Cyber Security Analyst / Information Systems Security Manager

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Fort Walton Beach, Florida

REQ#: RQ95626

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a professional, energetic, and reliable Senior Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to join the ARMA-Global Information Technology Security Team.  With little supervision, a Senior ISSM will work alongside a team of Engineers and Architects to ensure all related cybersecurity and authorization and accreditation (C&A) activities for all assigned project/systems occur in accordance with DoD 8500 series publications, CJCSI 6510.01, Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), and other applicable governing publications.  The successful candidate will be a Cyber Security Team member and team player contributing to policy development and RMF package accreditations for Cloud-based systems supporting national security.  The expectation is a Senior ISSM can take an RMF security package for complex systems and services from initiation to ATO award and continue to maintain the package through the system and service lifecycle.   

Functional duties Include:

  • Recommend the way forward based on previous success/experience with packages and speak confidently with senior AFSOC leaders and Approval Authority staff (SCAR, SCA, AOD, AO)

  • Evaluate configurations, create System Security Plans, Disaster Recovery Plan, Incident Response Plans, and other artifacts as required to facilitate the certification and accreditation of systems

  • Manage timelines, processes and tasking to achieve success in developing quality products

  • Assist system engineers and system administrators to comply with the vulnerability management program and secure systems, networks and applications. 

  • Conduct and/or interpret vulnerability scans, analyzing scan findings and providing recommended fix actions to systems personnel to ensure regulatory scanning requirements are satisfied

  • Prepare, submit, and coordinate DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) packages for all assigned systems

  • Evaluate new and existing system designs and recommend technical changes to improve and strengthen security

  • Staying current on security industry trends, attack techniques, mitigation techniques, security technologies and new and evolving threats to the organization by attending conferences, networking with peers and other education opportunities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • 5 + years of Cyber Security Development & Engineering experience

  • 3-4 years of systems Risk Management Framework (RMF) related experience

  • 2-3 years of technical experience in systems/network administration or software development

  • Demonstrated Windows and/or Linux Operating System SysAd or Engineering experience

  • Experience with eMASS accreditation workflow systems

  • RMF/NIST SP 800-53A knowledge

  • ACAS/Nessus Vulnerability Scanner knowledge

  • Software Code Scanning / Application Security Testing / Penetration Testing is highly desirable

  • Experience in Cloud technology is highly desirable 

  • Incident Response or Computer Network Defense experience is highly desirable

  • Excellent technical writing skills a must

  • Must have good communication skills and be detail oriented

  • Self-motivated, shows initiative, and works with minimal direction

  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and proactive thinking skills

  • Basic level familiarity with DoD, USAF, USSOCOM, and other Cyber Security Regulatory Compliance bodies

  • Ability to provide technical support to system and technology owners and communicate effective mitigation and remediation solutions

  • Proven ability to document and report on processes and procedures

  • Sense of urgency to address new technologies being deployed:  Continuous development of infrastructure and cloud security expertise to function as subject matter expert in multiple technical disciplines

  • Ability to develop, implement and assess performance metrics of team members


  • 8+ years ISSM experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Math, or an equivalent combination of education and technical experience.

  • Must have a Secret Clearance to begin work and the ability to obtain a Top Secret-SCI clearance

  • The work is performed in an office and lab environment

Certification Requirements

  • DoD 8570 IAM II Level Certification Required (CISSP, CISM, GSLC, CAP)

  • (ISC)2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification desired

  • ITIL v3 Foundation certification preferred

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.

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.