Cyber Security Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Functional Experts
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ76391 Cyber Security Engineer (Open)

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular
Job Description

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret clearance at minimum. Interim clearances are not allowed. 
  • DoD 8570/8140 IAT Level II certification (Security+ CE or higher) 
  • Computing Environment certification (Examples include but are not limited to: CEH, GIAC certs, Linux environment certs)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Deep understanding and knowledge of core network security tools such as IDS/IPS, Firewalls, Web Content Filters, SIEM, DLP, etc.
  • Understanding and knowledge of NIST RMF documentation/frameworks and DoD STIG guides
  • Previous experience designing, developing, testing, and evaluating information system security throughout the systems development life cycle.
  • Knowledge of DoD end point security technologies (HBSS, ACAS, Tanium)
  • Experience developing customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Possess flexibility to operate in a highly dynamic environment while ensuring a high level of operational effectiveness
  • Detail oriented with ability to work well in a team environment

Desired Skills

  • Previous experience working in shared security infrastructures such as Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) 
  • Experience with scripting languages to build required automation and tools (using Ruby, Python, Bash, Powershell, Java, etc.)
  • Experience with DevSecOps concepts, tools and automation skills
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.