Action Officer - Active Top Secret required

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Business Process Analysis
Arlington, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Analytical Thinking

Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP)

Special Projects

REQ#: RQ147268
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.

Job Description

GDIT is seeking an Action Officer to join our team.

Contract requires US Citizenship and active Top Secret clearance.

Candidate must be local to the area.

Support the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Exercises sub-division responsible for developing, designing, conducting, and analyzing exercises and workshops at the state, federal, regional, private sector, and international level.  CISA Exercises is an expanding program that conducts cyber and physical exercises with government and industry partners to enhance the security and resilience of critical infrastructure. This is an important capacity building mission that supports CISA’s entire stakeholder audience in using exercises to examine plans and procedures, identify areas for improvement, and share best practices. The team’s efforts range from working with major event planners to examine procedures for responding to a cyber attack, to partnering with critical infrastructure owners and operators to assess business continuity and recovery plans following a chemical attack, to supporting election security efforts at the Federal, state, and local level. This position will directly support the leadership team with planning, project management, and communication responsibilities.


  • Independently support federal client leadership
  • Coordinate development and drafting of strategy and plans
  • Lead special project efforts
  • Assist with federal leadership meetings and calendar synchronization
  • Draft executive communication products
  • Research, assess, and analyze customer needs and requirements.


  • Expertise with Microsoft Office 365 applications; particularly Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • A basic understanding of cyber and physical considerations for critical infrastructure security
  • Ability to respond to urgent and sensitive requests for information in a timely manner
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with exercise development, design, conduct, and analysis
  • Familiarity with Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP) Methodology
  • Customer service orientation, focus, and ability to multitask
  • Strong and demonstratable independent work skills
  • Flexible, self-motivated, and able to adapt to changing circumstances
  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/BS and 5+ years of experience

● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.