Senior Director Cyber Security (Top Secret/SCI)

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Cyber Security
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ138605

Travel Required: 25-50%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT's Defense Division has an opportunity for a Senior Director, Cyber Security, reporting to the SVP of Defense. This role will work closely with GD, Defense customers, and other business units to ensure alignment with mission requirements as it relates to the ever-growing field of cyber security.

A Day In The Life....

  • Coordinate all cybersecurity and associated privacy activities across all the Defense sector contracts; as well as track improvements and ensure minimized risk profiles, etc.
  • Serve as advisor for Cyber Incidents and Incident Response affecting Defense Customers and/or Defense Division
  • Champion Cyber and IT KPIs across the Division, working closely with Defense Risk team
  • In support of growth efforts, lead and/or support cybersecurity solutions for proposal efforts across the Defense sector 
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to customer and DoD CISO’s across the Defense sector 
  • Oversees the implementation, and enforcement of corporate and government information security standards and procedures in alignment with GD, GDIT, and customer policies and requirements
  • Accountable and responsible for performing IT risk evaluations, participating in internal and external audits, and performing in depth security incident investigations
  • Works with GDIT CISO as well as other executives to prioritize security initiatives and spending based on appropriate risk management
  • Plan for and manage incident response plans and activities while minimizing detrimental effect on the business
  • Proactively identify and actively defend against security issues and potential threats, while continuously refining processes and system configurations to monitor and alert on threat activity.
  • Lead compliance activities including external audits, regulatory compliance projects and certifications, and overall information security reviews
  • Implementing a risk-based approach to information security that provides the proper balance between cyber risk mitigation and business results that is well integrated with GDIT’s other business risk management areas
  • Design presentations and brief senior leadership
  • Collect, analyze, and report on cyber security performance metrics in a way that supports the business value of the cyber security program.

Qualifications in order to be considered:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of related experience or equivalent combination of technical certifications and related work experience
  • Active Top Secret/SCI clearance
  • Experience managing a cyber-practice/cyber security program portfolio across multiple customer bases within the Defense market (and preferably across DOD customers as well)
  • Experience leading cyber solutions for major government proposals / solicitations
  • Demonstrable experience building and growing exceptional customer relationships.
  • Expertise with government Authorization to Operate (ATO) OR Security Control Assessment (SCA) processes.
  • Strong technical understanding and abilities in both cyber security and data privacy

Desired Certification(s):

  • CISSP or equivalent professional certification

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.