enterprise.
  • Leads in the development and implementation of security policies and procedures (e.g., user log-on and authentication rules, security breach escalation procedures, security auditing procedures, and use of firewalls and encryption routines).
  • Briefs and presents status reports on security matters to develop security risk analysis scenarios and response procedures.
  • Responsible for the tracking and monitoring of software viruses.
  • Leads in the evaluation of products and/or procedures to enhance productivity and effectiveness.
  • Provides direct support to the business and IT staff for security related issues.  
  • Possess extensive knowledge in networking, databases, systems and/or web operations, and developing enterprise security strategies. 

Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience project leadership in monitoring computer networks and security issues, investigating and resolving security and cybersecurity incidents.
  • Experience in documenting security incidents and performing security vulnerability assessments.
  • Experience working with Agile teams and SAFe to perform testing and uncovering system and network vulnerabilities.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Programming, Computer Engineering or relevant computer-based major.
  • Experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Preferred: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).   

The likely salary range for this position is $77,875 - $130,062, 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.

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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.