Cybersecurity Certification and Accreditation Analyst

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Not Applicable, District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ65073

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

The candidate should be able to:

  • Serve as a cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) with regards to Authorization of information systems and all associated cybersecurity policies and procedures.
  • Fully versed in the general tenets supporting the overall DOD implementation of its authorization process, to include supporting cybersecurity policy, procedures and processes.
  • Perform a DOD cybersecurity process while either authorizing an information system or serving as a SME for an information system undergoing authorization.
  • Possess an understanding of how the security controls identified in the NIST 800-53 apply to the process of assessing and authorizing a large organization’s IT infrastructure such as DLA’s, in which there is a compilation of large and small enclaves, AIS applications and outsourced IT processes.
  • Determines the applicable severity value for an identified vulnerability (e.g., non-compliant security control), and determines the possible ramifications on the system’s current or future authorization.
  • Brief senior management on the progress or results of an information system undergoing the authorization process.


  • Five (5) years of relevant C&A experience
    • Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST C&A experience
    • DOD cybersecurity experience
  • DOD Secret Clearance
    • Must be eligible for IT II
  • Relevant certification meeting DOD 8570.01 IAM level III (one of the following)
    • CISM
    • CISSP
    • GSLC
    • CCISO
  • Experience in assessing security controls and conducting authorization reviews for large, complex organizations.
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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.