Cyber Security SME (Active Polygraph Required)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Information Security
Location
Herndon, Virginia

REQ#: RQ85112

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

​We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.


GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge that we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a skilled Cyber Security SME joining our team to support Government activities in Herndon, VA.


At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber SME supporting the customer, you will be trusted to work directly with executive leadership on a daily basis. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Report directly to executive leadership and manage up to 3 FTEs

  • Communicates alerts to agencies regarding new threats, intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.

  • Assists with implementation of new technologies and direction.

  • Develops, tests, and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools.

  • Develops and improves processes and direction for projects.

  • Responds to queries and requests for computer security information and reports.

  • Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction or disclosure.

  • Researches, evaluates, tests, recommends, communicates and implements new security software or devices.

  • Implements, enforces, communicates and develops security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, and telecommunications.

  • Develops materials for computer security education/awareness programs.

  • Provides recommendations to clients on information assurance engineering standards, implementation dependencies, and changing information assurance related technologies.

  • Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.

  • Provides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information.

  • Provides expert guidance and leadership to less-experienced team members.

  • May serve as a task or project leader. (Not a people manager)

  • Provides information assurance project management, technical security staff oversight, and development of mission-critical technical documents.

  • Provides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information.

  • Ensure compliance with regulations and privacy laws.

  • Recognized as a subject matter expert in information security.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

BA/BS (or equivalent experience), 15+ years of experience

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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.