Information Systems Security Engineer (Active Top Secret Clearance Required) in Chantilly, VA

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8 - 10 years

Posted 7 weeks ago

GDIT has a team of cyber security experts to who secure advanced technologies for our Justice Programs customer. Capabilities include Blue/Red Team assessment and protection tactics, techniques, and procedures for hardening networks, systems, and applications against known and team found threat. We are seeking out candidates who are absolutely passionate about their trade craft, committed and driven to securing and safeguarding our government cyber environment, and thrive in a working environment that centers on team contribution and approach to delivery excellence and continuous mentorship.

As a team member you will be challenged to continuously innovate and administer effective, efficient processes and procedures to minimize risk and safeguard data, infrastructure, and people. Both employee and government staff will be certified by the GDIT Cyber Security Center of Excellence, who will also participate as a team member on a day to day basis. We are looking for a long term team relationship. We are absolutely committed to providing a work environment that promotes and motivates individual contribution to an honest minded and productive cohesive team. If this fits who you are, we truly want to hear from you.

Currently we are seeking a Information Systems Security Engineer. Duties include the following:

  • Designs, tests, and implements secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, tuning and management of IT security systems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions.
  • 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. Involved in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.
  • 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.

QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates MUST have an active Top Secret Clearance as well as BS or equivalent + 9 yrs related experience, or MS + 7 yrs related experience

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.