TSS Zero-Trust Cyber Security Expert

Clearance Level
Cyber Engineering
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ126890

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We build cutting-edge applications for the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. Bring your creativity to help us find solutions to complex problems and play an essential part in preparing our nation for the future.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Engineer Expert supporting VA Modernization, you will be trusted in the effort to position the VA towards compliance of the Government Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) mandates. This position requires a thorough understanding of Executive Order (EO) 14028 as well as OMB Mandate M-22-09 and the supporting CISA and DOD documents in order to provide effective thought leadership and engineering guidance towards a ZTA end-state.


  • Lead technical working groups to assess, design, and architect roadmaps towards implementation of ZTA solutions

  • Create project plan, schedule, and charts to track ZTA progress

  • Host weekly briefing to leadership to provide status and schedule of ZTA initiatives

  • Attend ZTA related meetings for both VA and government wide related functions.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Conducts software and systems engineering and software systems research to develop new capabilities, ensuring cybersecurity is fully integrated. Conducts comprehensive technology research to evaluate potential vulnerabilities in cyberspace systems

  • Designs, develops, tests, and evaluates information system security throughout the systems development life cycle

  • Tests, implements, deploys, maintains, and administers the infrastructure hardware and software

  • Conducts risk assessment and provides recommendations for application design

  • Responsible for the full range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access

  • Uses encryption technology, penetration and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies, and information technology security research

  • Designs and develops new systems, applications, and solutions for external customer enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks

  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints

  • Integrate new architectural features into existing infrastructures, designs cybersecurity architectural artifacts, provides architectural analysis and relates existing system to future needs and trends, embeds advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction, provides engineering recommendations, and resolves integration/testing issues

  • Has developed trusted relationships with customers

  • May coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionals

  • May serve as a team or task lead

  • Recognized as an industry leader in Cybersecurity

Required qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science, Math, Engineering or related field (8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education)

  • Minimum 15 years of experience with experience architecting cyber security systems

  • This position may require the ability to obtain a US Secret Clearance and there for requires US Citizenship

  • Must be able to obtain a VA Public Trust

Preferred qualifications:

  • Certifications in Zero Trust


  • Any top/architect-level tool-specific certifications

  • Master's Degree in Cyber Security, Computer Science or relevant STEM



Full-flex work week

401K with company match

Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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Opportunity Owned

The likely salary range for this position is $128,000 - $192,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

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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.