Information Security Analyst Sr Advisor with Active TS/SCI and Polygraph

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Information Security
Fort Meade, Maryland
Columbia, Maryland

REQ#: RQ99204

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Description: As part of the Mission Utility Cloud Engineering and Sustainment Services Task, this position supports system engineering, implementation and sustainment of Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and services for the Mission Utility Cloud which hosts mission, business, and IT applications at an Enterprise Level.  The specific position is a client interfacing ISSE/ISSO position with strong experience in computer and network security vulnerability assessments to include identification, mitigation and evaluation of security risks, threats, and vulnerabilities.

We are GDIT. We stay at the forefront of innovation to solve complex technical challenges. 

GDIT is your place. Make it your own by discovering new ways to securely and expertly apply the latest technology. Own your opportunity at GDIT and you’ll be a meaningful part of improving how agencies operate. Our work depends on a Senior IT Security Specialist joining our team to support one of our Maryland customers.

At GDIT, we foster a people-centric environment. As a Senior IT Security Specialist supporting a Maryland customer, you will be trusted to work on the implementation, development, and sustainment of the organization IT security.


In this role, a typical day will include:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with the customer to solve challenges.

  • Must be able to develop and implement computer security policies and procedures to ensure the safety of information systems assets.

  • Performs risk analyses and risk assessment.

  • Provides support to plan, coordinate, and implement the organizations information security.

  • Provides support for facilitating and assisting the organization in identifying the current security infrastructure and defining future programs, designs, and implementation of security related to IT systems.

  • Provide ISSO related assistance.

  • Monitor and update SSPs as required.

  • Your success will be measured through meeting the challenges in this world-wide Enterprise IT environment


  • Must have one of the following equivalent education levels/relevant experience: Doctorate plus 7 years; Masters plus 9 years; Bachelors plus 10 years; Associates plus 12 years; or H.S./GED plus 14 years.

  • One of the following DoD approved certifications is required to meet the category/level IASAE-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position: CISSP (or Associate), CASP CE, CSSLP, CISSP-ISSEP, or CISSP-ISSAP

  • A good understanding of the ISSO role

  • A good understanding of the Risk Management Framework (RMF), and what each role does: ISSO, DAO, SYSTEM OWNER, ISSE.

  • Understand the tools: IGGY, XACTA, LATTEART, STE/STN, SEAR, BISCOTTI

  • Know the reauthorization process

  • Know how to add LACs

  • Manage a ticket queue

  • Understand and perform the process to add and remove users

  • Be able to write and communicate to the customer CLEARLY

  • Maintaining computer security policies and procedures to ensure the safety of information systems assets.

  • Some experience with UNIX, Solaris, LINUX, and/or CentOS, in addition to Windows

  • Familiarity with commercial products and current Internet/EC technology

  • Security clearance required: Top Secret/SCI with Poly

  • Must be available for on-call support.

  • Must be open to the possibility of travel (CONUS & OCONUS), anticipate less than 5%.

  • Initiative - If you dont know the answer, have the drive to find the proper answer. Dont guess or ignore.


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Customizable health benefits packages

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Rewards program for high-performing employees

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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.