Security Operations Lead

Clearance Level
Information Security
Washington, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ129771

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACI (T1)
Requisition Type: Pipeline

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Security Operations Lead. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. You will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. 


  • Performs as Lead for system security support to maintain and enhance the security fabric of customer systems by monitoring and managing security risks
  • Provides operational security support for vulnerability remediation, incident response, and vulnerability management
  • Prepares and delivers security operations status reports, collects, and analyzes security performance and investment metrics and trends, and reports on the status of security incidents



  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Technical Skills:

  • A certification in at least one (or equivalent) of the following:
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
    • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
    • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Required Experience:

  • 10 years in IT Security Operations with 3 years in Security Assessment and Authorization (A&A) Management and 3 years in Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) Management

Security Clearance Level:

  • Public Trust clearance (obtain & maintain)

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong demonstrated experience performing continuous compliance includes initial and ongoing assessment and authorization (A&A) management, change management, plans of actions and milestones (POA&M) management, risk management, annual system review, and full system lifecycle management
  • Strong demonstrated ability to track the development of Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) supporting the mitigation of IT security weaknesses and vulnerabilities and support FISMA reporting
  • Ability to manage the lifecycle of cybersecurity alerts and incidents submitted to customer from internal and external Incident Response Teams (IRT)
  • Ability to document and manage all incidents for comprehensive analysis and reporting of all incident response activities while identifying, managing, and mitigating information systems risks
  • Ability to provide continuous security compliance and lifecycle support for new and existing internal, external, and cloud-based systems
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise the assembly and review of security assessment and authorization documentation
  • Demonstrated experience performing security scans for audit and compliance requirements through the examination of independent internal IT security controls process, external IT security reporting, and audit liaison responsibilities
  • Demonstrated experience gathering and reporting on security metrics that demonstrate the relative cost/benefit of the security operations and other cybersecurity initiatives


  • On site at 1800 F Street N.W. Washington D.C. 20405


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home (with prior manager approval)
  • 401K with company match 
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 
  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from 
  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

This program requires U.S. Citizenship for this position

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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.