Lead IA / Information Systems Security Manager - DHS EOD Required (SRF 3247)

Clearance Level
Information Security
Arlington, Virginia

REQ#: RQ35846

GDIT, a Federal marketplace leader in next-generation IT solutions and professional services, is seeking highly qualified and motivated IT professionals like you who are eager to contribute to our critical Homeland Security missions. For the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), GDIT provides enterprise IT services for DHS’s biometric identity management system (IDENT) and the Office of Biometric Identity Management (OBIM) to store, match, share, and analyze biometric and biographic data in support of DHS’s strategic mission. Specifically, GDIT performs operations and maintenance (O&M) of OBIM infrastructure components, production and non-production environments, and associated OBIM functionality and business systems. GDIT’s O&M services support break-fix of current OBIM functional capabilities, as well as security remediation activities and developmental engineering (such as prototyping new code or configurations of OBIM functionality). And GDIT is excited to offer you a unique opportunity to join a best performing O&M team supporting one our nation’s most critical national security, law enforcement, immigration and border management, and intelligence missions.

GDIT is looking for Lead Security Manager (IT Systems / Information Assurance) to direct the execution of IDENT system security activities, ensuring compliance with Federal regulations and DHS policy over a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access under the guidance of the Program Manager for a large, complex task order.  The Lead Security Manager manages analysts engaged in testing and implementation of secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, and tuning and the management of IT security systems and applications, incident response, and digital forensics; conducts risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system, and application level; conducts threat modeling exercises; develops and implements security controls and formulates operational risk mitigations along with assisting in security awareness programs; researches, evaluates and recommends new security tools, techniques, and technologies and introduces them to the enterprise in alignment with IT security strategy; prepares security reports to regulatory agencies; audits and manages access management; performs system certification and accreditation planning and testing and liaison activities; and supports secure systems operations and maintenance (O&M).

Required Skills / Qualification:

  • U.S. citizenship
  • DHS HQ EOD required to start
  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field and 5+ years of relevant experience

Desired Skills / Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in computer engineering, computer science, information systems, or related field of study
  • 15+ yrs of relevant professional experience
  • More than 10 years of relevant security experience for large-scale IT and database systems comprised of a multi-tier architecture and the integration of highly complex commercial software products and custom code in C++, JAVA, and PL/SQL programming languages
  • Experience leading IA Engineering or Information Systems Security teams, preferably supporting enterprise IT O&M technologies and/or programs
  • In-depth knowledge/expertise with Federal and DHS security requirements or equivalent processes for certification and accreditation, vulnerability scanning and remediation, contingency planning, and interface connection documentation
  • In-depth knowledge/expertise with one or more of the following tools: ArcSight, Continuum, Fortify, Nessus; other Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Tools; Antivirus such as Sophos and MacAfee; and IACS - Government web portal
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.