Security Lead

Clearance Level
Cyber Security
Washington, District of Columbia
Remote, Based in District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ92907

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT, one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government. We offer our customers the power of choice through a vast cloud ecosystem. 

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your passion for accelerating the cloud. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping to ensure our mission is never interrupted. Our work depends on a Security Lead joining our team to support federal customer activities in Washington, DC.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Security Lead you will be trusted to The Security Lead will manage the FCS Division’s Security Team and serve as the primary security point of contact for FCS.

In this role, you will:

  • Work with federal stakeholders to develop and implement strategy for advancing security operational compliance activities as part of a security framework aligned with the customer’s vision.
  • Provide management and coordination of security delivery for ongoing base operations as well as any investment initiatives that require security SME.
  • Work closely with Product Owner to plan and prioritize operational compliance activities such as ATO recertifications, environment security posture and remediations, and security SRE.
  • In addition, the Security Lead will identify improvements to regulatory security processes (e.g., TEP Component and Service Plans), tooling and security architecture input for new initiatives and products, as part of investment track.

What you’ll need:

Required Expertise:

  • 15+ years establishing, managing and maturing security and compliance programs in federal and private sector focused on delivering complex Security IT solutions, resolving business challenges through technical implementation
  • Experience in leading the analysis, assessment, design, and implementation of enterprise Cybersecurity solutions
  • Experience in partnering with Business Leaders and Product Owners to influence and develop secure product visions and security informed roadmaps
  • 10+ years of experience with risk management and development of mitigation strategies as well as coordinating strategies across multiple business lines, teams, and senior leadership.
  • CISSP or comparable certification preferred (e.g., CCISO, CISM, GSLC)
  • BA or BS in Cyber Security or related field


●           401K with company match

●           Diverse, highly collaborative teams

●           Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

●           Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

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.