Support Engineering/Security Engineer (SRF 90)

Clearance Level
Information Security
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ99614

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is seeking a highly motivated security engineer to join our growing team to develop, support, and modernize mission-critical applications for our DHS customer.  The successful candidate will help to develop, deploy, and maintain mission-critical applications. You will also provide support and technical advice during conceptualization, development, and implementation phases to transform requirements to working solutions. This includes involvement with users to define system scope and objectives, as well as contributing to design decisions. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Analyze security systems and seek improvements on a continuous basis

• Report possible threats or software issues

• Ability to implement cost-effective solutions to cybersecurity problems

• Understand software and hardware implementation in datacenter and cloud environments

• Develop best practices and security standards for the organization

• Test application software and patches

• Assist fellow employees with cybersecurity, software, hardware or IT needs

• Scrum/agile project lifecycle approach to resolving vulnerabilites

Required Skills / Qualifications

• U.S. Citizenship

• DHS HQ EOD required to start; must be able to obtain DHS HQ Final Suitability

• Bachelors degree or equivalent and 3-5+ years of security experience

• Experience / basic understanding of Java programming language

• Experience in Agile methodology

Desired Skills / Qualifications

•Comfortable working in a fast-p aced environment

•Excellent communication skills

•Certifications such as CISSP, GSEC, CEH or CISM desired

•An understanding of best practices and how to implement them at a business-wide levels

•Familiar with Ansible Tower

•Familiar with Redshift

• Experience in Jira  to support configuration management in an Agile environment

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.