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 Project Engineer joining our team to support ODNI Customer activities at McLean, VA.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Security Project Engineer supporting the ODNI Customer, you will be trusted to work on innovative solutions that will transform and enhance the Enterprise IT environment to meet the growing global mission. In this role, a typical day will include:
Ability to create queries and alerts that feed into a dashboard for monitoring and analysis of various logs
Experience with creating Splunk dashboards
Provide analysis and review of Splunk audit logs to include OS, database, and application logs
Experience in evaluating query results and reporting results to the customer in report format
Strong writing skills to create documentation such as SOPs, internal process documents and input into cyber policies
Ability to coordinate with external projects and customers to ensure audit log ingest
Understanding of creating ITSI Glass Tables
Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction
Ability to assess, plan, and enact security measures to help protect an organization from security breaches and attacks on its computer networks and systems
Analyzes all relevant cyber security event data and other sources for attack indicators and potential security breaches
Applies knowledge of Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs)
Detects, triages, investigates, responds and reports on all of the monitored networks
Demonstrates experience with RMF, CNSSI 1253, NIST SP 800-53, and NISPOM
Demonstrates experience with Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker (SCC)
Demonstrated experience with compliance and vulnerability scanning tools (XACTA, RedSeal, Nessus, Splunk, McAfee ePO, and/or other vulnerability scanners)
Experience with cloud technologies to include Amazon and Azure
Excellent writing and communication skills
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
Current TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience
10+ years of relevant work experience
Desired Skills: Board certified in relevant security programs (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, NCSF, CAP); Professional certifications in cloud technologies – Amazon and Microsoft Azure; Understanding of FISMA
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
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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.
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.