Cyber Security System Engineer

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Cyber Security
Not Applicable, North Carolina
Fort Meade, Maryland

REQ#: RQ45112 Cyber Security System Engineer (Open)

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

GDIT is seeking a Cyber Security Systems Engineer to provide support on an exciting new Defense Division contract.

NOTE: This position is currently contingent upon contract funding.

In this position, you will be responsible for performing, or reviewing, technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established IA standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation strategies. Additionally, you will validate and verify system security requirements definitions and analysis; establish system security designs; design, develop, implement and/or integrate IA and security systems and system components including those for networking, computing, and enclave environments to also include those with multiple enclaves and with differing data protection/classification requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop new systems, applications, and solutions for external customers enterprise-wide cyber systems and networks

  • Build IA into systems deployed to operational environments

  • Assist architects and systems developers in the identification and implementation of appropriate information security functionality to ensure uniform application security policy and enterprise solutions

  • Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relations among external systems and architectures

  • Support the building of security architectures; integrate new architectural features into existing infrastructures; design cyber security architectural artifacts; provide architectural analysis of cyber security features and relates existing system to future needs and trends; embed advanced forensic tools and techniques for attack reconstruction; provide engineering recommendations, and resolve integration and testing issues

  • Assess and mitigate system security threats/risks throughout the program life cycle

  • Contribute to the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management, certification and awareness activities for system and networking operations

  • Ensure system security needs are established and maintained for operations development, security requirements definition, security risk assessment, systems analysis, systems design, security test and evaluation, certification and accreditation, systems hardening, vulnerability, testing and scanning, incident response, disaster recovery, and business continuity planning; and provides analytical support for security policy development and analysis

  • May interface with external entities including law enforcement, intelligence and other government organizations and agencies

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Top Secret clearance 

  • BA/BS Degree

  • 10+ years of Cyber Security Systems Engineering experience

  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification (CompTIA Security+ ce)

  • Experience with Nessus / Security Center

  • STIG/SCAP compliance scanning and implementation experience

  • Experience with HBSS (ePolicy Orchestrator 5.3, McAfee Antivirus, HIPS, Policy Auditor, RSD)

  • Splunk or equivalent SEIM / Log Aggregation experience

  • Strong Linux skills

  • Familiar with IR testing/plans

  • Understanding of networking, subnetting, firewalls, NAT, ACLs, etc

  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, growth-focused environment

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI clearance

  • HBSS Administrator training from the DoD

  • Familiarity with FedRAMP, RMF, and eMASS a plus

The likely salary range for this position is $96,000 - $144,000. 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.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

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.