Cybersecurity Engineer, Government Clearance Required

Clearance Level
Secret
Category
Cyber Engineering
Location
Sterling, Virginia

REQ#: RQ117588

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Cybersecurity Engineer

Sterling, VA

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do. 

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on several Cybersecurity Engineer joining our team to support Department of State activities at Sterling, VA.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cybersecurity Engineer supporting Department of State (DoS) Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) deployment, you will be trusted to secure DoS CSfC services.  Reporting to the Cybersecurity Operations Lead, you will be responsible for strengthening the defensive posture and cyber defense operational readiness of a CSfC deployment and collaborating with DoS cybersecurity operations to assure the program defends and protects Government assets from external Cybersecurity attacks and Insider Threats that can potentially cause or create data, systems, networks, and personnel vulnerabilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must have strong analytical and technical skills in computer network defense operations, ability to lead efforts in Incident Handling (Detection, Analysis, Triage), Hunting (anomalous pattern detection and content management) and Malware Analysis
  • Experience and ability to with analyzing information technology security events to discern events that qualify as legitimate security incidents as opposed to non-incidents. This includes security event triage, incident investigation, implementing countermeasures, and conducting incident response
  • Must be knowledgeable and have hands-on experience with a Security Information and Event Monitoring (SIEM) platforms and/or log management systems that perform log collection, analysis, correlation, and alerting
  • Strong logical/critical thinking abilities, especially analyzing security events (windows event logs, network traffic, IDS events for malicious intent)
  • Excellent organizational and attention to details in tracking activities within various Security Operation workflows
  • Experience with the identification and implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls for deployment and implementation in the enterprise network environment
  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies Network Threat Hunting, Big Data Analytics, Endpoint Threat Detection and Response, SIEM, workflow and ticketing, and Intrusion Detection System
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant CSfC technology and willingness to contribute to other software deployment and management
  • Ability to develop rules, filters, views, signatures, countermeasures and operationally relevant applications and scripts to support analysis and detection efforts
  • An understanding in researching Emerging Threats and recommending monitoring content within security tools
  • Experience in analyzing NetFlow data and packet capture (PCAP)
  • Robust knowledge of common attack methodologies, tactics and protocols
  • Knowledge of the TCP and IP protocol suite, security architecture, DNS and remote access security

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Computer Science, Engineering or Information Technology related field is desired however combination of education and equivalent experience accepted
  • 4-6 years of experience in cybersecurity
  • Demonstrate proven experience (with tangible outcomes and results), a can-do attitude, an ability to influence internal and external customers, and a leadership and communication style required to foster agreement and productive outcomes
  • Embrace and embody GDIT’s of Commitment, Impact, Integrity, Imagination, and Agility
  • Active Interim Secret Security clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI
  • Aware of Android and iOS technical differences
  • Experience using Microsoft Office including MS Visio, MS Word, MS Excel and other appropriate tools.
  • Strong English communication skills with ability to lead working groups, communicating clearly and succinctly in written and oral presentations
  • Technical knowledge of any of; Cisco ICE/UCS, ForcePoint (High Speed Guard McAfee), InfoBlox, MetricStream, Radiant Logic, Tenable Security Center, Sciencelogic, SonarSource, Appscan HCL
  • Department of State employee or contractor experience

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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.