Cyber Security Project Engineer (Active TS/SCI w/ Poly)

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Cyber Engineering
Chantilly, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Cyber Risks

OSI Model

Virtual Machines (VM)

REQ#: RQ144579
Requisition Type: Pipeline
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

Own the opportunity as a Cyber Security Project Engineer and help ensure the mission is never interrupted. At GDIT, we deliver clarity with our cloud solutions and provide meaningful work. Your work will be an important part of transforming our clients for the modern age and help them face any obstacle

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Cyber Security Project Engineerand help ensure the mission is never interrupted. At GDIT, we deliver clarity with supporting the customer, you will be trusted to solve complex IT issues while delivering outstanding customer service.

Ensure the safety and security of our nation as a Cyber Security Project Engineer and help ensure the mission is never interrupted. At GDIT, we deliver clarity with at GDIT. You’ll apply the latest technology and provide operational support to deliver actionable intelligence for the Intelligence Community. Here, your work will have meaning and impact as you deliver your best every day.


The Sponsor requires Cyber Security expertise to provide support to large scale, enterprise/mission network infrastructure and information systems. The Contractor(s) will participate in forums, communicate regularly with multiple offices within Sponsor purview, and is expected to facilitate, manage, collaborate, and assist with cyber security risk assessments of Sponsor systems, ultimately getting them to an approved Accreditation status. The Contractor(s) shall be responsible for providing technical security assistance such as proposing, coordinating, implementing and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
  • Required Experience:
  • Demonstrated experience with encryption technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience with operating systems.
  • Demonstrated experience with database technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience with networking including the OSI model, also to include TCP/IP, MPLS, SONET, Ethernet.
  • Demonstrated experience with routing, switching, firewalls, and data protection.
  • Demonstrated experience with information storage.
  • Demonstrated experience with virtual machine technology.
  • Demonstrated experience with cyber risks, exploits, vulnerabilities and associated mitigations.
  • Demonstrated experience with technical guidance and oversight both to technical and non-technical, senior level personnel.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting security reviews and assessments.
  • Demonstrated experience with information technology and a practical understanding of application, system, and network security best practices.
  • Demonstrated experience with information security policies.
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying and managing information security risks in both operational environment and enterprise environment.
  • Demonstrated experience with information technology including practical understanding of application, system, and network security best practices.
  • At least one of the following certifications:
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
    • Certified Ethical Hacker
    • Amazon Web Service (AWS) Certified Solutions Architect (CSA)
  • Security Clearance Level: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Preferred Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing software enhancements to mission systems for Government agencies.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and developing tools that integrate with commercial applications.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and developing database management systems, data manipulation techniques and data visualization techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience designing, developing and modifying software systems, using scientific analysis and mathematical models to predict and measure outcome and consequence of design.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and directing software system testing and validation procedures, programming, and documentation.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting trial runs of program and software applications to be sure they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are correct.
  • Demonstrated experience compiling and writing documentation of program development and subsequent revisions, inserting comments in the coded instruction so others can understand the program.
  • Demonstrated experience designing and developing writing, analyzing, reviewing, and rewriting programs, using workflow charts and diagrams, and apply knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, and symbolic logic.
  • Demonstrated experience writing or contributing to instructions or manuals to guide end users.
  • Demonstrated experience assigning, coordinating, and reviewing work and activities of developer personnel.
  • Demonstrated experience designing, developing, and maintaining applications within the cloud environment.
  • Demonstrated experience in development with HTML5, XML, CSS, JAVA, and JavaScript.
  • Demonstrated experience with rapid prototyping development and Agile development methodology.
  • Demonstrated experience developing innovative analytical solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience in enterprise development with Java-based technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience in research and development with details on progression of ideas to production systems.
  • Demonstrated experience making reasoned, timely, and fact based decisions and to convey reasoning to customers and team members.
  • Demonstrated experience with the Sponsor’s diverse information technology infrastructure including operating systems, major application systems, and network architecture.
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of Sponsor’s cloud computing environment.
  • Certifications, including:
    • Sponsor’s INFOSEC Certification for Systems Administrators (ICSA)
    • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

Location: Chantilly, VA



Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

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


Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) - EC-Council

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate - Amazon AWS

CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional - (ISC)2

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional - Amazon AWS

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.